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March 25, 2014

Hello. I am giving some of my books away free this week at Smashwords.com The following book will be free until March 30th as long as you enter the adjacent code.
Tales From The Lost Highway. DD252
The Battle for Europa QM87T
The Battle for Mars NS85U
The House on Maple Street: An Erotic Horor Story: VZ72C

I hope eveyone that wants to downloads one of my books and enjoys the read. If you do, please leave a review.
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Published on March 25, 2014 20:25 • 59 views • Tags: bikers, erotica, horror, motorcycles, paranormal, sex, space, space-ships-haunted-house, zombie

March 2, 2013

If you've read the stories in the Caveman Action Adventure Stories, the you'll love Tales From the Lost Highway(The Caveman Action Adventure Series Omnibus.) In Tales From the Lost Highway you get the original stories in the series plus six more that have never been published before. Follow Caveman from Biker Heaven to the pits of Biker Hell as he tries to protect his bros in the Road Dogs MC. In celebration of the release of Tales From the Lost Highway and Smashwords.com's Read an E-Book week, all of my books at Smashwords.com will me free starting Midnight March 3rd until Midnight March 9th. Just click the ling below to go to my book page then click the link for the book. Should you chose to download one of my books, shoot me an email and let me know what you think and please post a review. I look forward to hearing from you.
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Published on March 02, 2013 20:45 • 141 views • Tags: biker-fiction, free-ebooks, ghost, horror, smashwords-com, vampires, werewolves, zombies

June 30, 2012

In celebration of just reaching 100 fans on goodreads, 1000 followers on Twitter and in concert with Smashwords 2012 Summer/Winter sale,all of my self published eBooks are free, from July 1st to July 31st. That includes the entire Cave Man action Adventure series. You can get the following stories free:
Biker Heaven
The Devil's Punch Bowl
Bring a Brother Home
Lead Belly
The Woolly Boys
and the latest installment,
The Dark Rider.

Just go to smashwords.com and enter the following code: SSWIN

If you download and read any of my eBooks or any of my other books it would be way cool if you would post a review. Also you can shoot me an email at davidhdonaghe@yahoo.com and let me know what you think. I love hearing from my readers, and I would love it if you would down load some of these books.
Until next time, I'll keep reading, writing and riding my motorcycle.

Peace out.
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Published on June 30, 2012 20:56 • 148 views • Tags: biker-fiction, bikers, free-ebooks, ghost, motorcycles, vampires-short-stories, werewolves, zombies

May 11, 2012

If you've had a look at my profile and checked out the books that I have written, you've noticed that I like motorcycles. I have a variety of interest when it come to reading, and writing. I enjoy science fiction, paranormal, westerns, thrillers and horror. I mix them up somewhat with my Cave Man action adventure series. In celebration of my new Biker Fiction novel, Thunder Road, I am launching the give away of the first installment of my Cave Man action adventure series, Biker Heaven. You can download it at Smashwords for free. That is a forever deal. You can also get Biker Heaven free at Amazon.com.



The latest installment, The Woolly Boys is free until June 10th. Just enter the following code: RW45Q


If you purchase Thunder Road, or any of my other books that are available in print or download, (not counting the Cave Man series) and send me a copy of your receipt in an email, and I will send you the PRMO codes for an additional eBook from my Cave Man action adventure series.

Why am I doing this? Because I think you'll like the books. All I ask is that you post a review. I would also like to hear from my readers. Feel free to go to post a comment or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you. Until next time, I'll keep doing what I do best: reading, writing and riding my motorcycle.

PS. I am still looking for 100 fans right now, I have 93. I'm almost there. As soon as I reach 100 fans I will offer all of my Cave Man short stories for free at Smashwords, so if you stop by my page, click the fan button.
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Published on May 11, 2012 20:59 • 161 views • Tags: action-adventure, biker-fiction, cave-man, free-ebooks, giveaways, horror, motorcycles, paranormal, thrillers, thunder-road

April 4, 2012

If you like hot gritty action, involving, booze, loose women, men on motorcycles and rock and roll, then you'll like my new novel, Thunder Road. In celebration of its release, I am offering two free eBooks to anyone who buys a copy, either in print or download. Read all about it on my blogspot page!

