Author and double B.R.A.G. Honoree, David Wind, has published forty-five novels including Science Fiction, Mystery, and suspense thrillers. He lives in Florida, with his wife Bonnie. David is a Past President of the Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America, a member of SFWA, NINC, and the Author's Guild.
A Hybrid Traditional and Independent Author, David became an independent publisher, author, and writer in 2008 with Angels in Mourning, his ‘homage’ to the old-time private detectives of the 50’s and the 60’s. Angels is a contemporary take on the old-style noir detective and won the Amazon.com Book of the Month Reader’s Choice Award.
David’s Contemporary Fiction novel, published in December of 2017, and based on the Harry Chapin Song, A Better Place To Be, received the Bronze Award for Literary Excellence, from Ireland’s prestigious DD International Awards; A Better Place To Be was named a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree, signifying a book of the highest literary quality and written by Independent writers.
The first book of David’s 8 book Epic Sci-Fi Fantasy Series, Tales of Nevaeh. Born To Magic, is an international Amazon genre Best Seller, a Kindle Review of Books finalist for Fantasy Book of the year, and winner of the Silver Award from Ireland's Drunken Druid International Awards for Literary excellence. To date, Born to Magic has garnered over 1800 worldwide reviews averaging 4.5 stars.
His mystery, suspense, Police procedurals, and thrillers are The Hyte Maneuver, (a Literary guild alternate selection); The Sokova Convention, The Morrisy Manifest, Out of the Shadows, and, Desperately Killing Suzanne.
David wrote his first nonfiction book, The Indie Writer's Handbook, to help authors who have completed their manuscripts and want to navigate the online publishing experienceto publish Independently . The Indie Writer's Handbook was David's second book to be awarded the B.R.A.G. Medallion for excellence
A Better Place To be: Based On The Harry Chapin Song
A story about life, though perhaps not the one you would choose to live.
Inspired by the characters from the Harry Chapin song of the same name, 'A Better Place To Be’ is a story of love, loss, and the ability to overcome the worst that life can throw at someone and come out the other side.
Awards and Recognition
- A Better Place To Be: B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree; and, The Indie Writers Handbook: Florida Authors & Publishers Assoc. President's award 2020 non-fiction, Bronze; B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. Born to Magic, Silver Medallion, Drunken Druid Literary Award