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Daniel Martin Eckhart

Agent:  Julian Friedmann

Biography: Daniel is an experienced scriptwriter, based in Switzerland, having lived for many years in America.  

THE CHAMP was his first novel. Early 2015 saw the release of his second, BARNABY SMITH, which quickly garnered 5 star Amazon reviews.

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TALES OF WYCHWOOD YA, 274 pages Amazon KDP, Feb 2017 There are many special places in the world, places rich with history and legend, blood and life, love and death. Of all of those many places, none is more special than Wychwood Forest. Wychwood, the small remnant of an ancient forest, is a prison that holds fierce warrior elves, bloodthirsty headhunter dwarves and darker creatures, still. For hundreds of years a family of humans has helped the elves to protect the forest and those who roam within. Tales of Wychwood is the story of a one-of-a-kind grandmother and her grandchildren, who are about to discover everything about their glorious secret ancestry. Join Nick, Milo and Ellie as they enter a fantastical world filled with deadly dangers, high adventure and darkest mystery.

TALES OF WYCHWOOD

YA, 274 pages
Amazon KDP, Feb 2017

There are many special places in the world, places rich with history and legend, blood and life, love and death. Of all of those many places, none is more special than Wychwood Forest. Wychwood, the small remnant of an ancient forest, is a prison that holds fierce warrior elves, bloodthirsty headhunter dwarves and darker creatures, still. For hundreds of years a family of humans has helped the elves to protect the forest and those who roam within. Tales of Wychwood is the story of a one-of-a-kind grandmother and her grandchildren, who are about to discover everything about their glorious secret ancestry. Join Nick, Milo and Ellie as they enter a fantastical world filled with deadly dangers, high adventure and darkest mystery.

HOME Contemporary, 242 pages Amazon KDP, March 2016  When eighty-two year old Max Flynn meets Walt Miller, he can't believe his eyes. Walt is not only seven and a half feet tall, he also looks exactly like the giant Max knew as a child during Coney Island's golden years. Max, a former cop who spent his life protecting the island and the people walking upon it, decides to solve the mystery of 'the impossible man'. This is a novel about home, about the land we walk on. In Walt's words: "Max Flynn gives me hope. There must be others like him. People who care deeply, deeply enough to hear the heartbeat of the land they walk on. They are the future. They will be the balance."

HOME

Contemporary, 242 pages
Amazon KDP, March 2016 

When eighty-two year old Max Flynn meets Walt Miller, he can't believe his eyes. Walt is not only seven and a half feet tall, he also looks exactly like the giant Max knew as a child during Coney Island's golden years. Max, a former cop who spent his life protecting the island and the people walking upon it, decides to solve the mystery of 'the impossible man'. This is a novel about home, about the land we walk on. In Walt's words: "Max Flynn gives me hope. There must be others like him. People who care deeply, deeply enough to hear the heartbeat of the land they walk on. They are the future. They will be the balance."

BARNABY SMITH Contemporary, 238 pages Amazon KDP, Jan 2015 Barnaby Smith is the tale of a most unusual journey by a despairing psychiatrist and her patient - a story about life, love, belief, compromise and freedom ... and yes, the dream of human flight. Six months after her son's suicide, psychiatrist Dr. Martha Lewis takes on a position at Brooklyn's St. Joseph's Hospital where she is given the charge of the Barnaby Smith. Barnaby has tried to fly, like a bird, his entire life. He has jumped off roofs nine times, he has broken every bone in his body. Martha makes it her obsession to bring this man back into life, to save him ... only to realize that Barnaby just may be the key to her own salvation.

BARNABY SMITH

Contemporary, 238 pages
Amazon KDP, Jan 2015

Barnaby Smith is the tale of a most unusual journey by a despairing psychiatrist and her patient - a story about life, love, belief, compromise and freedom ... and yes, the dream of human flight. Six months after her son's suicide, psychiatrist Dr. Martha Lewis takes on a position at Brooklyn's St. Joseph's Hospital where she is given the charge of the Barnaby Smith. Barnaby has tried to fly, like a bird, his entire life. He has jumped off roofs nine times, he has broken every bone in his body. Martha makes it her obsession to bring this man back into life, to save him ... only to realize that Barnaby just may be the key to her own salvation.

THE CHAMP Contemporary, 318 pages Amazon KDP, May 2012 This is the story of Wilber Patorkin. At the tender age of one hundred and fifteen he's the oldest man alive in the United States of America. His body is failing him gloriously, his legs will barely carry him, his quivering lips and dentures turn his words into meaningless babble... and yet he has the clearest brain and the brightest eyes you'll ever come across. His steps may be tiny, but his story is epic. His words may be few, but his mind goes beyond your wildest imagination. Join Wilber on a most unlikely journey and be prepared - you just may discover yourself along the way.

THE CHAMP

Contemporary, 318 pages
Amazon KDP, May 2012


This is the story of Wilber Patorkin. At the tender age of one hundred and fifteen he's the oldest man alive in the United States of America. His body is failing him gloriously, his legs will barely carry him, his quivering lips and dentures turn his words into meaningless babble... and yet he has the clearest brain and the brightest eyes you'll ever come across. His steps may be tiny, but his story is epic. His words may be few, but his mind goes beyond your wildest imagination. Join Wilber on a most unlikely journey and be prepared - you just may discover yourself along the way.