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About Dave Wickenden
At home in Canada, Dave loves to cook, read and draw. He ran his own home-based art business, creating highly detailed wood-and-paper burnings, a technique called "pyrography." One of his pictures of former Prime Minister Jean Chretien graces the walls of Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
Dave and his wife Gina are parents to three boys and three grandsons. His two youngest boys are busy with minor league hockey and fishing, so you can guess where you'll find Dave when he's not writing.
After thirty-one years in the Fire Service, and after attaining the rank of Deputy Fire Chief, Dave retired to write thriller novels. He has been a member of the Sudbury Writer's Guild since 2014.
Literary heroes include Robert Ludlum, Bernard Cornwell, David Baldacci, and John Hart.
Visit him at http://davewickenden.wixsite.com/dave-wickenden
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"An epic new take on serial killer fiction that is reminiscent of Stephen King’s best work." –Best Thrillers
Fourteen-year-old Daniel and his friends enjoyed the best that childhood could offer during the summer of 1975 in a northern mining town until someone started brutally killing family pets. Daniel, who wants nothing more than be the hero from his books, convinces his friends to help search for the ‘sicko’, but this only brings him to the attention of the killer. When evidence surfaces that points at Daniel as the killer and his two friends turn against him, he soon realizes that there is much more to being a hero than what he has read. Running away from home, he enlists two seniors and a neighborhood bully to help trap the real killer.
Acting out because of his grief at the loss of his grandfather had sent Adam to Juvenile boot camp. Protecting the inmates from the brutal guards taught him leadership, loyalty, and friendship. Adam and his friends escape boot camp, but find themselves transported to Heaven, which they find under siege. They must learn the skills of a warrior before they enter the portal that will take them to the alien stronghold. There, they must steal back the only weapon that stands a chance of stopping the invasion; the Staff of Moses. If they fail, Heaven will fall and leave the way open for an invasion of earth and the eradication of mankind.
An American teen is on the wrong side of an ISIS suicide bomb.
DALTON, an eighteen-year-old from Washington D.C. suffering from depressions since the death of his father, finds peace in Islam. After his conversion, he comes to the attention of ISIS recruiters. AZZAM, an ISIS Commander has set in motion a plan to attack the international coalition in their individual homelands. He will use Dalton and other homegrown terrorists to make the West pay for their interference.
Only the unconditional love of his mother and Muslim girlfriend stands a chance of stopping the plot before the fanatical attack on American soil become a reality.
Abused as a child, Janice Williams became a cop to make a difference. When a vigilante starts killing child abusers, she is tasked with capturing the killer. But the vigilante knows her every move. When Janice uncovers the identity of the vigilante, she is faced with the dilemma to do her job to uphold the law or help this person escape a nation-wide manhunt.
Canadian vigilante, Laura Amour takes her crusade against child exportation to France to take on an international human trafficking organization. What she exposes goes far beyond anything she has ever expected to deal with. Against her is a powerful statesman with vast resources and one of the world's most active anti-terrorist police forces. She must partner up with a rogue anti-terrorist police officer and a teen prostitute or thousands might die.