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Published on April 04, 2012 05:43 • 140 views • Tags: action-adventure, bikers, free-ebooks, motorcycle-clubs, motorcycles

February 28, 2012

I'd like to give a big shout out to all my Goodreads friends. I have 1364 friends, but I only have 70 fans. I would like to encourage my friends to click the fan button. When I reach 100 fans, I will offer all of my self published eBooks on Smashwords free for two weeks. Next month my new novel, Thunder Road comes out. If you like action, then you'll like this book. Right now I am trying to reach more readers and increase my fan base, so if you're a Goodreads friend, click the fan button, if you're not then send me a friends request and click the fan button, but keep checking back on my profile and when you see that I've reached the magic number, go to Smashwords and get your free eBook. Peace out.
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Published on February 28, 2012 20:51 • 165 views • Tags: blogs, david-donaghe, ebooks, fans, free-ebooks, readers

January 22, 2012

Below is my latest blog post. It first appeared on my Blog Spot page, but first I thought I would let you know what happening with me. My new Action Adventure/ thriller novel, Thunder Road is set for release in March. I am looking forward to it. If you like my blog feel free to follow me on Blog Spot, face book and twitter. Next month I will post a blog about one of my all time favorite singers and song writers, Mr. Bob Dylan. I hope you enjoy this post.

Gun Trouble
Everyone knows that we live in violent times, and it almost seems like you hear about someone shot everyday, yet when you look at the Bureau of Justice Statistics, you find that gun violence has plummeted since 1993. A study on where the criminals got their weapons found that less than 2% of criminals arrested for gun crimes bought their gun at a gun show or flee market. Roughly, 12 % bought their guns at retail stores or pawnshops and 80% got their weapons from family, friends or an illegal street buy.
I believe in sensible gun laws. To me that means, if you have a history of mental illness, you are a convicted felon, or you have used a gun to commit a crime, then you should not be allowed to own a firearm. If not, then your Second Amendment rights should no be restricted. Every man, or woman on this Earth has the God given right to defend themselves or their family from bodily harm, even if that means taking another life using a firearm. I believe everyone who chooses to and who passes the background check should be allowed to have a conceal and carry permit. When Gun trouble comes your way, and the bullets are flying over your head, wouldn’t it be better to have the training and the where with all to defend yourself, rather than cowering in fear?
My name is David Donaghe and I write shot stories and novels. In much of my writing, my main characters use guns to defend themselves. Below are two excerpts when the characters in my books ran into some Gun Trouble. The first is from my short story collection, Monroe’s Paranormal Investigations.

Stepping away from the wall, we stood back to back and opened up on the advancing horde. Even in the middle of the attack, I didn’t fail to notice the firm pressure of Roxy’s shapely bottom pressed up against mine. Her body jiggled back and forth, as she fired. The loud crack of gunfire almost made my ears bleed and by the sporadic muzzle flashes, I saw what was left of the zombies retreat into the tombs. The acidic smell of gun smoke masked the putrid smell of the undead flesh. Once the attack broke off, we moved deeper into the Earth.

In my science fiction novel Tale Spinner, my main character, Brandon Merryweather is teleported into the world of the Western novel he is reading. When he arrives in Greedy Gulch, an 1880s boomtown, the novel’s main character, a cowboy called The Mojave Kid, takes Brandon under his wing and helps him survive in a savage new land. Below is an excerpt where Brandon runs into some Gun Trouble.

One evening, after stripping the saddle and rigging from the bay, I was heading to the Last Chance Saloon. The booming voice of Craig Barlow came form up the street. My heart almost stopped. The sun in my eyes made it hard to see and caused me to squint. My black and white mutt came to the doorway of the livery and barked.
“Merryweather!” Up the street, Craig Barlow squared off facing me and swaggered my way. My breathing came in shallow gasps. “Drag iron you yellow bellied coward!”
Calm settled over me and my breathing regulated. My vision narrowed. How dare that son of a bitch call me a coward? That’s one word you don’t let somebody get away with calling you. Barlow’s right hand dropped to the butt of his Colt. I pulled mine, and it spit flame.

So, when it comes to guns, I believe its better to have one and not need it, than to need one and not have it. If you would like to order, any of my books click the links below. As always, I invite you to post a comment and state your opinion. Until next time, I’ll keep reading, writing and riding my motorcycle.

David Donaghe
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Published on January 22, 2012 11:51 • 86 views • Tags: gun-control, guns, science-fiction, tale-spinner

December 18, 2011

I hope everyone has a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. My Christmas present to all my friends on goodreads is a free ebook. You have three to chose from, or down load all three if you want. But you need to do it before January 16th. Just go to Smashwords and enter the code for the book you chose. These stories are the first three installments in my Cave Man action Adventure series. They are paranormal biker stories. The books and the codes are as follows:
Biker Heaven. (ym456)
The Devil's Punch Bowl. (se42n)
Bring a Brother Home. (wl46f)
If you like these stories, there are more to come. Have a merry Christmas and a happy new year.
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Published on December 18, 2011 11:38 • 131 views • Tags: bikers, ebooks, ghost, motorcycles, paranormal, short-stories, zombies

December 17, 2011

Below is my blog on Bullying.

