Laurence Dahners

Biography

Laury Dahners lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and enjoys composing and recording music as well as painting. Recently he has become interested in writing novels. For a day job he works as an orthopedic surgeon who teaches at the University of North Carolina Medical School, Department of Orthopaedics.

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Books

Wanted (an Ell Donsaii story #10)
By Laurence Dahners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction
“Wanted" is the tenth of a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii’s nerve mutation makes her a genius as well as providing astonishing athletic abilities. In “Wanted,” President Stockton continues her misguided efforts to imprison Ell in order to protect the world from some of her technology. But the President hasn’t considered just how many tech advantages she has!
Defiant (An Ell Donsaii story #9)
By Laurence Dahners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
“Defiant" is the ninth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation. This mutation has made her a genius as well as an athletic phenomenon. In “Defiant,” political and economic disturbances from Ell's new technology bring Edith Stockton to Presidential power, a woman who despises Ell. Stockton demands Ell turn her tech over to the government.
Allotropes (an Ell Donsaii story #8)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
“Allotropes" is the eighth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has made her a genius as well as an athletic phenomenon. In “Allotropes,” one of her waldoes is exploring the ringworld she discovered at Sigma Draconis. The aliens there are doing surprising things with carbon allotropes! Can we learn to do the same?
Habitats (an Ell Donsaii story #7)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Habitats" is the seventh in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine has a nerve mutation making her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Habitats,” she is still finding uses for the wormholes she discovered. After a friend lost his hand, Ell uses ports to build better prostheses for amputees! Meanwhile, her small company is trying to build a habitat in space.
Vaz
By Laurence Dahners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
“Vaz” is the story of Vaz Gettnor, a socially impaired, yet scientifically brilliant man. When Vaz is fired from his job, but then discovers a means to achieve “cold fusion,” a technology which could solve the energy crisis, no one believes him, least of all his family. In fact, the only people who believe are the ones who are trying to steal the technology from him... Not a problem for a genius!
Tau Ceti (an Ell Donsaii story #6)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
“Tau Ceti" is the sixth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has made her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Tau Ceti”, she is continuing to find uses for the quantum entangled wormholes that she has discovered. These wormholes aren’t big enough to send people through, yet they are making huge changes in our world.
Comet! (an Ell Donsaii story #5 )
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,310. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
"Comet!" is the fifth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has rendered her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Comet!” she and her team begin exploring outer space using the wormholes she produced in "Rocket." Unfortunately Comet Hearth-Daster is on a trajectory to strike the Earth. If it hits it will wipe out civilization!
Macos
By Laurence Dahners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
A novelette about a son engaged in guerrilla warfare against an implacable foe. A famous warrior uncle to live up to. A fight for freedom against foes who have technically advanced weapons. A father whose cowardice makes a son ashamed—whose secret the son has never guessed.
Rocket! (an Ell Donsaii story #4)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Rocket!" is the fourth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has rendered her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Rocket!” she works out the enormous potential of the wormholes she discovered in "Lieutenant." Though they only provide small openings through space, the wormholes could prove to be a tremendous boon to humankind.
Porter
By Laurence Dahners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Like the Science Fiction novel "Jumper" by Steven Gould, this is a novellete about young Allie Dans who has a surprising ability. Whereas most stories of "teleportation" such as Heinlein's "Tunnel in the Sky" or the "stepping discs" in Larry Niven's stories focus on the moving of large objects long distances, this one explores the notion that even a small portal conveys tremendous power.
Lieutenant (an Ell Donsaii story #3)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Lieutenant" is the third in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine has a nerve mutation that makes her an athletic genius. She has dropped out of grad school after using her quantum theories to invent a means for enormously improving communications. Flying UAVs for the USAF she recognizes that the PRC is going to invade Taiwan. Our response requires her new quantum devices!
Smarter (an Ell Donsaii story #2)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smarter is a near future SciFi/Thriller whose young heroine we learned in "Quicker" has a nerve mutation that makes her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In grad school, she's now trying to use her quantum theory to create a communication device. Then the PRC kidnaps her to obtain access to her genius - they should have considered how hard it would be to hold someone with her abilities!
Bonesetter
By Laurence Dahners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.

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