David Wood Books In Order

Dane Maddock Books In Publication Order

  1. Dourado (2004)
  2. Cibola (2009)
  3. Quest (2011)
  4. Icefall (2011)
  5. Buccaneer (2012)
  6. Atlantis (2013)
  7. Ark (2015)
  8. Xibalba (2017)
  9. Loch (2017)
  10. Solomon Key (2018)
  11. Contest (2019)
  12. Blue Descent (2019)

Dane Maddock Origins Books In Publication Order

  1. Freedom (With: Sean Sweeney) (2013)
  2. Hell Ship (2014)
  3. Splashdown (2014)
  4. Dead Ice (2014)
  5. Liberty (2014)
  6. Electra (2014)
  7. Amber (2015)
  8. Justice (2016)
  9. Treasure of the Dead (2016)
  10. Aztlan (2016)
  11. Bloodstorm (2019)

Dane Maddock Universe Books In Publication Order

  1. Urban Legend (2017)
  2. Herald (2018)
  3. Brainwash (2018)
  4. Berserk (With: Matthew James) (2018)
  5. Cavern (2018)
  6. Devil’s Face (2018)
  7. The Tomb (2018)
  8. Maug (2019)
  9. The Elementals (2019)
  10. Shasta (2020)
  11. Legends: Tales from the Dane Maddock Universe (2020)

Dane Maddock Destination Adventure Books In Publication Order

  1. Destination: Rio (2018)
  2. Destination: Luxor (2018)
  3. Destination: Sofia (2019)

Dane Maddock Elementals Books In Publication Order

  1. Outpost (2018)
  2. Arcanum (2018)
  3. Magus (2018)

Hunter Trilogy Books In Publication Order

  1. Legend (2012)
  2. Hunter (2016)
  3. Guardian (2016)

Jade Ihara Adventure Books In Publication Order

  1. Oracle (2014)
  2. Changeling (2015)
  3. Exile (2017)

Brock Stone Adventures Books In Publication Order

  1. Arena of Souls (2014)
  2. Track of the Beast (2021)

Myrmidon Files Books In Publication Order

  1. Destiny (2015)
  2. Mystic (2017)

Bones Bonebrake Adventures Books In Publication Order

  1. Primitive (2015)
  2. The Book of Bones (2016)
  3. Skin and Bones (With: Matthew James) (2017)
  4. Lost City (With: Matthew James) (2020)
  5. Alamo Gold (2021)

Jake Crowley Adventures Books In Publication Order

  1. Blood Codex (With: Alan Baxter) (2017)
  2. Anubis Key (With: Alan Baxter) (2017)
  3. Revenant (With: Alan Baxter) (2019)

Absent Gods Books In Publication Order

  1. The Silver Serpent (2007)
  2. Keeper of the Mists (2010)

Dunn Kelly Books In Publication Order

  1. You Suck (2012)

Sam Aston Investigations Books In Publication Order

  1. Primordial (With: Alan Baxter) (2017)
  2. Overlord (With: Alan Baxter) (2018)

Standalone Novels In Publication Order

  1. Into the Woods (2009)
  2. The Zombie-Driven Life (2011)
  3. Dark Rite (With: Alan Baxter) (2013)

Shorts Stories/Novellas In Publication Order

  1. Balance (2011)
  2. Aqua Zombie (2013)

Chesspocalypse Short Stories / Novellas In Publication Order

  1. Callsign: King (By:Jeremy Robinson,Sean Ellis) (2011)
  2. Callsign: Queen (With: Jeremy Robinson) (2011)
  3. Callsign: Rook (By:Jeremy Robinson,Edward G. Talbot) (2011)
  4. Callsign: Bishop (By:Jeremy Robinson,David McAfee) (2011)
  5. Callsign: Knight (By:Jeremy Robinson,Ethan Cross) (2011)
  6. Callsign: Deep Blue (By:Jeremy Robinson,Kane Gilmour) (2011)
  7. Callsign: King – Underworld (By:Jeremy Robinson,Sean Ellis) (2011)
  8. Callsign: King – Blackout (By:Jeremy Robinson,Sean Ellis) (2011)

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David Wood Books Overview


A sunken treasure. An ancient Biblical artifact. A mystery as old as humankind. On January 25, 1829, the Portuguese brig Dourado sank off the coast of Indonesia, losing its cargo of priceless treasures from the Holy Land. One of these lost relics holds the key to an ancient mystery. But someone does not want this treasure to come to light. When her father is murdered while searching for the Dourado, Kaylin Maxwell hires treasure hunter and former Navy Seal Dane Maddock and his partner Uriah ‘Bones’ Bonebrake, to locate the Dourado, and recover a lost Biblical artifact, the truth behind which could shake the foundations of the church, and call into question the fundamentally held truths of human existence. Join Dane and Bones on a perilous adventure that carries them from the depths of the Pacific to ancient cities of stone as they unravel the mystery of the Dourado.


