Ray Derby


The author has been deemed an expert on chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) personal protection in the emergency management field, holding positions as a Civil Defense Director, a Civilian Disaster Preparedness Officer for the U.S. Air Force and as a Federal Emergency Coordinator. During his career, he provided CBR expertise and support to five U.S. Presidents.

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Hidden Threats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
As visitors go missing in U.S. national parks, a dog named Queenie prompts the discovery of a plot against the U.S. during the search to find her family. The search team finds an underground facility filled with bicycles and motorcycles...hundreds and hundreds of them. As the search for answers takes on urgency, Queenie becomes an integral member of the team.
Cold Wind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Gen. Darwin briefed the president of the possibility of a soon-to- be terrorist attack on the country. She recognized the indecision in his eyes and waited for his answer. “All right, I want you to take full control of the situation. It's your job to make sure it does not happen!” He turned back to his desk...the meeting was over. He had wiped the whole issue from his hands and left it to her.
The April Fool's Day Nuclear Incident
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The railroad boxcar was on fire and loaded with nuclear material. April Fool’s joke or not, we had to respond.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
I watched through the rearview mirror as the bright orb, the size of a basketball, streaked toward us, then passed a few feet over our vehicle and shot up into the dark sky and disappeared.
The Shadow Government
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but a single picture could not describe the horrifying struggle of good and evil that is portrayed in the pages of this thriller. The Shadow Government propels you through the uncharted passages of a diabolical journey of actions and counter actions in an attempt to save the American people from biological terrorism.
Clouds of Deception
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The U.S. president goes missing while secretly visiting the newest relocation facility. As mandated by law, the vice-president assumes the duties and finds he likes the office, thus cancelling all search and rescue operations. Nevertheless, outside forces don't want either man to be president and within days, they are on the move to change the American way of life forever.
Bradley's Ghost
Price: Free! Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bradley’s Ghost is a compelling story of one man’s quest to find those responsible for attempting to destroy the fabric of the American culture. Diabolical events lead FBI Agent Bradley through a maze of deceit at the highest levels of government, a biological attack on the citizens, and a desperate endeavor to find those responsible. And only Bradley’s ghost can provide the answers.