Daniel Neff

The Mountains of Western North Carolina

Daniel is an author who also publishes under the pen name "Van Morgan." Van's latest work is "The Mystery of Lake Clandestine."
Daniel was born in 1963 on the banks of the Ohio River, the third of four children born to Maurice and Sarah Neff. After spending the first eleven years of his life in Northern Kentucky, Daniel began a nomadic journey that would continue for decades.
After seeing the Great Plains; the Rocky Mountains; Alabama, the land of cotton and the Crimson Tide; the Sunshine State; the banks of Lake Erie; the rocky coasts and moose-filled woods of Maine; and the rolling, bluegrass horse country of central Kentucky - Daniel currently lives in western North Carolina where he is a GED instructor in the local prison.
Daniel's first book, "God Said Not Yet," a memoir about his personal battle with "terminal" cancer, is a previous bestseller among memoirs on Amazon, with more than 15,000 copies in print and Kindle.
Daniel has three fiction works available. One is a novel titled, "Donovan's Island," another novel, titled "The Mystery of Lake Clandestine," is published under the pen name - Van morgan, and the third is a novella titled "When You Die in Your Dreams."

He has several other fiction book projects in production.

Daniel's books can be found on Amazon here:

Daniel Neff

The Mystery of Lake Clandestine

God Said Not Yet

I Am Perfect (in God's Eyes)

Follow Daniel's blog:

One Man's Musings


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    • Virginia Tech University