David Ruggeri


Mr. Ruggeri spent over 35 years in commercial banking. The US Air Force sent him to Yale University to study Chinese for Cold War assignments after a lengthy stint studying for the priesthood. His recent decision to leave the workforce and its constant downsizing and merger upheavals came easily after having raised his two children and rediscovering the joys of writing, one of his first ambitions. He is the author of 12 published books.

His adult two children, Kelly and Sean are successful in their personal and business enterprizes and are a source of unending pride.

Mr. Ruggeri currently lives in Anaheim and spends quality time baby sitting his grandchildren.

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Winter Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Collection of short stories, some strange, some bizarre, others with the faint longing of winter dreams and wonderful adventures. Also as a bonus, includes first chapters of all Mr. Ruggeri's novels.
Father Everlasting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Thoreau said: "most men lead lives of quiet desperation." Jim O'Brien is no exception when he loses his job, his wife, his home and his children and his life spirals out of control. Cut right from today's headlines, an incomprehensible tragedy is about to happen
Forbidden Flowers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Literary Erotica, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Walter P. Schnifft, a 47-year-old bookstore owner, has a life-long obsession over young girls. He admits: "The potent aphrodisiac of their adolescence runs through my veins. It is not my drug of choice—it is the narcotic of necessity." He has finally decided to act out his fantasies in this novel of erotic obsession.
The Fanatic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An adoring fan begins a campaign of terror after seeing a famous movie star she has been stalking kill and castrate her dissolute agent. A young police detective, investigating the murder, discovers love while digging into Hollywood's underbelly of sex, drugs, and uncontrolled ambition.
In Hopes Of Heaven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,240. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
What would you do if you could work miracles? An average man with the sudden ability to heal the sick finds there is a price he may have to pay for his new gift. He plumbs the depths of depravity, and by the time he reaches the brink of moral bankruptcy, discovers it may be too late for redemption.
The Other
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
What does a man do when his behavior patterns change and he starts to act like a completely different person? Suddenly Thomas Harper, Los Angeles bank president, happily married father of two, finds himself subjected to violent rages, abnormal desires and a temptation to use his job to embezzle. Finding he has little control over these impulses he sets off on a terrifying journey of discovery.
The Projectionist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
In the psychotic abyss of William Jarrett's mind, the search for ideal beauty in an ugly world takes a bizarre form. He kills. His murders provide sexual satisfaction until, desensitized, he must increase the frequency and violence of his acts as he searches for the perfect woman who will complete his life and destroys those who don't.
Let Us Do Evil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,800. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » General
The MTV generation meets "The Lord Of The Flies" when a group of friends come to the aid of one of their number and discover the power of vengeful retaliation under the guidance of a psychotic bully. Their growing power and increased frustration with adult society leads them into escalating acts of terror.
The Haunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Beware of a deal that seems too good to be true. The Marsh family's summer vacation in an isolated seaside village becomes a nightmare of strange and dark obsessions when their idyllic beach house slowly begins to reveal itself and their hosts unveil the real purpose of their economical rental. A frightening journey into terror begins with a simple ad in Craig's List and ends in horror.
A Faint Cold Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,970. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Unremitting in its constant escalation of growing dread, A FAINT COLD FEAR contrasts the beauty of new love in a pleasant, isolated mountain community with the developing pall of horror that has lain dormant for years. Not for the faint-of-heart, this novel, once begun, will compel the reader deeper into the darkness of terror that threatens to destroy all that is good with an everlasting evil.
The Luxembourg Amendment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,830. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this fast-paced thriller, young lovers and broken vows stand between a Pope's terrible secret and the destruction of the Catholic Church. The most terrible secret of WWII has been found in the Vatican Archives and whoever has possession of The Luxembourg Amendment could wield incredible and devastating power.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,370. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Why would a Catholic priest feel compelled to protect a girl who may very well become the mother of the antichrist? Nightangel's journey into terror begins with an incredible act of violence and a sense of dread that will end in a cascade of escalating terror, a vision of horror that will keep the reader turning pages deep into the necessity of a light-filled night.
A River Of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
From tumultous San Francisco in the 1960's to the luxury of the Hollywood Hills, A River Of Time is one man's odyssey, filled with unforgettable women. It is a journey through life, exploring the awe and wonders of love, the pain of loss, and the power of redemption.

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