CD Moulton


Born in Florida, travelled the world as a rock guitarist with some big names in the late sixties, early seventies. Been everything from a high steel worker to longshoreman, from musician to bar owner, and much more. Educated in botany and genetics. Now living in paradise (Panamá!)

Smashwords Interview

When did you begin writing?
Seriously, 1984. I had articles in magazines and such before.
You write about a lot of things. What is your background?
I've done everything from running a concession stand to managing a junkyard, from commercial fishing to high steel worker, and was a professional musician from '67 - 74. I was with some big names, such as Janis Joplin. I've traveled a lot and have lived is several countries.
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After the Old Gods: The Kroon Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Written in 1988. Nominated for award. Eerily like today. The aliens are gone, the religions are gone, there is a plague that could render the Kroon race extinct. There is no time. A group of researchers are moved to an island to work on the problem. Panic and fear are destroying the society at a time when tremendous changes are occurring. Told from several individual perspectives.
Witch Way
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Lester Tatum was, since he was 8 years old, a male/child prostitute, sold by his mother. She is murdered. Lester finds a bankbook with 3 million dollars in it. He wants that money, but knows there isn't a lawyer he can trust. But there is this pretty young witch ....
Moga Me dende?: Fishing Holes and Bullet Holes
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Moga Me Dende? books are mysteries with an added humor. They are description of the way the indigenous people here think, and the difference in their life styles. They have an element of fun, induced by those differences. In this one, #2, there is another murder on the comarca. It is based on greed for gold to fund revolutions. The CIA is involved, so you know it's going to be screwed up.
Moga Me Dende?
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A body, almost beheaded, in a boat on the comarca. It is an obnoxious jerk who was ordered off the comarca the night before. Missionaries? Gold? Weapons? the Cia? This one could be fun!
CD Grimes Collection Two: The Shorts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 191,260. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three books from the CD Grimes, PI series featuring shorts. Murder Quartet, A Question of Murder, Orchids for the Funeral
Flight Of The Maita: Collection One
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 260,120. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of the Flight of the Maita SF series. 4 books featuring short stories. Settling In, Zulians and Robots, "Call Me Tab" and New Beginnings
Murder and Teamwork
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story is based on my experiences and articles on the news. Dave [me] is dead a couple of years, and there are four murders on the comarca that are somehow connected to my cancer cure. It, as from the day it was discovered, is being suppressed. They can't stop me. I'm dead - so they are now killing off people who know about it? It has to stop!
Murder and Detective Stuff in Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,860. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
CD Grimes, Nick Storie, and Clint Faraday take on a few cases in Panama, from Isla Colon to the comarca, from "accidents" to death by snakebite. Black Mamba snakebites? In Panama?
Odd Sorta Murderers
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
4 novellas: Darkness, Beautiful Darkness - the night brings out some strange ... things. Not Quite Dead Enough - there's dead, then there's dead. Insufficient Evidence - you can know, but can you prosecute? A Rite to Kill - some people make common things into too much of a ritual
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A man, 18 yrs. old, leaves a very small town to go to the city for a job. He is offered a job by a boyhood friend at a gym known as a gay hangout. He has zero experience, and it is explained by the friend that his job will be night manager, and there are no other "duties." He can simply say "No!" He is curious. Then the pedophiles in the park. He has zero tolerance for pedophiles.
I Learned Young
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
The story of a young boy who saw two friends in the shed. He experienced his first orgasm. He liked it! He soon went to the park to experience a blow job. He liked it even more! When he was just 18 he went to a gay orgy. He knew what could happen. It did! He LIKED it! He also discovered he was gay. Then ....
MP6 Heku
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Written in 1987. Chillingly like what is going on in the USA, and describes a character who is increasingly insane. It is a contrast piece. Good [the Vood], "Normal" [Tab], and totally evil [Foe].
Common Herb Cures Many Cancers
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
Ambrosia peruviana as a cure for cancer. It is available and cheap, and may be growing in your own yard as a noxious weed. It is safe, having been used in medicine for centuries, and is easy to prepare and use.
Nick Storie Mysteries: Nick and Two Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Two previously published novellas. Happy New Year, A woman attends a politician's new year party and is murdered. That Did It!, a retired woman foils a robbery attempt. The owner of the store is murdered.
Nick Storie Mysteries: Time Will Kill You
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A rather mundane murder. The killer is caught in very short time - but there was a note that led to a man who was supposed to be dead, but wasn't. That meant there was a body to be explained.
