Ryan Hartung

Biography

Dr. Ryan E. Hartung spent most of his life growing up in rural Nebraska. After earning his Ph. D. in organic chemistry from the Ohio State University he then made a quick stop with his family in the garden state before finally settling in Tucson, Arizona. Ryan continues to live in Tucson with his wife Elizabeth, his two daughters Amber and Keira, their dog Ginger and currently untamed hamster Brave. He is the author of the World's Divide series of novellas among other novels.

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Alliance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
With Persephone’s Bangle in Jesus and Ahmed’s possession, the thieves travel to South Africa and set their sights on the country’s gold supply housed in its Reserve Bank. Using the artifact’s power to steal the necessary armaments to crush the South African Army’s ill-prepared response, only the contingent of Americans and Russians with their own artifacts can stop them, if they arrive in time...
Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Deep within the Ethiopian rainforest, hidden behind a majestic waterfall, lays Persephone’s temple. Although the Russians using Hades’ Sphere arrive first, Salim’s multinational team burst in catching the Russians off guard. Before either party has a chance to grab the ancient artifact, the Americans enter making a complicated situation even worse. However, Jesus and Ahmed have their own plans.
Strength
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
While Russia’s leaders push Vladimir Pavlov to use Hades’ Sphere to commit a horrible act against Georgia in an effort to return mother Russia to her glorious past, a multinational team of researchers is searching Iraq for Demeter’s treasure. Meanwhile, Colt Andrews and the Americans head to Greece in pursuit of Hercules and Cerberus’ joint tomb hidden at the bottom of Cape Lichada.
World's Divide Collection: Books 1-4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,740. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
The World’s Divide collection of books 1 through 4 covers the discovery of four unique relics attributed to the Greek gods, each with its own power. While some nations will use the artifacts for good, others will for evil. Relationships are forged, while others are broken, all against the backdrop of growing world strife and the beginning rumblings of a third worldwide war.
Spurious
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Jon Coulter’s life was perfect; great parents, friends and a girl he wanted to marry. But sometimes a perfect life can be too good to be true. After his parents are killed in a suspicious car accident Jon travels to Nebraska where he accidentally turns on his father’s secretive machine. Now his friends and family loathe him, leaving Jon with no one to turn to but an estranged father he never knew.
Water
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Displeased at being swindled out of Hades’ Sphere, Colt and his team secretly begin searching for the next artifact. Colt uses the Lightning Staff tolead them to Poseidon’s treasure, buried in the Atlantic Ocean in the lost city of Atlantis. While Vladimir is recovering from touching Hades’ Sphere and a conglomerate of Eastern nations begin the hunt for Demeter’s relic, Colt must prevail.
Death
Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Now hailed as an American hero for recovering Zeus’ Lightning Staff, Colt and his team head to Italy as they are all but certain Hades’ artifact lies somewhere inside the dormant volcano of Mount Vesuvius. This time however they are not alone as Russia and China have also secretly sent teams authorized to use any means necessary to accomplish their goal.
Lightning
Price: Free! Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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When archaeologist Colt Andrews and his team are called to investigate a find deep in the Peruvian rain forest, they discover an artifact unlike any ever unearthed before. After Colt touches the Lightning Staff containing the raw power of Zeus, he is granted the ability to wield the god-like powers when in possession of the ancient relic. Now, hunted by Peru's military they must find a way home.

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