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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Shane Moore  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Science Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.abysswalker.com/
-- Shane Moore on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=shane+moore


Illinois Connection

Shane Moore grew up on a farm in rural Illinois, and today lives in central Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Shane Moore grew up on a farm in rural Illinois. An only child that was six miles from his nearest peer, Shane often created wild tales of heroes and villains during his many trips into the deep woods that surrounded his rural home. Shane was accelerated in his class and started his senior year of high school at age sixteen. After graduating and getting a waiver for his age, Shane joined the United States Navy to pay for college. He participated in campaigns; “Provide Hope” and “Secure Democracy” during the Yugoslavian civil war. Shane received several naval awards and citations and was one of the highest trained members of his ship. After getting out of the service, Shane began college. He was soon hired by the Carlinville Police Department, beginning his multiple venue police career.Shane retired as a detective for the Gillespie Police Department after serving twelve years. His police career was quite notable with awards for bravery and with one life saving medal. He was named Officer of the Year in 2005. A lesser known truth about Shane is that he played eight years of semi pro football with the Central Illinois Cougars. Shane is the team’s all-time tackle leader and holds the record for most special teams tackles in a season and the most tackles in a game. Shane received many awards including Defensive Player of the Year in 2005. January 14th, 2008. Shane retired from his police career to be a professional novelist.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Email inquiries to his agent, Jerry Cates - [mailto:fatefactorfiction@yahoo.com fatefactorfiction@yahoo.com] or call 815-501-3880

Selected Titles At Your Library

A prisoner's welcome /
ISBN: 0533153018. OCLC Number: 85693628

Vantage Press,. .

The people of Beykla are attacked by dwarves (dwarfs), frozen by a giant white dragon, and paralyzed by magical rings. In a story that weaves fantasy with revelations about love, loss, and freedom, young Lance learns to cope with and heal from the travesties and triumphs he experiences as he seeks to bring renewal to the people of Terrigan.

Birth of a nation /
ISBN: 1933300302. OCLC Number: 660173646

Wandering Sage Publications,. .

"Nations have always struggled against the constant threat of war and annihilation. Ancient dragons plot, undead lords reach to seize as much as their bony hands can hold and humanoids of all races kill in the name of deities and kings. Will the Abyss Walker bring an end to all the chaos of fling the world into an even larger swirling mix of blood and death?"--Publisher.

Breach of crowns
ISBN: 9781933300153. OCLC Number: 271283439

Wandering Sage,. .

Drums of war echo throughout the realm as the Dwarven clans march towards the gathering might of the Beyklans. While Lance fights to survive as a slave and Jude is forced to stand trial for murder, the fates conspire to condemn the wicked god-king by the whispered prophecy. The world squirms against the confining grip of destiny, unsure of its own fortitude and a growing fear that the fabric of existence will unravel in the path of the Abyss Walker.

Darrion Quieness
ISBN: 9780988923096. OCLC Number: 870454990

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The drums of war thunder throughout the realm as the dwarven clans march towards the gathering might of the Beyklans. While Lance fights to survive as a slave and Jude is forced to stand trial for murder the fates conspire to condemn the wicked god-king about the whispered prophecy. The world squirms against the confining grip of destiny and trembles at the growing fear that the fabric of existence will unravel in the path of the Abyss Walker!--from publisher.

Darrion-Quieness /
ISBN: 1933300663. OCLC Number: 649066424

Wandering Sage Publications,. .

"The drums of war echo through out the realm as the dwarven clans march towards the gathering might of the Beyklans. While Lance fights to survive as a slave and Jude is forced to stand trial for murder the fates conspire to condemn the wicked god-king about the whispered prophecy. The worls squirms against the confining grip of destiny unsure of its own fortitude and a growing fear that the fabric of existence will unravel in the path of the Abyss Walker. and what role will the Great Dragon play in it?"--Publlisher.

Death of kings
ISBN: 9781631960000. OCLC Number: 871205502

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The distant rumblings of war have turned into thundering beats of bloodthirsty drums. As King Theobold marches his army against the might of Clan Stoneheart, Jude and Vlargcar fight for their lives in the arena. Ramasiel plots for the throne of Aten and three kings begin to strain under the weight of war. Will the world manage to survive as the breach of crowns severs their ties with the divine? Who will they turn to? Who will be the answer to their prayers as the Trinidy marches for their damnation?--from publisher.

Ghost fishing :
ISBN: 9780820353159. OCLC Number: 1004957170

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The first anthology to focus solely on poetry with an eco-justice bent. A culturally diverse collection entering a field where nature poetry anthologies have historically lacked diversity, this book presents a rich terrain of contemporary environmental poetry with roots in many cultural traditions.--Amazon.com.

Journal of a pipeline leak /
ISBN: 1933300140. OCLC Number: 213416664

Wandering Sage,. .

