Kevin Tumlinson

Biography

Kevin Tumlinson is an award-winning and bestselling novelist, living in Texas and working in random coffee shops, cafés, and hotel lobbies worldwide. His debut thriller, The Coelho Medallion, was a 2016 Shelf Notable Indie award winner.

Kevin grew up in Wild Peach, Texas, where he was raised by his grandparents and given a healthy respect for story telling. He often found himself in trouble in school for writing stories instead of doing his actual assignments.

Kevin's love for history, archaeology, and science has been a tremendous source of material for his writing, feeding his fiction and giving him just the excuse he needs to read the next article, biography, or research paper.

Where to find Kevin Tumlinson online

Books

A Note From The Author
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,750. Language: English. Originally Published: May 1, 2023 by Wordslinger Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Pragmatism
IT WAS GOING TO BE CALLED "THE BOOK OF KEVIN" But that sounded too "manifesto." It started with Neil Gaiman recommending a notebook, and an author marking his 50th birthday. Every day, for 123 days, a bestselling novelist wrote down the little bits of wisdom he'd heard and learned from mentors and family and friends over the years, as well as some things he'd thought of all on his own. And...
Evergreen: Trace Contact
Series: Evergreen, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2022 by Kevin Tumlinson. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
HE WANTED A PURPOSE. WHAT HE FOUND WAS ANSWERS. "One touch and he knows everything you know." Every memory, every skill, every thought you had at the moment of contact. It's an ability that has allowed Jaylin Rowlin to survive and stay out of the hands of people who would use him for their own gain. After surviving the attempt of a rogue billionaire to disect him and take his abilities, Jaylin...
The Devil's Interval
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Originally Published: March 15, 2018 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
★★★★★ "Half way through I was waiting for Harrison Ford to leap out of the pages!" —Deanne, Review for 'The Coelho Medallion' The third Dan Kotler archaeological thriller! As new technology, based on forbidden historic research, emerges, it quickly turns from hope for millions to a potential threat to billions. Famed rock-star-turned-philanthropist, Ashton Mink, is murdered in his Manhattan...
The Stepping Maze
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,260. Language: English. Originally Published: January 25, 2019 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
HISTORY HAS ITS SECRETS, AND SOMEONE WANTS THEM ALL. Behind six feet of steel, buried under the streets of Manhattan, lies the Black Chamber—a room that once housed a team of codebreakers who would one day help to found the NSA. "Imagine a writer that combines the best aspects of Cussler, Rollins, Berry, and Brown all into one. That's Kevin Tumlinson." —Ernest Dempsey, Author of The Forbidden...
Sawyer Jackson and the Long Land
Series: Sawyer Jackson, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: English. Originally Published: July 1, 2014 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
​"It's like a mashup of Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and the Iron Druid Chronicles, with a pinch of Doctor Who for flavor." Some kids are born in a tangle. At sixteen years old, Sawyer Jackson hasn’t seen much beyond his grandparents' remote home, until one day he's transported to the Long Land -- a strange world where everything he knows is turned upside down, and everyone he loves is suddenly...
The Bones of Saint Nicholas
Series: Dan Kotler. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Originally Published: August 14, 2020 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
What could be safer than Ol' Saint Nick? Displayed in Italy's Basilica di San Nicola, the bones of Saint Nicholas have been a popular tourist attraction for over a century. More, they have been reputed to be the source of miraculous healing for anyone who comes into contact with them. When the bones are stolen, in broad daylight, the Italian government requests the aid of the FBI's Historic...
Two Blocks East
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Originally Published: June 12, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
LIFE TAKES YOU PLACES Two blocks East. Sometimes direction comes when you least expect it. Two blocks East. When his beard suddenly started speaking, he felt he had no choice but to do what it said. Two blocks east, and his life changed forever. This short story is moving, inspiring, and a quick read—and it includes a special note from the author, for the updated edition.
The Book of Lost Things: A Dan Kotler Box Set, Books 1-3
Series: Dan Kotler. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 219,880. Language: English. Originally Published: November 22, 2019 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Dr. Dan Kotler has a talent for tracking down unusual and cryptic history that would otherwise be lost to time. An archaeologist with a knack for reading people and putting together the pieces of a scattered and mysterious past, Kotler is recruited by the FBI as part of its new Historic Crimes Division. He and his partner, Agent Roland Denzel, face every danger that history and mythology can...
