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Welcome to C.D. Shelton’s website where you can read the first chapter of each of his published novels and view a listing of his non-fiction health-related ebooks, written for “SHORT ON TIME EBOOKS.”

New Release!


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The Bastard Son

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Published by Choice PH
Jonathan Winter, born in ignominy, overcomes his shameful origins with bravery and honor to rise to prominence in the kingdom. Born out of wedlock to a baron and assuming all title and wealth will be passed on to his legitimate half-brother, Winter sets his eyes on the Royal Navy with the intent of making a name for himself and winning the right to ask for the hand of his love, Lady Lydia, in marriage. Winter quickly wins the favor of King Henry VIII with an act of valor in a lost battle with the French and his career is fast-tracked. He is given missions beyond his rank and experience, such as seizing French gold and rescuing captured British soldiers…he is challenged at every turn by his arch-nemesis, French Commander Chevalier D’Aux.
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Amazonian Premonition Trilogy


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The Age of Eternal Fire

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Thirteen thousand years ago man was just as intelligent as he is today. His belief system was based on his experiences, just as they are today. Loyalty and bravery are not unique to the present. They existed in the past when Etok accompanied his friend Batok on a perilous journey to recover their tribal god, the "Eternal Fire." The fate of the Deer People Tribe rests on their survival, which is not always certain in the unknown world of the Amazon.
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» Read a book review of The Age of Eternal Fire.

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Journeys in the Primal Forest

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In Journeys in The Primal Forest, Batok and 10 year old Etik, Etoks son, leave on a perilous journey to seek contact with other indigenous tribes. Etik discovers he has inherited precognition abilities from his father. Batok finds love, but can his innovative skills save her?
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Uprising on the Rio Jari

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In 'Uprising on the Rio Jari', 20 year old Etiks precognition abilities, foretell of a massive destructive, raid, on the tribes of the Rio Jari. Time is crucial to devise an innovative plan to combat this sinister group of savage warriors, in their epic battle for survival.
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Modern Day Novels


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I'll Take the Fat One

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I’LL TAKE THE FAT ONE is a novel and self-help book by Author, Biologist and Educator C.D. Shelton. In this tale, he combines his passion for story telling and his knowledge of how our bodies work metabolically, in a fascinating story of finding one’s true-self. The book is written in an easy and entertaining manner.

The self-help part of this book brings awareness as to how you can lose weight and keep it off. You’ll learn about the glycemic index and how it will help you determine which foods are good or bad. You’ll also learn about: How you can live longer and have a healthier life; Anti-oxidants and how they can help you avoid illnesses; Lap band surgery; Heart disease; diet recommendations and so much more.

The fictional part of this novel is about a weight loss doctor who falls in love with one of his patients, and how the mysterious death of his office assistant’s sister changes his life and brings redemption to an otherwise shallow, hedonistic existence.

The following is an excerpt from a review given by Dr. Grady Harp, Amazon’s top book reviewer: “By incorporating the weight control information into a well blended story of finding one's true self, a solid love story, and a really fine detective tale, Shelton not only draws the reader into the hard facts he wishes to deliver, but does so in such a way that the seminars become personal experiences.”
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Raiders of the Primal Forest

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Published by Choice PH
In 'Raiders of the Primal Forest', Jon Anderson a recent Ph D graduate in the field of Biology, accepts a position with a large pharmaceutical company. They have research facilities in the Amazon. While doing routine research he uncovers the truth about a curse that has plagued an Amazonian tribe in the region.
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Tenderfoot Rider

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Harvard-educated Boston CPA Buckminster Williams had always expected to end up in a big, suburban house with a partnership in a prestigious accounting firm and a safe, predictable marriage to the boss’s daughter. But when he receives word that he has inherited his uncle’s cattle ranch in Wyoming, a visit to see his new holdings leads him to wonder whether he might be better suited to life out West. With the help of two trustworthy ranch hands and the lovely daughter of a local merchant, Buckminster – now Buck – tries his hand at ranching, riding and calf roping. But some of the locals don’t take kindly to the new tenderfoot, and Buck discovers that he will have to overcome a plot by a nefarious neighbor if he wants to succeed in his new home on the range.
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