Dale Brown Books In Order

Patrick McLanahan Books In Publication Order

  1. Flight of the Old Dog (1987)
  2. Day of the Cheetah (1989)
  3. Sky Masters (1991)
  4. Night of the Hawk (1992)
  5. Shadows of Steel (1996)
  6. Fatal Terrain (1997)
  7. The Tin Man (1998)
  8. Battle Born (1999)
  9. Warrior Class (2001)
  10. Wings of Fire (2002)
  11. Air Battle Force (2003)
  12. Plan of Attack (2004)
  13. Strike Force (2007)
  14. Shadow Command (2008)
  15. Rogue Forces (2009)
  16. Executive Intent (2010)
  17. A Time for Patriots (2011)
  18. Tiger’s Claw (2012)
  19. Starfire (2014)
  20. Iron Wolf (2015)
  21. Price of Duty (2017)

Patrick McLanahan Books In Chronological Order

  1. Flight of the Old Dog (1987)
  2. Sky Masters (1991)
  3. Night of the Hawk (1992)
  4. Day of the Cheetah (1989)
  5. Shadows of Steel (1996)
  6. Fatal Terrain (1997)
  7. The Tin Man (1998)
  8. Battle Born (1999)
  9. Warrior Class (2001)
  10. Wings of Fire (2002)
  11. Air Battle Force (2003)
  12. Plan of Attack (2004)
  13. Strike Force (2007)
  14. Shadow Command (2008)
  15. Rogue Forces (2009)
  16. Executive Intent (2010)
  17. A Time for Patriots (2011)
  18. Tiger’s Claw (2012)
  19. Starfire (2014)
  20. Iron Wolf (2015)
  21. Price of Duty (2017)

Independent Books In Publication Order

  1. Silver Tower (1988)
  2. Hammerheads (1990)
  3. Chains of Command (1993)
  4. Storming Heaven (1994)

Act Of War/Jason Richter Books In Publication Order

  1. Act of War (2005)
  2. Edge of Battle (2006)

Brad McLanahan Books In Publication Order

  1. Starfire (2014)
  2. Iron Wolf (2015)
  3. Price of Duty (2017)
  4. The Moscow Offensive (2018)
  5. The Kremlin Strike (2019)
  6. Eagle Station (2020)

Dreamland Books In Publication Order

  1. Dreamland (With: Jim DeFelice) (2001)
  2. Nerve Center (With: Jim DeFelice) (2002)
  3. Razor’s Edge (With: Jim DeFelice) (2002)
  4. Piranha (With: Jim DeFelice) (2003)
  5. Strike Zone (With: Jim DeFelice) (2003)
  6. Armegeddon (With: Jim DeFelice) (2004)
  7. Satan’s Tail (With: Jim DeFelice) (2005)
  8. End Game (With: Jim DeFelice) (2006)
  9. Retribution (With: Jim DeFelice) (2007)
  10. Revolution (With: Jim DeFelice) (2008)
  11. Whiplash (With: Jim DeFelice) (2009)
  12. Black Wolf (With: Jim DeFelice) (2010)
  13. Raven Strike (With: Jim DeFelice) (2011)
  14. Collateral Damage (With: Jim DeFelice) (2012)
  15. Drone Strike (With: Jim DeFelice) (2014)
  16. Target Utopia (With: Jim DeFelice) (2015)

Nick Flynn Books In Publication Order

  1. Arctic Storm Rising (2021)

Puppet Master Books In Publication Order

  1. Puppet Master (By:Jim DeFelice,Nick Sullivan) (2016)
  2. Act of Revenge (By:Jim DeFelice,Nick Sullivan) (2018)

Anthologies In Publication Order

  1. Combat (2000)
  2. On Glorious Wings (2003)

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Dale Brown Books Overview

Flight of the Old Dog

Flight of the Old Dog is the runaway bestseller that launched the phenomenal career of Dale Brown. It is the riveting story of America’s military superiority being surpassed as our greatest enemy masters space to Earth weapons technology neutralizing the U.S. arsenal of nuclear missiles. America s only hope: The Old Dog Zero One, a battle scarred bomber fully renovated with modern hardware and equipped with the deadliest state of the art armaments known to man

Day of the Cheetah

America’s most advanced fighter plane is hijacked and the greatest high flying chase of all time begins…
‘Terrific. Authentic and gripping.’ The New York Times

Sky Masters

When Lieutenant Colonel Patrick McLanahan is offered the chance to test fly a new B 2 bomber in strategic warfare training sorties, he jumps at the chance. This is McLanahan’s chance to reconfirm his flying skills. By the author of ‘Flight of the Old Dog’ and ‘Hammerheads’.

Night of the Hawk

In 1988, after a breathtaking raid into Soviet territory, Flt Lt David Luger sacrificed himself to save his friends. They escaped to safety, and Luger was left for dead in deepest Siberia. Four years later it is discovered that Luger survived, so a rescue mission is launched.

Shadows of Steel

When a nuclear Iran begins stirring up trouble in the Persian Gulf, the newly elected president of the United States calls on a top secret cell of the CIA’s Intelligence Support Agency, codenamed Future Flight, to find Iran’s key command centers and destroy them.