A Bully Beat Down
Dec 10th 2011
One afternoon, I was picking my daughter up from school and our conversation turned to bullying. As you know, bullying is a big problem in out schools. My daughter said that her teacher told her that, “Violence is never the answer.” Me being the dad that I am had to disagree. Sometimes, violence is the only answer. It took violence to stop Adolf Hitler from taking over the world. It took violence to stop the Japanese after they attacked Pearl Harbor, it took violence to fight alkida after 9-11 and it takes violence to stop a bully on the playground.
I know the teachers tout zero tolerance and they say for your child to tell the teacher when a bully is picking on them, but that rarely works. What works, is when your child musters up his courage and punches the bully in the nose. When I was in school, after you gave a bully a good beat down, he usually wanted to be your friend. The thing is, that bullies in the schoolyard grow up, turn into adults and sometimes, they don’t grow out of their childish ways. They’re still bullies; only as adults, they usually use words instead of fists.
The main character in my science fiction novel, Tale Spinner is a timid young New York Accountant who likes to read. The office bully picks him on at work, but Brandon’s life takes a weird twist when he is teleported into the world of the Western novel he is reading at the time. Brandon finds himself, in Greedy Gulch, an 1880s boomtown. Brandon must learn to survive in a savage new land. The novel’s main character, a cowboy known as The Mojave Kid, takes Brandon under his wing and teaches him how to ride a horse, how to fight and how to shoot. In Greedy Gulch, the town bully won’t leave Brandon alone and Brandon has to give him a Bully Beat Down. Below is an excerpt from Tale Spinner.
At six PM, half drunk, I stumbled my way across the street and pushed my way through the batwing doors of the Last Chance Saloon. I pulled my coat up close trying to hold off the evening chill. A full moon lit the street, and Inside the Last Chance Saloon the air felt much warmer. McCoy had the wood stove going. The usual smells of tobacco smoke, stale alcohol and vomit drifted to me from across the room. Standing in the center of the barroom, I let my eyes grow accustomed to the dim light. Finally, I staggered to the bar.
“What’ll it be my lad?” Standing behind the bar, McCoy gave me a friendly smile.
“Make it a beer,” I said ignoring the cowboys lining the bar and the other patrons sitting at tables through out the room. Molly Brown sashayed up to me, and I caught a trace of her perfume. A sense of arousal penetrated the alcohol haze inside my brain. Molly rubbed my back with the palm of her hand. The touch of her soft hands sent chills down my spine. Something started to rise in my britches.
“You want to go upstairs, lover?” Taking a pull from the beer bottle, I slipped my arm around her.
“Maybe in a little while. I think I’ll have a few beers first.”
“Merryweather!” the bombing voice of Craig Barlow came from down the bar. “You little tin horn I thought I told you to stay away from my gal!”
“You don’t have to fight him,” Molly whispered. She leaned close to me. and her right breast touched my left bicep. Molly tried to hold me back. “He’ll only hurt you bad like the last time.”
“I’ve got it to do,” I said pulling away from Molly’s grasp. Sliding the barstool back, I rose to my feet and turned around. Barlow stood facing me.
“Get ‘em Craig!” one of Barlow’s buddies yelled.
“You don’t have the Kid here to protect you now, Tin Horn! Get your yellow ass out of here and stop bothering my gal!” Barlow stepped forward poking his finger into my chest.
“I’ll be your huckleberry,” I said bringing up my fist. Barlow threw a wild haymaker at my head. I blocked it with my left hand and hit him with a hard jab to his face. It snapped his head back. Barlow lunged forward trying to pin me against the bar. Taking a boxer’s stance, I hit him with a left and a right to his wind. Barlow let out a few startled grunts. His body rose up into the air when I hammered him with my fist. Next, I went to work on his kidneys and then hit him hard in the chest. My fist sank in with every blow. I followed up with a quick uppercut and polished off the three-punch combination ending with a left hook. Barlow hit the floor. Silence whispered through the saloon. Everyone stared in awe.
“Get up you mangy dog!” I yelled with my fist raised. Barlow stumbled to his feet. Hammering him with sledgehammer hard blows, I drove him across the saloon. Barlow threw a punch that grazed the side of my head and I hit him with a straight right that splattered his nose against his face. Blood hit the front of my shirt and Barlow flew through the air landing on a table, splintering it to match wood. The cowboys sitting at the table dived for cover. “Get up you coward!”
Barlow staggered to his feet. Oblivious to the saloon’s patrons watching the battle, I pressed the attack forward. My vision narrowed to a dark tunnel with Craig Barlow at the center. Barlow flew backward toward the batwing doors and I hammered him with punches all the way. At the doorway to the saloon, I hit him with a hard right hand fist. Barlow flew through the batwing doors and landed on his face in the street. He tried to rise to his knees, but I hammered him with blow after blow, beating him down in the dirt. Grabbing Barlow by the back of his shirt, I drug him to the horse trough. My breathing came out in wheezy huffs and puffs. I pushed his head under the water and held him there for a few seconds. When I let him up, Barlow sputtered, coughing up water and rose to a sitting position. Blood dripped from his nose.
“If you ever bother me, or call me a tin horn one more time, I’ll kill you!”
Barlow raised his hands into the air. “I won’t. Please don’t hit me no more, Mr. Merryweather.”
Turning on my heels, I stumbled across the boardwalk making my way through the crowd.

