David Harten Watson

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David Harten Watson is the author of the YA fantasy series Magicians' Gold, including Magic Teacher's Son (a 2016 Eric Hoffer Award Winner (Honorable Mention in category Young Adult), 2016 First Horizon Award Finalist, 2016 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize Short List, and 2015 IAN Book of the Year Award Finalist) and a sequel, Fortress of Gold. He is a member of the U.S. Army Brotherhood of Tankers (USABOT), the LDS (Mormon) Church, The Saber Legion (TSL), and the International Committee for Robot Arms Control (ICRAC).

David has worked in a dizzying array of jobs including U.S. Army Armor officer at Fort Knox (experience that came in handy for his second novel, Fortress of Gold), camp counselor, teacher, tax preparer, car salesman,
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David Harten Watson I'm working on the third book in the MAGICIANS GOLD series, a sequel to MAGIC TEACHER'S SON (Book 1) and FORTRESS OF GOLD (Book 2). The third book in…moreI'm working on the third book in the MAGICIANS GOLD series, a sequel to MAGIC TEACHER'S SON (Book 1) and FORTRESS OF GOLD (Book 2). The third book in the MAGICIANS GOLD series will be called PRINCE TARYN AND THE RESISTANCE. (less)
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Controversial romance: False, defamatory, and libelous claims about my protagonist, Pran Gilamondson

Below is a statement from the protagonist of Fortress of Gold and Magic Teacher's Son, Pran Gilamondson:

I, Pran Gilamondson, must rebut the false, defamatory, and libelous claim that I (Pran Gilamondson) am a pedophile who engaged in "pedophile type encounters." I am now reviewing my legal options to get these false, defamatory, and libelous statements about me taken down from the website where... Read more of this blog post »
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The Outdoorsman's Son by Daniel Elijah Sanderfer
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Parents, there is nothing graphic in this book, as any sexual activity that may or may not occur is only hinted at or happens "off-screen", so it's suitable for all teenagers. There was no excess profanity, but there were a few swear words when the ...more
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Decent urban mystery

Decent urban mystery, with a little romance and music thrown in too, but it's rather slow-paced.
The paranormal and psychic elements from the first few chapters were interesting, so I would have liked them to play a larger part in
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"What Love Means" was okay, but not as good as the author's (F.N. Manning's) other books and stories.

"What Love Means" has two protagonists, two point-of-view (POV characters), both 18-year-old high school seniors. This is an LGBT young-adult (YA)
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Not enough conflict.
Not even enough conflict to be BELIEVABLE.
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