Dennis Shields


Dennis Shields was born in 1967 in Lompoc, California, at Vandenberg Air Force Base. He has enjoyed a storied career in business and finance. He founded a bank, created an industry, represented his country in sport, acted in a major motion picture directed by an Academy Award winning director, and tends to exaggerate. He is proud of his family but will not disclose their whereabouts in order to protect them in the event a reader doesn’t appreciate the humor in this book.

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The Urgency of Now
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2012 by NorLightsPress. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A love story set in Paris, New York, Aspen, Montauk, and Palm Beach, The Urgency of Now is the tale of sports photographer Pete Stanton, who is a hero, soldier, artist, and above all, a good man in love with a beautiful woman. In this enchanting novel, author Dennis Shields has created a funny and complex saga of the twenty-first century that pays homage to Hemingway, O’Neill, and Fitzgerald.
God Went Fishing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
God Went Fishing tells the story of Sigmund, a handsome and kind young man who led an idyllic life until learning the woman he thought to be his mother had stolen him from the hospital where she’d just given birth, leaving her real child behind. God Went Fishing is often offensive, sometimes poignant, occasionally edifying—and always funny. What more can one ask from any work of fiction.

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