North Carolina author launches book website for Outer Banks Suspense Thriller OBX

Manteo, NC, July 28, 2022 – ( – North Carolina author David Dean has launched a new book website for his new thriller thriller set in the Outer Banks of Carolina North, OBX.

The website,, provides details about the 300-page novel as well as updates on book signings and other events featuring the author.

Website visitors can learn more about David Dean; subscribe to receive regular updates via the newsletter; and find out where to buy the book at various outlets in North Carolina, from Raleigh to Duck to Ocracoke. Links are also provided to online retailers offering OBX such as IndieBound, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.

OBX (ISBN: 979-8-218-00862-8) is the first in a series of books featuring Michael Francis, an agent for the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. Agent Francis is sent from Raleigh to the holiday mecca of the Outer Banks to investigate the murder of a member of staff of an influential politician. The troubled mother-of-three finds herself caught in a storm of cover-ups, rogue cops, drug dealing and attacks on life as she faces a difficult separation from her police detective husband. Amid unexpected and confusing romantic overtures from a prime suspect, an approaching hurricane threatens to sabotage his investigation as Michael pursues a serial killer who has operated in the shadows for years, facing threats humans more dangerous than mother nature herself. ending with an unexpected twist.

North Carolina author David Dean is a fan of thriller mysteries, sci-fi, and horror. He enjoys writing screenplays, novels, short stories and short story anthologies that challenge the reader’s perceived understanding of social norms, reality, science and religion, and the role each plays in the continuous struggle between good and evil in every human being.

He was recently invited to a signing event at The Island Shop Boutique in Manteo, with plans for additional appearances to come this summer and fall.

The author lives in the coastal paradise that surrounds Topsail Island, North Carolina. In addition to OBX, other titles he has authored include the science fiction anthology The Peril of Thought and the horror novel Shadows. He is available for book signings, panel discussions and other public events.

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Lola R. McClure