W. D. Newman is the pen name for William Dale Porter. Dale lives on a farm in upstate South Carolina with his wife Melody and their two children Kyle and Isaac. He has a passion for horses and loves spending as much time as possible enjoying the great outdoors.
His "Ben Alderman Series" are fantasy-adventure books for children and teens, but they are fast-paced and exciting for adults too. The first book, "The Thirteenth Unicorn", was released in January, 2011. Book two, "The Black Dragon", was released in August, 2012. The third and final book in the series, "The Final Prophecy", should be available sometime in 2013. If you have read "The Thirteenth Unicorn", or "The Black Dragon", and have enjoyed the story, be sure to send Dale an email and let him know. He appreciates AND responds to all emails.