Author: D.I. Telbat

From: United States of America United States of America

Author Bio

D. I. Telbat is a Christian author best known for his Suspenseful Fiction with a Faith Focus, which includes his bestseller COIL Series, as well as several standalone suspense and End Times novels. Telbat's Tablet, David's website/blog (, offers free weekly Christian adventure and suspense short stories, or related posts, to entertain, but also to bring attention to persecution worldwide. Many of D.I. Telbat's stories are about persecuted Christians—their sacrifice, suffering, and rescues. Also on his site, he shares his author reflections, book reviews, writing research, occasional challenges to today's Christian, and his complete biography. Getting into trouble with the law as a young man became a turning point in David's life. The Lord used that experience to draw David into a personal relationship with Him. Re-focusing his life for Christ, David now seeks to honor God with his life and his writing. There's no redemption without sacrifice.


Arabian Variable: A Covert Action Suspense Novel

Ex-Marine and chopper pilot Carson Adams is called to infiltrate Saudi Arabia to rescue a condemned missionary and a kidnapped family. Using the Christian underground and COIL resources, he smuggles in Bibles as he seeks to show the love of Jesus Christ.

CALLED TO GOBI: A Christian End Times Chronicle

Outcast Andrew Foworthy leaves the US on the brink of WWIII to answer his call with the Gospel of Christ. A plane crash inducts him into the mountains of Western Mongolia and he begins his trek to the cold, brutal land against all odds and waning hope.

DARK EDGE: Prequel to the COIL Series

Because CIA Agent Corban Dowler refuses a kill order, he's sanctioned for assassination by the very organization he's worked with for years. His new relationship with Jesus Christ may cost him everything…


In Dark Hearted, a dark enemy from the past targets COIL operatives in an international thriller that leaves the light of Christian courage trembling in the poisonous shadows.

Dark Rule (COIL Book 3)

The COIL Series adventure continues, taking the reader from the South Pacific to the Greek Isles—from the depths of the ocean to the cone of an unstable volcano, where we find Nathan Isaacson—presumed dead but now trained by master spy, Luigi Putelli.


D.I. Telbat takes us into the heart and heat of Gaza, Israel. Agent Corban Dowler infiltrates Gaza City for a routine medical op, but soon discovers an international plot by Hamas terrorists to destroy Israel, forcing him to respond as a soldier of Christ.

DISTANT BOUNDARY: Prequel to The COIL Legacy

Assumed dead after a botched humanitarian airdrop to the famine-stricken refugees of Zimbabwe, Agent Titus Caspertein fights for his life against wild animals, rhino poachers, and isolation in the African savanna.

DISTANT CONTACT: Book One of The COIL Legacy

Join D.I. Telbat as he draws us into another COIL saga of faith and conflict. We find dark plots of persecution against Christians, as well as perseverance of men and women who trust Jesus Christ for inspiration, strength, and final victory!

DISTANT FRONT: Book Two of The COIL Legacy

COIL Operative Steve Brookshire is kidnapped in Hong Kong. The Chinese government wants his intel on Underground House Churches. Titus Caspertein searches the heart of China for the missing man. See God use suffering and broken people for His own purposes.

God's Colonel: An End Times Christian Novel

As America collapses, the Antichrist takes his temporary throne and rises as supreme from the carnage. A broken family struggles to survive the devastation as they face the guillotine. Join the suspense as God's people face the Final Tribulation.

Soldier of Hope

After six years in Taliban captivity, Army Ranger Jeff Grant runs for his life in an effort to return to his praying family in America. But escaping and evading his captors is not so easy in the rough terrain of Afghanistan.

The Legend of Okeanos: A Tale of Restoration, Survival, and a Great White Shark

This rapid-fire story of survival and restoration, unwraps the lives of four people from around the globe, tossing them into a plot of boiling controversy. Join this adventure and watch how God triumphs through tragedy and wickedness.

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