Alex Wilson

Biography

At 72, Alex's wife said 'Why not try writing?' Within 4 months he had six novellas on Smashwords and now, a couple of years later, 18. Obviously there was stuff lurking in there waiting to be said. Alex's wife is also his muse and editor, and a good one. They live in St. Petersburg, FL where there is a surprising amount of writerly activity.

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Books

Cataclysm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
It looked like the Super Bowl could be the target of suspicious fugitives who had slipped into the country. It was a race to find them in time, a race that was lost with a cataclysmic outcome.
Skullduggery in Reykjavik
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A high tech company wants to put their first cloud computing center in Iceland and are surprised and confused when the application is rejected. A resourceful corporate trouble shooter, Josh Malley, is engaged to help. His investigation leads to assassination attempts upon himself and his wife. International corruption is found but not before much carnage is visited upon peaceful Iceland.
Farewell Bend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After business in San Francisco, Josh and Dana started up the coast with their sights set on visiting Seattle. After they accepted a recommendation to detour to Central Oregon, they ran into an old friend, made some new ones and found themselves pitching in to save a life and avert the destruction of a local institution. Seattle would have to wait.
Early Birds
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Price: Free! Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
A sleepy retirement destination with sleepy retirees…or was it? A string of cleverly orchestrated unsolved robberies were accumulating that were almost too well executed. They were precisely performed like a well rehearsed play. In fact, exactly like a well rehearsed play.
Jehovah's Key Witness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
New neighbors moved in down the road from Josh and Dana's home in Maine...and, they're not nice. What do these tattooed ex-cons have in mind? Josh and Dana cross paths with them with scary consequences. Will they lose their home again? Will 'magic underwear' locate Dana in time?
Trouble in the Valley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A lady vanishes from a well-guarded estate in the Hudson River Valley. How did she even get off the grounds? Her family is wealthy but there is no ransom demand. What’s going on? Josh Malley and friends deal with false leads and dangerous people. So dangerous that Josh almost gets his ticket punched. Who’s behind this and why?
The Jewess of Savannah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,070. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Sarah Steiner came of age and of social consciousness at the outbreak of the Civil War. But her struggle was just beginning for the subsequent war, Reconstruction, that was bitter and cataclysmic.
Triangle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The fortune underpinning an aristocratic British family has dark roots in the slave trade of the 1700s. Dana Ward, a visiting history professor, stumbles upon secrets that get her attacked and badly injured. Who needed to cover up this trail of money to present day? The story is complicated by a pending May/September interracial marriage and the real possibility of the Prime Ministership.
Escape to New Orleans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A young man comes of age when he flunks out of college and impulsively accepts an invitation to travel to New Orleans with a stripper. His adventures there with mobsters and ex-cons reveal to him his unrecognized strengths and provide direction for his future.
The Shot Heard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Josh and Dana were in San Francisco to do a little business, see old friends and have a little R&R. But, the city had a crisis unfolding that needed outside help and Josh was not one to turn his back on a problem.
Southwest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Maggie Reagan had an itch to travel. She needed some new input, some fresh air from her flat, sedentary marriage. What started as a leisurely tour of the Southwest of the UK became much more when she overheard a kitchen conversation at her B&B. She found adventure and layers of love that redefined her marriage and her life.
Over the Rhine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
It was just another corporate gig…or, was it? Josh and Dana visit Cincinnati to observe and give recommendations for a stagnant neighborhood’ revitalization. Little did they expect the violence. It convinced them to stick around.
Water Taxi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Hopefully, the one day layover in LA would cut the jet lag of the Hawaii-to-Maine trip. Just time enough for Josh and Dana to get some rest, a little exercise and, maybe, save a life.
Broad Beach Road
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
It was supposed to be a vacation, house sitting a gorgeous estate in Malibu. And, it was until Josh spotted some almost-hidden classified communications gear on a beach house. This led to the unraveling of a plot with national security ramifications.
Dearborn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Josh Malley is engaged as a consultant to an international company to review the health of their community relations. In the process, he stumbles upon terrorist cell activity. His resourceful wife, Dana, and his old Marine compatriots team up to unravel the plot and thwart it...almost.
Hazard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Dana and Josh (introduced in ‘The Maine Event’) run into unexpected hostility in the hills of Eastern Kentucky while on an innocent history research visit. Some locals with secrets to keep suspect Dana of being a government snitch bent on disrupting their profitable hemp farms. Action, suspense and dastardly doin’s.
How to Sell Your Business
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
When the owner of a small business decides it is time to sell, it can be a daunting challenge. Where to start? Who to trust? How much to ask? Alex Wilson was a business broker and COO of a mergers and acquisitions firm. He brings counsel and insights that will give direction and boost confidence during this confusing perhaps once-in-a-lifetime event.
Steps to Reemployment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
Guidelines on the road to reemployment. Thoughts on making the best of the opportunity -- yes, opportunity -- provided by being out of work and seeking the way to rejoin the employed in a more rewarding position.
Sub Rosa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Genius put to evil intent. A tale of larceny and revenge born of war and reprisal that sweeps over four countries on three continents. A form of terrorism threatens national security. All unraveled on San Francisco Bay due to a chance encounter at an amateur soccer game.
The Route
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Action, adventure and interpersonal dynamics suffuse this tale of a family that found the ‘route’ from low expectations to fulfillment and financial security guided by the principles and decency of the heads of household (husband and wife).
The Maine Event
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Price: Free! Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Curiosity brought Josh and Dana together…and almost got them killed. Two independent people in their mid-life met through a Maine coast research project that turned deadly. They probed an anomaly and rattled a lethal business kingpin. Josh, ex-Marine turned journalist, and Dana, the young widow of a ‘black ops’ Navy Seal. Their intellectual exercise became more action than theoretical.

Alex Wilson’s tag cloud

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