Fading Paradise 9
Price: Free! Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2019. Categories: Essay » Legal, Essay » Business
Experiences of investing in Panama. The scams. The corruption, and what can happen to those who trust the system in place. You can lose your entire life savings, with no likely recourse.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
4 books with pedophile based murders. CD Grimes: Bottleneck, Clint Faraday, Death Walks Beside Me/ Dead Drunk/ Flowers for the Grave.
Views and Options
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Literary Erotica
3 mildly erotic stories of people discovering their sexuality.
My Excuses for Being an Author - Autobiographical
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2018. Categories: Essay » Author profile
This is a here-and-there autobiographical that explains part of where my ideas come from. It covers early years to today. It does not contain much about when I was in music or such.
A Mountain of Trouble
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Al Vernon had come to Panama to get away from the crime and sordidity where he was a cop in Atlanta, Georgia. He bought a ranch on Chorcha Mountain and settled down for a peaceful life. He was only 46 years old, and had raised his son and daughter. His wife had died in an accident That was part of why he left the police. It seemed peaceful wasn't in the cards for Al Vernon
Clint Faraday Mysteries: Giveaways Options and Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
4 Clint Faraday novellas. Road Kill - a man exposing corruption is murdered. Dead Still - people tryong to expose an atrocity are murdered. The Murder Option - a man made a joke at the community center that an option was to kill the offenders. He didn't mean to be taken seriously! Dead Giveaway. A scam, murders.
Clint Faraday Mysteries: Aunts Shame Moons and Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A collection of Clint Faraday Mysteries. Dead Aunts, A Bloody Shame, Death Doesn't Wait, Dead Man's Moon. Clint thought he said "Ants." Not the case. Murders of corrupt judges. A kiting "accident" that wasn't. An omen about a death - not that one.
Clint Faraday Mysteries Water Flowers Drunks and Death A Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
4 Clint Faraday Mysteries: Dead Drunk, Dead in the Water, Flowers for the Grave, Where Death Waits A dead drunk [REALLY?!] A ship that disappeared in the Devil's Triangle, a nymphomaniac, and several bodies where cause of death can't be determined - the legend or murder - ir both?
Clint Faraday Mysteries: Talks Deals Causes and Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Clint Faraday. 5 novellas, Dead Man Talking - Killer deal - Dead Serious - Death from Natural Causes - A Vacation to Die For!
Clint Faraday Mysteries: Screams Hits and Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Clint Faraday Mysteries. 4 novellas: A Hit that Missed - Deadly Game - Scream Muddy Murder - Dead Reckoning
Clint Faraday: Pragmatism and Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
4 Clint Faraday mystery novellas. Rest In Pieces - Blood and Gold - Die Trying - Bored to Death
Simple Explanations of Evolution and All That
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Essay » Literature
This is a combination of my theories about evolution, extinction, Chances and Odds, and a bit about the Zero Theory. Why talk about evolution of just us? Why not include of the universe while I'm at it?
3 Watersoaked Mysteries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
3 mysteries involving water and murder. Alicia = a woman is found drowned. It is learned that she was working against an international group trying to gain power by manipulating banking Zenia = A woman, a popular local entertainer, is recruited to help fight the international banking group Maria = a murder on the comarca. About gold? How stupid!
Secure Vaults Often Aren't
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A murder in a secure top secret vault. It was set up to look like a suicide, but that was not possible in such a place. Israeli spies? The dead man was Jewish, as was the CEO of the company. It didn't fit as terrorism, even by the Israeli definition. What was really going on, and who did this deed?
Murder X Four
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
4 novellas.A developer in Florida is murdered. CD investigates and falls in love with the place. He moves there. A young man killed in what seemed a fued thing - then his girlfriend's body is found. A traffic accident that wasn't. Crooked stockbrokers. A druggie execution that leads to Nashville and the music business. Published before in a different form as Florida Quartet.
A Message at Sunset
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A man on vacation on the Caribbean islands meets a beautiful woman. He learns there is some kind of curse on her to make people avoid her when a face appears in the clouds. She says it is someone looking for her. He goes to New Orleans to see if he can use voodoo as well as the one(s) who killed Rick
Murder Mystery Series Samples by C. D. Moulton
Price: Free! Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is sample stories from the three main mystery series I write. CD Grimes is a multimillionaire PI, Nick Storie is a homicide cop, and Clint Faraday is a retired PI fro, Florida who has moved to Bocas del Toro, Panama. The works are more or less like the English style. No graphic sex or violence
Insufficient Evidence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A perfect murder is impossible. You can have an undetected murder, but that is not perfect. So. The best you can do is insufficient evidence. They will know you did it, but can’t prove it. That will have to do.
