John O'Brien

Biography

John O'Brien is a former Air Force fighter instructor pilot who transitioned to Special Operations for the latter part of his career gathering his campaign ribbon for Desert Storm. Immediately following his military service, John became a firefighter/EMT with a local department. Along with becoming a firefighter, he fell into the Information Technology industry in corporate management. Currently, John is writing full-time.

As a former marathon runner, John lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and can now be found kayaking out in the waters of Puget Sound, mountain biking in the Capital Forest, hiking in the Olympic Peninsula, or pedaling his road bike along the many scenic roads.

Web Site: http://anewworldseries.com
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Series

Lifting the Veil
Humanity is plunging down a slippery slope of morality. Righteous attitudes abound with malice, hatred, and discontent prevailing in the currents riding through humankind. In the spiritual planes, battles between the light and darkness are being fought over souls and for their very existence. Assailed on all sides, heaven is left with no choice but to open the seven seals. The horsemen are summoned and ride forth. Conquest, the drums of war, hunger, and death are felt by all. Humanity is left standing on the brink where the slightest tremor will send it plunging into the abyss. Will humankind survive the tribulation placed upon them? Or will they vanish into oblivion?

Lifting the Veil: Fallen

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Lifting the Veil: Winter

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Lifting the Veil: Emergence

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Red Team
Those monsters that kept you up at night as a child, the ones that made you pull the covers up to your chin while you stared into the dark corners and saw shadows move. Or pulled the blankets over your head and imagined creatures inching across your bedroom. Well, they’re real. The Organization, as it’s called, is tasked with keeping the nightmares of myth and legend from invading the public eye. The group must be kept a secret along with the fact that the creatures exist. As civilization expands its boundaries, that undertaking becomes more difficult. A very few are selected to stand on the lines between humankind and the horrors lurking in the dark recesses of the world. Follow Jack Walker and Red Team as they’re pulled into the shadows to combat creatures that once kept them awake at night.

Red Team: Strigoi

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ARES Virus
What would happen if a viral agent was released on American soil? How would local agencies react? How would the military respond? What if it was one of their own? Would they own it or attempt to cover it up? If a major operation was jeopardized because of the release, would that alter any of the decisions?

ARES Virus:Arctic Storm

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ARES Virus: White Horse

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ARES Virus: Phoenix Rising

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A New World
A gust of wind… And the storm descends… Twilight crept across the surface, the sun dipping below the horizon. Darkness closed in, a hush settling upon the world. For most, dinners were devoured, shows watched, and alarms for the next day set. Shrieks erupted in the night, signaling the end of civilization. Many died quickly, their last moments full of terror and agony. Others fled into the darkness, pursued by nightmares. Few survived. The world was filled with ringing alarm clocks with no one to silence them. Sunsets were moments of escalating terror. Out of the ashes of humankind’s demise rose the night runners; death loping down darkened streets, their shrieks echoing off empty buildings. Untold Stories 2 is a continuation of short stories depicting the experiences of some who faced the fall of civilization. A scream in the night… And terror poured forth…

