David H. Hendrickson
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David H. Hendrickson’s first novel, Cracking the Ice, was praised by Booklist as “a gripping account of a courageous young man rising above evil.” He has since published six additional novels, including Offside, which has been adopted for high school student required reading.
His short fiction has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2018, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, and regularly in Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem, Pulphouse, Heart's Kiss, Fiction River, and other anthologies. He is a multi-finalist for the Derringer Award, and his story “Death in the Serengeti” was honored with the 2018 Derringer for Best Long Story. He has released two short story collections: Shimmers and Laughs: Eight Wildly Hilarious Tales and Death in the Serengeti and Other Stories: Ten Tales of Crime.
Hendrickson has published over fifteen hundred works of nonfiction, most notably his first book for writers, How to Get Your Book into Schools and Double Your Income with Volume Sales, and also Travis Roy: Quadriplegia and a Life of Purpose. He has been honored with the Joe Concannon Hockey East Media Award and the Murray Kramer Scarlet Quill Award.
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While struggling to secure his place on the team, Rabbit battles family discord, reels from current events that shake the country, and stands up for his principles in the face of adversity.
The impact of his choices will affect everyone around him.
“Hendrickson personalizes history
with unforgettable characters.”
— Jewell Parker Rhodes
author of Ninth Ward,
a 2011 Coretta Scott King Honor book
Nora O'Sullivan can't stop thinking of the women's mothers, and her own daughter, in prison for the same crime.
But her world becomes far darker before the killing spree ends.
Derringer-award-winning author David H. Hendrickson paints a tense tale of a mother's love and ultimate sacrifice.
Note: This title is one of ten stories included in the collection Death in the Serengeti and Other Stories: Ten Tales of Crime.
When she finds a statue they purchased on a trip to Africa, her entire life changes.
For better or worse?
"Makonde Tree of Life" will haunt you long after reading.
He knows, though, that he rolls the dice every day. But he also knows you can't think about that and play worth a damn.
But then he rolls snake eyes…
"Whole": a thought-provoking story about life and hope, as only award-winning author David H. Hendrickson can write.
Told to behave and watch his perfect brother throw his perfect passes, Paulie wishes for an injury. He hopes the Golden Boy gets the stuffing knocked out of him.
When he gets far more than his wish, Paulie's true colors show.
Derringer Award–winning author David H. Hendrickson paints this compelling picture of dysfunctional family and its rotten core.
But Richmond Franklin hasn't fallen that far yet. Not even close. A man of his station always claws his way back to the top.
Until he doesn't.
David H. Hendrickson delivers a chilling tale of crime and opportunity.
His son, taken from him too soon. Far too soon.
It will always be too soon.
Until, sitting in the car, he experiences the unthinkable.
Derringer Award–winning author David H. Hendrickson deftly weaves a heartbreaking tale of unbearable loss and enduring love in the stunning “Automobile Graveyard.”
When he finally spots Veterans Boulevard, he instinctively turns on to it. He proceeds to a grand edifice called “Uncle Sam’s Finest.”
Should he enter? Does he belong?
Derringer Award–winning author David H. Hendrickson tells this thought-provoking tale of an alternate afterlife.
From rival Key West female impersonators... to the wife of the Biblical King David.
From an Irishman with a unique challenge on St. Patrick's Day... to a borscht-belt-style comic in outer space.
Award-winning master of comedy David H. Hendrickson finds hilarity in the strangest of places, and these eight tales prove it.
“David H. Hendrickson is one of my favorite writers.”
—USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Stuart Rumpleman will take any of them. He’ll take all of them. He can no more live without meat than oxygen.
Until he meets Tia, a perfect woman beyond his wildest dreams…except for one thing—she’s a vegetarian
Now Stuart must choose between two aphrodisiacs: incredible, mind-blowing sex or juicy, mouthwatering meat.
Master of humor David H. Hendrickson delights readers with this hilarious tale of temptation.
But when another son and a wife are slaughtered like animals, the bereaved father must contend with harsh justice yet again.
David H. Hendrickson returns to the Old Testament setting his fans have enjoyed in the pages of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and numerous anthologies.
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Days later, she tries her powers on two boys fighting in her school's hallways.
Once again, the powers work!
Is there any dispute Amy can't defuse?
"It’s very cathartic experiencing the diffusing of a toxic fight through the eyes of this unlikely and relatable hero."
-- Tangent Online