Dan E. Hendrickson


Dan E. Hendrickson is an award-winning, best-selling author with seven novels to his name.
His books, which have been featured on dozens of radio shows and podcasts, have won literary
awards from Feathered Quill, Online Book Club, AmericanBookFest.com, and Readers Favorite.
His writings tend to have a military/law enforcement flavor because they deal with issues like
modern-day human trafficking, organized crime, high-sea drug smuggling, historical piracy, and
slave trading.
Hendrickson’s father was an English professor. He picked up on his father’s love of the written
word and enrolled in Casper Community College, majoring in journalism. Although he found
that he had an aptitude for investigative reporting, he decided that his desires lied in other areas.
He went on to do volunteer Christian ministry work throughout the United States most of his
adult life and continues to pursue those endeavors to this day. During that time, he gained a
degree in Practical Theology.
Hendrickson’s diverse career also led him to serve as a sheriff’s deputy in Ohio for three years.
He now owns and runs, with his wife, Cheryl, an auto dealership that includes auto detailing and
auto body services.
Hendrickson also has devoted a good portion of his life to studying the martial arts. He has black
belts in two styles, Tang Soo Do, Tae Kwon Do, and a high brown belt in Han Foo Wa. He has
instructed at martial arts schools off and on for over 20 years. He has studied under and with
several greats, including legendary Hollywood stuntmen Bill Shaw, and Troy Miller.
Born and raised in Sheridan, Wyoming, he now resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. For more
information, please consult: www.danehendrickson.com