David M. Mannes is a multi-genre fiction writer. He is the author of A Walk on the Strange Side, The Cantor’s Son, as well as the Damien Wynter Majic-12 espionage/sci-fy series; Kingsley and Buck western series. He is a Cantor-Educator, and former teacher and educational writer/ film producer-director. David was nominated in 1990 for best non-dramatic script in the Alberta Motion Picture Industry Association (A.M.P.I.A.) awards for his script “Writing-on-Stone” featuring actor Leslie Neilson which he co-produced for Alberta Parks. David has had a long time interest in UFOs, the paranormal and unexplained phenomena. Mr. Mannes is married and lives in Edmonton, Alberta.
Rabbi-Cantor Jeff Reimer returns to River City, Iowa after forty-six years, as spiritual leader of Temple Beth Shalom. As Jeff connects with the congregation on a variety of issues, he also connects with his past. It leads him to reminisce about the year of his Bar Mitzvah, and the pivotal events and personal relationships that have led him back to River City again, and that makes Jeff the man he has become. This is a humorous coming-of-age story set in the turbulent 1960’s where Jeff fights off the stigma of being a clergyman’s son, contends with Junior High shop classes, stumbles through B’nai Mitzvah party dances and a semi-reluctant romance with April Blackman.
Pennsylvania County Sheriff Kelly Dane is an experienced, no nonsense lawman, but suddenly he finds himself encountering UFO abductions, ghosts and strange creatures. Kelly Dane has taken a walk on the strange side—and will anything ever be normal again?
The Canadian—United States border is a dangerous place. Join Royal Northwest Mounted Police constable Alfred Kingsley and his alcoholic, gunslinging American scout Charlie Buck as they patrol along the Canadian-Montana border in the mid-1880s. Kingsley deals with a railroad rebellion in the Kootenai’s, an Indian land swindle, and a band of murdering whiskey smugglers. Hold on to your hats, this is an action packed rough ride.
This western recounts the adventures of Northwest Mounted Police Constable Alfred Kingsley and ex-gunfighter turned scout Charlie Buck as they patrol along the Northwest Territory- Montana border in the late 1880’s. Scarlet Vengeance—when a black rancher, Elijah Samuels, home is burned out and he is kidnapped to settle an old score, Constable Alfred Kingsley and Charlie Buck head out on the trail to track the kidnappers and murderers down. And in the second novella, Scarlet Gold, Kingsley and Buck, while on their way escorting a prisoner to Fort Benton, aid the U.S. cavalry and Marshal Ben Tucker track down a ruthless band of gold thieves in Montana.
Evil Waits in the DarknessMysterious shadow creatures terrorizes a young family. As the father, Mike Weiss, and his friends search for answers, they discover that these beings defy paranormal explanations. Is this the onset of an other worldly invasion?
This fast, paced action-packed, harrowing adventure-sci-fi novel features Daiman Wynter, an agent for the clandestine black agency known as Majic-12. When a restricted site is breeched and a 4,000 year old flying saucer goes missing, it’s up to Wynter, Michelle Martin and their extraction team to retrieve it. Crossing into a parallel earth where Reptilians evolved into a humanoid species, the team finds danger and death at every turn.
The cold war is back on but with a twist-a remnant, an alien computer chip, exists from an extraterrestrial craft that exploded over Russia in 1907. Now Damien Wynter, special agent for the clandestine Majic-12, is on a race to get it before SETKA-MO, his Russian counterparts. From the canals of Venice to old city of Dubrovnik, to the pyramids of Bosnia, Wynter and fellow agent,Michelle Martin, run a gauntlet of mayhem, destruction and death in an all out battle to obtain technology that could be the greatest boon to humankind or launch its destruction.