4 More X Clint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
4 more favorites from the Clint Faraday mysteries # 28 - A Poisonous Personality, # 33 - Die Trying, # 49 - Flowers for the Grave, # 55 - A Vacation to Die For. A vicious woman is poisoned. An Englishman.adventurer is murdered - then comes strolling into town. A nymphomaniac is strangled. A valley girl wins a vacation, and is murdered. These are 4 favorites, so far as sales go.
4 X Clint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,750. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
4 Clint Faraday Mysteries, among the favorites in the series. #2 Daybreak, #19 ... Or So the Gods Said, # 19 A Moving Target, and #24 Death Walks Beside Me. These are, according to sales, 4 of the most popular books in the series. Clint Faraday is a retired detective from Florida who moves to Panama to find more work than he ever did in Florida
3 X CD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 182,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three books from the CD Grimes detective stories. A Question of Murder is a collection of 11 shorter works, Murder, He Guessed is a murder that leads to a huge scam being run against NASA, and Dead File is CD finding an old note in a file, which leads to an investigation, which leads to a Caribbean island paradise
Two Nicks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,270. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Two of the favorites in the Nick Story series. Bon Appetite, a multiple killer, a genius - but a genius in one field may not be so smart in another. Name Your Poison is another serial killer thing, and this killer is clever. It is not a game to Nick. This one has to be stopped - but can he?
10 Miscellaneous Novellas
Price: $8.75 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
10 novellas, from comedy to murder, PI and police procedural, from voodoo to coming of age, and much more
Mountains, Mists, Myths and Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Clinton Faraday's son, Clintonito, is called about a double murder on the comarca near his Quebrada Tula home. Misty Mountain and its myth, platinum, revolutions - what's it all about?
The Best of CD Grimes Pool Party
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old chest found in an old ex-brothel. An old pistol, An old double murder. Can CD solve this one?
The Best of Nick Storie Bad Move
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 48,280. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A murdered FBI agent. The Russian Mafia. Weapons dealers. FBI agents who want all the credit. These people are crazy! Can even Nick Storie solve this one? Written in the time when George W. Bush was president.
Clint Faraday Mysteries - The Shorts
Series: Clint Faraday Mysteries. Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 129,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
23 short murder mysteries from the Clint Faraday series. Clint's ideas change radically over time. He learns pragmatism. He is aided by his attractive nextdoor neighbor in many cases. She is actually very intelligent, but can act the airheaded bimbo to perfection
Maita, TR, T6 and Iggy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,810. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stories "written" by the intelligent spaceships of the Flight of the Maita series. 3 are shorts and one a full length novel. The contrast in the "styles" of the different characters.
Flight of the Maita Book Seventeen: Changes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The story of a young good man who studies the dark arts and tries to use them for the good of all - but can such arts be used for other than evil? This book was nominated for major awards.
The Horror of Seedy Mills
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Author profile
Two dissertations. One, The Horror Approaches, is an essay about the sad state of the USA. The other, The Saga (or whatever) of Seedy Mills is a sort of autobiographical piece that explains some of where I'm coming from.
Comedy, Murders And Weird Happenings: Seven Novellas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,180. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
Seven novellas; Murder by UFO - Darkness, Beautiful Darkness - Paradise and Murder and Such - Dead Issue - A Bloody Nuisance - What a Weekend! - A Twisted Triangle. Murder to comedy to insanity.
Four Fours
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
KILLER VIEW: Photos of a view – that seem to include a murderer. A VERY SCENIC TRAP: A suspicious death. A trap, supposedly to get away from the tension. DEATH AND TAXIS: Haley Storm wants to apply for a position. It’s a terrible day. Nothing is going right. It gets even worse. These people are unreal! REALITY SUCKS! Enough! A situation that just can’t be tolerated anymore
In the Dead of Night
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Harvey Plains is an honorable man, a homicide detective, caught in a corrupt justice system. The last straw is a solid heinous murder case that is thrown out of court. He gets a proposition to work on a tropical island against those same people. He is pragmatic, and sees a way to handle the problem in both places.
Three Witches
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 36,960. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
Three stories involving witchcraft. I live in an area where there is some such practiced, though these are not based on actual experiences.
That's Kind of Weird
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A man who has absolutely nothing in life but blah decides to take a vacation that's different. He throws a dart at a map. Yucatan. Why not? The point was miles from nowhere! What he found was beyond belief.
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