Fatal Terrain

State of the art action in the air, on land and at sea as the USA is drawn into conflict with China in this compelling and authentic new tale from an acclaimed master of the modern action thriller. Dale Brown’s spectacular new international bestseller packed with high action entertainment, cutting edge technology and breathtaking scenes of aerial combat looks forward to a near future where Taiwan’s declaration of independence from mainland China brings a very real threat of major conflict to the Pacific. As China prepares its military response, the US president attempts to avert an international crisis by calling on his own tried and trusted secret strike force. But soon it becomes horribly apparent that with China and the USA moving ever closer to a nuclear showdown, it could be a mission too far for Patrick McLanahan, Brad Elliott, Jon Masters and their high tech EB 52 Megafortress the ‘Old Dog’ itself.

The Tin Man

In his ten New York Times bestselling novels, Dale Brown pits men and technology against impossible odds, in stories so vivid and authentic you feel you are part of the action. Now the undisputed master of military suspense brings back aerial combat expert Patrick McLanahan this time at the center of an undeclared war exploding on the streets of America. Some call him a terrorist. Others call him a vigilante hero. Dressed in a carbon filament bodysuit that can instantly harden into stronger than steel protective armor, a mysterious figure the public has dubbed The Tin Man roams the urban landscape of Sacramento, California, on a search and destroy mission. While some want him dead and others want him decorated, only a handful of people know the truth of who he is: Patrick McLanahan, the nation’s most heroic aerial warrior, now retired, who for fifteen years risked his life for his country in the U.S. military. He is a civilian now, engaged in scientific development for a high tech company specializing in strategic devices for the armed forces his workplace more the laboratory than the cockpit. But when his rookie cop brother is injured in a shootout following a bank robbery, McLanahan becomes a one man army. The enemy is within, on the streets of his own country, and he is the avenger. His targets are international terrorist turned drug lord Gregory Townsend and his Aryan Brigade, which are masterminding the violence taking over the city. Townsend and the Brigade, out to destroy government authority in pursuit of their racist ideology, fear nothing. But there’s one thing they haven’t counted on. Wherever he goes McLanahan’s swift and violent justice overpowers the enemy but at a price. Innocent lives are put in jeopardy whenever he appears, because the police lose tactical control. The more he tests the limits of his technological power and his own courage the more he is forced to face up to the implications of what he is doing. Has his passion for revenge taken him over the line? Is his personal war part of the solution to the violent crime sweeping the country…
or is it part of the problem?In Patrick McLanahan, a patriot become a renegade, Dale Brown has given us a hero who must ultimately decide between his own ability to single handedly take on the forces of violence and the power of established laws to secure a peaceful society. Authoritative in its cutting edge technology and dazzling in its portrayal of life on the streets of America’s cities, The Tin Man is a novel of consummate suspense.

Battle Born

Author of an extraordinary string of New York Times bestselling novels, Dale Brown is the undisputed master of the aerial techno thriller. Filled with explosive adventure, unforgettable characters, and authentic technology set against political scenarios so real they often anticipate world events, each of Dale Brown’s novels is a major event. Now he returns to the airspace only he can truly call his own, in a blockbuster novel about a world on the brink of World War III and a new generation of brash young heroes…
Patrick McLanahan is back. The veteran navigator bombardier and brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force has been sent to a B 1B Lancer unit in Nevada to develop and train a tactical strike unit designed to seek out and destroy enemy missiles. He has his pick of the most aggressive Type A personalities in the flying game, though it may take years to pull this bunch of mavericks together to fight as a team. Then time runs out. The fragile peace in Asia is shattered when what was supposed to be a joint U.S. Japan South Korea mock bombing raid turns lethal. Instead of hewing to the script, South Korean fighter bombers streak north to destroy several North Korean command and control, special forces, and secret police centers in support of a massive people’s revolt against the Communist regime. To the world’s surprise, the raids are a complete success. The North Korean military surrenders. The borders are thrown wide open and the United Republic of Korea is born. But this United Korea is also the world’s newest nuclear power. It refuses to destroy thousands of captured nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, which it sees as potent protection against the massive threat of China to its north. Vowing never again to be anyone’s puppet, it is ready to defy the United States and even attack China in order to preserve its sovereignty. Thus begins a conflict that threatens to embroil all of Asia. Enter McLanahan’s raw, audacious team. Sent into the fray both to protect United Korea and to stop it from touching off World War III, Patrick’s small but potent hunter killer bomber force has the world’s newest, most powerful nonnuclear weapon at its disposal if its aces ever stop fighting each other long enough to start fighting the enemy…
. Relentlessly paced, filled with the you are there feel of supersonic flight, Battle Born delivers the technology, action, and drama that Brown fans savor. It is this marvelous storyteller’s most exciting and satisfying novel yet.

