Dick Yaeger


Dick Yaeger lives in Sunnyvale, California, is a retired physicist, former Marine, and active rower, much of which percolates into his novels. If not writing, he might be found at his forge creating iron artwork. He’s a self-taught student of Latin, a 49er and Sharks fan, earlier bagpipe devotee, and the proud admirer of five exciting grandsons.

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First Commandment: A Hunter Quinn Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hunter Quinn’s instincts bring big fees as a private investigator. When a client seeks a ghost-like terrorist who killed his granddaughter in a school shooting, she hesitates. Police are baffled after nine months. After a second school massacre, she goes underground with an anti-gun protest group. Between spontaneous trysts, she uncovers corporate and political conspiracies that threaten her life.
Foulness Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A mysterious letter with Polaroids of an ancient axe leads historian Chloe to England in search of a friend accused of murder. With CIA-agent boyfriend George Saint, the trail leads to an off-limits island used by the government for testing new weapons. Amid rumors of ghosts and a deadly underwater Roman road, an old merchant mariner helps when they discover a link to international lawlessness.
Walls of Wilusa: A Novel of Survival During the Trojan War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Thirteen-year-old twins, Thalia and Alexio, are happy on their farm in the kingdom of Wilusa. But when Greeks invade and their father murdered, they seek refuge behind Troy’s royal walls. Now there are new enemies—starving citizens, soulless mercenaries, and corrupt officials. Trusting only each other, they struggle to remain humane in an inhuman world. When they’re separated, all appears lost.
Myths ReImagined: Modern Views of Classic Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
What if Zeus was a Silicon Valley billionaire? What if Prometheus was a brilliant physicist? What if Saint George was a CIA agent? These and two more short stories reimagine the classic myths as they might occur on the front page of today’s newspaper, in a supermarket tabloid, or on your favorite social media site. The names and stories remain the same, but cast with modern twists and realism.

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