Author Destroys Downtown Ventura

Uses the supernatural to send West Ventura into another dimension
New Shift Cover
New Shift Cover
June 1, 2011 - PRLog -- Dateline: Ventura, CA ‒ June 1, 2011 ‒ In his just released thriller Shift, D. Doyle Reynolds the first of the Spiritus Chronicles, published by Smashwords, downtown Ventura residents are the target of a secret conspiracy. When an experimental weather-altering device is undergoing tests, unknown elements cause the device to fall off the F-18 from Point Mugu, making it plummet into the hills by Grant Park. The dangerous equipment ramps up and opens a portal into another realm where angels and demons pour through and wreak havoc.  

Shift is a mixed genre novel with supernatural, paranormal and science fiction elements. The adventure continues when a Philadelphia Experiment-like bubble engulfs downtown and spirits it away, leaving the inhabitants within a sphere better than a mile wide to fend for themselves. What happens to the void? It becomes the new Ventura Bay as government officials attempt to explain the disaster away as a massive sink hole.

According to the author, "I thought it would make for great summer reading escapist fun. It is a fanciful blend of conspiracies and the spiritual realm that collide with our real world and how some might react confronted with that situation." Said Reynolds, "Many believe that the phenomenon referred to as the Spiritual Realm; angels and demons, ghosts...are inter-dimensional beings that surround us. So, how would people react if our dimensions collided?"
Reynolds is so confident people will enjoy Shift that he is offering the first 100 pages free to download. Links to the download are available from and includes links to the eBook in a variety of formats as well as a print version.

About D. Doyle Reynolds
Once a resident of Ventura, D. Doyle Reynolds currently resides in Kingsport, TN with his wife and three children. A sometime screenwriter with five feature options under his belt, Reynolds decided to make the switch to novelist when he became dissatisfied that, though optioned, none of his scripts were ever filmed. Links and information is available through the official website at The Smashwords link for Shift is:

About Smashwords, Inc.
Founded in 2008, privately held Smashwords operates the world’s leading ebook publishing and distribution platform serving authors, publishers, readers and retailers. Smashwords makes it fast, free and easy for the world’s authors and publishers to publish and distribute multi-format ebooks. Smashwords puts authors and publishers in full control over the pricing, sampling and marketing of their works. Authors and publishers receive 85 percent of the net proceeds from sales of their works. Smashwords has distribution relationships with leading online retailers such as Apple, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo and the Diesel eBook Store, and also distributes to the leading mobile e-reading apps and app platforms including ScrollMotion, Aldiko and Stanza. Smashwords is based in Los Gatos, California, and can be reached on the web at Visit the official Smashwords blog at

Dave Reynolds
ddoylereynolds at gmail dot com

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Author of Paranormal Suspense, primarily. The nature of his writing is Christian Fiction. More information available through
Source:Dave Reynolds
Tags:Christian Fiction, Angels, Demons, Spiritual Warfare, Paranormal, Supernatural, Ebook, Action, Adventure, Young Adult
Industry:Books, Entertainment, Religion
Location:Kingsport - Tennessee - United States
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