Warrior Class

Abridged. Four cassettes, 6 hours. The master of the aerial technothriller tackles a story as cutting edge as tomorrow’s headlines. The world is falling apart, and there are plenty of people willing to take advantage. One of them is Pavel Kazakov, a Russian oilman with close ties to organized crime, and an audacious idea: build a huge pipeline through the Balkans, get the Russian army to back him, and everybody gets rich. Sure, NATO will object, but the new American President’s emphatic policy of isolationism guarantees no effective opposition. Russia will dominate Europe. Kazakov will dominate the oil supply. But he hasn’t reckoned with Patrick McLanahan. The young Air Force general leads a combat mission deep into Russia to rescue a spy on the ground, but when things start to spin out of control, McLanahan’s intuition is to push the envelope even farther, to create whatever havoc he can. That puts him directly in opposition to the President himself, and pretty soon, McLanahan and his team find themselves faced with a dire choice. Which is the greater threat: the empire in front of them or the President behind? Whichever way they choose, life as they know it will never be the same again. Filled with all the explosive adventure and technology that his fans have come to expect, this is Dale Brown’s most exciting novel yet.

Wings of Fire

Dale Brown has written thirteen consecutive bestselling novels, but nothing that compares with the drama of Wings of Fire. Ostracized by the government, the military, even his own family, Air Force general Patrick McClanahan is near the end of his rope. And it’s about to get worse. North Africa is in turmoil. The new Libyan president has assassinated the new Egyptian president, and the latter’s widow, Makta Salaam, vows revenge. Enlisting McClanahan’s high tech help, she survives an assassination attempt, takes over the Egyptian government, seduces and then kills the Libyan president, and all but proclaims herself queen of Arab North Africa. It’s when she invades the Gaza Strip and proclaims it part of her empire that she goes too far. Both Syria and Israel go on alert, and it is only through the intervention of his fellow Night Stalkers that McClanahan wrests himself from under her spell. But is it too late? Salaam still has a few tricks up her sleeve, and she has saved the deadliest for last…
. Filled with meticulous authenticity and exceptional storytelling, Wings of Fire is Dale Brown at his best.

Air Battle Force

Edge of Your Seat Action from the Master of High Flying Adventure Dale Brown is the author of fourteen New York Times bestsellers, and now he soars to new heights with this outstanding, realistic thriller of warfare and global politics that rivals any headline we can imagine. On America’s newest combat base, U.S. Air Force aerial warfare expert Major General Patrick McLanahan and his crew of daring engineers are devising the air combat unit of the future. Known as Air Battle Force, it can launch concentrated, stealthy, precision guided firepower to any spot on the globe within hours. And soon McLanahan and his warriors will have their first target. Chased out of Afghanistan, Taliban fighters are planning to invade the neighboring oil rich Republic of Turkmenistan, an isolated and incredibly wealthy Central Asian state. As unsteady alliances form and forces collide, the impending battle for control of the world’s largest oil deposits threatens to tear apart the tenuous peace created by America’s victories in Afghanistan. Now it’s up to McLanahan and a handful of American commandos half a world away, aided by an untested and unproven force of robotic warplanes, to win a war in which everyone even ‘friendly’ forces at home wants them to fail. Fast. Explosive. Impossible to put down. Air Battle Force is the perfect Dale Brown combination of spellbinding suspense and cutting edge military technology.

Plan of Attack

The unthinkable is about to happen in this tour de force of high flying adventure Dale Brown is the author of fourteen NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers, and now in Plan of Attack he provocatively turns our attention back to the threat of a nuclear attack that is beyond our imaginings. U.S. Air Force aerial warfare expert Major General Patrick McLanahan has been demoted and moved back to a desk job. But while keeping a keen eye on what’s going on with old enemies, he notices that Russia’s heavy bomber and tactical bomber bases are busier than ever. McLanahan tries to get his superiors to pay attention and is ignored. Russian president General Anatoliy Gryzlov is determined to punish McLanahan and his fleet of robotic warplanes for a previous bombing of a Russian air base. To make his point, Gryzlov launches an all out sneak attack on America unlike anything ever believed possible that devastates U.S. strategic air forces. McLanahan has collected information that not only foretold the Russians’ daring plan, but also gives him the data he needs to plan a counterstrike that could stop the Russian war machine dead in its tracks. But McLanahan is no longer in charge of Air Battle Force, his combat unit of the future, and the Russian sneak attack has left the embattled U.S. president with few options: retaliate with every weapon in his arsenal, even if it triggers a global thermonuclear war, agree to a cease fire on Russia’s terms…
or listen to a disgraced and discredited young bomber commander’s long shot Plan of Attack. To prevent a destructive stalemate, McLanahan may have to take matters into his own hands.

Strike Force

When a disgraced former Iranian military chief of staff engineers an insurgency that threatens to destroy the theocratic regime in Iran, a new era appears to be dawning in the Middle East. But one must be wary of old enemies…

On the run from the Pasdaran, the theocrat’s terror army, and unable to count on support from his friends in the regular army, Iranian rebel leader General Hesarak al-Kan Buzhazi desperately turns to his old nemesis, U.S. Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan, for help. Unwilling to commit American forces in an Iranian civil war, and with time running out, the U.S. president authorizes McLanahan to utilize a new, top-secret fleet of globe-crossing spaceplanes, the XR-A9 Black Stallions, led by test pilot and astronaut Captain Hunter Noble. Within hours, McLanahan’s Air Battle Force turns the tide, possibly changing the course of history in the Middle East for generations.

