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Joined 01-07-03, id: 322489, Profile Updated: 02-19-11
Author has written 3 stories for Harry Potter, and Misc. Books.

Dave lives with his wife Rita and hisChristopher, age 16, in Westminster Maryland, USA. Although Dave is the publisher of the Anna Grayson story, the work was created by his daughter Katie O'Brien who passed away in March of 2005 at the early age of 13. Katie worked on Anna Grayson and The Order of Merlin for two years and wrote most of the text while going through her chemo treatments for Leukemia in the hospital.She finished the book just six days before her passing. Katie and Dave were a writing team. Katie was the author, and Dave was her editor and beta-reader. Katie has published several short stories over the years, leading up to her work on The Order of Merlin.

"The Order of Merlin is dedicated to my beautiful daughter Katie, who worked so hard during her struggles with her health. Sitting alone together in the hospital day after day, night after night, we started this book because of her love for Harry Potter, and to help her take her mind off of the pain of her many treatments. I am very proud of my daughter, my little red head. Her imagination and courage were the foundation of this work, and the magic that keeps her loving family going. May God hold her in his loving arms until the day she comes to be again." DaveO

Dave is currently writing the second Anna Grayson book from a premise Katie wrote and her family found in her writing box. Dave has finished 18 chapters to date (about 125K words) as of Feb 2011. Dave is also writing a book of his own entitled, "Time Expired". 20 chapters have been completed in early draft form (about 95K works, 15 uploaded to FF).

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Anna Grayson and The Dragon's Lair reviews
The Dragon's Lair covers Anna Grayson's second year at the American wizarding school Castlewood Academy and a continuation of the first book Anna Grayson and The Order of Merlin. Several poachers are stealing dragon eggs from the Cliffs of Knowtor and from the legendary dragon's lair as part of the Dark Lord's plan for war.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 43 - Words: 289,816 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/2/2015 - Published: 12/31/2014 - Complete
Time Expired reviews
Sally Carmichael, a dying woman of 93, has lived a full life and is ready for the end. After a near death experience in the hospital, however, she finds her body is changing, getting younger as time moves on. Love and violence follow her in her new life.
Misc. Books - Rated: T - English - Drama/Crime - Chapters: 24 - Words: 114,949 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 9/27/2011 - Published: 12/22/2009 - Complete
Anna Grayson and The Order of Merlin reviews
Anna Grayson was born into a powerful wizarding family in America. Born a squib, Anna begins showing astonishing powers that lead her to Castlewood Academy for the Magical Arts and eventually to the realization she’s a Guardian in The Order of Merlin.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 43 - Words: 365,234 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 6/18/2005 - Published: 1/7/2003 - Complete