David P Elliot

Biography

David P Elliot was born in Reading in the UK and, apart from 8 years in the Police Service in the 1970s, he spent almost 30 years in the IT industry before leaving to concentrate on his first love, writing.
His debut novel ‘CLAN’, to which ‘The Gathering’ is a sequel, is a historical, supernatural thriller, first published in December 2008 and so far has sold in 16 countries, as well as being translated into German and can be downloaded as an audio book in MP3 or iPod formats narrated by the author.
He has 3 grown up children and 3 grandchildren one of which inspired the novel.
He now lives in Faringdon UK, with his partner Monika, a native of Munich.
‘Pieces of Fate’ his second book is an anthology of short stories in the ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ mode and is available in paperback or as an e-book, with the individual stories available only in e-book form.
He is also working on developing ‘Clan’ as a feature film.
You can find out more at www.davidpelliot.com

Where to buy in print


Books

The Gathering
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Series: Clan, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,940. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In 2007 a family save a child from Evil. 28 years later they are coming for him again...
Pieces of Fate (Schicksalsgeschichten)
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Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,840. Language: German. Published: November 11, 2012 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
„Pieces of Fate – Schicksalsgeschichten“ ist eine Sammlung von sechs Kurzgeschichten des Autors David P Elliot. Die Erzählungen können dem Genre „Geschichten mit unerwartetem Ausgang“ zugeordnet werden.
Shark (Der Geldhai)
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Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: German. Published: August 2, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Bowler genießt das Leben, während er die Ärmsten der Stadt abzockt. Doch kann ihm das Glück noch mehr bescheren, als er das perfekte Opfer trifft? Eine von sechs Kurzgeschichten aus der Anthologie „Pieces of Fate – Schicksalsgeschichten“ von David P Elliot.
The Cottage (Deutsche Version)
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Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: German. Published: July 5, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ein junges Ehepaar entschließt sich zum Kauf eines Cottages. Schon sehr bald ist die Frau davon überzeugt, dass es dort spukt, doch kann die dadurch stark belastete Ehe trotz den Nachforschungen eines skeptischen Radiomoderatoren überleben? Diese Geschichte ist Teil einer Reihe von 6 Kurzgeschichten des Autors David P Elliot, entnommen aus der Anthologie mit dem Titel „Pieces of Fate"
Medusa (Deutsche Version)
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Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: German. Published: June 22, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Als ein Genie im Artificial Intelligence Programming stirbt, stehen sich zwei konkurrierende Unternehmen im Kampf um das intelligenteste Computerspiel aller Zeiten gegenüber. Wie weit werden sie gehen, um zu gewinnen? Medusa ist eine Kurzgeschichte aus der Anthologie „Pieces of Fate – Schicksalsgeschichten“ von David P Elliot.
Caroline (Deutsche Version)
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Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: German. Published: May 18, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ein bekannter Geschäftsmann, der offenbar einen Nervenzusammenbruch erlitten hat, betritt ein Polizeirevier und behauptet, einen Mord begangen zu haben. Man findet eine Leiche, und man ermittelt in einem klaren Mordfall – bis Caroline ihre Geschichte erzählt. Eine von sechs Kurzgeschichten, die Teil der Kurzgeschichten-Sammlung PIECES OF FATE von David P Elliot.
The Blind leading the partially sighted!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A short and amusing book written by Independent Author David P Elliot designed to help uninitiated 'Indie' authors to appreciate ebooks and how to get them published with the minimum of technical knowledge!
The Thief in the Waiting Room
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Series: Pieces of Fate, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Terry Bannister is a professional thief who tries to avoid working in his ‘unlucky town’. But is fate reversing his fortunes? One of 6 short stories by David P Elliot previously published as an anthology under the title of 'Pieces of Fate'.
Shark
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Series: Pieces of Fate, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Bowler enjoys his life as he grows wealthy off the vulnerable in society. But can life get any better when he discovers the perfect victim? One of six short stories also published in an anthology by the author under the title 'Pieces of Fate'.
The Cottage
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Series: Pieces of Fate, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young couple buy a cottage that the wife comes to believe is haunted, but can the strain it puts on their marriage survive the investigation of a cynical radio presenter? This is one in a series of six short stories by David P Elliot from an anthology published under the title 'Pieces of Fate'.
Medusa
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Series: Pieces of Fate, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a genius in Artificial Intelligence dies, two competing companies battle to crack the most intelligent computer game ever developed. How far will they go to win? This is one in a series of six short stories by David P Elliot from an anthology published under the title 'Pieces of Fate'.
Long Alley
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Series: Pieces of Fate, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After several sighting of what appears to be an innocent young woman near an ancient set of almshouses an investigative radio show investigates. But is this really a haunting and is the young woman as harmless as she seems? One of six short stories also published in an anthology by the author under the title 'Pieces of Fate'.
Pieces of Fate
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Series: Pieces of Fate, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
In this fascinating collection of tales in the great tradition of British short-story telling, the author of the internationally sold and widely acclaimed ‘Clan’ takes you on thrilling journeys down the twisting, unpredictable path of fate.
Clan - es wird Dich überzeugen...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,430. Language: German. Published: September 14, 2010 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ein ausgelaugter Geschäftsmann gerät mit seiner Familie in unglaubliche Gefahr, als sie in Ereignisse verwickelt werden, die ihren Ursprung 700 Jahre in der Geschichte des schottischen Grenzlandes haben. Mystische Wesen und die Macht in der modernen Welt spielen eine Rolle beim Kampf der Familie, ein kleines Kind zu beschützen – ihre einzige Waffe ist die Kraft ihres CLANS.
Caroline
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Series: Pieces of Fate, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A prominent local businessman walks into a police station suffering from an apparent breakdown and confesses to murder. A body is found triggering a murder investigation that seems an open and shut case - until Caroline tells her story. A short story.One of six short stories also published in an anthology by the author under the title 'Pieces of Fate'.
Clan
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Series: Clan, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A jaded 57 year old takes his family to the Borders of Scotland to research family history and encounters incredible danger as 700 years of Scottish Border history unravels to threaten all he holds dear in his life. Heros and mythical creatures and power in the modern World are confronted as the family struggle to protect a small child - their only weapon, the power of their CLAN.

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