The advent of almost instantaneous global reach, along with the reactivation of America’s first military space station, Silver Tower, has rekindled fears of a space arms race, and the growing insurgency in Iran is threatening to erupt into a worldwide jihad. But McLanahan finds himself embroiled in even more bitter battles at the White House, between those who support his space-based military initiative and those who are working secretly to undermine it. When McLanahan is forced to concentrate on his political and personal battles back at home, it’s left to Hunter Noble and his team of young American space engineers to keep the fires of freedom in the Middle East from exploding completely out of control.

Shadow Command

General Patrick McLanahan’s new Aerospace Battle Force has grown into a full fledged task force based on the Armstrong Space Station. Providing almost instant access to space and every corner of the globe using the Black Stallion spaceplanes, the ABF s powerful network of satellites and unmanned aircraft controlled from space can not only attack any target anywhere on the planet within hours but can even invade any computer network as easily as making a phone call.

But the program has its critics and doomsayers, including Russia, the United Nations, and the American press. Wealthy, Western educated, and sophisticated Russian president Leonid Zevitin uses a combination of top secret anti spacecraft weaponry, fearmongering, and new U.S. president Joseph Gardner s own egotism in an effective plan to eliminate all support for the space program. Gardner and his allies in Congress and the Pentagon will stop at nothing even destroying one of their own to get what they want.

Yet McLanahan and his forces refuse to allow the Russian aggression to stand. McLanahan ignores directives from the White House and Pentagon to stand down and orders the ABF to attack secret Russian bases in Iran.

President Gardner orders McLanahan s immediate arrest. But before authorities can throw him in jail, they have to figure out how to retrieve him from the space base orbiting the earth. Currently in control of the Aerospace Battle Force from Armstrong Space Station, McLanahan closely watches Russia s movement of weaponry while defending himself against the President s attempts to discredit him. In a race against time, McLanahan must outmaneuver his own countrymen, defeat the Russians, and expose the truth or die trying.

Rogue Forces

The clash of civilizations will be won…
by thte highest bidder What happens when America’s most lethal military contractor becomes uncontrollably powerful? His election promised a new day for America…
but dangerous storm clouds are on the horizon. The newly inaugurated president, Joseph Gardner, pledged to start pulling U.S. forces out of Iraq on his first day in office no questions asked. Meanwhile, former president Kevin Martindale and retired Air Force lieutenant general Patrick McLanahan have left government behind for the lucrative world of military contracting. Their private firm, Scion Aviation International, has been hired by the Pentagon to take over aerial patrols in northern Iraq as the U.S. military begins to downsize its presence there. Yet Iraq quickly reemerges as a hot zone: Kurdish nationalist attacks have led the Republic of Turkey to invade northern Iraq. The new American presi dent needs to regain control of the situation immediately but he’s reluctant to send U.S. forces back into harm’s way, leaving Scion the only credible force in the region capable of blunting the Turks’ advances. But when Patrick McLanahan makes the decision to take the fight to the Turks, can the president rein him in? And just where does McLanahan’s loyalty ultimately lie: with his country, his commander in chief, his fellow warriors…
or with his company’s shareholders? In Rogue Forces, Dale Brown, the New York Times bestselling master of thrilling action, explores the frightening possibility that the corporations we now rely on to fight our battles are becoming too powerful for America’s good.

Executive Intent

The deadliest strike will come from outer space When America develops the most powerful defense system in history, will it be used to protect the nation or will it be used to force universal domination? This question must be answered in the stillness of outer space and the corridors of the White House. The United States has just unleashed the most powerful weapon in history a missile launching satellite called Thor’s Hammer that can strike anywhere on the planet in seconds. Now the United States stands unchecked in military dominance. Or does it? The world’s other major superpowers, Russia and China, are rocked by America’s development, and they scramble to respond by gaining control of the seas. When terrorists hijack Pakistani missiles and fire them at Indian cities, U.S. president Joseph Gardner has only one option: to use the untested Thor’s Hammer. But something goes awry and the Hammer misses one of its targets, killing thousands of Pakistani civilians. In retaliation, Pakistan and the Middle East decide to give China strategic naval advantage by granting it access to Middle Eastern ports. To make matters worse, days after the crisis, Somali pirates board a Chinese freighter off the coast of Mogadishu and slaughter the crew. China responds by brutally attacking and then occupying Somalia, quickly setting up missile pads that can target U.S. naval ships across vital sea lanes in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, as well as any ships transiting the Suez Canal. Now the U.S. high command is on red alert and the country’s security is in total jeopardy…
. Another flash point quickly emerges in Earth’s orbit. When Chinese and Russian spacecraft surround an American space station, the threat is clear: negotiate and compromise, or China and Russia will cripple the U.S. Navy with ballistic missiles. Retired Air Force lieutenant general Patrick McLanahan returns to assist the commander of the U.S. Space Defense Force, Kai Raydon. But can McLanahan and Raydon stop the Chinese and Russian spaceships? Or will the world’s superpowers be plunged into a full scale war? All the while, President Gardner must face threats from within when his own vice president begins to challenge his decisions and maybe even his job. With Executive Intent, the New York Times bestselling master thriller writer Dale Brown crafts an action packed tale of intrigue and technological weaponry that pits the world’s superpowers in a contest for Earth’s oceans and ultimate high ground space.

