D C Grant

Biography

D C Grant was born in Manchester, England but she didn’t stay there for long as the family moved to Lowestoft, Suffolk when she was four. She didn’t stay here for long either, moving to South Africa with her family when she was thirteen. This is where she found that she liked words to string words together and create a story out of thin air. Just when she thought her inter-continental moving days were over, she moved to New Zealand with husband and two daughters. Here she was first published by Scholastic NZ Ltd.
Since then she has proceeded to write and publish books, expanding into digital ebooks as the format became more popular. While her first few books are set in New Zealand, later books expand into other parts of the world, drawing on her experiences whilst living in other countries.
Her favorite authors are Lee Child and Bernard Cornwell and, while she reads diversely, she leans towards the mystery/thriller and historical fiction. So it is only right that she writes in these genres for children and young adults.
D C Grant lives in a New York loft style apartment in Auckland, New Zealand with a slightly psychotic cat called Candy and drinks lots of coffee to power her through the late night writing sessions – because she’s a night owl!
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https://www.goodreads.com/D_C_Grant
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Books

Inertia
Pre-release—available August 22, 2015. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: American English. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
As a storm descends on Washington, DC, Jason finds himself in the midst of a hostile takeover. As a power outage plunges the city into darkness, Jason must find a way out while evading the gunmen. When it comes crucial to his survival will Jason rely on his self defense skills or use an unfamiliar weapon. Which will he choose?
Jason Shaw Mystery Series Boxset
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,470. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The first three books in the Jason Shaw Mystery Series. Jason is the fourteen year old son of a Seattle police detective who seems to attract trouble. Follow his adventures as he investigates the high speed crash in which his parents were involved, escape from the back country of Yellowstone Park and rescue his best friend Ben from desperate kidnappers.
Maneuvers
Series: Jason Shaw Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Jason's best friend Ben is kidnapped will do all he can to help rescue his friend. To do so he will have to conquer his greatest fear but is his determination enough to save both himself and Ben?
Velocity
Series: Jason Shaw Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Far from civilization, in the back country of Yellowstone Park, Jason realizes that there is more at stake than his own life. With a threat not just to himself, but also national security, can Jason outwit and outrun a man with a gun?
Speed
Series: Jason Shaw Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 34,610. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Jason’s parents are involved in a high speed crash, Jason knows it wasn't just an accident - someone wants them dead. Can he save not only himself but those closest to him?
What Love Is
Series: Life is Tough, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,360. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00)
Seventeen and pregnant, Gina has some tough decisions to make - should she marry the father of her baby? When her grandmother goes into a rest home, Gina finds her great-grandmother’s diary, written during the Second World War, and discovers a disturbing family secret. As she follows the tragic tale in the diary, she begins to understand what love is - will this help her make the right decision?
Where The Flag Floats
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
Pursued through the streets of Sydney, Sam Galloway is saved by a navy deserter, however this chance encounter leads him to a doomed ship and a struggle to survive in pounding seas. Can Sam survive to recover the precious object that connects him to his father and the family he never knew he had?
Three Times Dead
Series: Life is Tough, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Christian » Historical
(4.00)
After being involved in a serious car crash, Bevan comes close to losing his life. The appearance of an old Maori man heralds the beginning of strange dreams which follow the events of New Zealand's Waikato War of 1863. Who is the Maori warrior called Haki and what is his connection to Bevan? The answers can only be found in another time and place when Bevan dies again.
In Too Deep
Series: Life is Tough, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00)
When Josh becomes the target of the school bully, he is humiliated and only finds solace in the shore breaks at Piha, West Auckland. When he is forced to make a critical decision, will he conquer his resentment and do the right thing, or allow his anger to place others at risk?

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