David Mackey, a former Air Force radio and television announcer and engineer, learned about Sasquatch when he was the night DJ at KAST radio, Astoria, Oregon. The head of The International Sasquatch Center dropped by the station periodically and discussed Sasquatch with him. Self-loading log trucks crossed his path in Waldport, Oregon, when he met the owner and operator of just such a truck. They spent time together discussing an early version of Fires In the Night, during trips into the woods. A sequel to Fires is in the works. David and his wife are retired and living in Brownsville, Oregon.

Titles by David Mackey

  • Sequel to 'Fires in the Night'

    Released: October 2022

    Genre: Novels

    A deadly disease is stalking the country.

    In Plague, the sequel to author David Mackey’s Fires in the Night, a strange, often fatal virus is beginning to creep across the United States and the world. First noticed at the Federal prison at Sheridan, Oregon, within weeks “Fire Fever” had also struck a girls’ dorm at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. 

    Watching the news media beginning to clamor about where had this virus begun, and using her several years of nursing knowledge, Elsie McMaridisch begins to suspect that she and her husband Mac may have been the originating cases of Fire Fever. But who can they trust with this information, and how can they prove their theory?

    Elsie and Mac enlist their personal physician who has taught at Oregon Health Sciences for many years until retiring to become a general practitioner in Newport, Oregon. The team of three take a week-long hike into the Oregon Cascade mountains and find the original source for Fire Fever.

  • A Novel of Love and Legend

    Released: January 2022

    Genre: Novels

    Tall, brawny Mac was a logger, every inch a logger. He had worked the forests on the Oregon Coast his entire life. He had never encountered the legendary sasquatch or bigfoot. But when he does, life-changing adventure ensues for him and his lady friend, Elsie. Their life story intertwines with the growing mystery of the hairy creatures and their strange culture. This book, with its warm love story, is for all who enjoy legend and adventure.