Sean Patrick O'Mordha

Biography

Sean O'Mordha grew up riding horses through the mountains of SE Wyoming. Fresh out of high school and attending the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, he landed the job of cub reporter for a major newspaper there. During the next two years, he studied journalism and archaeology and came under the tutelage of writer, Rod Serling, however that career path was interrupted upon receiving an all expense, paid trip to Vietnam courtesy of Uncle Sam. Returning home, life took a decidedly different direction as he went to work for the Nebraska State Patrol, completing a career in law enforcement as a Federal officer and prosecutor in his native Wyoming twenty-two years later. During this time he actively wrote for National and International police journals. Upon retirement, he continued writing non-fiction and short fiction until encouraged to write a novel. Researching details for his books takes him to many locations from January until November at which time he uses the National Writing Month 30-day challenge to write the drafts. He has published a number of novels and many short stories. The father of three, he is typically found shifting between northern Nevada he calls home and southern Arizona to be near grandchildren when not traveling to the locations of the next novel under construction. He also publishes an eFile to help aspiring writers to refine their talents, writes book reviews, and is involved with operations at Celtic Publications of Arizona.

Where to buy in print

Series

For All Time and Eternity
Lucifer has discovered a way to go back in time to change history to give him an advantage when the final war takes place with Heaven. Unknown to Manny Guzman, he has been chosen to combat Lucifer's general and prevent changes from happening. But why him? And what role in the final battle will he play? And what about the others who have been prepared to join the battle?
Man With No Name
The Gate of Kiabyaku sets the stage for Man Without A Name as two teenage boys from very different backgrounds fight to survive evil in the South Pacific.
Gate of Kaibyaku
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Man With No Name
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A Pirate's Legacy
When a young teenage boy discovers he is the last direct descendant of a famous pirate, he inherits the estate, buried treasure, the family's sworn enemy, and charge to help his ancestor repent for his misdeeds. A historical adventure spanning 600 years.

