Erik Hanberg has been a writer all his life. Novels, screenplays, plays, even a stray poem or two. He lives in Tacoma Washington with his wife Mary and his new daughter. In addition to writing novels, he was elected in 2011 as a park commissioner on the park board of Tacoma.
The Lattice Trilogy
Byron Shaw can track and find anyone on Earth. Except the people who tried to kill him.
By 2081, privacy no longer exists. The Lattice enables anyone to re-live any moment of your life. People can experience past and present events—or see into the mind of anyone, living or dead.
Most people love it. Some want to destroy it.
Colonel Byron Shaw has just saved the Lattice from the most dangerous attack in its history. Now he must find those responsible. But there’s a question nobody’s asking: does the Lattice deserve to be saved?
The answer may cost him his life.
Arthur Beautyman Mysteries
The Saints Go Dying (2010), The Marinara Murders (2011), and The Con Before Christmas (2012) are about Arthur Beautyman, a computer hacker turned detective. All three books can be easily enjoyed as stand-alone mysteries.
Helping Small (and Very Small) Nonprofits
Based on his years of nonprofit fundraising, marketing, and leadership, Hanberg published "The Little Book of Gold," a fundraising guide for small (and very small) nonprofits and The "Little Book of Likes," a social media guide for small (and very small) nonprofits.
When he was just 23, Erik Hanberg was hired to run a non-profit arts organization with an annual budget just over $600,000. Two years later, he had increased the budget to $800,000, and increasing fundraising more than 400%.
Since then he has worked in development at multi-million dollar non-profit, and has volunteered on many boards.
He was most recently the Executive Director of a small civic non-profit and currently sits on the distribution committee for a foundation that gives away more than $200,000 a year.
Where to find Erik Hanberg online
Where to buy in print
The Lead Cloak
By Erik Hanberg
Published: October 15, 2013.
Privacy is a thing of the past. Which makes the ability to keep a secret the ultimate power.
The Lattice--humanity’s most staggering creation. It allows its users to experience past and present events-or see into the mind of anyone, living or dead. Most people love it. Some want to destroy it.
Three Arthur Beautyman Mysteries
By Erik Hanberg
Published: May 10, 2013.
This is a specially priced box set of three mysteries in the Arthur Beautyman series (#1, #2, #3). It includes The Saints Go Dying, The Marinara Murders, and The Con Before Christmas (a novella).
The Little Book of Likes: Social Media for Small (and Very Small) Nonprofits
The Little Book of Likes is dedicated to helping small (and very small) nonprofits build an audience on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
This short guide leads Executive Directors and nonprofit marketing managers through the ins and outs of a simple social media strategy that is effective and sustainable.
The Con Before Christmas [A Novella]
Her identity and her life savings stolen just before Christmas, Ruth Beautyman and her son Arthur must chase down the con artists who took everything. Together they must come to terms with the challenges of their own relationship as mother and son, business partners, and detectives.
This novella is approximately 22,000 words (roughly 90 pages).
The Little Book of Gold: Fundraising for Small (and Very Small) Nonprofits
The Little Book of Gold is dedicated to helping small (and very small) non-profits unlock their fundraising potential. Avoid common pitfalls and get tips on proven methods that work.
This short guide helps new Executive Directors, active board chairs, and other key staff in charge of fundraising to learn the basics of professional and sustainable fundraising.
The Marinara Murders
A grown man living in his mother's basement, disgraced detective Arthur Beautyman knows his life has fallen off a cliff. But that doesn't mean he has to be happy about his mother's solution to his woes: volunteering him to solve a case for her favorite bridge partner. Oh, and to make matters worse, she wants to be his partner on the case as well ...
The Saints Go Dying
Arthur Beautyman, a computer hacker turned detective, is hunting a serial killer targeting modern day saints. Against him is an unscrupulous reality TV show and a member of his own department, who doesn't know the hacker she's tailing is in the office next door. It's a deadly cat-and-mouse game set against the lights of Hollywood.
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