Author Archives: David Healey

History unlocked at the C&D Canal Museum

C&D Canal spans waterways, and maritime history Of all the sights that visitors to Chesapeake City, Maryland, can see, only a handful of tourists and locals alike manage to make their way to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Museum. Those … Continue reading

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Wrecked stone once intended as monument to general

by David Healey A couple hundred feet down the road from the house where we stay on a Maine island is a rectangular granite block about 75 feet long, half covered in weeds, and on which are stacked a few … Continue reading

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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!

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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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