E. Clay


Never in a million years did I ever think I would become a writer, or that I would find it so fullfilling and rewarding. If the test of a true passion is the love of its drudgery, then I am certifiably hooked. The entire writing experience is a joy.

I created this webpage so you can follow my works and hear the latest news on my progress. I enjoy communicating with my readers and reviewers about my characters, my plots and most importanly my message. If you ask me a question, I will make every effort to respond in a timely manner.

Where to find E. Clay online


Mogadishu Diaries Bloodlines
Nine months before Blackhawk Down, US Marines launched its first major offensive against Mogadishu's militias. There are many theories that explain how Mohamed Farrah Aidid won the cat and mouse game. This is my personal first hand account...

YouTube Review for Mogadishu Diaries
In this discussion video Roz & Marc talk about the riveting book Mogadishu Diaries. Roz helps sum the book up, while Mark shares insight from a former police officer's perspective.

The Crossover
The Kindle Book Review discuss E. Clay's latest novel The Crossover.


Flagrant Misconduct
Price: Free! Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Flagrant Misconduct is based on the true story of one of the greatest high school athletes you never heard of, narrated by his best friend and teammate. It takes place in the late 1970s against the backdrop of school desegregation. The author tastefully addresses the darker side of family relations, race relations, bullying, and the pursuit of absolute dominance in high school sports at any cost.
My Name is Elijah
Price: Free! Words: 27,120. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
This story is a fictionalized account of extraordinary but real events and its impact on an average family. For some, this fast-paced action drama will challenge your belief system; for others, it will affirm your faith. What happens when psychics and prophets both foresee imminent upheaval for your family? Is there hope for escape? Only one man knows the answer. Can you see Christ in the cover?
Insider Threat: The Mogadishu Diaries 1992-1993
Price: Free! Words: 40,740. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This story is a fictional account of the mission and execution of the neutralization of a sensitive intelligence collaborator that potentially endangered the lives and welfare of the men and women who supported Operation Restore Hope, a UN Humanitarian mission that erupted into violence in 1993. The US Marine Corps sent the 6th Counterintelligence Team to disrupt the threat.
LUCID Nightmare
Price: Free! Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Author E. Clay's new novella LUCID Nightmare is a paranormal thriller about the nexus between the sleep state and the spirit world. Fiction inspired by my personal experiences from March to November 2016.
The Syndicate: Operation Valiant Exodus
Price: Free! Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
As the US celebrated its first woman President, the country mourned the disintegration of race relations after a series of landmark court decisions that seemed to shield the law enforcement community. Enter a woman of influence, a man of faith and an officer of the law: a formidable trio whose love for their country would help put America back on the trajectory of greatness.
Fade to Black: Sometimes the Truth Really is Inconvenient
Price: Free! Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » General
Two childhood friends torn and separated by betrayal are reunited in the US Marine Corps thirteen years later. Their reunion takes a twist when Clay’s friend emerges from a horrific accident a changed man from Traumatic Brain Injury—a person with interesting new talents and diminished capabilities.
The Crossover
Price: Free! Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A psychic street performer whose act is classified "for entertainment purposes only" becomes indoctrinated into the real world of the paranormal. Inspired by true paranormal events.
The Seduction of Monet Dawson: Confessions of a Military Wife
Price: Free! Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » General
Monet Dawson is an everyday woman leading a typical life as a military spouse just outside Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton. One day, Monet encounters a gentleman with a unique skill set who causes her to question everything she knows about love and happiness. Will she dismiss the only love she has ever known for a fantasy, or will she remain true to her principles. Based on a true story.
The Mogadishu Diaries Bloodlines 1992-1993
Price: Free! Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Mogadishu Diaries Bloodlines is based on my personal experience as a US Marine peacekeeper during Operation Restore Hope from 9 December 1992 until 21 March 1993. One of my unit's most dangerous missions was the pursuit of a beloved and revered Somali warlord named Mohamed Farrah Aidid. This is my personal account...

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