David Wind

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International award winning author and double B.R.A.G. Honoree, David Wind, has published forty-three novels including Science Fiction, Mystery, and suspense thrillers. He lives in Florida, with his wife Bonnie. David is the past President (2020) of the Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America

A Hybrid Traditional and Independent Author, David became an independent publisher, author, and writer in 2008 with Angels in Mourning, his 'homage' to the old-time private detective's of the 50's and the 60's. (He used to sneak them from his parents' night tables and read them as a young boy.) Angels is a contemporary take on the old-style noir detective and won the Amazon.com Book of the Month Reader's Choice Award.

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di·vi·sive·ness |  a tendency to cause disagreement or hostility between people.

di·vi·sive·ness: a tendency to cause disagreement or hostility between people.

 


I know I promised to discuss my newest novels in this blog—and I will; but having published my first nonfiction book I wanted to explain why I wrote The Indie Writer’s Handbook before bringing out my next novel. I also wanted to post this subject out before the start of the New Year.


It is because of divisiveness. No, no

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message 15: by David

David Wind Hi, everyone, Today and Tomorrow, Born To Magic is a FREE download at Amazon.com. Please get a copy and let everyone know about this special. The link is: http://authl.it/2l4?d


message 14: by David (last edited May 15, 2015 07:48AM)

David Wind Finally, The Dark Masters, Book 2 of The Tales Of Neevaeh, is out in both Kindle and print versions and the first review is in from Sheri Wilkinson, and it is 5 stars.

For those who pre-ordered The Dark Masters, Thank you. For those who will be getting as the days go on, thanki you as well.

David


message 13: by David

David Wind Some great news. After 2 1/2 days of the current 4 day Free promotion on Amazon, 3800 hundred Born To Magic books have been downloaded and it became a best seller is several categories.

Born To Magic —#1 best seller in Dystopian Science Fiction Free Top 100—4/22
Born To Magic —2 days as the #1 best seller in Action & Adventure Science Fiction Free Top 100 4/21 & 4/22
Born To Magic —2 days as the #1 Best Seller on the New Adult & College Fantasy Free Top 100 4/21 - 4/22 - 4/233
Born To Magic #12 best seller in Kindle eBooks Science Fiction & Fantasy freeTop 100 4/22
—B Born To Magic —#14 best seller in Kindle eBooks Science Fiction & Fantasy freeTop 100 4/23
http://bit.ly/borntomagic


message 12: by David

David Wind Finally, the second book of the Tales Of Nevaeh series, The Dark Masters, is available for preorder. Please do check out the new cover, it's a beauty! http://bit.ly/TheDarkMasters


message 11: by David

David Wind Just wanted all to know we (our writers group made up of 6 multi-published authors) have just released a new book called The Lifeboat. The book is designed for Writers and those who want to write. It is NOT a how to write, but a How We Write book designed to let writers know a little more about the various processes we writers go through. We call our group a lifeboat group because it is our way of surviving a writer's life. It's available on Amazon for 99 cents. You can learn more about it at Amazon: http://goo.gl/DPBJP3 or at the gottareadthat.com website at : http://goo.gl/Eqq60l


message 10: by David (last edited Jul 19, 2014 08:04AM)

David Wind Book giveaway for Irresistible Force (K-9 Rescue, #1) by my friend and great writer D.D. Ayres Jul 18-Aug 02, 2014(showing...
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Enter to win one of 20 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Jul 18-Aug 02, 2014.


message 9: by David

David Wind I have just uploaded excerpts of all of my goodreads listed books, in PDF format.


message 8: by David

David Wind Finished the first draft of my new novel, now that I can breathe and rewrite I can even read the books I've been holding off on.


message 7: by David

David Wind Just finished Maggie James' Guilty Innocence, see my review.


message 6: by David

David Wind Check out the The Cured blog tour on story book reviews, http://ow.ly/sA4fq #booktour


message 5: by David

David Wind Taking the week off, visiting Florida, relaxing with the family. Happy Holidays All!


message 4: by David

David Wind Queen of Knights has reached #2 on Amazon Free Best Seller under Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Fantasy
And #6 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical


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David Wind Free on Amazon Queen of Knights-medieval Fantasy with quotes from sci/fi master Andre Norton & Historical Romance great Roberta Gellis goo.gl/hT1OOm


message 2: by David

David Wind The Cured received a great pre-release review from Australia's great author, Anna Jacobs:
"THE CURED is brilliant - I couldn't put it down. What a cracking ending - one of the best suspense-thrillers I've ever read." —Anna Jacobs, best selling author of Heir to Greyladies and In Search of Hope


message 1: by David

David Wind 9 of my novels will be free, at most eBook retailers during the month of November as part of the release of my new novel, The Cured, written with Terese Ramin


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