All of David's books can be found for sale at the following retailers:

Amazon: http://brev.is/yA23
Barnes & Noble: http://brev.is/QM54
Kobo Books: http://brev.is/PM54

Sign up for his newsletter at http://tinyletter.com/dahayden.

http://dahayden.com
http://twitter.com/dahayden
http://facebook.com/Haydenverse

Aside from his weird tendencies such as collecting vintage manual typewriters, David is a scribbler of thrilling tales of fantasy adventure for young and adult readers.

With a natural tendency toward laziness, he considered selling his soul for instant publishing glory, but given the Great Recession's effect on the demonic markets, he opted instead for long hours pounding away at the keyboard. Which leaves his soul available for buying world-domination once the markets pick up. So watch it. He might stop being lazy. It could happen.

One might ask, why does David write fast-paced tales of fantastic adventure. Short answer: He doesn't like slow and he's big a fan of things fantastic! If you count looking at colorful images as reading (and who doesn't?), he's been reading comics all his life. So that's where it began. Early on, he got caught up in the idea of space travel, but the charming bunk that is The Sirius Mystery transitioned him from astronomy to ancient history and the fine art of making up stuff.

The mesmerizing cover of the 4th Edition Stormbringer RPG finished him off. To fantasy adventure he went, like a squire charging into his first quest. He steeped himself in the works of Michael Moorcock, Robert E. Howard, and David Gemmell, and he delved into the Star Frontiers, Stormbringer, Champions, and Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying games.

David lives in Alabama, along with his delightful wife, Pepper Thorn, and three lovely cats. He studied history, literature, and religion at the University of Alabama. He practices the Yang Taijiquan long form and enjoys reading about nutrition. He loves Redskins and Crimson Tide football.
  • Birmingham, AL
  • JoinedOctober 9, 2009



Last Message
davidalastairhayden davidalastairhayden Feb 06, 2016 05:19PM
Storm Phase 5: The First Kaiaru is now available exclusively at Amazon. You can buy it there or read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Just follow the link below to learn what happens...
View all Conversations

Stories by David Alastair Hayden
The Shadowed Manse by davidalastairhayden
The Shadowed Manse Science Fiction
Abandoned by his family ... trapped in a house of shadows ... destined for more than 7th grade math. Arthur Paladin doesn't fit in. Not at home with the ultra-strict grandmother who had to raise him after his moth...
Lair of the Deadly Twelve (Storm Phase #2) by davidalastairhayden
Lair of the Deadly Twelve (Storm Phase #2) Fantasy
STORM PHASE A teenage wizard burdened with a mysterious destiny, a cat-girl ninja he can't help but fall for, and a bat-winged daemon that doubles as a diary embark on a journey of self-discovery in a world teemin...
The Storm Dragon's Heart by davidalastairhayden
The Storm Dragon's Heart Fantasy
STORM PHASE A teenage wizard burdened with a mysterious destiny, a cat-girl ninja he can't help but fall for, and a bat-winged daemon that doubles as a diary embark on a journey of self-discovery in a world teemin...
3 Reading Lists