A Time for Patriots

Welcome to Battlefield America When murderous bands of militiamen begin roaming the western United States and attacking government agencies, it will take a dedicated group of the nation’s finest and toughest civilian airmen to put an end to the homegrown insurgency. U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Patrick McLanahan vows to take to the skies to join the fight, but when his son, Bradley, also signs up, they find themselves caught in a deadly game against a shadowy opponent. When the stock markets crash and the U.S. economy falls into a crippling recession, everything changes for newly elected president Kenneth Phoenix. Politically exhausted from a bruising and divisive election, Phoenix must order a series of massive tax cuts and wipe out entire cabinet level departments to reduce government spending. With reductions in education and transportation, an incapacitated National Guard, and the loss of public safety budgets, entire communities of armed citizens band together for survival and mutual protection. Against this dismal backdrop, a SWAT team is ambushed and radioactive materials are stolen by a group calling themselves the Knights of the True Republic. Is the battle against the government about to be taken to a new and deadlier level? In this time of crisis, a citizen organization rises to the task of protecting their fellow countrymen: the Civil Air Patrol CAP, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary. The Nevada Wing led by retired Air Force Lieutenant General Patrick McLanahan, his son, Bradley, and other volunteers uses their military skills in the sky and on the ground to hunt down violent terrorists. But how will Patrick respond when extremists launch a catastrophic dirty bomb attack in Reno, spreading radiological fallout for miles? And when Bradley is caught in a deadly double cross that jeopardizes the CAP, Patrick will have to fight to find out where his friends’ loyalties lie: Are they with him and the CAP or with the terrorists? With A Time for Patriots, the New York Times bestselling master of the modern thriller Dale Brown brings the battle home to explore a terrifying possibility the collapse of the American Republic.

Silver Tower

Iran has been invaded. And America responds in a grueling counterattack by air, by sea and by a brave new technology that will redefine war. The most sophisticated laser defense system ever. It is called Silver Tower. And it will change the balance of world power forever.


Bestselling author Dale Brown tackles the controversial subject on America’s drug war. The U.S. government has created an all new drug defense agency Hammerheades that will never make the war against drugs the same.

Chains of Command

In New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown’s startling techno thriller, it’s Russia versus Ukraine with the U.S. caught in the middle, pulled into a war that may ignite the rest of the world. The best military adventure writer in the country today. Clive CusslerA superb storyteller. W.E.B. Griffin

Storming Heaven

War has been declared on America and it begins with a cargo of explosives at a major U.S. airport. ‘The best military adventure writer in the country today.’ Clive Cussler ‘Brown is a superb storyteller.’ W.E.B. Griffin ‘Brown puts readers right into the middle of the inferno.’ Larry Bond

Act of War

From the corridors of power in Washington to the frontlines of the war on terror, Dale Brown takes you to the heart of the action and introduces his most exhilarating character to date In Act of War, Dale Brown goes beyond anything he’s done before, taking readers deep into the new world of intelligence focused warfare, and introducing a cutting edge new hero: thirty two year old Army Major Jason Richter, designer of a whole array of futuristic infantry weapons and devices created to hunt down a new breed of enemy with unmatched speed and lethality. With all the thrilling battle scenes and expert military maneuvers that have become the hallmark of this New York Times bestselling author, this is an intense, action packed spectacle that combines geopolitics, terrorism, and warfare. Near Houston, Texas, an oil refinery belonging to one of the world’s largest multinational energy companies is destroyed by a ‘backpack’ nuclear device. This is just one of many attacks being perpetrated against the company around the world by a group whose mission is to stop global corporations and government organizations from plundering the world’s natural resources in the name of profit. Before this group strikes again, Jason Richter is called in with his top secret high tech military unit, code named Task Force TALON, a special joint military and FBI unit set up by the national security advisor to track down and defeat terrorists around the world. Richter believes there is only one strategy in which to snare his opponents find, pursue, engage, and kill. And the only way to do this is to play them at their own game: Be unconventional and swift, hit and run and brutal enough to strike fear into the heart of the most dedicated terrorist. Richter must also lead the way through a series of unexpected turns that eventually uncovers a mole high up within the government who is in pursuit of his own personal revenge. If Richter fails, it won’t be just the lives of his team that are lost, but America itself.