A New World: Chaos

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A New World: Return

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A New World: Sanctuary

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A New World: Taken

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A New World: Awakening

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Books

Lifting the Veil: Emergence
Series: Lifting the Veil. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The nuclear winter has ended. Survivors emerge into a land wiped bare from ferocious storms and glaciers. How will they fare with supplies running low? Frank and Marie meet something dark, meeting a mysterious stranger. The barrier still stands, but for how long? Keegan, believing himself the new messiah, begins his march. Something evil gathers at the gates, thundering into an unprepared land.
A Shrouded World 4: Valhalla
Series: A Shrouded World. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2018 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
New enemies are exposed along with new found friends, will it be enough to stop the tides of time? Follow along, as our heroes embark on their most dangerous quest yet.
Lifting the Veil: Winter
Series: Lifting the Veil. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The seven Seals were broken and the trumpets sounded, their notes echoing around the world. The four horsemen had been set loose. 144,000 survivors had been driven underground following an exchange of atomic weapons. Those remaining are the only hope for humanity in a land where the darkness holds sway. As demons walk freely, will they upset the balance and drive away the last vestige of light?
Lifting the Veil: Fallen
Series: Lifting the Veil. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Malice, hatred, and discontent prevail iwith humankind. In the spiritual planes, battles between the light and darkness are being fought over souls and for their very existence. The seven seals are opened and the horsemen ride forth. Conquest, the drums of war, hunger, and death are felt by all. Humanity stands on the brink where the slightest tremor will send it plunging into the abyss.
A Shrouded World 3: Convergence
Series: A Shrouded World. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Having survived Atlantis, the town of Indian Hill beckons. As Mike and Trip make their way toward Indian Hill and are in search of some much needed answers, Jack is fast on their heels.
Red Team: Strigoi
Series: Red Team. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Those monsters that kept you up at night as a child, the ones that made you pull the covers up to your chin and stare into the dark corners to see shadows move. Well, they're real. The Organization, is tasked with keeping the nightmares of myth and legend from invading the public eye. Follow Jack Walker and Red Team as they’re pulled into the shadows to combat creatures of childhood nightmares.
Deadly Eleven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 784,660. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What happens when everything comes crumbling down? Some of today's best selling authors take you to the dark side in this collection of eleven deadly tales.
The Third Wave: Eidolon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,650. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
A solar storm, so strong that X classifications no longer apply, hits the CERN large hadron collider at the moment of particle collision, sending a quantum wave around the world. Souls are ripped from the over 7 billion people that are in its path, many immediately succumbing. Those remaining either feel nothing or are tormented by endless agony. Only a few escape its path.
ARES Virus: Phoenix Rising
Series: ARES Virus, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,150. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The race is on. The last remnants of humankind fight to maintain their very existence. Everything is at stake as they push to preserve their homeland. Forward bases have been established, but they have a long ways to go if they’re to carve out a sanctuary. Not only do the survivors have millions of infected to worry about, but there is a ticking time bomb that they have to diffuse.
ARES Virus: White Horse
Series: ARES Virus, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The ARES Virus ran rampant throughout the world, leaving very few remaining. There are no sanctuaries in the midst of the infected, where the very air is contaminated. For the few surviving, the slightest misstep can introduce the viral agent into their midst, bringing an end to the last vestige of humankind. However, there’s too much at stake to merely hover in the shadows.
ARES Virus:Arctic Storm
Series: ARES Virus, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A potent viral agent, created to destabilize a region for forces to move in, is accidentally spilled. Those infected serve only to afflict others through any means. As forces move in on the beleaguered city, Sergeant Brown makes his way through roving bands of the infected in order to escape. Will the ring close before he can reach safe grounds or will he be added to the final tally?
A New World: Untold Stories 2
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 80,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Twilight crept across the surface, a hush settling upon the world. Dinners were devoured, shows watched, and alarms set for the next day. Shrieks erupted in the night. Many died quickly, their last moments full of terror and agony. Others fled into the darkness, pursued by nightmares. The world was filled with ringing alarm clocks with no one to silence them.
A Shrouded World 2 - Atlantis
Series: A Shrouded World. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,760. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Everything seems to be converging Atlantis. Will Jack, Mike and Trip find what they are looking for in the City? Or will they meet an end that none of them were prepared for?
A Shrouded World - Whistlers
Series: A Shrouded World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When two worlds collide… Jack Walker and Michael Talbot come from two worlds; the same, yet different. They both find themselves transported into an alien one, where things aren’t as they seem. While it appears similar to the ones they come from, there are some terrifying differences. Is it a dream? Or has reality been somehow warped?
A New World: Storm
Series: A New World, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,480. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack and the teams have won a major confrontation, but their lives still hang by a thread. Leonard continues to keep his crew together after being hit by another soul-shattering blow. Plunging through the Pacific, he looks for answers they may never find. Michael can no longer stand idle as thousands disappear night after night. Survival weighs heavily and he pushes forward to end the threats.
A New World: Untold Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,010. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The sun set as it had every other day. Then night fell and the world ended. For many, it was a long, slow, lingering death. For others, it came quickly, full of terror and agony. Few survived. The ones that did watched the setting sun with a rising panic. Out of the ashes rose the night runners. They were death loping down darkened streets, their shrieks echoing off empty buildings.
A New World: Reckoning
Series: A New World, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
After rescuing survivors, Greg finds a force behind him. Fleeing into the night, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. Their home port lying in ruins, Leonard discovers that part of the fleet may have fled. Turning west, he sets out to search for them. What he finds is shocking. Night runners are flowing south and the danger from another group looms large. Survival hinges on a do-or-die plan.
A New World: Conspiracy
Series: A New World, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
As Red Team celebrates Lynn’s freedom, a sight centers on them from afar. A bullet tears through the air, streaking their way. Harold discovers information that stuns the survivors and further threatens their fragile handhold on existence. They have overcome one challenge only to find that a new, more dangerous one replaces it. There’s more to this new world than Jack ever suspected.
A New World: Takedown
Series: A New World, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sanctuary walls were breached and through them poured screaming hordes of night runners. The survivors formed a last stand against that which threatened their very existence. Inexplicably, the night runners departed. Jack,searching for additional survivors, is unaware of what has happened. Rushing back, he learns of Lynn's fate. Is Lynn alive? Jack will put everything on the line to find out.
A New World: Dissension
Series: A New World, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jack Walker continues the search for others. The night runners are gathering and adapting. The survivors must stay one step ahead. Their very existence depends on it. Jack is unaware of the danger in the heart of the sanctuary - an act of kindness that may bring about the destruction of everything. While both sides fight for their very existence, an infatuation arises that could destroy them both.
A New World: Awakening
Series: A New World, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,790. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Awareness grows... The gathering commences.... The world has changed. Jack Walker and the other survivors must adjust with it if they are to have a chance. They've managed to stay one step ahead so far but the gap is narrowing. The night runners are growing and adapting. The rules are changing. The deadliest threats Are those that build unseen...
A New World: Taken
Series: A New World, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Dark clouds gather A storm is breaking... With the sanctuary built, there is a respite from the nightly night runner assaults. Jack Walker and the group of survivors have bought themselves a little breathing room. Or have they? A peaceful daytime outing turns into yet another nightmare sweeping Robert and Bri up with it. The world has changed. Another danger has emerged.
A New World: Sanctuary
Series: A New World, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
With humanity on the brink, Jack and his small group must carve out a sanctuary against the nightly onslaught from night runners on the prowl for food. They must enter into darkened buildings in search of supplies; darkened buildings that are now the domain of the night runners. Danger lurks with each step and death lies in waiting for the unwary.
A New World: Return
Series: A New World, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
Safety is the dream. Nightmare is the reality. Jack Walker, journeyed half way around the world and completed his daring rescue. He must now return home, traversing a world filled with endless hordes of night runners; the genetically altered, ferocious species that now inhabit the dark recesses left over from the demise of mankind and now dominate the planet.
A New World: Chaos
Series: A New World, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
There is no sanctuary! Mankind and the world civilization we knew vanished in the blink of an eye. A new, savage species has emerged. Jack Walker is a sarcastic, humorous, and sometimes philosophical former Air Force pilot and trained Special Forces soldier who finds himself suddenly thrust into this new world. Book I in the series - A New World

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