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 tutilage of writer, Rod Serling, however that career path was interupted upon receiving an all expense, paid trip to Vietnam couresy 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 novel under construction. He also publishes an eFile, Anatomy of a Story, to help aspiring writers to refine their talents, writes book reviews, and is involved with operations at Celtic Publications of Nevada.

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Books

A Pirate's Legacy: Return of the Brethren
Price: $3.99 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
Price: $3.99 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
David Evreux, Ph.D. Archaeologist is reunited with with Concepcion and Alejandro as they seek to recover a Spanish treasure ship sunk during one of his ancestor's attacks. It is not something the Cuban government or the Boggues cartel want happen. What he discovers under water and on land sends him reeling in disbelief.
Tales For A Sleepless Night
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of short stories to make you laugh, perhaps cry, and keep the light on all night.
A Pirate's Legacy 4: The Lions of el Bayadh
Price: $1.99 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,990. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,880. 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Charged with piracy, fifteen-year old Francois avoids the hangman's noose by jumping overboard. Left to drown, his rescuers take him to a tiny island in the Canary Island group where luck and bravado leads him to live a double life to glory, fame, wealth, and a curse.
Death by TOP SECRET
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,930. 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: For Glory, Truth and Treasure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,990. 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: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Retired from the Army, Jake Bershinsky returns to his boyhood home as a Law Enforcement Officer for the US Forest Service. It's a idyllic life until a body turns up in the White Tail River at Beaver Creek Campground. Within days he discovers a second body. Searching for the murder(s) puts him on a collision course with his past as he works to head off a modern Indian uprising

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