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Dale Brown - Author

About the Author

Former US Air Force captain Dale Brown was born in Buffalo, New York,and now lives in Nevada. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Western European History and received a US Air Force commission in 1978.

While in the Air Force, he was a navigator-bombardier in the B-52G Stratofortress heavy bomber and the FB-111A supersonic medium bomber, flying over 2500 hours in different military tactical and training aircraft and receiving several military decorations and awards. He was still serving in the Air Force when he wrote ‘Flight of the Old Dog’, his highly acclaimed first novel. Since then he has written a string of New York Times bestselling action-adventure novels, all of which are available from HarperCollins.

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Other books by Dale Brown

The Moscow Offensive

The Moscow Offensive

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

America's first line of defense - Brad McLanahan and the heroes of the Iron Wolf Squadron - must counter a dangerous Russian strike from within the homeland in this cutting-edge tale from the New York Times master of the high-tech military thriller, Dale Brown. On a remote island estate, a billionaire investor sells his air freight company to a mysterious new owner. The purchaser is none other than the President of Russia, Gennadiy Gryzlov. The Russians will use these private planes to secretly transport dangerous cargo into the United States. The inept American President Stacy Anne Barbeau has failed to account for the Russian threat. But others have been vigilant and will not leave America defenseless. Brad McLanahan and the Iron Wolf Squadron have joined forces with the newly formed Alliance of Free Nations in Eastern Europe, to prepare for the attack they know is imminent. Working with the most cutting-edge technology, the team will deploy CIDs-Cybernetic Infantry Devices-twelve-foot-tall humanoid combat robots, each armed with more firepower than a conventional platoon. But their state-of-the-art weapons may not be enough to combat the threat. The Russians have managed to reverse engineer their own combat robots nearly decimated in a previous attack, and have slowly begun smuggling them across America's borders. Dealing with an unprecedented danger and a feckless president and congress, McLanahan and the Iron Wolf Squadron will once again put their own lives on the line to check this new Russian peril and keep the home of the brave and the free world safe.

Price of Duty

Price of Duty

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2018

In a top-secret location deep in the Ural Mountains, Russian President Gennadiy Gryzlov has built his nation's most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb-a fearsome tool to gain superiority in Russia's long-running battle with the West. From inside Perun Aerie-an intricate network of underground tunnels and chambers that is the heart of the Russian cyber warfare program-he is launching a carefully plotted series of attacks on an unsuspecting U.S. and its European allies. The first strike targets Warsaw, Poland, where Russian malware wipes out the records of nearly every Polish bank account, imploding the country's financial system and panicking the rest of Europe. When Stacy Anne Barbeau, the besieged American president, fails to effectively combat the Russian threat, Brad McLanahan, on some well-earned R&R with his new Polish girlfriend, Major Nadia Rozek, is called back to duty. As the Russians' deadly tactics escalate - including full-scale assaults on Europe's power grid and the remote hijacking of a commercial airliner that kills hundreds of civilians - McLanahan and his Scion team kick into gear, arming themselves with the most advanced technological weaponry for the epic struggle ahead. A patriot in the mold of his father, the late general Patrick McLanahan, Brad knows firsthand the price of freedom. With the world's fate hanging in the balance, will Scion succeed in turning back Gryzlov before he can realize his terrifying ambition to conquer the globe? And what will the toll of victory be?

Moscow Offensive

Moscow Offensive

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2018

Americas first line of defenseBrad McLanahan and the heroes of the Iron Wolf Squadronmust counter a dangerous Russian strike from within the homeland in this cutting-edge tale from the New York Times master of the high-tech military thriller, Dale Brown.On a remote island estate, a billionaire investor sells his air freight company to a mysterious new owner. The purchaser is none other than the President of Russia, Gennadiy Gryzlov. The Russians will use these private planes to secretly transport dangerous cargo into the United States.The inept American President Stacy Anne Barbeau has failed to account for the Russian threat. But others have been vigilant and will not leave America defenseless. Brad McLanahan and the Iron Wolf Squadron have joined forces with the newly formed Alliance of Free Nations in Eastern Europe, to prepare for the attack they know is imminent. Working with the most cutting-edge technology, the team will deploy CIDsCybernetic Infantry Devicestwelve-foot-tall humanoid combat robots, each armed with more firepower than a conventional platoon.But their state-of-the-art weapons may not be enough to combat the threat. The Russians have managed to reverse engineer their own combat robots nearly decimated in a previous attack, and have slowly begun smuggling them across Americas borders. Dealing with an unprecedented danger and a feckless president and congress, McLanahan and the Iron Wolf Squadron will once again put their own lives on the line to check this new Russian peril and keep the home of the brave and the free world safe.

