Novels

These are the books that I currently have in print:

The Sorceress and the Skull

Michele, a direct descendant of Nostradamus, is born in 1932. She’ll have all his gifts of precognition and even greater powers, but they will not fully manifest until she enters puberty. More than one secret society has been obsessed with finding Michele, to control her and learn where Nostradamus’s...Read More »


Bodo The Apostate

In a time of intolerance, following your conscience is a dangerous choice…

“In the meantime, a credible report caused all ecclesiastics of the Catholic Church to lament and weep.”

-Prudentius of Troyes, Annales Bertiniani, anno 839

On Ascension Day May 22, 838, Bishop Bodo, chaplain, confessor, and favorite of both his...Read More »


Close to the Sun

Close to the Sun by Donald Michael Platt

Close to the Sun follows the lives of two Americans and a German from childhood through the end of WWII. As boys, they idealize the exploits of WWI fighter aces known as chivalrous Knights of the...Read More »


House of Rocamora

House of Rocamora by Donald Michael Platt

A new life and a new name—

HOUSE OF ROCAMORA, a novel of the 17th century, continues the exceptional life of roguish Vicente de Rocamora, a former Dominican friar, confessor to the Infanta of Spain, and almost Inquisitor General.

After Rocamora...Read More »


Rocamora

Rocamora is the first novel in the series chronicling the life of Vicente de Rocamora.

Poet, swordsman, and master of disguise, Vicente de Rocamora, the epitome of a young renaissance man in 17th century Spain, questions the goals of the Inquisition and the brutal means...Read More »


A Gathering of Vultures

A Gathering of Vulures by Donald MIchael Platt

MURDER, MUTILATION, AND CARRION…IN PARADISE?

 “There shall the vultures also be gathered, every one with her mate.” —ISAIAH 34:15

 Professional ballroom dancers, Terri and Rick Hamilton, aspire to be world champions. Unfortunately, Terri’s recurring back and health problems place that goal well out of reach.

 They travel to Terri’s birthplace, Florianópolis, on...Read More »


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