Doug Walker is an Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, journalism graduate. He served on metropolitan newspapers, mostly in Ohio, for twenty years, as political reporter, both local and statehouse, along with stints as city editor and Washington correspondent. Teaching English in Japan, China and Eastern Europe were retirement activities.
His first novel was “Murder on the French Broad,” published in 2010.
Now occupying an old house in Asheville, NC, with his wife, he enjoys reading, tennis, short walks, TV and writing.
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The Practical Spy
A black eye patch and jagged scar do not make for the perfect undercover spy or a perfect husband. So in the middle of the game, Orson Platt decides that he needs to change the parameters. He hatches a plan to find the perfect mate, someone who could not only tolerate his behavior, but also provide the incentive to create the perfect spy, a practical spy for all seasons.
The King's Armada
Before the Spanish Armada set sail to conquer England, Lieutenant Pedro Garcia showed up in Spain, pawning himself off as an officer of the King. Garcia in fact was a time traveler from modern America, a professor of Spanish language and history who was prepared for an exciting adventure.
For Love or Money
Judy Blazer is stuck in a wait staff job. She hears about the Sugar Daddy website, where she can contract with a wealthy man for once-a-week fun and recreational sex. But why stop at one Sugar Daddy? Double, triple, quadruple the money. One Daddy is a rich, minister trying to avoid eager congregation members. Adventure soon follows.
The Zombie Farm
An accomplished CIA agent with too much information retires to her Zombie Farm where she plans to write a tell-all book. Will the CIA allow her to live? The Zombie Farm becomes a successful, self-running enterprise. So she gets bored and goes looking for trouble.
What would Jesus do if he returned to Earth and found the world in its present situation? Jesus may have special qualities and abilities, but he is also just a regular human being and limited by all that is human. He decides to ally himself with a citizen of Asheville, NC, and together they look for adventure around the world.
The Good Deed
Is murder a good deed? A private plane crashes in an African jungle. A filthy rich American survives, but is injured. A fellow countryman stumbles across him, recognizes him as a famous bigot who funds groups such as the KKK. Can he allow this man to continue living? His decision initiates our hero into a life of making a difference. Where will it end?
The President's Ninja
In a White House filled with people vying for position and power, who can the President really trust? Perhaps a special ninja who finds unorthodox ways to bring about changes in the way things are done in Washington DC.
An American Pope
A young American on holiday in Rome attends a mass at the Vatican. When a crippled woman experiences a miraculous cure at his hands, he is elected pope. He then sets out to liberalize the church -- a dangerous course of action considering the Vatican intrigue swirling around him.
The Seventh Samurai
As a boy soldier in WWII Akira Yoshimoto vows to restore Japan's honor. Rising to high government office, he makes a deal with right wing Israelis to destroy their enemies in a nuclear holocaust and share world domination.
Psychotwist: Lust, Sex, Depravity
An unlikely trio, a TV newswoman, a retired cop, a youthful female victim, join forces to hunt down and capture a barbaric rapist and serial killer who targets attractive women.
The First Lady: Betrayal, Lust, Bloodshed
An early retiree spending lazy days in Mexico is thrown together with America’s First Lady after a plane crash on a remote Baja beach where they find passionate late-life love. The President calls out the marines, but they dodge detection on their sail north. There follows a wild, sometimes humorous, romp through Europe and Iberia, climaxing with an ironic twist in Asheville, North Carolina.
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