J. D. Webb


J. D. (Dave) Webb resides in Illinois. Dave served in the Security Service of the Air Force as a Chinese linguist and weather analyst in Viet Nam and the Philippines prior to spending 25 years in corporate management. A company purge promoted him to cobbler and he owned a shoe repair and sales shop for 11 years. But being a full-time author, always a dream, became a reality in 2002. Dave has garnered several awards. A short story called The Key to Christmas placed third in the 2006 La Belle Lettre literary contest. His first novel Shepherd’s Pie won a publisher’s Golden Wings Award for excellence in writing. His second novel Moon Over Chicago was a top ten finisher in the 2008 Preditors and Editors Poll in the mystery category and was a finalist in the prestigious 2008 Eppie awards by the Electronic Publishing Internet Connection. He is also the Owner and Moderator of the Publishing and Promoting Yahoo group with over 1000 international members.

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Her Name Is Mommy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chicago PI, Mike Shepherd spots a child silently crying on an otherwise empty mall bench. Mike and his fiancé try to help four-year-old Madison. A surveillance tape reveals one hour earlier a man had kidnapped Madison’s mother. Mike must rescue the woman despite dealing with a disgruntled federal officer
Moon Over Chicago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When cobbler Fulton Moon meets the beautiful Lucy Mathews, she asks him to help her escape her abusive florist husband. An easy task for the amateur sleuth. But nothing is ever easy around Lucy and soon the muggings, a kidnapping, blackmail and, oh yes, even murder begins.
Shepherd's Pie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Detective Mike Shepherd chases sadistic Ferlin Husky Lewis, a self-proclaimed survivalist, who escaped from police. Shepherd ruins his only suit, misses an important dinner date, and loses Lewis. Ferlin, so incensed by Mike chasing him, decides to murder Mike and anyone who gets in the way.

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Latest book: Long Held Lake Secrets.
Published November 30, 2023.