1539 In a remote Spanish outpost, one man holds the secret to the greatest treasure and deadliest secret in human history. Utah, Present Day Cave paintings in a newly discovered Indian site provide evidence that Christ visited the New World. Or do they? Dane Maddock returns in another unforgettable adventure! When Dane rescues beautiful archaeologist Jade Ihara , he joins her on asearch for the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola. Cibola takes the reader on a journey across the American southwest, where the ruins of the mysterious Anasazi hide deadly secrets, and foes lurk around every corner. Dane and his partner ‘Bones’ Bonebrake must decipher clues from the fabled Copper Scroll, outwit their enemies, and be the first to unlock the secret of Cibola.


149 B.C. Escaping just ahead of the invading Roman legions, a Carthaginian soldier carries an ancient secret to places unknown. 1925 Percy Fawcett launches his final expedition into the Amazon, but what is his true objective? Dane Maddock is back. Deep in the Amazon, a university group encounters a horror beyond their darkest nightmares and vanishes without a trace. Called upon to undertake a daring rescue mission, Dane and Bones must trace the true path of Percy Fawcett’s final expedition, but the secret that lies at the end of the search might be even deadlier than the enemies who seek it. From the streets of London, to remote islands in the Atlantic, to the deadly jungles of the Amazon, Dane and Bones must penetrate a secret lost to history, on their deadliest Quest. ‘Dane and Bones are back! Packed solid with action and witty dialogue, this rousing adventure takes a fresh look at one of the most enduring mysteries of the 20th century, David Wood delivers again with Quest.’ Sean Ellis, author of INTO THE BLACK and DARK TRINITY: ASCENDANT ‘The escapades of Wood’s serial character Dane Maddock continue in high style with Quest, an all out blitzkrieg of a globe trotting mystery adventure that breaks from the action just long enough for a couple of laughs.’ Rick Chesler, author of kiDNApped and Wired Kingdom ‘Let there be no confusion: David Wood is the next Clive Cussler. From the accessible writing to the wide ranging plot to the main characters who don’t give up no matter how long the odds, Wood’s latest book, Quest, is a tremendous classic adventure. Once you start reading, you won’t be able to stop until the last mystery plays out in the final line.’ Edward G. Talbot, author of 2010: The Fifth World


When the bones of the Magi are stolen from their resting place in a German cathedral, the whispered words of a dying priest catapult Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake into the midst of a deadly race to solve a centuries old conspiracy. Danger lurks at every turn and no one knows where the clues will lead…
or what they will uncover. From ancient cathedrals, to hidden temples, to icy mountain peaks, Dane and Bones must outrun and outwit their enemies in the thrilling adventure Icefall! If you’re after a fast paced read, David Wood’s wise cracking heroes Maddock and Bones will take you on a winter romp through snow covered cathedrals, ice caves, pagan temples and Christian myth in search of the skulls of the Magi. Icefall packs in the fist fights, cipher cracking and ancient secrets that all action adventure lovers will enjoy. Joanna Penn, author of Pentecost and Prophecy

The Silver Serpent

The frost creeps again…
Taught the sword from childhood, Shanis Malan’s only dream is to be a soldier, but a woman cannot join the Galdoran army. She thinks her dream has come true when Prince Lerryn hosts a tournament in her town, but circumstances snatch her from her home and carry her into the midst of a quest for a legendary artifact that can save the world from the minions of Tichris the Ice King. Join Shanis and her friends on a perilous quest for The Silver Serpent. Hugo Award winner Ron Miller calls The Silver Serpent ‘A superb story told believably and unpretentiously by a superb new author.’ The Asgard Oracle calls The Silver Serpent ‘A gripping epic fantasy in the tradition of Robert Jordan, Raymond Feist and David Eddings.’

Into the Woods

Set against the backdrop of colonial America, Into the Woods is the story of pioneer and patriot Jonathan Wood. Straining against the bonds of Tidewater society, and tempted by an ancient legend, Jonathan’s sense of adventure leads him ‘Over the Mountains’ of southwest Virginia. Perils abound for this brave pioneer, who must face threats from the native tribes, the British, and even more sinister enemies, while fighting for the woman he loves and the land that will not let go of his heart. Based on a true story, Into the Woods is a tale of adventure, danger, love, loss, and the triumph of the human spirit.

