Alan Payne


Alan Payne is a freelance commercial writer and former military journalist. He lives on a private lake in Virginia with his wife, three dogs, and a cat. He is active in animal rescue and fostering.


The Rockets' Red Glare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,520. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The quiet life of a small town sheriff in rural Virginia takes a grisly turn when a brutal murder happens on her new turf. But when more mutilated bodies turn up, the darkest secret of all will lead to something far more sinister than a serial killer—something that could devastate her tiny county and shake the roots of national security.
The Nerd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Albert Luderman was new in town. He didn't know the unstated rules. He was in for a big hurt. Or was he?
The Q Conspiracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Pulitzer for investigative journalism is the only major award Jonathon Stone has never won. But when Leo Zimmer crashes head on into his life with a ragged tale of blackmail aimed at the highest echelons of government and diplomacy, Stone is drawn deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could send shock waves throughout the Western world and spread glee throughout Islam.
Black Horizon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,970. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
MURDER ON CAPITOL HILL. A sinuous trail, leading from a seedy loan shark to a homeless indigent to a legendary treasure worth millions, draws retired General Jake Starky and his fiance Kelly Smith into a mire of betrayal, lies and deception. But when Starky stumbles into the crosshairs of a covert CIA/FBI operation and becomes prey to a paramilitary force, the stakes turn deadly. MYSTERY, ROMANCE

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adventure    murder    mystery    political    romance    serial killings    short story    thriller    underdog