Hal Williams

Biography

Texas native Hal Williams was born while Franklin D. Roosevelt occupied the White House, and he has amassed a broad variety of experiences since. His writing style reflects each one in some large or small way. He has:
—performed and recorded with a 1960s rock band
—served aboard a U.S. Navy destroyer on combat deployment to Vietnam
—worked as a diesel engine mechanic
—earned a journalism degree
—served as a Dallas Police Reserve officer
—had articles published by newspapers, wire services, and magazines
—done welding and machine work
—edited both fiction and nonfiction book manuscripts for publication
—driven in performance rallying and sports car racing
In addition to writing and working around race cars, Hal enjoys playing bridge, target shooting, and collecting vintage Smith & Wesson revolvers.
He lives in the Dallas area.

Books

Neptune's Queen
Pre-release—available September 3, 2018. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A ship’s captain from Texas, a navigator from Sweden, and a passenger from Florida are caught up together in a maelstrom of fear and death on the hijacked Neptune’s Queen.
Wheel
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Sports
As a professional driver in Indy cars, Ray Denton is facing a premature end to his racing career. He has the temperament of a tarantula and the tact of a tornado, neither of which makes him popular. He also has a gorgeous blonde girlfriend who loves him but hates auto racing.
Cargo
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Texas Ranger Steve Oliveras gets a late night phone call from his boss. “A couple of homeboys burglarized an ISO shipping container in Galveston. They didn’t expect what they found. Forty of the people inside were already dead.” While investigating the conspiracy, Oliveras re-meets FBI agent Maria Esparza. Now they are allied against smugglers to whom murder is just an expedient.
Table Stakes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Grady Nash saw something he was not meant to see while doing something he should not have been doing. Now the Reno police are hunting him, but they are not the ones trying so hard to kill him. Las Vegas gangsters are playing that hand, and they keep getting closer to hitting the jackpot.
Accounts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A gunshot shatters the Saturday morning serenity of a Maryland neighborhood and brings contract government troubleshooter Trent Collins out of semi-retirement. Collins soon discovers that ambition and avarice are key ingredients in a recipe for multiple murders. But being assigned to the case also makes him the assassin’s next target.
Crossfire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Two organizations with brutally similar techniques but different objectives create conflict and chaos on the Texas-Mexico border. ATF Agent Pam Robinson and Texas Ranger Steve Oliveras must put aside personal and professional animosity as they pursue drug smugglers and an Islamic fanatic through a lethal crossfire.
Goat Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In 1961 the Dominican Republic has become a pariah nation ruled by a vain, clinically paranoid egomaniac. Former American soldiers John Murphy and John Hooper become entangled with a plot to eliminate Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina.
The Anaya Deceit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Spanish-speaking American agent Trent Collins encounters danger, deception, and intrigue in the busy streets and back alleys of Buenos Aires. But does Washington want him to prevent the impending war between England and Argentina or help start it? Doing either one will require him to confront Argentine admiral Jorge Isaac Anaya.
Monkey Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,980. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Moral differences and volatile tempers create dangerous tension among members of a mercenary death squad in 1959 Africa. Former military policeman John Murphy needs to prevent the men from turning their expertise and their weapons on each other. If he can...

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