Price of Duty

Price of Duty

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/12/2017

In a top-secret location deep in the Ural Mountains, Russian President Gennadiy Gryzlov has built his nation's most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb-a fearsome tool to gain superiority in Russia's long-running battle with the West. From inside Perun Aerie-an intricate network of underground tunnels and chambers that is the heart of the Russian cyber warfare program-he is launching a carefully plotted series of attacks on an unsuspecting U.S. and its European allies. The first strike targets Warsaw, Poland, where Russian malware wipes out the records of nearly every Polish bank account, imploding the country's financial system and panicking the rest of Europe. When Stacy Anne Barbeau, the besieged American president, fails to effectively combat the Russian threat, Brad McLanahan, on some well-earned R&R with his new Polish girlfriend, Major Nadia Rozek, is called back to duty. As the Russians' deadly tactics escalate - including full-scale assaults on Europe's power grid and the remote hijacking of a commercial airliner that kills hundreds of civilians - McLanahan and his Scion team kick into gear, arming themselves with the most advanced technological weaponry for the epic struggle ahead. A patriot in the mold of his father, the late general Patrick McLanahan, Brad knows firsthand the price of freedom. With the world's fate hanging in the balance, will Scion succeed in turning back Gryzlov before he can realize his terrifying ambition to conquer the globe? And what will the toll of victory be?

Price of Duty

Price of Duty

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 16/05/2017

In New York Times bestselling author Dale Browns Price of Duty, the stakes are high as the U.S. and its Western allies come under a diabolical Russian cyberwarfare attackIn a top-secret location deep in the Ural Mountains, Russian President Gennadiy Gryzlov has built his nations most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomban intricate network of underground tunnels and chambers designed to launch a carefully plotted series of attacks on an unsuspecting U.S. and its European allies.The first strike targets Warsaw, Poland, where Russian malware wipes out the records of nearly every Polish bank account, panicking the rest of Europe. When the besieged U.S. president, Stacy Anne Barbeau, fails to effectively combat the Russian threat, Brad McLanahan, on some well-earned RR with his new Polish girlfriend, Major Nadia Rozek, is called back to duty.As the Russians deadly tactics escalateincluding full-scale assaults on Europes power grid and the remote hijacking of a commercial airliner that kills hundreds of civiliansMcLanahan and his Scion team kick into gear. With the worlds fate hanging in the balance, will Scion succeed in turning back Gryzlov before he can realize his terrifying ambition to conquer the globe?

Iron Wolf

Iron Wolf

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2016

In the spring of 2017, the U.S. economy is rebounding under President Stacy Anne Barbeau, the country's first female president. But her leadership is about to be severely tested: Russian president Gennadiy Gryzlov has sent Special Troops, disguised as pro-Russian activists, into Ukraine and Moldova. Though NATO is outraged, its response is tepid. Refusing to let Russian aggression go unpunished, former U.S. president Kevin Martindale approaches Polish president Peter Wilk with a radical solution: a counterattack using a covert force of Cybernetic Infantry Device (CID): manned robots. Underwritten by the wealthy Wilk, Operation Iron Wolf is launched-without the knowledge of the Americans or its NATO partners. The CID's initial strikes are successful, infuriating Gryzlov and propelling President Barbeau to pledge western help to investigate the attack. With international tensions at the boiling point, Martindale's secret alliance, supported by the best military technology, is determined to outmaneuver the Russians. In this battle that will determine the fate of Eastern Europe, just which side will win?

Target Utopia

Target Utopia

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 26/05/2015

Is there a traitor at Dreamland?When Muslim extremists are found with a mysterious UAV in the Malaysian part of Borneo, Colonel Danny Freah and his Whiplash team are sent to investigate. They discover that Dreamland's drone technology has been stolen. Who has betrayed them? China is rumored to be involved, as is Russia. But finding out who's really bankrolling the guerrillas means finding someone who knows combat UAVs inside and out. Someone with nothing to lose. Someone like Air Force ace Turk Mako.Yet as Mako and Freah learn, the conspiracy is deeper and darker than either imagined. With the situation worsening, the Whiplash team finds itself in a desperate race to recover their aircraft and capture the perpetratorswithout setting off World War III.

Starfire

Starfire

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2015

With the death of his heroic father, bomber and space warfare veteran Patrick McLanahan, Bradley McLanahan must now fly solo, leading a team of young engineers designing Starfire, the world's first orbiting solar power plant. Starfire will not only deliver unlimited and inexpensive electricity anywhere on planet Earth, it can also transmit power to the moon, and even to spacecraft and asteroids. It's a crucial first step in the exploration of the solar system, and Bradley and his team are on the cutting edge. But US president Kenneth Phoenix's plans to militarize and industrialize Earth's orbit sparks an arms race in space that eclipses the darkest and most terrifying days of the Cold War. Before he can prevent it, Bradley and his team are caught at the center of a battle that threatens to become an all-out global conflict for control of space.

Patrick McLanahan Collection #2

Patrick McLanahan Collection #2

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 11/11/2014

From New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown, four gripping novels in his Patrick McLanahan series: Rogue Forces, Executive Intent, A Time for Patriots, and Tiger's Claw.

