Category Archives: Writers & Writing

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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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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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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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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From The Big Thrill: An interview with Shipwreck author William Nikkel

Shipwreck by William Nikkel By David Healey Thriller author William “Willie” Nikkel was out fishing one day when he caught a good idea. He just happened to wonder, what if that didn’t turn out to be a big fish on his … Continue reading

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Fathers, sons, and survival from The Big Thrill …

Patriarch Run by Benjamin Dancer By David Healey In our connected age, it’s usually easy to reach an author for an interview, unless that author happens to be leading a group of teens on a backpacking trip in the wilderness. When … Continue reading

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Writing lessons from the newsroom

The newspaper where I used to work recently turned 175. They asked me to share a few memories about working there for 21 years. This newspaper has the peculiar name of The Cecil Whig and covers community news in the extreme … Continue reading

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Feeling energized by Thrillerfest XI

Joanne and I spent a few days in New York for Thrillerfest XI … or I should say that I spent a few days at Thrillerfest and she spent a few days exploring the city. She has been there many … Continue reading

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