Della Van Hise

Biography

Della Van Hise is a native of Florida, transplanted to California at the age of 21, who has subsequently sunk her roots into the high desert near Joshua Tree National Park. She has not personally seen any aliens since around 1992, but there is rumored to be a secret UFO base underneath her house.

Della's writing started around age 11 on an old Smith Corona typewriter. No, not an electric one. A real antique, made of metal and heavier than a wet coffin. Her first professional novel was best-selling KILLING TIME - the controversial Star Trek novel which was recalled and re-edited in 1984 - and which was the foundational plot for the STAR TREK "Reboot" movie wherein time-tampering Romulans have changed the past and altered the future of Kirk, Spock and the Federation in general.

More recently, Della has written extensively in the non-fiction genre, with titles such as QUANTUM SHAMAN: DIARY OF A NAGUAL WOMAN and SCRAWLS ON THE WALLS OF THE SOUL. "Quantum Shaman" focuses heavily on the author's metaphysical explorations and experiences, while "Scrawls" is a continuation of those journeys many years later. If you enjoyed the works of Carlos Castaneda or Don Miguel Ruiz, you'll enjoy the non-fiction works of Della Van Hise.

In addition, Della has written professionally for Tomorrow Magazine and other prominent science fiction publications. Her most recent fiction works include Sons of Neverland (an award-winning vampire novel); Year of the Ram (a space-faring gay romance); and Coyote (a romantic science fiction novel combining the mystical aspects of martial arts, coming of age, and personal sacrifice.)

Della shares her life with her significant other, Wendy Rathbone, and a variety of cats, dogs and desert wildlife.

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Books

Dangerous Playthings
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It's been centuries since the Earth was struck by a comet known as Denizen. In the aftermath, an immortal named Merkinder has taken upon himself the task of teaching small groups of ragged children the arts of survival and civility in their new world. Willow LeBlanc is one of his apprentices - but as Merkinder is rapidly discovering, this wayward orphan may very well break his immortal heart.
No Forwarding Address
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,130. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A literary sci-fi novel, No Forwarding Address explores the lures of love, the tragedies and triumphs in the human heart. When Crystal & Raine first meet, it is 50 years after The Great War on Earth. They are hesitant to trust. But even if they are able to overcome these obstacles, is even love enough? It is said that when a man has the stars in his eyes, he must serve them above all others.
Kiss of the Black Angel
Price: Free! Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Kiss of the Black Angel explores one man’s grief as it plunges him into the realm of the vampire. Here, Stefan encounters Miquel, who is destined to become his maker. But the price of immortality is high and the vampire warns, “Through my blood you will learn a secret which will compel you to live forever, yet a secret so profane it will haunt you for all eternity." The secret will haunt you, too.

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