David Stuart Ryan

Biography

Writer, traveller and astrologer.
Inventor of a new astrological interpretation program.
The writing came first, you can see the titles at
http://www.kozmikhoroscopes.com/kozmik.htm

Around the eclipse of March 1968 I turned down a job writing ads for KLM airline and went
travelling overland to India. (Didn’t everyone?) Felt a little smug about that until I met
a girl on the beach in Goa who had turned down a job writing for PanAm to head off to Formentera
and then India. (beat that Ryan!).

Did visit an astrologer within 5 days of arriving in an incredibly hot India ( the temperature was hitting over 120F
(50C) and even the Indians were dying) who blew me away with his analysis. Even getting that I was an
advertising copywriter.

So now many moons later I have a computer program that combines both East and West astrology to give
some unique, mind blowing readings.

See for yourself at http://www.kozmikhoroscopes.com

Where to find David Stuart Ryan online


Where to buy in print


Books

Home - and a Journey to the USA
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Award winning poet, David Stuart Ryan, explores the impact of a return to home after a round the world trip taking some years. But the lure of travel calls again. There is a whole section of the poetry which looks at America in words and pictures as he journeys there for a visit - a long trip along the ocean highway. The result is an art lover's book just as much as a poetry book.
1967
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 107,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Advertising man Paul Dane felt the year of 1967 promised to be rather different as he drove south across the river with Susie, high as a kite. The Rolling Stones drug bust set the tone.. The first worldwide broadcast of a pop song with ‘All You Need Is Love' brought hope.. The women had never been so willing, the countryside had never looked so beautiful. The music never more brilliant.
New New World - the land of Australia and islands of Fiji
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Series: The Seven Worlds, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
US award-winning poet David Stuart Ryan takes you into the very heart of the Australian land and its presences in a vivid journey that includes many original color illustrations. Drawing on his Australian roots - his mother, grandmother and great grandmother were all Australian - the poet produces some new insights into the very nature of the land and its history. It is a revelation.
Postcards From Around The Globe
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Series: The Seven Worlds, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
US award-winning poet David Stuart Ryan describes his round-the-world journey in poems and pictures. More than 20 original color pictures bring the journey unforgettably alive as you join the poet on an epic adventure that takes in more than a dozen countries, and the searing personal encounters on the way. The sheer vividness of the East comes across in these scintillating words and pictures.
The Conjunction of the Sun and Moon - Book Two of the Seven Worlds
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Series: The Seven Worlds, Book 2. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 25,430. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
Color illustrations accompany some of the 100 poems in 'The Conjunction of the Sun and Moon' so that you are able to enter a very intense and beautiful world on this poetic journey. This volume explores the relationship of man and woman. Often with the naked raw power of poetry and image combined. This is not a journey for the faint hearted, but some journeys change you - forever.
The Sphere of the Moon Goddess - Book One of the Seven Worlds
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Series: The Seven Worlds, Book 1. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
At the time of a total eclipse of the sun, poet David Stuart Ryan set off on an overland journey to India. The resulting notebook of 100 poems, accompanied by some 20 full color illustrations makes up 'The Sphere of the Moon Goddess', a journey into different worlds where different laws apply. What will you discover on your exploration? The magic and mystery of the East awaits you.
America - a guide to the experience
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
See America through the eyes of award-winning poet and photographer David Stuart Ryan. Discover the places, people, history and cultures that go to make up the increasingly diverse and always dynamic USA. Travel across the continent from East to West in the footsteps of the pioneers. Hang out in California, New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, Key West and Florida, Washington DC and New York City.
India - A Guide To The Experience
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
A guide to the experience of being in India from an old India hand who has made 7 visits to the subcontinent. You will be guided in word and color pictures to the most fascinating and varied places and receive expert tips for how you can make your journey both safe and smooth. Your guide also reveals where you can relax and unwind in comfort and beauty on unspoilt beaches and mountain retreats
John Lennon's Secret
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The best selling story of John Lennon's tumultuous life, by award winning author David Stuart Ryan. With his own research and access to the complete files of Time magazine, the author is able to present an eerily accurate portrayal of who John Lennon really was. As Liverpool DJ Bob Wooler says in the book, 'There will never be another group like the Beatles.' Now discover the true story.
The Lost Journal of Robyn Hood - Outlaw
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The story of Robyn Hood is set in a period in English history where bands of men roamed the country after a great war with Scotland. Rather like the Wild West, it had its own rules and ways, survival against the odds was the order of the day. Researched and made to come vividly alive are the distant echoes of our own lives, in a time of turmoil and conflict. Let the adventure begin.
The Affair is All
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Price: Free! Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A love affair, set in London in the swinging 60s with scenes from Australia and America as well. 'The life of a writer and his friendships with a woman and a young ex-Black Power fanatic is used to counterpoint human and inter sex relationships. Damn impressive.' Printer's Pie review.
Taboo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Taboo is a tale of torrid romance set in Amsterdam and Germany. Try as they might the two lovers cannot escape their history, their present ties and the many obstacles that stand between them. Other lovers, people and circumstances crowd in to make for an unbearable pressure and conclusion. There is a price to pay for crossing a line that is a taboo.
Looking for Kathmandu
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 97,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
A couple set out to look for Shangrila and become immersed in the mysteries of the East. Strange coincidences multiply and proliferate,nothing is the same ever again. 'A well-written thoroughly enjoyable book evoking the romance and adventure of this last frontier. The overland trek is particularly well handled as you would expect from a seasoned round the world traveller' Printer's Pie review
The Blue Angel - the life and films of Marlene Dietrich
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marlene Dietrich is the story of a tumultuous century. Her dilemmas, temptations, career moves and loves came in a constant stream of totally unexpected twists. The mayor of the liberated town of Aachen met her at the head of the advancing column of American troops in 1945. 'Do you know who I am? she asked the mayor. 'Yes,' he replied, 'You are the blue angel.' Perhaps she was.

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