David Callinan

Biography

David Callinan is a novelist and musician/songwriter. He is the author of the sci-fi classic 'Fortress Manhattan' and has recently released the first of a thriller series featuring ex assassin, ex cop and ex monk, Mike Delaney titled 'The Immortality Plot'. Other near-the-knuckle thrillers include: 'Knife Edge'; 'An Angel On My Shoulder' and 'Bodyswitch'.

He has re-released the bestselling holistic guide to health, wealth and happiness 'The 10-Minute Miracle'.

He also writes for young adults and children. The first of his scientific/magical, dystopian trilogy 'The Kingdoms Of Time And Space' has been published' 'Kingdom Of The Nanosaurs' and also the first in a chapter book series for 7-10 year olds 'The Weather Kids And The Rainbow Superhighway'.

David Callinan is Anglo-Irish, born into a family from Limerick in the west of Ireland who grew up in the UK. After busking all over Europe he rediscovered Irish music and formed The Spalpeens playing all over the UK, Europe and Ireland touring with The Dubliners, Sweeney's Men, The Chieftains and many others.

He appeared in films such as The Lion In Winter (Peter O'Toole, Katherine Hepburn) and Sinful Davey (John Hurt) and scores of television advertisements (was even directed by the late, great John Huston).

Later, he formed Urban Clearway, touring and performing with artists such as Elton John, Billy Connolly, Rod Stewart and Long John Baldry.

He co-wrote a Celtic rock opera for the Edinburgh Festival. 'Pucka-Ri' starred a young Pierce Brosnan and became one of the hits of the Fringe, before transferring to the Arts Theatre in London.

Latterly, an earlier spacey, folk-rock album, 'Freedom's Lament', recorded by Callinan-Flynn, has emerged as a highly sought after title on the Internet - and new wave Irish chanteur Sean Tyrrell has recorded a number of his songs on recent albums.

All David's books are available via his website as are downloads of recent music tracks and earlier, 60s, material.

Print this

Where to find David Callinan online


Where to buy in print


Books

The 10-Minute Miracle
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty and fashion
Beat Recession Depression. Read this bestselling holistic guide to health, wealth and happiness reissued as an ebook.
The Weather Kids
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Chapter books for children 7-10 years of age. First book in series:' The Weather Kids and the Rainbow Superhighway' Linzi Lightning (USA), Tommy Thunder (Australia), Rebecca Rain (UK), Wu-Shi Wind (China), Sofia Snow (Russia) and Sami Sunshine (Brazil) are the Weather Kids. They are given special powers over the weather by The Weather God but must use their powers to help people and the plane
Kingdom Of The Nanosaurs
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
First book in the YA fantasy trilogy 'The Kingdoms Of TIme And Space'. Morgan Lane (15), his sidekick, Lin Rainbow and pet orangutan, WInston, must reprogram the omniverse and protect 'The Cosmic Algorithm' and the secret of reversing climate change from a possessed scientist after the animal kingdom vanishes from Earth.The scientist creates Nanosaurs - replacement artificial animals.
The Immortality Plot
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,590. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former US government assassin, police enforcer and reclusive monk, Mike Delaney, cracks the global 'Renaissance Project' and wreaks vengeance on the contract serial killer known as 'The Priest' in this high-octane thriller.

David Callinan’s tag cloud