Author Archives: Patrick W. O'Bryon

About Patrick W. O'Bryon

Writer. Traveler. Europhile, especially Italy and France. Hobbies: rescuing animals from abuse, abandonment and mistreatment, and being sous chef around the kitchen to my chef de cuisine wife.

…with his cover blown…

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He’s on his way…

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BUILD A NUCLEAR REACTOR ON YOUR KITCHEN TABLE!

My brother James and I once built a nuclear reactor at the kitchen table. Hard to believe? Sure, but even more amazing, it’s still firing people up almost forty years later. Okay, fine, a little explanation might be in order… Early in 1979 we had a … Continue reading

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HOW I ENDED WORLD WAR I, ALMOST BLEW UP A FRIENDLY GARAGE, & SAVED PORN FOR THE WORLD: A Memoir of High School in the ’60’s

The year was 1964, and I was in high school. I had an adventurous friend named Dan, an older brother Mike who thought pornography might broaden my education, and a dangerous love of chemistry. Dan and I were in the … Continue reading

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DAVID, GOLIATH AND LEXI THE CAT

Everyone knows the story, right? Shepherd David, the underdog, takes on the well-armored Goliath to settle an endless war, and fells the Philistine giant with a stone from the sling he uses to protect his flock. A story to hearten any young … Continue reading

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ANOTHER BIRD-BRAINED THOUGHT, just in time for Thanksgiving

Ever since I sat in a movie theater years ago and watched Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, I’ve had a strange fascination with our winged co-habitants here on Earth. Not some “birder” fascination, where I might spend hours out in the … Continue reading

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CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS, A Novel of Nazi Germany, NOW IN AUDIO BOOK FORMAT!

For those of you who prefer audio books, Corridor of Darkness is now available in that popular format on Amazon, Audible.com, and iTunes! Tim Campbell, a professional narrator with a rich baritone voice and over 60 titles to his name, does a … Continue reading

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The stuff of dreams, yet real.

Three a.m., and the rigors of international air travel have put your internal clock at odds with sleep. You arise in the dark and step to the broad, open window. Only a horizontal rod of iron separates you from the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beacon of Vengeance by Patrick O’Bryon

Originally posted on S.K. Nicholls:
I have been catching up on some sequels and series. There are some new authors I have been introduced to this past year that have really managed to keep me engaged and Patrick O’Bryon…

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BEACON OF VENGEANCE, A Novel of Nazi Germany, CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS Volume 2, NOW AVAILABLE!

In the summer of 1941 America edges closer to joining battle against Hitler’s victorious armies in Europe…but a dangerous spy game is already underway. Reluctant former operative Ryan Lemmon disappears in Nazi-occupied France, a country riddled with corruption and deceit. Ostensibly assigned to … Continue reading

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