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"Williams delivers an exciting, well-executed thriller...The danger is palpable…A highly recommended read that will make readers hope for a sequel.” Kirkus Reviews

"Sensational, electrifying, spectacular read! Better take a deep breath and fill your lungs now because this stunning emotionally packed read will leave you breathless. A highly recommended, riveting storyline!" Cozy Review Crew

Chase Hardeman, a former special ops veteran, is left questioning whether his past covert missions in the Middle East are the cause of the chaos that's erupted in his life.
Dreams of leaving a clandestine war behind and becoming a legend like his father in the auction arena teeter on the brink once he implements a contingency plan amidst an FBI investigation. Captivated by an old flame, Chase navigates the dark corridors of the collector car world in search of a myth. He believes finding this hidden treasure will reveal answers to the ghost buried in the desert of Mosul known to US intelligence as the Prodigal. On this perilous quest, Chase is drawn closer to a deadly threat as he leverages the criminal underworld to prevent a global terrorist attack. With the clock ticking, Chase is forced to relive the past in an imminent showdown and discovers the truth is not as it seems.
What readers are saying...
"Sensational, electrifying, spectacular read."
"Action, intrigue, and mystery grips a person from the first page."
"Unforgettable characters that leave you wanting more and more with each page."
"Stunning emotionally packed read will leave you breathless."
"DJ Williams' KING OF THE NIGHT is chocked full of everything I love in a novel: international intrigue, political gamesmanship, strange science, and a hero—Chase Hardeman—who is a juggernaut of skill and vengeance. Think Jack Reacher tossed into a Tom Clancy novel. Grab this rollercoaster of a thriller and hold on with both hands!" —James Rollins, #1 New York Times bestseller of Tides of Fire

Chase Hardeman Returns! What is Ryan Steck, author of Out For Blood and founder/editor in chief of The Real Book Spy, the industry's number one source for mysteries and thrillers, saying about the sequel? "Fast, knee-deep in conspiracies and intriguing characters, D.J. Williams' King of the Night is a sensational thriller from an author who should be watched closely moving forward."

Chase Hardeman, who fought the war on terror in the shadows under the secretive direction of the Oval Office, is on an international hunt for revenge. After the kidnapping of an FBI agent, who the government refuses to acknowledge, Hardeman and his partner Dexter Thompson embark on a dangerous globetrotting journey against the clock to rescue a woman who betrayed them.

Caught in the crosshairs of a takeover within the Bratva, Hardeman and Thompson must shadow their enemy as they navigate the treacherous underworld of international espionage while in the dark corridors of the White House the Commander in Chief battles between a re-election campaign and decisions he's kept from the American people.

Hardeman and Thompson will return to the darkness through shocking alliances, heartbreaking losses, and world-shattering revelations in a fight for freedom as they uncover a scandalous truth that threatens to fracture the United States beyond the swamp of Washington's elite.
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"A blistering, high-stakes, fast-paced supernatural thriller that's impossible to put down. D.J. Williams' HUNT FOR EDEN'S STAR introduces a compelling new hero and takes readers on an unforgettable adventure where countless twists and turns await." - Ryan Steck, editor-in-chief of The Real Book Spy

"Williams' series opener moves action and a rich setting boost the beginning of a promising paranormal saga." Kirkus Reviews

Discover the story of an intrepid, globe-trotting teen and a motley group of friends in a world where choices have epic consequences.

In this new coming-of-age YA fantasy novel full of action-packed adventure, Williams tells the tale of a teen who is thrown into a world of ancient secrets when he discovers a supernatural artifact that protects a weapon of mass destruction. With the help of a diverse group of friends, he embarks on a global adventure, seeking the truth about his sister’s death. He uncovers two clandestine, supernatural societies waging an epic, hidden war that threatens the future of civilization.

As Jack races to collect ancient artifacts critical to the survival of the world, readers are transported to incredible international locales across Asia, including the lush jungles of the Philippines and the high-energy streets of Hong Kong. Themes of addiction, revenge, faith, and friendship emerge as Jack battles literal and psychological demons, and even his own friends and family members, on his quest to thwart the forces of evil.
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"The intoxicating story takes me places I didn't expect to go with intense adventure, supernatural allegory, and characters that resonate with a warrior's soul." Jaime Jo Wright, author of The Vanishing at Castle Moreau and The House on Foster HIll, winner of the Christy Award and Daphne du Maurier Award

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Jack Reynolds has uncovered ancient secrets at a great cost. Now he must unleash the truth to discover his destiny with the help of his crew: Vince, Tim, Amina, and Emma.
Jack is the only one who can wield the power of Eden’s Star, but can he control it before it destroys him? Badly weakened by the compass and hunted by powerful dark forces across international cities and secret realms, Jack and his crew are desperate to find him a healer. But when new enemies emerge to test the team’s loyalties, the search for the Cherub’s ancient artifacts intensifies.

Fighting against her own heartbreak, Emma struggles to stop the Merikh from capturing innocent Cherub and stealing their powers for their own sinister schemes. As the truth of a haunting prophecy is revealed, and an ally turns to the dark side, Jack and Emma must decide together if trusting a narrow path is worth the sacrifice.

Dive into this heart-pounding sequel to the supernatural thriller Hunt for Eden’s Star.
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With the DNA of a world traveler, D.J. Williams was born and raised in Hong Kong, igniting an adventurous spirit as he ventured into the jungles of the Amazon, the bush of Africa, and the slums of the Far East. His global travels have submerged him in a myriad of cultures, providing a unique perspective that fuels his creativity.

As a fresh voice in mystery, suspense, and YA fantasy, his novels have climbed the charts ranking as high as #1 on Amazon Hot New Releases. His books The Auctioneer and Hunt For Eden’s Star have received stellar reviews from Kirkus Reviews, the most trusted voice in book discovery. Williams has also been featured in Publishers Weekly and Writer's Digest.


With the launch of his latest YA series, Beacon Hill, the trailers and documentary featuring the first book, Hunt For Eden's Star, and the second book, Secrets of the Highlands, have reached over 1.8 million+ views. Beacon Hill is also currently under optioning consideration for film, television, streaming, and animation by the producers, production companies, and studios who have created the most successful YA franchises of all time.

Williams has also been an executive producer and director on over 500 episodes of broadcast television.

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