Taser safety concerns following death of teen

Doug Zipes recently had a case series published in the American Heart Association’s 'Circulation' Journal relating to the use of Tasers. Following the death of 18 year old graffiti artist Israel Hernandez-Llach, who was shot in the chest with a Taser, there are...

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Photo op with Past President Bill Clinton

I brought a copy of "The Black Widows", my first novel, since it takes place in Chappaqua, NY, Clinton's home town. However, his Secret Service detail would not let me bring it in to give to Clinton, because of security issues. Nor would they take the copy to give to...

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Ripples in Opperman’s Pond – ON SALE NOW

'Ripples in Opperman's Pond' has hit the shelves! In this high-stakes thriller set in the world of big-money medicine, a chain of unanticipated events!   Identical twins Dorian and Daniel Sloane grow up inseparable, sharing the same tubes of toothpaste as...

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New Website Launched

Hello Readers Welcome to the new and improved We have had a slight upgrade with the aim of being able to better connect and interact with you all. Integrating Facebook and Twitter will enable us to stay connected - so make sure that you like the Facebook...

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My passion for writing

Those who know me understand my passion for writing, and that I've been interested in writing a novel for many years. It began a long time ago, when I read a best-selling novel written by a physician and concluded, "I can do a better job than that." Well, it turns out...

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Author - Doug Zipes

About the Author

Doug Zipes

Author of The Black Widows & Ripples in Operman’s Pond & Not Just a Game.

Having published hundreds of medical papers and books, Doug Zipes has turned his hand to writing fiction. The Black Widows was published in 2011, Ripples in Opperman’s Pond in 2013 and Not Just a Game hit the shelves in early 2016. In 2018 Doug also published his memoir, Damn The Namesayers and 2019 saw Bear's Promise, Doug's latest novel hit the shelves.