Don Pendleton

Biography

Don Pendleton (1927-1995) was creator of the popular The Executioner: Mack Bolan series and is considered the “father of the action/adventure” literary genre. His fiction includes the Joe Copp and Ashton Ford mystery series. He collaborated with his wife, Linda Pendleton on the crime novel Roulette, and on several nonfiction books including To Dance With Angels and Whispers From the Soul. Don Pendleton published more than one hundred novels, which have sold close to two hundred million copies world-wide in numerous languages.

In August of 2014, it was announced that producer, screenwriter, Shane Salerno, had taken on the Mack Bolan books for a Film Franchise. Days later it was announced that Bradley Cooper was set to take on the role of Mack Bolan via Warner Bros. Studios.

Read more about Don Pendleton at the official website, maintained by Linda Pendleton.
http://www.donpendleton.com

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Life to Life: Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective
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Series: Don Pendleton's Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private Investigator Ashton Ford has special powers. His sense of an orderly universe is threatened by ideas of spirit communication and past lives. Reverend Annie is a powerful, stunningly beautiful psychic who gives spiritual guidance to thousands of troubled souls, but when her family and followers begin dying in mysterious, horrifying ways, she calls on Ford.
Heart to Heart: Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective
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Series: Don Pendleton's Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private Investigator Ashton Ford has powers some call supernatural. The sudden appearance of a man reported to have died 150 years ago, takes Ford to a mansion high above the sea where he finds himself surrounded by luxurious comfort and the flesh and blood “ghosts” of people from the past. Ford’s must pierce the secret of the mansion, while at the mercy of a beautiful sculptress.
Mind to Mind: Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective
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Series: Don Pendleton's Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ashton Ford has special powers, powers some call supernatural. A former naval intelligence officer, Ford will shatter your ideas of reality. What intrigued Ashton Ford about this sadistically brutal "Jane Doe" case was that there were no clues except a few satanic symbols. Ford must reach the victim’s silent mind with his own and combat the evils of a deadly sex cult and mysterious beings.
The Cosmic Breath: Metaphysical Essays of Don Pendleton, Introduction by Linda Pendleton
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
Best-selling author, Don Pendleton’s Metaphysical Essays dramatically explore the human experience and the spiritual meaning of existence. In Don’s inspirational examination of religion, science, and philosophy, his findings are thought-provoking, inspiring, and, perhaps, even transformational for the true seeker. Don Pendleton (1927-1995) was creator of The Executioner: Mack Bolan Series.
Eye to Eye: Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective
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Series: Don Pendleton's Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Meet Don Pendleton's Ashton Ford..Psychic Detective, a Renaissance man with special supernatural powers. In EYE TO EYE, both America's and Russia's most brilliant astronomers and space scientists have mysteriously vanished. The CIA, KGB, and Ashton Ford are frantically searching for answers under the shadow of the world's largest telescope, while a lady scientist's life is in peril.
Copp In Shock, A Joe Copp Thriller
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Series: Don Pendleton's Joe Copp Private Eye Thrillers. Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Don Pendleton’s Private Eye Joe Copp, finds himself recovering from a bout of partial amnesia after being nearly blown away with his own gun. A woman is dead and police are trying to pin the murder on him. Pursued by cops and an unknown assailant, Copp's search for answers leads him from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes mountain resort, and to the edge of insanity as he careens toward lethal truth.
Copp In Deep, A Joe Copp Thriller
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Series: Don Pendleton's Joe Copp Private Eye Thrillers. Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Don Pendleton’s fast-paced adventure filled with high tension and intrigue, ex-cop turned Private Eye, Joe Copp, sinks into a world of greed and corruption, treason, professional sex, and murder on demand. As the corpses pile up, Copp dodges the Feds, butts heads with traitors, romances women with questionable morals, and finds himself out in the cold, in deep, in his search for truth.
Copp In The Dark, A Joe Copp Thriller
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Series: Don Pendleton's Joe Copp Private Eye Thrillers. Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Don Pendleton’s PI Joe Copp plunges into the dark shadows of legitimate theater in this riveting fast-moving story. The events threaten to overwhelm Copp in a maze of government agents, organized crime figures, questionable politicians, and murder, as he struggles to learn the truth before he, himself, takes the big fall. Copp is truly "in the dark" until the last bloody act.
Ashes To Ashes: Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective
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Series: Don Pendleton's Ashton Ford, Psychic Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Psychic Detective Ashton Ford is hired by a beautiful and vulnerable heiress in need of a sexual surrogate. Ford cannot resist the chance to aid the distressed woman. In his search for justice, Ford is plunged into a world of untold dangers: murder and mayhem, ghosts and apparitions, and splintered reality. Don Pendleton is creator of The Executioner, Mack Bolan Action/Adventure Series.
Copp On Fire, A Joe Copp Thriller
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Series: Don Pendleton's Joe Copp Private Eye Thrillers. Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 49,130. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Don Pendleton's Private Investigator, Joe Copp is drawn into the corporate halls and backlots of Hollywood, behind the glamorous facade of the movie industry. The down-and-dirty scenario of death and mayhem becomes the focal point of the whole bloody show. Don Pendleton is creator of the original The Executioner: Mack Bolan Series of Action Adventure novels.
Copp On Ice, A Joe Copp Thriller
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Series: Don Pendleton's Joe Copp Private Eye Thrillers. Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
PI Joe Copp takes on the world of corruption within a police force gone bad. Copp finds himself on an icy, downhill trail of murder, sex, drugs, and dirty politics and the badge he wears offers little protection against evil forces of corrupt lawmakers and police officers. A knockout punch by master story-teller Don Pendleton, creator of The Executioner: Mack Bolan series of action/adventure.

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