Callsign: Queen (With: Jeremy Robinson)

At the beginning of her search for Rook, a missing Chess Team member, Zelda Baker, Callsign: Queen, is redirected to Pripyat, Ukraine, a ghost town on the radioactive outskirts of Chernobyl. Intel indicates that a splinter cell of Manifold Genetics a ruthless corporation dismantled by Chess Team may be operating in the area. Tasked with confirming the existence of a Manifold facility, Queen begins a recon sweep of the abandoned town in search of clues, but soon finds herself fighting for her life. Something sinister lurks beneath the decaying, surreal remnants of Pripyat’s never used amuseme*nt park, and it rises up to greet Queen. In Pripyat, the streets are empty, the derelict buildings crumble, but the bodies…
are fresh.

Callsign: Rook (By:Jeremy Robinson,Edward G. Talbot)

After a failed mission claims the lives of his five man support team, Stan Tremblay, Callsign: Rook, flees Siberia and finds himself on the secluded coast of Norway, north of the Arctic Circle. Exhausted, cut off from the outside world, and emotionally beaten from his defeat in Russia, Rook just wants to find a place to rest. The small coastal town of Fenris Kystby seems like the perfect place. Within hours of arriving, he discovers that the town is not as tranquil as it appears. The townspeople are mistrustful of outsiders, a pack of mysterious wolves stalk the local tundra, and two villagers have been killed by a creature that defies explanation. To make things worse, there are rumors of something sinister, something the townspeople refuse to discuss. Despite the hostility of the locals, Rook commits to stopping the creature murdering townspeople. As the body count rises, he quickly learns that the greatest threat might walk on two legs. And when he uncovers the town’s hidden past, Rook knows only one thing for certain: something is rotten in Norway.

Callsign: Knight (By:Jeremy Robinson,Ethan Cross)

When a team of Delta operators goes missing in Shenhuang, one of China’s newly constructed ghost cities, Shin Dae jung Callsign: Knight, is called in to assist. But the Osprey transporting him to the scene falls prey to an EMP attack and is forced to crash land atop a parking garage. With a wounded pilot in tow, Knight explores the empty city for signs of life and finds two terrified children who warn him that something monstrous is stalking the city. When the pilot disappears, leaving a pool of b lood and spent bullet casings behind, Knight doesn’t doubt their story. As bullets fly and bodies drop, Knight must protect the children, uncover the fate of the missing Delta team and defend against an unstoppable killer whose ability to regenerate and whose horrible appearance reminds him of something he’s faced before the mythological Hydra. But he’s not alone in the surreal abandoned city. A team of SAS soldiers, along with Anna Beck, a former member of Manifold Genetics’ private security force, join the fray. Together, they fight against a nightmare that follows its objective to the end: kill them all.

Callsign: Deep Blue (By:Jeremy Robinson,Kane Gilmour)

Tom Duncan Callsign: Deep Blue, former Army ranger, former president of the United States and handler of the black ops force known as Chess Team, is visiting the team’s new secret headquarters. The underground facility, known as Alpha, once belonged to Manifold Genetics, a corrupt corporation shut down by Chess Team. But despite being abandoned for years, Alpha still hides secrets. Security doors slam shut and lock, sealing Duncan and his assistants inside. As Matt Carrack, the leader of Duncan’s security team, attempts to gain access, Duncan discovers they are not alone inside the abandoned facility. High tech intruders have infiltrated the base, their goal unknown. But a far greater threat rises from the subterranean depths beneath Alpha failed regenerative experiments from the days of Manifold, and they’re fast, hostile and hungry. While the security team are beset by ingenious death traps, determined mercenaries and vicious creatures that defy their imaginations, Duncan and his personal bodyguard must battle the growing tide of creatures, stave off the incursion of enemy forces and prevent the violent intruders from releasing the horror currently contained inside Alpha, to an unsuspecting outside world. And as the battle rages, a bomb quietly counts down in the shadows.

Callsign: King – Underworld (By:Jeremy Robinson,Sean Ellis)

Strange things have always happened in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona…
Bizarre lights, reports of cave entrances that appear and then vanish, hundreds of mysterious disappearances…
and rumors of monstrous creatures that inhabit a labyrinthine underworld. When a terrifying accident on an Arizona highway leads to a military exclusion zone and a cover up of staggering proportions, Jack Sigler Callsign: King, field leader of the elite and ultra secret covert Chess Team joined by his closest friend, archaeologist George Pierce, sets out into the desert, intent on discovering the truth. Assisted by a beautiful paranormal investigator, dogged by soldiers intent on preserving the quarantine and pursued by a relentless legendary hitman, King soon finds himself in a race against time to prevent all out war with the creatures that inhabit the underworld.

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