The God Extinction
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 7. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Originally Published: March 22, 2019 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
WHAT IF THE GODS WERE REAL? That's the question Dr. Dan Kotler—Archaeologist and FBI Consultant—finds himself struggling to answer after a Druidic tomb is unearthed in the mountains of Egypt. Why did the Druids build a site in Egypt, thousands of years ago? And what implications does this site have for human history? Kotler's not the only one looking for answers. The Alihat Iadida—the New...
The Spanish Papers
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 8. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Originally Published: August 21, 2019 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
THEY BELIEVE SECRETS GIVE THEM POWER World War II—Hitler is obsessed with gathering ancient knowledge and artifacts from around the globe, in an effort to consolidate the wisdom and power of long-gone cultures and rule the modern world. The División Azul—the Blue Division—is a Spanish military force fighting for the Nazis against the Russians on the Eastern Front. They are skilled, cunning, and...
Improving Your Writing Craft: A Self Published, Indie Authors Guide
Series: Wordslinger, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Originally Published: July 7, 2020 by Kevin Tumlinson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts » Book design, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Style manuals, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
"JUST WRITE A GOOD BOOK!" You hear that advice from authors of every stripe, usually when they're being pressed in an interview to explain their wild, fantastic, almost unimaginable success. How do you become a mega-bestseller with a multi-picture movie deal and adoring fans worldwide? "Well, I... just wrote a good book!" If only it were that easy! Improving Your Writing Craft can't promise you...
Three Reasons to Avoid Being Punched in the Face
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Originally Published: June 12, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Romantic Comedy
SOMETIMES YOU FIND YOURSELF IN THE STRANGEST PLACES No one knows that better than Charlie Dustin. He's been avoiding his life for three years in every dusty church and old building in Europe—until the day Elle finds him in a French cafe, bringing along three really good reasons for staying out of trouble. But Charlie has a secret. There's a reason he's bouncing around Europe, five-thousand...
Shaken
Series: Quake Runner: Alex Kayne, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Originally Published: September 11, 2020 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Alex Kayne wanted to make the world a better, safer place for everyone—now she's on the run. A fugitive, wanted for murder and epsionage, Alex survives through skill, training, and a little luck. And with the help of her invention: the Quantum Integrated Encryption Key. QuIEK—pronounced "Quake"—is the ultimate digital skeleton key. With it, Alex can bypass any security system, access any file...
The Sleeper's War
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 10. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Originally Published: January 24, 2020 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
An ancient drug will determine humanity's future Makry ypno. Long Sleep. Lost in the darkness of history for millennia, referenced only in obscure Greek medical texts, this strange plant holds the key to allowing humanity to survive global threats by escaping to the stars. That is, if a team of mercenaries with a grudge doesn't get it first. Dr. Dan Kotler—polymathic anthropologist and FBI...
Citadel: Omnibus
Series: Citadel. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,160. Language: English. Originally Published: May 9, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
GET YOUR SHIP TOGETHER. "If you like Andy Weir's The Martian and Hugh Howey's Wool, you will love Kevin Tumlinson's Citadel." AN ANCIENT ENEMY A THREAT OF WAR AN UNEXPECTED HOPE ALL ON THE WRONG FREAKING PLANET It's been over a century since the terrorist attack that nearly ended any chance for humanity to travel to the stars. Then there was the...
Edge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Originally Published: July 31, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"Not since the Martian and Andy Weir has there been a better science fiction combination." "If you think you know plots, I dare you to figure this one out before the conclusion." Charles Martins, prisoner number 61789, is serving time in a body suit—a prison cell that he wears 24/7. One part prison cell, one part life support system, it takes...
Secret of the Diamond Sword
Series: Alex Kotler Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Originally Published: November 17, 2021 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
Any mystery solved—but it will cost you a buck Alex Kotler has always been good at solving mysteries. That's why he started his own detective agency—any mystery solved, but it will cost you a buck. For one dollar, Alex finds lost homework, helps track down missing bicycles, and puts things right for kids who need a little help. But one day, a new girl in town brings Alex an all new sort of...
The Outsiders Gambit
Series: Historic Crimes, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Originally Published: May 31, 2022 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
ANCIENT SECRETS THREATEN THE MODERN WORLD, AND THE HISTORIC CRIMES UNIT IS OUR ONLY HOPE When Dr. Dan Kotler—Archaeologist and FBI Consultant—gets an invitation to explore the Huashan mystery caves, located in China's Anhui Province, it's an offer too good to pass up. Especially since the lead on the project has promised him some "unusual, out of place history" to investigate. It's the closest...