Edge of Battle

The War on Terror…
with a little more firepower Violence and tensions along the U.S. Mexican border have never been higher, sparked by battles between rival drug lords and an increased flow of illegal migrants. To combat the threat, the United States has executed Operation Rampart: a controversial test base in southern California run by Major Jason Richter and TALON, his high tech special operations unit. Their success is threatened by a drug kingpin and migrant smuggler named Ernesto Fuerza. In the guise of Mexican nationalist ‘Commander Veracruz,’ he causes a storm of controversy on both sides of the border, calling for a revolution to take back the northernmost ‘Mexican states’ the Southwest United States. His real intention is to make it easier to import illegal drugs across the border. Soon Richter and his force are reassigned to the FBI to take on a deadly mission that will bring him face to face with Fuerza and set off a wave of bloodshed that threatens to become an all out guerrilla war. Lurking behind Fuerza is Richter’s nemesis, former Soviet nuclear forces commander turned terror mastermind Yegor Zakharov, who is set on revenge to the very end. In Edge of Battle, bestselling author Dale Brown stays a step ahead of world events. Don t miss this sensational ride!

Dreamland (With: Jim DeFelice)

Hidden in the Nevada desert is America’s most advanced aerospace weapons testing facility. Dreamland is the place where the nation’s top minds come to develop artillery and aircraft that push beyond the cutting edge. And where the Air Force’s top guns come to test them on the front lines of a new era in warfare…
. The fiasco of a spy’s infiltration has the Pentagon looking for an excuse to close Dreamland down. To clean up the mess and save Dreamland from the congressional chopping block Lt. Colonel Tecumseh ‘Dog’ Bastian is sent in. He’s just the guy to shake things up…
and does so when a situation erupts in Somalia. Into a hotter than hot war zone, he sends his own daughter the pilot of a Megafortress bomber with a high tech, unmanned flight system that could make or break the future of Dreamland…
. Performed by J.K. Simmons

Razor’s Edge (With: Jim DeFelice)

The hunt is on for a mystery weapon that has been shooting down American planes over Iraq in this spectacular thriller, the third in a new series of high tech, high action adventures from the author of Flight of the Old Dog and Wings of Fire. Hidden in the Nevada desert is Dreamland an advanced research centre dedicated to developing artillery and aircraft that push beyond the cutting edge. It is also home to Whiplash a covert team of special forces trained to deploy the high tech weapons in extreme situations. Whiplash’s latest mission begins when a series of American planes are shot down over Iraq in mysterious circumstances. There is no way that conventional weapons could have hit the planes so easily. Can the Iraqis have developed a laser capable of causing such mayhem? Fearing a major international crisis, the President sends a call out to Dreamland. Within hours, some of the most sophisticated aircraft in the world are heading for the Gulf, with orders to track down the mystery weapon and destroy it.

Piranha (With: Jim DeFelice)

The bestselling author of Wings of Fire returns 0with a brand new cutting edge thriller that goes beneath the surface of war.

Strike Zone (With: Jim DeFelice)

In the Nevada desert, the high tech future of warfare is being conceived and constructed at a top secret military facility called Dreamland Strike Zone.

An Asian war that would have escalated into a nuclear nightmare has been halted, thanks to the raw courage, unparalleled skill, and total commitment of the Dreamland force. But an analysis of radar data has revealed the presence of an unknown super weapon in the area: a robot warplane with terrifying capabilities, dubbed the ‘ghost clone.’ Though strikingly similar to Dreamland’s own U/MF Flighthawk, no one knows where this fearsome instrument of destruction originated, but a rogue nation possessing a squadron of them could wreak unimaginable havoc on an unsuspecting free world. Now nothing less than a brazen, brilliantly conceived deception will lure the ghost clone out of hiding and only a daring strike on enemy soil can avert a tomorrow too terrible to consider…
if it isn’t already too late.

Armegeddon (With: Jim DeFelice)

One of the Air Force’s top guns, Captain Breanna Stockard is training Brunei pilots to fly the EB 52 Megafortress. But when a violent attempted kidnapping threatens a major arms deal about to take place, Breanna and her husband Major Jeff ‘Zen’ Stockard must uncover a plot that in this volatile region of the world could mean Armageddon.

Satan’s Tail (With: Jim DeFelice)

The seventh in the series of high tech thrillers centred on Dreamland a top secret USAF weapons research centre from the acclaimed author of FLIGHT OF THE OLD DOG and PLAN OF ATTACK Dreamland is a cutting edge weapons research facility in the Nevada desert home to some of the world’s finest pilots and an elite combat unit that operates directly at the command of the US President. When a small flotilla of high speed boats begins harassing civilian vessels in the Gulf of Aden below the Red Sea, a special group of experimental warships is tasked to investigate and stop the pirates. The operation is lead by Captain Harold ‘Storm Gale, but the danger is considerably greater than they first envisioned and lives are lost. Enter Dreamland, with Colonel Tecumseh ‘Dog’ Bastian at the helm. Storm is not happy by Dreamland’s interference and in the midst of the one up man ship one of Dog’s team is killed by the pirates. Suddenly Dreamland are faced with a powerful enemy, an enemy who intends to cause maximum destruction and maximum pain.

