Shiver on the Sky

Shiver on the Sky

David Haywood Young

Fantasy / Crime / Suspense

An Owen Tremaine Supernatural Mystery (Book One):Owen Tremaine is in more trouble than he ever imagined. The founder of a software company, he thought work-related burnout was a major crisis. But then a friend gets killed on Owen’s houseboat. Now he’s dealing with what used to be his own company, a police detective, and...a surprising discovery about local Native American history.An Owen Tremaine Supernatural Mystery (Book One):Owen Tremaine is in more trouble than he ever imagined. 28 years old, the founder of a software company in Corpus Christi, Texas, he thought work-related burnout was a major crisis. After walking away from his company, he’s spent a year trying to reinvent himself as a private investigator, living on a houseboat. Which he realizes is a fantasy that’s not really working out, but he doesn’t want to admit that to anybody…yet. Maybe a few more months will turn the tide.But then, on a lazy summer afternoon, a good friend gets killed on Owen’s houseboat, and Owen finds his body. The police think Owen’s girlfriend may be involved. She’s missing, and so is Owen’s former business partner. Who, judging from the blood left on his floor, may also be dead. Then there’s the kidnapping of a local child. And…it turns out that not everybody involved is, strictly speaking, human. Which Owen also never saw coming. Magic? Really?Owen’s new skills get a workout. Now he’s dealing with what used to be his own cutting-edge software development company, a police detective who takes a personal interest, some downsides of recent anti-terror legislation, and…a surprising discovery about local Native American history. You know, the magic thing. Turns out extinction is more complicated than it first appears.But hey. Owen’s still got friends. Too bad he doesn’t know as much about them as he thinks he does….
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The Secret: A Thriller

The Secret: A Thriller

David Haywood Young

Fantasy / Crime / Suspense

Henge, West Virginia Hidden in the Appalachian Mountains is a quiet little town where nothing ever happens. Until one fine day in the spring, when the world ends. A Flash in the Sky There is a storm…but this isn’t lightning. You’re not terrified yet. It’s coming. The Prison The town’s non-inmate population doubled when it went in. Nice people, these newcomers. Every one of them. Just now? Something’s happening out there. Some say riots. Others say it’s a medical problem. And the National Guard is on the way. A Naked Hairy Guy Staring through a window. At your daughter. This guy jumps onto rooftops, from the street. There are lots more like him. There are others who are worse. Nobody Escapes Nothing is left unchanged. If you leave town… You can’t do that. Your family needs you. And if you tried, you’d die. Stay where you are, if you can But don’t ever think you’ll escape. Because it’s inside you too. Right now. The Secret It’s here.
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