Citadel: Paths in Darkness
Series: Citadel, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,610. Language: English. Originally Published: April 2, 2012 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
THE REAL STRANGERS ARE WITHIN. BOOK TWO OF THREE "Kevin Tumlinson has this ability to make us believe in his characters. In addition to the understated precision of his style, the thing that distinguishes Kevin's fiction is his ability with plot. He is a natural storyteller." —DR. JAMES ULMER, AUTHOR OF "THE SECRET LIFE" A MIND DIVIDED A HOLLOW VICTORY A NEW SPECIES Against all odds, on an...
Colony Girl
Series: Citadel. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Originally Published: April 30, 2016 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
LIES CAN TAKE YOU PLACES Sylar just wanted to impress the guys. It wasn't until everything blew up that he figured he should rethink things. So he fibbed a little. Maybe he didn't acutally have a girlfriend in the Colonies. So what Now, as Sylar careens out of control in a makeshift space craft, surfing a wave of debris, he's really starting to...
Compromised
Series: Quake Runner: Alex Kayne, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Originally Published: September 3, 2021 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
EVERYONE WANTS ALEX KAYNE FBI, CIA, NSA, Foreign Governments—and now an international thief and conman with seemingly unlimited reach. Reed Harltan has plans for Alex Kayne. With one of Alex's clients under his thumb, Harltan may just have managed to pull off something even the powerful US alphabet agencies couldn't do—put her on a leash, and use her powerful AI software to do his bidding...
Sawyer Jackson and the White Room
Series: Sawyer Jackson, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Originally Published: May 5, 2017 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
EVERY KNOT CAN BE UNTIED Beyond the layers, beyond the Long Land, beyond the Omniverse itself, the White Room awaits. Some call it death. Some think of it as purgatory—a waiting room to the afterlife. For Sawyer and his family, it's just one more stop on the journey to battle Aeodymus, and prevent him from unravelling all of reality. As Sawyer and his companions fight their way through dark...
Citadel: The Value of War
Series: Citadel. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Originally Published: August 28, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
SOME WARS MUST BE FOUGHT A CITADEL NOVELLA As his officers and soliders invade a conquered human vessel, Captain Somar of the Esool is troubled by the ongiong war. Are these two species doomed to war until one of them is extinct. As the humans bunker themselves on the bridge of their vessel, the Esool prepare for a protracted conflict. But the...
The Antarctic Forgery
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,210. Language: English. Originally Published: December 15, 2018 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When an ancient map of Antarctica is found to be a forgery, it reveals an enigma of history and a terrifying modern-day threat. For the past two years, Gail McCarthy has been a constant source of danger and chaos in the lives of Dan Kotler and his FBI partner, Roland Denzel. Her vast smuggling empire empowers her to move about in the world without the worry of capture, as she spearheads...
Triggered
Series: Quake Runner: Alex Kayne, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Originally Published: October 16, 2020 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
ALEX KAYNE NEVER STOPS RUNNING When a cop is framed for a crime, Alex Kayne comes to town to bring justice to the powerless. But there's more happening here than even she could plan for. Digging in to help her client reveals corruption that goes all the way to the top. WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN THE GOVERNMENT ITSELF IS THE BAD GUY? Alex finds herself facing down a corrupt Congressman and mafia muscle...
30-Day Author: Develop A Daily Writing Habit and Write Your Book In 30 Days (Or Less)
Series: Wordslinger, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Originally Published: October 5, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Composition & creative writing, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Style manuals
Need to write a book, but don’t want to spend years doing it? What if you could do it in 30 days or less? Learn how to develop a daily writing habit. Learn how to determine the length of your book. And learn what to do with your book when it’s done—including editing, layout, cover design, and even marketing. 30-Day Author is a treasure trove of information for the will-be author. Whether you...
Sawyer Jackson and the Shadow Strait
Series: Sawyer Jackson, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Originally Published: November 14, 2014 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ready for another tangle? The Long Land is a strange and dangerous place, but at the edge of the continent is a dark gap - the Shadow Strait. It is a void between realities, and no one who enters has ever been known to return. So, of course, Sawyer Jackson and his friends and family are on their way there. As Sawyer’s destiny, to save the Omniverse from the dark and twisted Aeodyumus, comes...
The Coelho Medallion
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,000. Language: English. Originally Published: August 26, 2016 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
"Imagine a writer that combines the best aspects of Cussler, Rollins, Berry, and Brown all into one. That's Kevin Tumlinson." — Ernest Dempsey, Author of The Forbidden Temple AN ANCIENT VIKING CITY IN NORTH AMERICA MAY MEAN THE END OF THE MODERN WORLD Hidden in a newly discovered cave in Pueblo, Colorado, archaeologists and researchers have found evidence of a Viking presence, alongside early...
