Category Archives: Writers & Writing

An interview with Cara Putman, author of Flight Risk

By David Healey In her ambitious new novel, author Cara Putman takes on so many topics that this thriller is hard to classify. The story touches on human trafficking, the issue of fake news, the consequences of social media, and … 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 site, so this page will help you get started with navigating HealeyInk. Please … Continue reading

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Knock on bookstores’ virtual doors!

Support our local bookstores through this time Our local bookstores and shops have been so supportive of me in my 20 years of selling books. My heart goes out to the many small businesses and shops that are doing their … Continue reading

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Meet The Savage Deeps author, Timothy S. Johnston

Underwater warfare in the next century DECEMBER 31, 2019 by DAVID HEALEY By David Healey Deep under the oceans, more than a century from today, a struggle is being waged for the survival of humanity. After the devastation wrought by rapid climate … Continue reading

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On the trail of a stolen Star-Spangled Banner in Deadly Anthem

Read the complete article here By Tim O’Mara In David Healey’s new thriller, DEADLY ANTHEM, the Star-Spangled Banner flag is stolen from the Smithsonian, and it’s up to historian Francis Scott Keane (does that name sound familiar?) to get it back. … Continue reading

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Susquehanna Lock House Museum sets Shank Lecture Series

In 2020, one of the really dynamic historical lecture series in the region will feature talks on horse racing, slavery and freedom, and old Maryland recipes—with samples. Join Harford County Historical Society Director Maryanna Skowronski for a talk on early … Continue reading

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First Friday book signing!

Join us at Washington Street Books in historic Havre de Grace, MD, for a First Friday book signing with several authors on Dec. 6 from 5-8 pm! John and Kathy’s events are always enjoyable with music, snacks, and great conversation … Continue reading

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Interview with thriller author Eric J. Gates

By David Healey When you’re interviewing a thriller writer who is an expert on cybersecurity and computers in general, it’s a bit embarrassing if the microphone doesn’t work on your Skype account. There’s author Eric J. Gates on the other end … Continue reading

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Canaltown Writers Schedule

Canaltown Writers Conference Chesapeake City Branch Library  2527 Augustine Herman Highway (Route 213) Saturday, September 28, 2019 10 am Welcome and Coffee! 10:15-11:30 “Make it Sound True: How to Hijack Your Reader’s Hearts” with Nancy Mitchell 11:45-1 pm “How to … Continue reading

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Set sail on a C&D Canal History cruise!

In September, I will be leading two history cruises with Captain DJ … the talk will touch on some of the facts and history of the canal and include a few stories from the amazing past of the waterway and … Continue reading

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