Dave Harvey


I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1951.
I spent my early years in Linbro Park, a suburb of Johannesburg, on a small holding of peach trees, asparagus and rhubarb, exploring the long disused next-door cemetery, avoiding snakes and grandpa’s beady eyes. (And they were eyes that missed nothing).
From there the family relocated to a farm in Chingola, Northern Rhodesia (later Zambia).
Given the farm was carved out of virgin forest, it was back to avoiding snakes and other denizens of the thick bush – but all good learning curves.
From Zambia the family relocated to Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe) and from there I attended university in South Africa.
Somehow it seemed that all of my school years were spent at isolated boarding schools, buried deep in the bush in both Northern Rhodesia and Rhodesia, which may account for a lot of my quirks.
After the bush war, when Rhodesia became Zimbabwe, I emigrated back to South Africa where I now live in Cape Town.

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Retribution Book 1 - Seeds of Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,530. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Three lifelong friends are sucked into something totally at odds with their world, their Hout Bay dream threatened by the Camps Bay drug and abalone poaching world.
When the Sun Blinked Book 3 - The Lions
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 133,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the new world the Survivors inhabit, they have barely ten square kilometers of space to live in. They are restricted by the huge wetland at the one end and nothing after the aircraft wreck they’d discovered.
When the Sun Blinked Book 2 - The Soldiers
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 171,330. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As the awful truth unfolds, each day brings new challenges, hopes, threats and the dangers that wait in careless mistakes. These are brutal reminders of their circumstances, leading to their first death since the crash.

When the Sun Blinked Book 1 - Search for the Truth
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 132,870. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A routine flight from New York to Cape Town becomes anything but when it is caught in a suspected massive solar event and crashes, leaving a handful of survivors. These survivors are left dealing with the aftermath of the crash.

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