Tin Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Originally Published: June 12, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
HOPE COMES AT A PRICE. A Merciless Enemy. A New Threat. A Mysterious New Hope. The Ataxica, a brutal and chaotic enemy, have wiped out most of humanity, leaving behind only children. Years after that disastrous first contact, a remnant military force known as the Service represents humanity's last hope. But hope is fading fast, as the Ataxica have developed a new technology that gives them a...
We Carry Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Originally Published: June 12, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
CANCER AND DISEASE ARE THE MONSTERS WE FACE When Teresa was diganosed with terminal cancer, she knew it for what it was—the thing consuming her life. And her response was to let it. Walking away, refusing treatment, was the only power she had over her life. And though the pain was excruciating, though she found herself alone with no one to turn to, she was determined that her last days were...
Aftershock
Series: Quake Runner: Alex Kayne, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Originally Published: April 15, 2022 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
NOWHERE LEFT TO RUN ALEX KAYNE never stops running. It's just who she is. But when Kayne looks into a series of patent thefts that lead her to billionaire technologist ROSS ECKHART, she finds herself running out of road. Is Eckhart who he appears to be? AGENT ERIC SYMON is dealing with his new duties and responsibilities, as a member of the HISTORIC CRIMES UNIT. And finding himself working...
Getting Gone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Originally Published: June 12, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
HE'S MORE DANGEROUS WHEN HE'S RUNNING FROM YOU Shawn Stewart is kind of an unusual husband. He has high-functioning Asperger's Syndrome, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming an incredibly wealthy inventor with a gorgeous wife. Brilliant and resourceful, and sometimes a little clueless, Shawn knows he's anything but a typical guy. When his wife, Christine, turns out to be an ex-spy and is...
The Book of Gods and Kings
Series: Dan Kotler. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,100. Language: English. Originally Published: March 20, 2020 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
HISTORY COULD BE THE DEATH OF HIM Archaeologist Dan Kotler and his FBI partner, Agent Roland Denzel, have faced world-threats, personal betryals, and the worst assortment of would-be dictators and despots around. Now they face a new threat, nearly two millennia old and woven into the very fabric of human history and power. An archaeologist and an FBI agent could be the only thing standing...
The Demon Core
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 12. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,930. Language: English. Originally Published: May 15, 2021 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
FORGOTTEN SECRETS UNLEASH A RISING DARKNESS IN THE WORLD The Demon Core—history records that the third and final plutonium core meant for Hiroshima was destroyed nearly a century ago. But history is wrong, and now the core reemerges in the hands of a rising power, a man bent on the destruction of the modern world. When the Governor of New York is murdered, the terrorists make two demands: Show...
A Meme of War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Originally Published: February 19, 2022 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
NO MATTER HOW FAR YOU GO, THE PAST TRAVELS WITH YOU Mim-Mat—short for mimetic material. It's the miracle technology that has enabled humanity to rise and thrive among the stars. With it, we have conquered illness, conquered space itself. On a journey of exploration, however, as we search for inhabitable worlds in far-flung star systems, a surprising discovery opens the door to a long-buried...
Citadel: First Colony
Series: Citadel, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Originally Published: March 1, 2010 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
CRASHING IS THE EASY PART BOOK ONE OF THREE It's been more than a century since humanity escaped the overpopulation of Earth, expanding out among the stars. We've faced and overcome war with an alien race. We've survived terrorist attacks meant to end colonization. We've thrived despite unregulated class distinctions, separating the wealthy from the working class. What comes next may be the end...
The Man Below
Series: Historic Crimes, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: English. Originally Published: June 1, 2021 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
SOME SECRETS REFUSE TO STAY BURIED In the dark and silent halls of a defunct secret government facility, buried deep in the mountains surrounding Los Lunas, New Mexico, Dr. Clara Rivers—a civilian consultant and agent for a fledgling Federal task force—has been abducted. Imprisoned in the pitch black of The Pit, she fights to survive, while hunted by the Comrade—the man below. Somehow tied to...
The Templar Tunnel
Series: Dan Kotler. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Originally Published: August 26, 2022 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
SOME TESTS ARE LIFE OR DEATH DAN KOTLER—Archaeologist, occasional FBI Consultant, certified Trouble Magnet—just wanted a vacation. And an invitation to help uncover and explore a newly discovered Templar tunnel seemed like just the ticket. When a group of thieves take control of the tunnel, in search of its hidden trove of treasure, Kotler finds himself forced to face an ancient rite of passage...
