David W. Thompson

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The author is a rare native of Southern Maryland, and a graduate of University of Maryland, University College. Prior to retirement from a position with a major Aerospace Corporation, he tried his hand at a variety of occupations- from grocery store clerk to warehousing, from shoveling coal to a four year stint with the U.S. Army. When he isn’t writing, he enjoys time with his family and grandchildren, kayaking (mostly flat water please), fishing, hiking, hunting, wine-making, and pursuing his other “creative passion”- woodcarving.
After his family and cheesecake, reading was his first love. It exposed him to people, cultures and ideas he’d never experience otherwise. Writing was a natural extension of this “out of body” experience as chara
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Moll Dyer: Myth or Reality?

What is known of the historical Moll Dyer?

After 300 years, Moll’s name is still often heard in Southern Maryland, especially around campfires late at night, or as a warning to misbehaving little people. The movie “Blair Witch” is said to be based on Moll’s life, and if so, there were many inaccuracies. The Weather Channel recently aired a segment on her life, of course highlighting the impact o... Read more of this blog post »
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The Land by Aleron Kong
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"Sister Witch was an interesting tale of folk lore in Maryland involving the life of Moll Dyer and her family during the 1600's. On a voyage to the United States from England, Ms. Dyer's trip as her life in England proved to be one nightmare after..." Read more of this review »
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I'm not a regular reader of romance novels, but as I'd heard good things about this debut novelist, I thought I'd give it a go. Regardless of the genre, for me, an enjoyable read means good character development. I want more than Dick ran up the hill ...more
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This novel is a bit of a psychological twister. "Unguarded loneliness" is how it begins and is an often repeated sentiment and the best theme for this work. It begins with a hard knock to the MC- newspaper editor Jeff Paine. Jeff's girlfriend Ada lea ...more
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Deceptions of Tomorrow is a very enjoyable and fast paced read. It's an anthology of science fiction short stories, lending itself well for those weeks when you're spread too thin and only have snippets of time available for reading. There are severa ...more
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Call of the Falconer by David W. Thompson is a post-apocalyptic story set in a future United States of America. It begins with a perfect storm of things going wrong, that ultimately
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I don’t typically read dystopian books, but this one caught me well. This is a short, satisfying book that covers an America we know and one way it could go down. Great characters you can really root for. I espe..." Read more of this review »
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“His wasn’t the biggest male disappointment in her life, only the first, nor was it the first betrayal in her life.”
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