David Callinan

Biography

David Callinan is a novelist and musician/songwriter. He is the author of the sci-fi classic 'Fortress Manhattan' and has recently released the first of a thriller series featuring ex assassin, ex cop and ex monk, Mike Delaney titled 'The Immortality Plot'. Other near-the-knuckle thrillers include: 'Knife Edge'; 'An Angel On My Shoulder' and 'Bodyswitch'.

He has re-released the bestselling holistic guide to health, wealth and happiness 'The 10-Minute Miracle'.

He also writes for young adults and children. The first of his scientific/magical, dystopian trilogy 'The Kingdoms Of Time And Space' has been published' 'Kingdom Of The Nanosaurs' and also the first in a chapter book series for 7-10 year olds 'The Weather Kids And The Rainbow Superhighway'.

David Callinan is Anglo-Irish, born into a family from Limerick in the west of Ireland who grew up in the UK. After busking all over Europe he rediscovered Irish music and formed The Spalpeens playing all over the UK, Europe and Ireland touring with The Dubliners, Sweeney's Men, The Chieftains and many others.

He appeared in films such as The Lion In Winter (Peter O'Toole, Katherine Hepburn) and Sinful Davey (John Hurt) and scores of television advertisements (was even directed by the late, great John Huston).

Later, he formed Urban Clearway, touring and performing with artists such as Elton John, Billy Connolly, Rod Stewart and Long John Baldry.

He co-wrote a Celtic rock opera for the Edinburgh Festival. 'Pucka-Ri' starred a young Pierce Brosnan and became one of the hits of the Fringe, before transferring to the Arts Theatre in London.

Latterly, an earlier spacey, folk-rock album, 'Freedom's Lament', recorded by Callinan-Flynn, has emerged as a highly sought after title on the Internet - and new wave Irish chanteur Sean Tyrrell has recorded a number of his songs on recent albums.

All David's books are available via his website as are downloads of recent music tracks and earlier, 60s, material.

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The 10-Minute Miracle
By David Callinan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Beat Recession Depression. Read this bestselling holistic guide to health, wealth and happiness reissued as an ebook.
The Weather Kids
By David Callinan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
Chapter books for children 7-10 years of age. First book in series:' The Weather Kids and the Rainbow Superhighway' Linzi Lightning (USA), Tommy Thunder (Australia), Rebecca Rain (UK), Wu-Shi Wind (China), Sofia Snow (Russia) and Sami Sunshine (Brazil) are the Weather Kids. They are given special powers over the weather by The Weather God but must use their powers to help people and the plane
Kingdom Of The Nanosaurs
By David Callinan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
First book in the YA fantasy trilogy 'The Kingdoms Of TIme And Space'. Morgan Lane (15), his sidekick, Lin Rainbow and pet orangutan, WInston, must reprogram the omniverse and protect 'The Cosmic Algorithm' and the secret of reversing climate change from a possessed scientist after the animal kingdom vanishes from Earth.The scientist creates Nanosaurs - replacement artificial animals.
An Angel On My Shoulder
By David Callinan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
One man, one angel, one prophecy, one quest An angel group chooses an ordinary man for an extraordinary destiny. He must transcribe the words of the new Messiah – alive on Earth today but who cannot read or write. But dark forces are gathering to stop him at all costs.
Knife Edge
By David Callinan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,710. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
They craved beauty, riches and immortality. And they will stop at nothing. Two brilliant but ugly losers are tormented at college by 'the handsome rich boy who has it all'. If only they could be transformed into beautiful creatures and take over his life and fortune. Would they kill to get what they want?
Bodyswitch
By David Callinan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,840. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
You think your body belongs to you – think again. Jack Madigan has the perfect life, until his pregnant wife is mown down in a hit and run by a street killer. But he is given one last chance to say goodbye to her on 'the other side'. But there is a price to pay. He must allow a recently departed soul to enter his body and live again in the hope of redemption. Guess who?
The Immortality Plot
By David Callinan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,590. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
Former US government assassin, police enforcer and reclusive monk, Mike Delaney, cracks the global 'Renaissance Project' and wreaks vengeance on the contract serial killer known as 'The Priest' in this high-octane thriller.

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