Writing a Better Book Description
Series: Wordslinger, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Originally Published: February 22, 2018 by Wordslinger Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Graphics & design, Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Interactive & multimedia, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Style manuals
CAPTURE MORE READERS AND SELL MORE BOOKS A VERY QUICK, SHORT READ THAT CAN HAVE FAST, LONG-TERM RESULTS! A good book description should tell the reader what to expect: What kind of experience will I get from this novel? Will this non-fiction book solve my problem? How will this book make me feel or how will it change my life, my relationships, or my career? Your book description is one of the...
The Atlantis Riddle
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Originally Published: November 11, 2016 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
ANCIENT SECRETS ARE SOMETIMES BURIED FOR A REASON In 1914, Thomas Edison watches as his West Orange laboratory burns to the ground. As he surveys the fire, consuming his life's work, he touches an ancient artifact in his pocket, and smiles. Sixty years later, an Army SOG team recovers a cache of North Vietnamese intelligence, and discovers among the documents an identical artifact. The find...
The God Resurrection
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 11. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,110. Language: English. Originally Published: May 23, 2020 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
ANCIENT MYTH MEETS DARK SCIENCE, AND GODS AND KINGS WILL RISE AGAIN Following the events of The God Extinction and The Hidden Persuaders, Dr. Dan Kotler finds himself embroiled in a plot that turns out to be "the family business." Kotler's grandfather—Richard Kotler—has resurfaced, along with thirty-six genetic samples, stolen from various archaeological dig sites worldwide. Using a new, dark...
The Hidden Persuaders
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 9. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Originally Published: October 18, 2019 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
FOURTEEN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, ABDUCTED RIGHT FROM THE SENATE FLOOR. For centuries the Jani have hidden among us, gathering artifacts of great historical significance, accumulating power, infiltrating the highest offices of governments around the world. The Jani have influenced history for nearly two millennia. Within the Order, a new faction arises: The Novensiles. Using the power and reach of...
Evergreen
Series: Evergreen, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,990. Language: English. Originally Published: October 8, 2015 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
ONE TOUCH AND HE KNOWS ALL YOU KNOW It all starts with a touch. A brush of a hand, a casual bump of an arm, a firm handshake—that's all it takes for Jaylin Rowlin to absorb everything you know and everything you are, and you have no idea it's happening. Operating under the codename "Evergreen," Jaylin uses his gifts to make a living from the city's seedy underworld, but his only goal is to stay...
The Book of Betrayals
Series: Dan Kotler. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 213,770. Language: English. Originally Published: January 24, 2020 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The action and adventure continue with Archaeologist Dan Kotler and his FBI partner, Agent Roland Denzel. Historic Crimes—the FBI's new division for tackling threats with a historical or mythological element. Dr. Dan Kotler and Agent Roland Denzel find themselves in more trouble, with only the two of them to rely on. This time, the threats come from those they trusted most. This collection...
The Girl in the Mayan Tomb
Series: Dan Kotler, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Originally Published: March 15, 2018 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Broadway star Maggie Hamilton disappeared five years ago, it was a mystery that captured the imaginations of everyone. When her body turns up in the tomb of a Mayan god, it opens the door for an evil that could consume the world. Dan Kolter and Agent Roland Denzel are back, and just in time, as a new threat emerges that could mean the end of all humanity. A mysterious figure has his sights...
The Brass Hall
Series: Dan Kotler. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Originally Published: May 9, 2016 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
WHAT IS A CELTIC TOMB DOING IN EGYPT? Dan Kotler ('The Coelho Medallion') is back in this thrilling prequel! Dan Kotler can't turn away from a good historic mystery. And finding a tomb for a Celtic god in a mountainous region of Egypt certainly qualifies. As Kotler investigates, he finds an amazing array of artifacts and evidence, and all of it...
Zero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Originally Published: April 15, 2016 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Are we sure we're ready? What if you discovered the ultimate power source—something that could redefine what it means to be human. What if you discovered, in the simplest of places, that the universe was no longer out of reach? And what if you learned that we've been though this before, and it didn't end well? ZERO is a short story about second...
Citadel: Children of Light
Series: Citadel, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: English. Originally Published: May 13, 2014 by Happy Pants Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
THE REAL STRANGERS ARE WITHIN. BOOK THREE OF THREE "Kevin Tumlinson has this ability to make us believe in his characters. In addition to the understated precision of his style, the thing that distinguishes Kevin's fiction is his ability with plot. He is a natural storyteller." --DR. JAMES ULMER, AUTHOR OF "THE SECRET LIFE" A MIND DIVIDED A HOLLOW VICTORY A NEW SPECIES Against all odds, on an...

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