David VanDyke

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David VanDyke is a former US Army Airborne enlisted soldier and, later in life, a US Air Force officer. He served in and out of combat zones all over the world in the 1980s through the 2000s. He lives out West where the skies are blue and the horizon is far away.

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The Girl In The Morgue - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 4
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 4. Pre-release—available July 31, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Thirtysomething ex-cop-turned-P.I. Cal Corwin faces her most puzzling murder case yet. When a friend of a friend dies in suspicious circumstances, the police believe it's open-and-shut. As Cal digs deeper to get to the bottom of the mystery, she finds herself a target for those who want the truth dead and buried.
Slipknot - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 3
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After a woman is found dead in Cal Corwin's car and police detectives come knocking at her door, the case turns far more personal than first it seemed. As the ghosts of past cases rear their ugly heads, not only must she find out who murdered the victim, but why. Teasing the answers out soon reveals the disturbing question: Who is the hunter, and who hunted?
Loose Ends - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 1
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged San Francisco ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.
In A Bind - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 2
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a blackmailed drag queen walks into Cal Corwin's P. I. agency, she quickly throws herself into the investigation, but with each new clue she finds the case gets murkier, its web of lies more tangled. When murder rears its ugly head, it becomes clear more is at stake than money, and Cal must watch her own back even as she tries to find the culprit.

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Nearest Night - Plague Wars Series Book 5
Series: Plague Wars, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When a friend disappears, Skull must track him down. Spooky's family is sent to a death camp and he proposes a suicidal rescue, but only Reaper can lead it. Bogged down in a war with the rebel state of Alaska, at odds with Canada and meddling in Mexico's politics, the Unionist-controlled USA proceeds down an ugly path toward fascism, tyranny, and genocide.
Plague Wars: Infection Day: The First Trilogy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 192,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From Hugo nominated author David VanDyke. When the Eden Plague is loosed upon the world, the forces of order and chaos, good and evil must battle it out in a struggle for control and supremacy. A PTSD-damaged combat medic, a female Marine with no legs and a sniper with no remorse might be its only hope of survival. Can these flawed heroes drive back those who would enslave humanity?
BloodMoon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Ashlee's mate Will pushes for lupine breeding just as her twin Amber is exploring new magical powers, the impending Blood Moon threatens to turn a difficult situation into a total fiasco. Add in a witches' brew of mysterious out-of-towners, old and new enemies and creatures familiar and strange, and once again her life is turned upside-down.
MoonFall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Fairy tales
When travel writer and werewolf Ashlee Scott is approached with a shocking offer to be the mother of a new race, she must decide where to place her trust: in the hot new werewolf in town, in her first love Will, or even in the shadowy vampire lurking in the background. Pulled in all directions by her family, she must confront her own demons while trying to exorcise others.
MoonRise
Price: Free! Words: 48,740. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When travel writer and werewolf Ashlee Scott returns to her hometown to recuperate from a shooting, she must confront a place full of painful and pleasant memories while dealing with her identical twin sister Amber and the complications of family. Throw in the full moon, old boyfriends, old ghosts and new enemies, and Knightsbridge Canyon will never be the same for her again.
Reapers Rennen -Seuchenkriege-Serie Buch 1
Series: Seuchenkriege. Price: Free! Words: 56,540. Language: German. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Als US-Marine-Sergeant Jill Repeths weggesprengte Beine plötzlich anfangen, sich zu regenerieren, glaubt sie erst an ein medizinisches Wunder. Doch der Durchbruch, der ihre Kriegsverletzungen heilen lässt, ist auch genau das, was die Regierung unter allen Umständen vernichten will. Gejagt von der Obrigkeit muss sie ein von Unruhen zerrissenes Land durchqueren, auf der Suche nach einer Familie...
Die Eden-Seuche - Seuchenkriege-Serie Buch 0
Series: Seuchenkriege. Price: Free! Words: 69,020. Language: German. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Als Veteran Daniel Markis eine mysteriöse Frau zusammen mit bewaffneten Eindringlingen in seinem Haus vorfindet und alles schiefläuft, wendet er sich an seine Waffenbrüder, um zurückzuschlagen. Auf der Flucht vor einer undurchsichtigen Firma findet er sich im Kampf um den Besitz eines gentechnologischen Rätsels wieder, das den Fortbestand der ganzen Welt bedroht.
Apocalypse Austin - Plague Wars Series Book 4
Series: Plague Wars, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When oppression by the Unionist-dominated federal government becomes intolerable, the Republic of Texas secedes from the United States. As the Unionists respond with immediate violence, Daniel Markis and Spooky Nguyen send Reaper and Skull on missions to help the fledgling nation survive in the face of overwhelming odds. Can they win through to establish a haven for Edens on North American soil?
Eden's Exodus - Plague Wars Series Book 3
Series: Plague Wars, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Eden virus is spreading. Blessing or curse, it's apparent that it can't be contained. For the poor and the sick, the Plague is a godsend, yet it puts those infected in the cross hairs of people who fear their power is slipping away. When these desperate Edens turn to Daniel Markis and the Free Communities for help, he can't refuse. Spooky, Skull, and Reaper are soon struggling to save them.
Skull's Shadows - Plague Wars Series Book 2
Series: Plague Wars, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
American sniper Alan "Skull" Denham refuses the Eden Plague rather than give up the demons driving him. Instead, he selects his own mission to fight against the ever-growing evil of the fascist Unionist movement. Can Skull win through while keeping his soul, showing mercy only to children, dogs and the genuinely innocent? Meant for mature readers due to language, violence and adult situations.
Reaper's Run - Plague Wars Series Book 1
Series: Plague Wars, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 58,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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When US Marine Sergeant Jill Repeth's blown-off legs begin to regenerate, she thinks it's a medical miracle. But the breakthrough that heals her war injuries is exactly what the government wants to quash - by any means necessary. Hunted, she must cross an America wracked by strife to try to find a family who may already be dead, searching for the inhuman secret of what started it all.
The Reaper Plague - Plague Wars Series Book 7
Series: Plague Wars, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
With a homicidal alien spacecraft inbound at high speed, Skull and Raphaela fly to meet it in a desperate bid to buy time for the Earth. In the meantime Brigadier Spooky Nguyen presses to build the world's first space battleship while Colonel Muzik and Master Sergeant Repeth fight a life-and-death battle to return civilization to the nuked and plague-ridden nation's capital.
The Demon Plagues - Plague Wars Series Book 6
Series: Plague Wars, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ten years after Infection Day, Daniel Markis struggles to unite a shattered world in the face of nuclear attack and extraterrestrial plagues, while others grasp for power and dark technologies. Skull mounts a one-man campaign to thwart the fascist Unionists, while Jill Repeth, Spooky Nguyen and his team gamble their lives to change the course of the Second Cold War.
The Eden Plague - Plague Wars Series Book 0
Series: Plague Wars, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,240. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
BOOK 0 of the PLAGUE WARS SERIES. When special operations veteran DJ Markis finds armed invaders in his home and it all goes sideways, he turns to his brothers in arms to fight back. On the run from the shadowy Company, soon he finds himself in a war for possession of a genetic engineering secret that threatens the stability of the world. But who is behind it all - and are they even human?

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