Derek Hart is the prolific author of 25 action and adventure novels, known for their historical accuracy, while still maintaining a high level of entertainment. Romance is also a vital part of Derek Hart's trademark style and his novels generally appeal to men and women alike. Recently Mr. Hart authored Secret of the Dragon's Eye, his first novel aimed at all age groups, which met with instant success and outstanding reviews. Mr. Hart has since followed with Secret of the Dragon's Breath, Secret of the Dragon's Claw, Secret of the Dragon's Scales, Secret of the Dragon's Teeth and Secret of the Dragon's Wings, 6 books to the series. He has since started a new series, post-apocalyptic in nature, with Minerva's Shield out now, soon to be followed with Nike's Chariot in September of 2014.
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VideosSecret of the Dragon's Eye
Secret of the Dragon’s Eye is a tale of fantasy for all ages, with a high-spirited dragon named Thaddeus Osbert and three adolescents who befriend him. Faced with danger and intrigue, the children band together with the dragon, to thwart a German top-secret mission, aimed at seizing the mystical and magical sword of King Arthur—Excalibur. By combining their wits, their courage, and their imagination, the children overcome many obstacles to forge friendships as solid as time itself.
It was the end of the world. Or was it?
There was something else involved in this apocalypse, this final cataclysm. Strange black winged shapes that moved faster than sight or sound, zipped in and out of the destruction. Shocked by yet another unforeseen discovery, a hardy band of adventurers is thrown into the middle of a global conflict that defies explanation.
The world has come to an end.
Or has it?
Minerva's Shield is a post-apocalyptic adventure unlike anything you have read before.
Shadows In Replay
Soon Kinkaid finds himself embroiled in a complicated network of lies and cover-ups involving everyone around him. As he stumbles upon an opium export operation directed by members of his old unit, the mysterious Emerald Tiger thrusts Kinkaid into an assassination plot against the King of Thailand.
For Love or Honor Bound
One hundred and thirty-seven years ago, the Countess Isabelle Sophia Bario, diplomatic representative of Emperor Dom Pedro II of Brazil, sailed to war-ravaged America, to negotiate with President Lincoln to allow Brazil to trade with the Confederate States of America.
Tales of the Yellow Silk
Tales of the Yellow Silk is actually a collection of short stories, covering Sergeant James Kendle’s brief tour of duty in Thailand from October 1974 to June 1975. The naïve young sergeant considered his assignment as both a grand adventure and exotic travelogue. Instead, he found himself embroiled in a highly sensitive love affair and assigned to a dangerous covert military operation.
Flag of Her Choosing
.. this disaster was the building block for Derek Hart’s grand romantic adventure, as US Marine Corps Captain Richard Danforth is thrust into the middle of a relief expedition to assist earthquake survivors. Little does he know that this mission will lead to murder, intrigue, the heist of an enormous fortune of gold, and of course, falling in love with local teacher Maria Vitale.
A Favor for FDR
It was Germany, not America, which first split the atom. The US didn't have a clue until Einstein warned the White House some years after the Nazi research began. The man in charge of German nuclear research was Werner Heisenberg, a founder of modern quantum physics.
Connor MacLean is a rare book dealer, who specializes in military and historical manuscripts. His father Grant is a Vietnam veteran and Grandfather Ian served during WWII, while Connor himself served with distinction in Operation Desert Storm.
Claws of the Raven
Love is still a wonderful curse and humans go out of their way to complicate every step along the way. When all is said and done, even the author can't manipulate the characters to do and react in ways that are out of character.
Ice Flotilla is a story about ordinary people caught up in the extraordinary horrors and challenges of World War Two. In the midst of this terrible conflict, human beings were also faced with many of life's seemingly mundane choices too.
Seas Aflame is the second book in Derek Hart's MTB Trilogy. It is packed with furious action, derring-do and sizzling romance, but is also the result of extensive research. This is not just a tale about brave men and women wrapped up in the cruelty of war, but about the sacrifices and losses good people were forced to make in the face of great evil.
Element of Surprise
Element of Surprise, like most of Derek Hart's previous novels, is based around extensive research and filled with interesting and diverse characters. Their hopes and dreams, fears and losses are captured within the pages of Element of Surprise, the first book to the Torpedo Boat Trilogy.
Crooked Cross Factor
Take an action-packed, roller-coaster ride into the shadowy back-room of embassies, nations pushing the brink of war and agents betraying innocent, or not so innocent, bystanders. Crooked Cross Factor will hook you with its historical events, then entertain you with counter move and double cross.
Tracks of the Predator
In Tracks of the Predator, Mike Rejest is a dedicated Special Agent for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is responsible for the Southwest region and has over 35 agents reporting to him. Rejest has survived countless administrations and even more policy shifts.
Secret of the Dragon's Scales
Secret of the Dragon’s Scales continues the adventures of Gavin Kane, Emily Scott, and Bunty Digby, fifteen-year-olds who make the best of their young lives in England during the autumn of 1943.
Danger Cruise takes place during a one week round trip cruise. The Princess Carla is the setting for a tale of love and intrigue, romance and excitement, with some international criminals thrown in for good measure. Indeed First Officer John Drake is handsome, dashing, and certainly entertaining, but it’s Interpol Agent Raylene Capri who really has the moves,
David Lockhart holds down a pretty typical job, as a sales manager for a company that supplies an extensive catalog of products. On the surface, there’s nothing unusual about David Lockhart. However, when he receives a certain call sign, Lockhart becomes the team leader of MESA, a Black Ops organization that reports to the Director of the NSA.
Secret of the Dragon's Claw
Secret of the Dragon’s Claw continues the adventures of Gavin Kane, Emily Scott, and Bunty Digby, fourteen-year-old teens who struggle with their daily lives in England during the winter of 1941 and into the spring of 1942. War has forced everyone to settle into an uncomfortable daily pattern, while England is still under siege, as U-boats relentlessly attack vital convoys.
Secret of the Dragon's Breath
Secret of the Dragon’s Breath continues the adventures of Gavin Kane, Emily Scott, Bunty Digby, and their wonderful dragon companion, Sir Thaddeus Osbert. These teens are once again thrust into the center of Nazi plans to bring England to her knees during the crucial days, during the spring of 1941.
Secret of the Dragon's Eye
Secret of the Dragon’s Eye is a tale of fantasy for young people, with a high-spirited dragon named Thaddeus Osbert and three adolescents who befriend him. Faced with danger and intrigue, the children band together with the dragon, to thwart a German top-secret mission, aimed at seizing the mystical and magical sword of King Arthur—Excalibur.
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