The story of one woman's 10 year struggle to get the gallons of jet fuel off her land that was dumped into a stream that contaminated her horse farm. Tells about the controlling effect campaign funds have over the government and how her own lawyers sold her out.

Of rats & men /
ISBN: 0984882820. OCLC Number: 857921958

. .

"Under a silver sickle moon of a late summer's eve, Joshua professes his plan to whisk Kellacun away from her life of poverty. But, as the duke's plans to arrest them come to a murderous end, Kellacun learns more about them in death than she ever did in life. Will Joshua stand by her side as she seeks justice for her slain family, or will he reveal himself as a conspirator in their deaths? This is one woman's story. This is the story of Kellacun."--Publisher.

The apocalypse of Enoch :
ISBN: 098488288X. OCLC Number: 810337369

New Babel Books,. .

A staggering look at the end of the world, where once great nations see their economies falter and their people scream for securities at the sacrifice of their freedoms.

The apocalypse of Enoch.
ISBN: 9780988923072. OCLC Number: 859261382

New Babel Books,. .

The world beheld the Rapture. The plague on humanity continues. 1.3 million American adults are now ravenous killers. 35 million infected children now hunger for flesh. Shane Nettleton and his band of survivors must continue their struggle trapped on a tug boat adrift in the Gulf of Mexico.

The death of kings /
ISBN: 1933300299. OCLC Number: 660169784

Wandering Sage Publications,. .

"The drums of war echo throughout the realm as the dwarven clans march towards the gathering might of the Beyklans. While Lance fights to survive as a slave and Jude is forced to stand trial for murder the fates conspire to condemn the wicked god-king about the whispered prophecy. The world squirms against the confining grip of destiny unsure of its own fortitude and a growing fear that the fabric of existence will unravel in the path of the Abyss Walker"--Publisher.

The plea of Apollisian
ISBN: 9780979967382. OCLC Number: 548596899

Skullvines Press,. .

The Abyss Walker is coming, a man who will make both gods and devils tremble. While an obsessed king struggles to find his role in the prophecy, a young man named Lance sets out to learn more of his past. What begins as a simple task soon turns deadly as his nation continues toward war. As tensions rise and talks waiver, one man holds the key to peace, but will they hear his plea?--Publisher description.

The trial of innocence
ISBN: 9780988923089. OCLC Number: 864040209

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The deep heart of winter stirs within the shadows of the world. Its icy fingers stretch forth to cover the lands of man in a grip of frozen death. While the massive white dragon Darrion-Quieness considers the request from the bloodthirsty tyrant Hector De Scoran another associate of the cold steps into the contest against the warmth of man. Negative forces begin to show their hand as Lance and Jude fight to survive amongst the bloodiest battle either has ever seen. Will he fulfill the murmured prophecy or be dragged into the Abyss like so many others?--Publisher.

The trial of innocence /
ISBN: 1933300566. OCLC Number: 660169817

Wandering Sage Publications,. .

"The deep heart of winter stirs within the shadows of the world. Its icy fingers stretch forth to cover the lands of man in a grip of frozen death. While the massive white dragon Darrion-Quieness considers the request from the bloodthirsty tyrant Hector De Scoran another associate of the cold steps into the contest against the warmth of man. Negative forces begin to show their hand as Lance and Jude fight to survive amongst the bloodiest battle either has ever seen. Will he fulfill the murmured prophecy or be dragged into the Abyss like so many others?"--Publisher.

The wererat's tale.
ISBN: 0984882839. OCLC Number: 857924103

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"After the failure to secure justice for her slain parents, Kellacun retires to a small farm family to start a new life. Just as she starts to fit in and feel loved again, the long arm of the duke's villainy prey upon her new family, awakening a dark monster within her. With new resolve for vengeance, Kellacun returns to the city that created the monster within. She returns for her justice. With a master of disguise controlling the mighty golem, Koch'Nonul (based off of Pete Koch from Heartbreak Ridge), The wererat thieves guild run by her former enemy Pavcious, and the deadly assassin, Grascon the Nimble following her every move, will Kellacun finally have her justice, or will she be cut down like all of those before her? Exciting sequel in the highly acclaimed Abyss Walker series; The Wererat's Tale."--Publisher.

White Wraith /
ISBN: 0984882847. OCLC Number: 857917998

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Living proof of his mother's infidelity and cursed with white fur at birth, young Blarik struggles to survive in a family that despises him. Believing that Blarik is a curse on his family by the gods, his father and mother plot to murder him and restore the family's good name. Just wanting to be loved, the poor boy endures horrific abuse in his desire to be a good son. With the sacrificial day looming, Blarik is sent away by his grandfather. Armed with nothing more than his desire to be loved by his parents and the support of a human girl from the distant village, he sets off on a wild adventure. The young bull learns many things, including what love really is. Will he and Swila perish amidst the dozens of dangers that surround his island, or will he finally reach adulthood and become the powerful champion that his grandfather believes possible.