So when your child comes home from school and tells you about the playground bully, maybe it’s time for a Bully Beat Down. As always, I welcome everyone’s opinions and comments. If you’d like to read Tale Spinner click on the link below. Until next time,
David Donaghe

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Published on December 17, 2011 20:31 • 156 views • Tags: bullying, david-donaghe, science-fiction, tale-spinner

November 12, 2011

I first published this on my blogspot page but I thought I would post it here as well.

The young women in the short skirt.
Nov 10th 2011

I just finished reading John Locke’s book, How I sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months! If you are serious about being an author and selling books, you need to read this book. I downloaded it on my kindle for only $2.99. Right away, I saw where I could improve my marketing for my two books, Monroe’s Paranormal Investigations, a collection of zombie, werewolf and vampire stories, and Tale Spinner, a science fiction novel. In John’s book he gave three examples of blog post that he made which helped him gain sales on Amazon.com. In the first one, he told a story about an incident in a grocery store parking lot where a run away shopping cart threatened to strike a young woman that was putting groceries in her trunk. He yelled for her to watch out and then went running after the cart, only to have the woman he tried to save chew him out and call him bad names. Sometimes even heroes have a bad day. This story reminded me of an incident that happened to me in a grocery store parking lot.

As I was walking across the parking lot toward my car, an extremely attractive young woman in a short, short skirt was walking toward me from the opposite direction. If her skirt had been any shorter, it would have been illegal. A man strolled along a few paces behind her, and I saw him bend over sideways trying to get a peek under the young woman’s skirt. I thought about telling her that some pervert was behind her trying to look up her skirt, but when I past her, I just smiled and said, “Hi.”
I'm throwing this question out to all the guys out there. What kind of guy are you? Would you have bent over sideways trying to get a peek at her panties, or would you have played it cool and admired the view from behind? Are you the kind of guy whose eyes linger too long on a woman’s chest, or legs? Mike Monroe is the main character in my book, Monroe’s Paranormal Investigations and he is what some might call a chauvinistic pig. He’s not ashamed of it, he embraces it. His partner, Roxanne Delaney, he calls her Roxy, is an ultra-hot blonde with big breasts. She wears her clothes tight, her shirts low cut, and she never wears a bra. Mike can’t keep his hands off her sexy legs and his eyes linger on her chest. When Roxy catches him staring she might say, “What are you looking at Pervert?” Mike just grins and says, “Only you, darling. Only you.”
To you women out there, what kind of woman are you? Do you wear your clothes tight and revealing? How does it make you feel when a guy’s eyes linger too long on your chest or you legs, or when he gives you the once over and you know he’s imaging what you might look like naked? Does it embarrass you and make you angry, or do you enjoy the attention? There are no wrong answers here. I would just like to hear some opinions. Please leave a comment and sign up for my email list.
I’m not quite as bold as Mike Monroe is. If I had been the guy strolling along behind this woman, I probably wouldn’t have bent over and tried to sneak a peek, but I might have said a silent prayer hoping for a strong gust of wind.


Until next time,
David Donaghe.
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Published on November 12, 2011 13:09 • 693 views • Tags: books, horror-fiction, john-locke, self-publishing, short-skirts, zombies