David Bruns

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David Bruns (www.davidbruns.com) has served as an officer on a US Navy nuclear-powered submarine and traveled the world as a high-tech corporate itinerant. Today, he writes futuristic speculative fiction, contemporary thrillers, and everything in between.

He is the creator of the sci-fi/fantasy series, The Dream Guild Chronicles, the military sci-fi thriller Invincible, and co-author of The SynCorp Saga corporate sci-fi series. A graduate of the prestigious Clarion West Writer’s Workshop, his short fiction has appeared in more than two dozen spec fic venues, such as Compelling SciFi and Future Chronicles.

In his spare time, he co-writes national security thrillers with retired naval intelligence officer, JR Olson. Their next book, Rules of
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Book Review: G.I. JOE: FALL OF MANN by Ernie Lindsey

81mnHcOVL5L._SL1500_Until this week, I had never read a piece of fan fiction. Ever.


So when author Ernie Lindsey sent a note out asking for volunteer reviewers for his latest fanfic novella G.I. Joe:Fall of Mann, I decided it was high time to take the plunge.


A quick search on Wikipedia tells me that G.I. Joe has been a Hasbro staple since 1962, but the Joes I remember are the ones from the 1980’s. You know, the G.I. J

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"4.5 Stars. I finished this book sitting on the edge of my seat with my knee jiggling up and down. I'd have to say that this beats Tom Clancy. The naval-speak is fairly easy to figure out (and there's always the internet) as is the computer-speak. In " Read more of this review »
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message 7: by Rusty (last edited May 07, 2014 03:05PM)

Rusty Nugent Hello There,

Merry Meet. Hopefully, we will become great buddies. I am an 42 year old southern gentleman author. I am working on my third novel. It's an paranormal, horror, adventure, magical, romantic, urban, dark fantasy book series, named Moonwarriors: Guardians of the Night. Come by and we'll chat, leave a comment.

Until Next Time . .


message 6: by Beth

Beth Lyon Barnett Thanks for being my friend. I'm fairly new to GR so it will take awhile to get up to speed. Any tips will be must appreciated. Beth L Barnett


message 5: by Sara

Sara Hemenway Thank you for the friend request! Always good to meet more Michael J. Sullivan fans. :D


Kalliope Thank you for accepting my friends request, David... Now (I was in a handheld) I see that you are an author and that your book has good reviews from common friends.


Gloria Thank you for the friend request, David. Lynne spoke so highly of your book.


message 2: by Kris

Kris Thanks so much for the friend request, David. I'm looking forward to reading your book. I've heard great things about it from a friend! :)


message 1: by Scott

Scott Marlowe (Out of this World Reviews) Thanks for the add, David. Good luck with your writing.


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