End Game (With: Jim DeFelice)

A volatile U.S. ally has fallen prey to the terrorist beast. India is the target of radical Islamic jihadists, and the world watches breathlessly as tensions escalate between the uneasy giant and its longtime nemesis Pakistan with China waiting in the wings, eager to flex its military might. A nuclear showdown seems inevitable, unless the masterminds at Dreamland can get to the mysterious source of the terror and end it, swiftly and permanently. Every technological wonder the military possesses must be employed to avert an all out Apocalypse from an awesome new hybrid Navy destroyer to robot Flighthawks. But the fate of the region and the world will depend on the newest brainchild of the Dreamland team: an unproven instrument of ultimate power code named End Game.

Retribution (With: Jim DeFelice)

The Dreamland team used stealth, raw nerve, and technology to defuse a nightmare on the other side of the world. But now the darkness is racing toward America at blinding speed. With more than two dozen nuclear devices unaccounted for, the global masters of terror have set a catastrophe in motion a surprise attack more deadly than Pearl Harbor and 9/11 combined. If the nation is to survive, Lt. Colonel Tecumseh ‘Dog’ Bastian and his crew will have to reach deep into their cutting edge arsenal. And they’ll have to do it short handed because two of Dreamland’s best and bravest have been lost at sea…

Revolution (With: Jim DeFelice)

The masters of astonishing military technology that enables them to deploy almost instantaneously to any part of the Earth, the Dreamland team must now stop a dangerous revolution in the making in Eastern Europe where a mysterious group of insurgents has blown up an essential pipeline, thereby disrupting Europe’s gas supply. With NATO and the EU paralyzed by the crisis, it falls to Dreamland s best and brightest to keep the world from the brink of another Cold War. But the secret hand of an old enemy is pulling the strings from the shadows, hoping to reap the rewards of chaos. And the devastating results could erupt with intense, white hot fury.



Whiplash (With: Jim DeFelice)

Peace is an illusion…
The Apocalypse is days away. The world’s attention is focused on the historic plans of the U.S. and Iranian presidents to lay down their swords. But on the African continent, one man holds the power to obliterate the peace by unleashing terror and global chaos and no one sees it coming. Hiding behind the bloody madness of tribal warfare in the Horn of Africa, Iranian functionary turned fanatic Bani Aberhadji has achieved the impossible single handedly creating a vast, invisible network dedicated to the construction, delivery, and detonation of a nuclear nightmare. Only by chance are American agents now learning of its existence, and it may already be too late. Born from the ashes of Dreamland, the covert strike force Whiplash is armed and ready to spring into action led by Dreamland veterans Danny Freah and former ace pilot, now Washington insider, Breanna Stockard. But Aberhadji’s web of death is wide and well concealed…
and the doomsday clock is ticking.

Black Wolf (With: Jim DeFelice)

The deadliest weapon…
is man Top NATO representatives meet in Kiev to forge a new alliance…
Powerful elements within a newly resurgent Russia decide the alliance must be stopped at all costs…
The warriors of Dreamland have moved on. Some, like Breanna and Zen Stockard, to positions of power and influence; others, like Danny Freah and Nuri Lupo, into Whiplash, a cutting edge combination of brain and brawn. Tasked by the President to handle the country’s most deadly and sensitive jobs, the elite SpecWarfare unit marries muscle to technological prowess. But can even Whiplash stand up to a covert Russian army of genetically enhanced assassins known only as the Wolves? The stories about them sound like sheer fantasy: the killers are said to be nearly invisible and virtually unstoppable, endowed with super human strength and endurance. But when Danny Freah and company discover they do exist, Danny stumbles on an even darker and deadlier secret: One Wolf, the most ferocious of all, comes from the heart of Dreamland itself. And Danny saw him die more than a decade before.

Raven Strike (With: Jim DeFelice)

The mission is classified…
and illegal In the blistering heat of the Sudan, the CIA has gone rogue. On the trail of a notorious terrorist, Agency operatives have overstepped their sanctioned boundaries. And now the ultimate weapon has fallen into the wrong hands. As Danny Freah and his spec ops team scramble to recover a top secret aircraft that has crashed in Africa, Whiplash Director Jonathon Reid finds himself mysteriously shut off from information about the robot drone and its mission. Maneuvering through the twisted back corridors of the CIA and Washington’s power elite, Reid discovers secrets both illegal and highly dangerous a virtually unstoppable assassin and an out of control clique within the Agency. Torn between loyalty and conscience, Reid must find a way to alert the President and avert a national disaster. But with the Whiplash team caught in the chaos of a brutal African civil war and CIA officials desperate to keep Reid from telling what he knows, a monster re emerges to target its creators…


