Author Archives: David Healey

Ghost Sniper comes alive in new audiobook

Ping! That’s the first word of Ghost Sniper, describing the sound of a German bullet hitting the landing craft as the first Allied troops come ashore on D Day. It’s also the first word I heard spoken by the narrator … Continue reading

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Swordplay and more this week!

The Duelist is a novella about a bitter Rev War hero-turned-mercenary who comes home to Maryland’s Eastern Shore to find redemption with his sword. It is free right now for Kindle readers! In more book news, on Saturday, June 17 … Continue reading

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The Big Thrill Q&A: Red Sniper by David Healey

One war ends, and another begins … RED SNIPER is the story of a rescue mission for American POWs held captive by the Russians at the end of World War II. For these American POWs, the war is not over. … Continue reading

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This is the online home of David Healey, author of thrilling historical fiction and regional histories. Over the years, quite a lot has been added to the website, so this page will help you get started with navigating HealeyInk. Please … Continue reading

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Delmarva accents: Delmarvese is a language unto its own

by David Healey As if anyone needed further proof that Delmarva is a place unto itself, the people speak a different tongue. This language of the land between the bays is known as Delmarvese. You’ve heard it, even if you … Continue reading

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Meet thriller author Dan Fesperman

Award-winning author Dan Fesperman from Baltimore will discuss how he made the leap from newspaper reporter to suspense novelist when he addresses the Eastern Shore Writers Association on April 8. The group’s Second Saturday luncheon will be held at Suicide … Continue reading

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Now this was a March snowstorm to remember

A mid-March snowstorm is unusual, but it is not unprecedented. Back when I was researching Great Storms of the Chesapeake, I came across accounts of the March 19, 1958 storm that buried much of the upper Chesapeake Bay region. Damage, and … Continue reading

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Enter the Red Sniper giveaway!

Contest time! For the launch of Red Sniper, several copies of the novel are being given away. You can enter to win a copy by clicking on the book cover, which will take you to the Facebook page entry form. There … Continue reading

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Delmarva chroniclers share stories behind the stories

Written by David Healey Three of Delmarva’s finest chroniclers and storytellers gathered in Easton to share their knowledge from decades spent documenting the people who make the region so unique. The authors’ panel, sponsored by the Eastern Shore Writer’s Association, was … Continue reading

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Red Sniper release date set!

RED SNIPER is the story of a rescue mission for American POWs held captive by the Russians at the end of World War II. Micajah “Caje” Cole returns to do battle with a Russian sniper behind enemy lines. The release … Continue reading

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