Christopher David Petersen
Christopher David Petersen (1963 - 20??). Born and raised in Connecticut. As a child, I was always daring and reckless. Never one to let common sense stand in the way of a great adventure, my bold feats of stupidity were legendary... Huckleberry Finn would have been proud.
"Surprisingly", that same spirit carried over into adulthood, as I sought out entertainment that included: scuba diving; ski Mountaineering; mountain biking; Rock, Ice and Mountain climbing; flying planes; golf, motorcycles, the stock market and of course, experimentation with various alcoholic refreshments.
Later in life, writing became an extension of my deep desire to experience "new and exciting worlds". I have written several books, but none have been published through any formal channels... I've heard the process is long, painful and laborious, the thought of which sickens me. My foray into e-publishing came after a friend suggested my works could fetch dollars instead of dust inside my sock drawer... a righteous observation. My recent publications are the result of this advice. Further adventure/suspense novels are soon to be released.
An engineer by trade, I have worked all over the U.S. and usually write in my spare time... that is when I'm not enjoying a bottle of Scotch and a quality cigar. I am a naturally long-winded individual, so writing is what happens when I can't get anyone to listen to me anymore...
I love all kinds of genres but gravitate more towards suspense. There is nothing like the build up to a great climax... What a rush!
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Weapon of Atlantis
Jack Roberts and Javier Arista have made a startling revelation: an alien spacecraft may exist under the ice in northern Greenland. As the two rush to the icy location in search of the seven thousand year old object, “others” are in hot pursuit. Their journey takes them far beneath the ocean’s surface where tragedy and death seem to be a foregone conclusion. Only a miracle will save them.
Tomb of Zeus
Jack Roberts and Javier Arista are back. Their adventure leads them from Greece to icy Greenland, in search of Zeus' burial chamber and his fabled scepter. Their journey is fraught with deadly booby traps, survival on the high seas, savage polar bears and a secret sect of dangerous men that will stop at nothing to obtain the power of the scepter.
I'm a Murderer... Book5: The Media
Book 5: The Media
Simon has become enraged over news broadcasts targeting him unfairly. Those responsible must pay the penalty… with their lives.
I'm a Murderer... Book4: The CEO's
Book 4: The CEO’s
Simon has grown into a bold and confident murderer. After hearing of corporate abuse against helpless employees, Simon feels compelled to come to their rescue.
I'm a Murderer... Book3: The Bullies
Book 3: The Bullies
Early childhood abuse has festered inside Simon for years. His emotional pain is unbearable and those responsible must pay.
I'm a Murderer... Book2: The Police
Book 2: The Police
After an unpleasant visit by the police, Simon’s rage grows. He can no longer sit idly by and allow his abusers to get away with their behavior. But as he makes plans to “correct” the problem, he discovers others more deserving of his time.
An epic tale where the past and the present collide:
1846: Two young boys are playing in Hannibal, Missouri. One boy causes the other to fall to his death.
Present day: Gavin Carter, a retired police detective with a troubled past, discovers a journal hidden for 150 years. Will he be able to solve the mystery of the journal or will it further destroy his already precarious emotional state?
Curse of Atlantis
Curse of Atlantis:
In Tomb of Atlantis, Jack Roberts, an adventurer, discovered an artifact that may have belonged to a pyramid contained within the lost city of Atlantis. In Curse of Atlantis, the search for the pyramids continues. Jack must race against time to discover where the pyramid is, in order to save his love and protect the ancient secrets of Atlantis.
Tomb of Atlantis
Tomb of Atlantis: Four begin their epic journey when they uncover 7000 year old secrets of Atlantis. If you liked Indiana Jones, you'll love Jack Roberts, Adventurer extraordinaire.
Crashing? Can we still make Atlantic City?
This is a true accounting of one of my flying adventures over New England(US).
All seemed right until all seems wrong... Flying at night, over water, in clouds with heavy rain is the not a good time to lose engine power.
Thankfully, I had Bob along.
3k word, short story
I'm not CRAZY!
This is a true accounting of one of my climbing adventure in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Climbing mountains in the winter can be hard enough, but when a blizzard strikes, all Hell breaks loose and the real terror begins.
5k word, short story
The Riley family is on vacation. Their getaway destination is a New England beach known for it paranormal activity. Their world will never be the same...
5 star reviews on Amazon(dot)com
Jack sees a photo of an unknown mountain in the Andes Mountains. He makes up his mind that he must climb it. He flies his plane to Peru and struggles though one crisis after another as he attempts to climb the rugged and dangerous mountain... Alone.
Is Jack's will to survive greater than the power of mother nature?