Books

For All Time and Eternity: Sword of Adrestia
Series: For All Time and Eternity. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Manny Guzman has been chosen to thwart Lucifer's plan to change history to give him an advantage in the final war with Jehovah. Returning from seeing that Noah and the Ark set sail, he finds himself facing more adversity in his time until swept up and sent on a special mission involving Abraham. He is now fighting for his life on two fronts. Now, Lucifer wants him destroyed.
Gate of Kaibyaku
Series: For All Time and Eternity ยท Man With No Name. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Coming of age
Plucked from the gangland streets of Chicago, Stewart Abrams finds himself on a private jet bound for New Zealand and the clandestine school of Kaibyaku. Joining students from around the world, school goes beyond the 3-Rs -- far beyond. With roommates, Philippe and Nico, he learns the skills of the Samurai, secrets of the Ninja and Kadaitcha Man, and that his horse is something more. A lot more.
The Fence Line
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Fence Line delves into the minds, dreams, and challenges that five young people encounter in a story of love, hate, bigotry, sexuality, family, and murder.
A Boy, His Mule and Dog
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In this historically-based fiction, an orphan boy travels from post-Civil War Missouri to New Mexico Territory in search of his only remaining brother, contending with friendly and unfriendly Native Americans, and people from all walks of life, but his encounter with the Mescalero Apache changes his life forever.
A Pirate's Legacy: Return of the Brethren
Series: A Pirate's Legacy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In book six of A Pirate's Legacy, the Dolphin rejoins Hogshead Shaver to free the old pirate's family kidnapped by Lord Chudleigh. To complicate matters, the Dolphin's son sneaks aboard ship to prove he is no longer a child. Adventure, death, and secrets are aboard the Raven as they sail through the Caribbean as the Dolphin must find a way to free the hostages and keep his son alive.
Herakleides: Prelude to War
Series: For All Time and Eternity. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Charlie grows up abused by adoptive parents. Escaping to the wilderness of southern Colorado, he finds love, adventure, and his real father--the great Greek Hero, Herakles, who is now a god. So is Charlie with some awesome powers which may not be enough to keep from being destroyed by an unknown enemy trying to take over Olympus and the world.
A Pirate's Legacy 5: The Bones
Series: A Pirate's Legacy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
David Dolphene has adopted his real family name, Evreux, and become a Ph.D. Archaeologist. Reunited with Concepción and Alejandro they seek to recover a Spanish treasure ship sunk off the coast of Cuba during one of his pirate ancestor's attacks. It is not something the Cuban government or the Boggues cartel wants happen. What he discovers under water and on land sends him reeling in disbelief.
Tales For A Sleepless Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Sean O'Mordha has been writing short fiction for over fifty years. Here is a selection of seventeen short stories from his archives to give you reason to cry, shout, laugh, shiver, and look under the bed and in the closet . . . with a light on.
A Pirate's Legacy 4: The Lions of el Bayadh
Series: A Pirate's Legacy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Hassan is an Arab boy adopted by an old pirate, but when he dies, he comes to live with Francois and his family. However, there is something mysterious about his early childhood and a reason he should never leave El Hierro. That is not an option when he is kidnapped and taken to an Arabian sheik to be killed. Francois, Col. Santana, and Hassan's friend, Filipe rush to the rescue.
Man With No Name
Series: Man With No Name. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,170. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense
Philippe has no memory of racing an expensive boat barely ahead of a typhoon. He has no memory of the wave lifting the boat and slamming it onto Kahuna's Teeth reef to shatter like a crystal bowl. He remembers little more than his first name. If not for the dog, Ellie, and the hermit who hates people, he would be dead, and that would make his uncle very happy. Very happy indeed.
CIC: The Canary Island Commandos
Series: A Pirate's Legacy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Concepcion is kidnapped by the Italian mafia and held for ransom. Frustrated that no one is moving fasts enough, David and Alejandro set off to rescue their sister. Armed with secret information, getting into the stronghold is relatively easy. Getting out alive is a different matter.
For All Time and Eternity: Waters of the Deep
Series: For All Time and Eternity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Lucifer's war against G-d is nearing conclusion. To secure complete victory, he sends his best lieutenant back to the time of Noah to prevent the re-establishment of a righteous lineage. G-d counters by sending a sixteen year-old boy who has no idea what's going on.
A Pirate's Legacy 2: The Urchin Pirate
Series: A Pirate's Legacy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,130. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Francois is orphaned as a small child and forced to exist on the streets of 16th Century Saint-Nazaire, France until rescued by an old seaman who takes him aboard his ship where he learns the trade of piracy. When his ship is sunk with all hands in the Canary Islands, he is saved from drowning by dolphins who carry him to the island of El Hierro beginning an incredible journey to fame and fortune.
Death by TOP SECRET
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
On 11 Jun 1951, the US Government established the Nevada National Security Site located sixty-five miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada. This 1,400 square mile area is pockmarked from the detonation of 1,021 nuclear tests. There was a reason for so many nuclear tests at this location, beyond the obvious. How better to protect Top Secrets until one escapes and begins killing people.
A Pirate's Legacy 1: For Glory, Truth and Treasure
Series: A Pirate's Legacy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
David Dolephene is the last direct descendant of Francois Evreux, landowner and governor of El Hierro Island 400 years ago who also happened to be the infamous pirate, Dolphin. David inherits the property, but also the back taxes and an arch enemy bent of ending the Evreux line. With the twins, Alejandro and Concepcion, they search for hidden treasure to pay the taxes and a way to stay alive.
Incident at Beaver Creek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,400. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Jake Bershinsky's mother moves to an isolated Forest Service station where he befriends Henry Riley, a local Indian boy, eventually becoming like brothers. When his mother is called away for weeks at a time on fire suppression duties, he stays with Henry's family, becoming a member of the tribe. It is a idyllic life until the boys are torn apart.

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