As the world moves into the next millennium, the United States finds itself at the forefront of this new age, policing not only its own shores but the rest of the world as well. And spearheading this overwatch are the men and women of America’s armed forces, the ‘troops on the wall,’ who will go anywhere, anytime, and do whatever it takes to protect not only our nation but the rest of the free world. Now, for the first time, Combat brings the best military fiction authors together to reveal how war will be fought in the twenty first century. From the down and dirty ‘ground pounders’ of the U.S. Armored Cavalry to the new frontiers of warfare, including outer space and the Internet, ten authors whose novels define the military fiction genre have written all new short stories about the men and women willing to put their lives on the line for freedom:Larry Bond takes us into the wild frontier of space warfare, where American soldiers fight a dangerous zero gee battle with a tenacious enemy that threatens every free nation on Earth. Dale Brown lets us inside a world that few people see, that of a military promotion board, and shows us how the fate of an EB 52 Megafortress pilot’s career can depend on a man he’s never met, even as the pilot takes on the newest threat to American forces in the Persian Gulf a Russian stealth bomber. James Cobb finds a lone U.S. Armored Cavalry scout unit that is the only military force standing between a defenseless African nation and an aggressive Algerian recon division. Stephen Coonts tells of the unlikely partnership between an ex Marine sniper and a female military pilot who team up to kill the terrorists who murdered her parents. But, out in the Libyan desert, all is not as it seems, and these two must use their skills just to stay alive. Harold W. Coyle reports in from the front lines of the information war, where cyberpunks are recruited by the U.S. Army to Combat the growing swarm of hackers and their shadowy masters who orchestrate their brand of online terrorism around the world. David Hagberg brings us another Kirk McGarvey adventure, in which the C.I.A. director becomes entangled in the rising tensions between China and Taiwan. When a revolutionary leader is rescued from a Chinese prison, the Chinese government pushes the United States to the brink of war, and McGarvey has to make a choice with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Dean Ing reveals a scenario that could have been torn right from today’s headlines. In Oakland, a private investigator teams up with a bounty hunter and F.B.I. agent to find a missing marine engineer. What they uncover is the shadow of terrorism looming over America and a conspiracy that threatens thousands of innocent lives. Ralph Peters takes us to the war torn Balkan states, where a U.S. Army observer sent to keep an eye on the civil war is taken on a guided tour of the country at gunpoint. Captured by the very people he is there to monitor, he learns just how far people will go for their idea of freedom.R.J. Pineiro takes us to the far reaches of space, where a lone terrorist holds the world hostage from a nuclear missle equipped platform. To stop him, a pilot agrees to a suicidal flight into the path of an orbital laser with enough power to incinerate her space shuttle. Barrett Tillman takes us to the skies with a group of retired fighter jocks brought back for one last mission battling enemy jets over the skies of sunny California.

On Glorious Wings

Since its invention in 1903, the airplane has become the dominant mode of transport, travel, and combat. It has brought the entire planet closer together and changed almost every aspect of how we live today. Along the way, the airplane has inspired writers in every decade of the twentieth century to celebrate this world changing creation. From the wild first years of aviation when daredevil men challenged each other to set altitude records to the terrible three dimensional landscape of combat in the air through all the wars of this century, authors from around the world have written of the airplanes and the men and women who fly them. Now, bestselling author Stephen Coonts has collected some of the finest fiction about flying in one volume. On Glorious Wings contains stories and excerpts from world renowned authors, including Dale Brown, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Louis L’Amour, James Michener, Joseph Heller, Len Deighton, Frederick Forsyth, William Faulkner, Ralph Peters and Stephen Coonts himself. From the rickety wire and wood contraptions of the 1920s to the possible future of warfare in 2020, this collection invites you to take to the skies with some of today’s most acclaimed authors, including:’Five Weeks in a Balloon’ by Jules Verne: Take a fanciful trip through the air as imagined by one of the great authors of the nineteenth century.’All of the Dead Pilots’ by William Faulkner: One of America’s greatest storytellers looks at Britain in World War II, where a brash American pilot and an unflappable British officer clash over the same woman.’Wings over Khabarovsk’ by Louis L’Amour: The great Western writer also penned many tales for the pulp magazines of the 1930s and ’40s, including this classic of the genre about an American pilot framed for spying on the far side of the world.’An Hour to San Francisco,’ from The High and the Mighty, by Ernest K. Gann: When a four engine plane loses an engine over the Pacific Ocean, what had been an uneventful trip becomes a white knuckle race for survival.’Corey Ford Buys the Farm,’ from Flight of the Intruder, by Stephen Coonts: During the Vietnam Conflict, pilots took lightly armed A 6 Intruders on harrowing near suicide missions against the North Vietnamese army. Here, the master of the military thriller takes you along for the ride inside the cockpit as three Intruders head out to destroy some Russian MiG fighters grounded in Laos.’Power River MOA,’ from The Sky Masters, by Dale Brown: At the Powder River weapons testing site, the jet fighters may fire blanks, but the air combat simulations are as real as can be. Strap yourself in for a ride in the latest in bomber technology the EB 52 Megafortress.’Retaliation,’ from The War in 2020, by Ralph Peters: In the near future, America is threatened by a joint Iran Japan military force that threatens the Middle East and Europe. Saddle up with the high tech, hard hitting cavalry soldiers of the future and their armored, fire breathing future flying machines as they take to the air to raid on an enemy base. With an introduction and story notes written by Stephen Coonts, On Glorious Wings is a must have for any aviation enthusiast.

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