Darrell Bain has been writing most of his life though he didn't get really serious about it until the purchase of his first computer which made correcting his typing so much easier. In the last ten years he has had a total of eighteen books published and three more due out within the next six months or so. Two of his works were finalists for the EPIC 2000 Awards and another nominated for the Frankfurt eBook awards. In 2002, The Sex Gates won the Knowbetter’s Best Science Fiction 2002, and was a finalist for The Dream Realm Award. it is a perennial best seller at fictionwise.com and palmdigitalmedia.com Another book, Crazy Ships, is a finalist for the 2004 Eppie Award. His only collection, Around The Bend, was one of the 2003 top five best sellers in humor at palmdigitalmedia.com. His writing ranges the gamut of genres from Science Fiction to Romance, from Non-fiction to Suspense and from Children's books to Humorous Adventure and humorous non-fiction. Right now he is concentrating on science fiction and humor. He is currently writing a humorous doggie book and another science fiction novel. Darrell’s books can be found in bookstores, at his website, www.santa-claus-lane.com and listed at Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, www.hardshell.com, palmdigitalmedia.com, fictionwise.com and www.double-dragon-ebooks.com/
Darrell Served a number of years in the military, including two years in Vietnam. His first published novel, Medics Wild, was based in part on his time in Vietnam. After leaving the military Darrell obtained a B.S. in Medical Technology and managed medical laboratories in Louisiana, Texas and Saudi Arabia. Eventually he and his wife Betty settled in East Texas where they own a Christmas tree farm located -- where else? -- on a real road named Santa Claus Lane. Two of his non-fiction works deal with crazy adventures on a Christmas tree farm. Laughing All The Way is the third. Other members of the family include Biscuit the dachshund and Black Spot and Black Dot, the tomcats.