C.D. Sutherland

Biography

Charles David Sutherland signs his books as C.D. Sutherland. Across three decades, he flew B-52s for the Air Force, where he was known among his fellow warfighters as The Chuck. Then he turned novelist with his "The Chronicles of Susah" series novels, which shook up the fiction world as they defied conventional classification. They blended action and emotional tension with technology and spiritual intrigue in a coming-of-age story wrapped in an epic adventure set in the antediluvian age marking the birth of a new literary genre. His readers called it Antediluvian Steampunk and declared C.D. Sutherland to be its father. If you like Biblically-based action adventures for all ages, then look at his books—you’ll be glad you did.

Born in the Virginia foothills to a coalminer’s son, who long ago joined the Navy to escape a life in the dark Appalachian mines, C.D. Sutherland also joined the military. After high school, he served in the Air Force for thirty-two years, seeing much of the world, flying jets, and doing other things most men have only dreamed about doing.

C.D. Sutherland married the love of his life, and they are well into their 45th year. The two of them are raising a couple of their grandsons. While C.D. Sutherland is a Baptist deacon, author, and ACFW Louisiana chapter President and project manager, he is also the owner and executive editor of Narrow Way Press, LLC, a small independent publishing company. His philosophy for life is to "do the best you can with what you have to work with.”

His power verse is:

“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” (Philippians 4:13 KJV) *

(*note: You can too!)

Where to buy in print

Books

Our Abiding Heritage: A Collection of Diverse Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2023 by Narrow Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
This publication is a testimony of the sixth year a group of Louisiana authors assembled their collective muse to create an anthology celebrating the short story and united in the fact that a heritage element is common. This year, ten authors have collaborated to produce the outstanding collection of diverse short stories we call, "Our Abiding Heritage."
Second Chances
You set the price! Words: 44,910. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2022 by Narrow Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
The nine short stories contained in Second Chances are as diverse in technique and theme as our previous years’ writings; nevertheless, they are united in the fact that a second chance event is a common element. We invite you to take notice of the techniques used by this array of talented authors to weave those second chance related appearances into their stories.
Coming of Age
You set the price! Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2021 by Narrow Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
These ten adventures will take you to places you have never been. When you return from these experiences, chances are some will have left you wanting for more. If so, then check out that story’s author page in the back of the book. They might have something else you’ll like. We believe you’ll be glad you did.
2020 Vision
You set the price! Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2020 by Narrow Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The seven short stories contained in 2020 Vision are as diverse in technique and theme as our previous years’ writings; nevertheless, they are united in the fact that a mention of the eyes is a common element. We invite you to take notice of the techniques used by this array of talented authors to weave those eyes-related appearances into their stories.
Over the Moon Travel Treasures: A Collection of Diverse Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Narrow Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
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The 7 short stories contained in Over the Moon Travel Treasures are as diverse in technique and theme as one could hope for; nevertheless, they are united in the fact that travel is a common element, along with the appearance of something to do with the Moon because this book is dedicated to those brave travelers of Apollo 11, who flew to the Moon fifty years ago. Look for those in these stories.
Celebrating the Short Story
You set the price! Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018 by Narrow Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The seven short stories contained in Celebrating the Short Story are as diverse in technique and theme as one could hope for. Nevertheless, they are united in the fact that they are each in and of themselves short stories.