Ben DeWitt


Ben DeWitt was an officer in the U.S. Army field artillery for ten years. He served two combat tours in Viet Nam, the first with the First Infantry Division and the second with the Military Advisory Command Viet Nam, living with the Vietnamese military on the Cambodian border. He has worked in the oil fields of Wyoming, Michigan and Texas, mined copper in the open pits of Arizona and worked as a mechanic a thousand feet underground in Wyoming. DeWitt has raced cars and motorcycles most of his life and still does when the time and opportunity present themselves. He currently writes full time in Pueblo, Colorado.

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Death of a Hummingbird
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011 by Oso Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Death of a general, an FBI agent, CIA operatives, retired police officers, a trucker named Trish and...a hummingbird. Colonel Cody Watson could be next if he doesn't figure out who's behind the murders and what they want that's on a computer disk stamped with an omega emblem. Leaving a trail of bodies, his search takes him from the nation's capital to the Idaho headquarters of Fire Base Inc.
Some Day, Some Way
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Oso Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Young warriors and old soldiers join forces once again to fight a new kind of war. In the Arizona desert in 1974, illegal drug trafficking has become big business on the U.S.- Mexico border and it's up to "Houer's Marauders" to hold the line. Al Houer, William B. Booth, ETS and Wilson join the rest of the team to use their skills protecting their land and their way of life.
The Third Valley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Oso Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The adventures of Al Houer and William B. Booth continue as they join young warriors to fight Southeast Asian battles in this action-packed military thriller.
No Other Way
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,990. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011 by Oso Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
America is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War and honoring the commitment of the veterans who served. In this gripping story of war and intrigue, two of those soldiers are caught between duty and honor as The Korean War makes unlikely partners of Lt. Houer and Cpl. Booth who become part of the fledgling CIA and the infamous TP Stole Affair.
Nobody Dies in Mexico
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010 by Oso Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Is it the Russians? The Venezuelans? The Arabs? Or is it the Mexican drug cartels who want Pat Rogers dead? He and his team of old friends are running out of time and luck in their search for answers. From today’s headlines, DeWitt tells a global story that connects drug deals with arms sales and political intrigues.
Old Friends, Old Enemies, Old Wars
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010 by Oso Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pat Rogers, the mystery novel author, was happy to create his own characters and make sure the good guys won. But when real killers with real bullets come after him, he must return to his own violent past to survive. Rogers calls together old friends, who just happen to have been government-trained assassins during the Viet Nam war, to take on old enemies.

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