Mark Terry


Mark Terry is the author of the Derek Stillwater thrillers, THE DEVIL'S PITCHFORK, THE SERPENT'S KISS, and THE FALLEN, as well as several standalone thrillers, including DIRTY DEEDS, CATFISH GURU, and DANCING IN THE DARK. Born in Flint, Michigan in 1964, he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in microbiology and public health, which has informed his Derek Stillwater thrillers and other fiction. After spending 18 years working in clinical genetics, he turned to writing full time. When not writing or reading, Mark Terry is a gym rat, lifting weights, biking, running, kayaking, studying Sanchin-Ryu karate, and playing the guitar. Otherwise he spends his time with his wife and two sons in Michigan.

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Crystal Storm
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,650. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Former army researcher, Dr. Doug Shepherd, has been out of the military for nine years when the U.S. Army re-activates his status. Within 48 hours Shep finds himself at a secret scientific military installation in Antarctica, tasked with finishing the work of a scientist who committed suicide—or was murdered. But something is dangerously wrong at Camp Crystal. Deep within the bowels of the experi
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A serial killer known as the Chemist has ravaged the city of Chicago, finally stopped by Lieutenant Sandra Beach. Now, only days later, she is approached by Dr. Derek Stillwater, Special Agent with Homeland Security. Together, Stillwater and Beach, with the clock ticking, will hunt a copycat killer.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Derek Stillwater and CIA agent John Hammond, while investigating possible poison gas attacks in war-torn Syria, come face to face with an al Qaeda splinter group and barely escape with their lives. But the two men have created an enemy, a brilliant madman who will stop at nothing to wreak vengeance on them.
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It's 1991. Derek Stillwater, fresh out of Army Special Forces, is on his first undercover mission for the Central Intelligence Agency - infiltrate a pharmaceutical company in Cuba to determine if they are manufacturing biological weapons. Nothing in Cuba is as it seems - and neither is Derek's mission.
The Fortress of Diamonds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
16-year-old Jericho Miles's father, famous archaeologist, Roger Miles, disappears over the Arizona desert in his small plane, assumed dead. But Jericho is left a coded message by her father that suggests he is very much alive and in pursuit of the fabled Fortress of Diamonds. And now she and Ashley McGregor must race against time to find the Fortress of Diamonds and rescue her father.
The Serpent's Kiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,050. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A terrorist calling himself the Serpent unleashes sarin gas in a Detroit restaurant during the breakfast rush, killing 52. Called in to "investigate, coordinate and evaluate," Homeland Security troubleshooter Derek Stillwater finds himself assigned to work with FBI babysitter Jill Church. But the first attack is just the beginning, and only Derek Stillwater can stop the Serpent from more killing.
The Devil's Pitchfork
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,210. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It is called Chimera M13. It is the most dangerous biological weapon on the planet. It is locked away in a vault. Terrorists calling themselves The Fallen Angels steal it. They intend to use it. Only one man stands between The Fallen Angels and Armageddon. Dr. Derek Stillwater, troubleshooter for the Department of Homeland Security is that man. All hell is about to break loose...
Freelance Writing For A Living
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
An essential guide to starting and maintaining a freelance writing career. This must-read how-to buy freelance writer, editor, author and ghostwriter Mark Terry covers where to find jobs, the types of jobs available, how to determine pay, how to contact possible clients, how to treat it like a business and much more.
Deadly By The Dozen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Twelve Short Stories of Murder and Mayhem written by an eclectic group of writers. Ranging from tough and gritty to light and comic and every landscape in between, DEADLY BY THE DOZEN promises to entertain, chill, thrill and inspire. Edited by award-winning thriller author Mark Terry.

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