Gavin Coleman

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Gavin Coleman lives with his wife and 3 children in central Florida. Dakota is a ten-year-old budding author with Asperger's Syndrome. He created and is continuing to write the Dakota Dragon series of stories for children. More stories as well as audio formats will soon be available.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I am currently working on Book 2 of the Jai'Quel Wars Trilogy. It will tentatively be titled Wings of Fire. There are lots of new stories and ideas that I want to write about the world of Avachyle. I will also continue to work on short stories for the Heroes and Villains series.
Who are your favorite authors?
My all-time favorite author is Robert Jordan and the Wheel of Time series. I am also a fan of Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman and Piers Anthony.
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Where to find Gavin Coleman online


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Dakota Dragon Goes to the Future
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Dakota Dragon builds a machine to travel to the future, but something goes wrong...
Dakota Dragon and the Tornado
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon gets sucked up into a tornado! He gets hurt in the storm. Will Dakota Dragon die? Is this the last in the Dakota Dragon saga?
Dakota Dragon Zombie Hazards
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
After an evening of fun with his friends, Dakota Dragon finds himself fighting for his life against Zombies!
Dakota Dragon Lands on the Moon
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon rides on the rocket ship to the moon and becomes the first dragon to land on the moon!
Dakota Dragon and the Earthquake
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon is stuck in the middle of an Earthquake! He needs to help rescue his friend Sasha and other people in the town!
Dakota Dragon Flies High
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 700. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon and his friends Sasha and Ryan think it would be cool to take an airplane ride!
Dakota Dragon Enters the Mine World
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon and his friends Sasha and Ryan try to decide what game they want to play. They play three games, the last of which is Minecraft. They have fun until a zombie attacks and Sasha is hurt! Dakota goes off on an adventure through the mine world to rescue her.
Dakota Dragon Goes Boat Racing
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon and his friends Sasha and Ryan purchase some boats and race them in the river. When Ryan doesn't show up at the finish line, Dakota and Sasha go back to search for him. Together they go home and talk about the fun they had.
Dakota Dragon and the Steam Train
Series: Dakota Dragon Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Gavin Coleman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon has fun driving a Steam Train around the world. He travels from Florida to New York and to London and back. He shares the story with his friends Sasha Snake and Ryan Rooster.

Books

The Last Hope of Honor (Isamael Dra'Karzevsky)
Series: Heroes and Villains of Avachyle, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
isamael Dra'karzevsky is a knight of the kingdom of Russkoffity. The knights used to serve the god Gartraynis, but have since been taken over by the evil Jai'Quel. Isamael works as a double agent to earn the loyalty of his superiors while he gathers support to eventually overthrow the evil that has taken over their kingdom.
Wings of Flame (Kier'darack)
Series: Heroes and Villains of Avachyle, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kier'darack is the dragon who caused so much destruction and terror to Avachyle and the Halevens. This short story tells they of the youth and beginning of this evil dragon. His parents Rana and Boldwing try to impart good and noble attitudes in the young dragon, but the evil god Jai'Quel has different ideas. He seeks to turn Kier'darack into a heartless killer.
Dakota Dragon Children's Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This story combines the first four parts of the Dakota Dragon series that introduces the characters.
Dakota Dragon's Tribute to the Armed Forces
Series: Dakota Dragon, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon learns about the bravery of his Daddy Dragon. He sends him a letter telling him about how proud he is and how he wants him to come home soon.
Rayna Rhino Joins the Club
Series: Dakota Dragon, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Rayna Rhino is sad because she feels like she doesn't belong anyway. She discovers Wylie Wolf and together they come up with the idea of a secret club using her secret cave hideout. All the other friends love the idea and warmly accept Rayna Rhino into their friendship.
Kaitee Kangaroo Moves In
Series: Dakota Dragon, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Kaitee Kangaroo and her family move into the area and she is scared that she will not have any friends. She meets Sammy Squirrel, Dakota Dragon, Wiley Wolf and Eric Eagle and has the best time! Kaitee learns that it isn't that bad to move!
Dakota Dragon's New Friends
Series: Dakota Dragon, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dakota Dragon is looking for his mother and along the way finds several new friends. He learns the importance of friendship and being nice to others on his journey.
The Dragon Swords
Series: Heroes and Villains of Avachyle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A series of 10 short stories telling about the trials that a small group of dragons must face as they battle against an evil human tyrant who threatens to destroy them all.
The Dragon Prince of Avachyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Gavin Haleven, the King of Avachyle discovers an evil plot against his kingdom, led by none other than his twin sister. He and his wife Faith are blessed with the birth of their firstborn son through rather unconventional ways. Unknown to them, their son is linked to their world of Tetron and the far distant world of Earth. The evil that threatens Avachyle also reigns on Earth in more subtle ways.

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