Patrick McLanahan

Patrick McLanahan

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 16/09/2014

FromNew York Timesbestselling author Dale Brown comes four thrillers featuring the beloved US Air Force officer Patrick McLanahan in one e-book,including:Air Battle Force,Plan of Attack,Strike Force, andShadow Command.Air Battle ForceA familiar cast of recurring Dale Brown characters battles Taliban guerrillas as they attempt to overtake Turkmenistan, along with American oil interest in that war torn country.Plan of AttackThe fight for the future must take place in the blazing skies, a battlefield off-limits to GeneralPatrick McLanahan,the discredited former commander of Air Battle Force unless McLanahan takes matters into his own hands.Strike ForceWhen a military coup in Iran leads to a crackdown on religious jihadists, it looks like a new era is born in the Middle Eastbut soon Iran unveils its hidden military might and invades northern Iraq, leaving the US completely off-guard. Only hero Patrick McLanahan and his high-tech team are prepared for the challenge.Shadow CommandWhat if the most high-tech unit in the U.S. military rebelled against Washington? The future becomes a terrifying reality inShadow Command.

Dreamland Collection # 1

Dreamland Collection # 1

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 12/08/2014

Drone Strike

Drone Strike

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 27/05/2014

On the President's ordersone man is tasked with averting nuclear warWhen the U.S. develops intelligence showing that Iran is in the final stages of assembling a nuclear bomb, the President orders Breanna Stockard and the Whiplash team to destroy it before the renegade nation can destabilize the shaky Middle East. Left with no other choice, Stockard sends young Air Force ace Turk Mako behind enemy lines. His orders: pilot a squadron of high-tech nano-UAVs from inside Iran to destroy the weapon and its assembly bunker. Turk and his accompanying Delta Force team succeed, only to discover another site and another device. With the fate of the region hanging in the balance, Turk and Delta Force must fight off Revolutionary Guards, Iranian MiGs, and the elite Quds Force to locate and destroy the second weapon. With time running out, Turk takes matters into his own hands, hoping to accomplish what no machine ever couldstop a nuclear war before it begins.

Black Wolf

Black Wolf

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2014

The deadliest weapon . . . is ManTop 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 countrys 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.

Tiger's Claw

Tiger's Claw

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2013

THE FIGHT FOR THE PACIFIC BEGINS . . . When China launches the first successful test of its deadly new Dong Feng-21D antiship ballistic missile, President Phoenix finds himself facing up to a terrible reality: he has just slashed the military budget to reduce the national debt. But without funds to compete with China's advancing technology, the future looks bleak - are America's days of Pacific naval supremacy numbered? Retired US Air Force Lieutenant General Patrick McLanahan refuses to accept this fate. The government may lack money, but McLanahan believes it's possible to revive their old - but still potent - long-range B-1B Lancer bombers to push back against Chinese aggression. The President backs McLanahan, and soon America stands ready to deploy a battle task force in the South China Sea. The stage is set for an epic battle for supreme Pacific dominion. New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown is at the top of his game, bringing to life a thrilling and dramatic story that could almost foreshadow the headlines of the not-so-distant future. Praise for Dale Brown: 'Dale Brown is the best military adventure writer in the country.' Clive Cussler. 'Brown puts us in the cockpit...authentic and gripping.' New York Times.

Armageddon

Armageddon

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2013

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 "e;Zen"e; Stockard must uncover a plot that - in this volatile region of the world - could mean Armageddon.

A Time for Patriots

A Time for Patriots

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2012

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. Praise for Dale Brown: 'Dale Brown is the best military adventure writer in the country.' Clive Cussler. 'Brown puts us in the cockpit...authentic and gripping.' New York Times.

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 27/11/2012

The latest military miracle to come out of the Whiplash group was designed to eliminate any possibility of human erroryet civilians die when a computer-controlled UAV drone inexplicably goes rogue while the whole world watches. Now the entire Whiplash program is under fire, as the weapons creator heads into the blistering heat of the conflict to discover if sabotage caused his infallible machine to fail. But theres an enemy waiting for him, determined to unleash more chaos and terror and deathwhich sends pilot Turk Mako to the skies once more to prove that, in the heat of battle, a skilled ace can do what no computer can."e;Dale Brown puts readers into the cockpit. Authentic and gripping."e; New York Times Book Reviwe

Whiplash

Whiplash

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 23/10/2012

The worlds 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 Aberhadjis web of death is wide and well concealed . . . and the doomsday clock is ticking.

Revolution

Revolution

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 25/09/2012

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 Europes gas supply. With NATO and the EU paralyzed by the crisis, it falls to Dreamlands 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. DALE BROWN IS A SUPERB STORYTELLER. W.E.B. Griffin, Washington PostTHE NOVELS OF DALE BROWN BRIM WITH VIOLENT ACTION, DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS OF SOPHISTICATED WEAPONRY, AND POLITICAL INTRIGUE...HIS ABILITY TO BRING TECHNICAL WEAPONRY TO LIFE IS AMAZING. San Francisco Chronicle

Retribution

Retribution

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 25/09/2012

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 theyll have to do it short-handed - because two of Dreamlands best and bravest have been lost at sea

Tiger's Claw

Tiger's Claw

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 04/09/2012

Dale Brown is a superb storyteller.W. E. B. GriffinThe best military writer in the country.Clive CusslarFormer Air Force captain and New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown is an acknowledged master when it comes to bringing military action to breathtaking life and he has received glowing accolades since his debut publication, Flight of the Old Dog. Tigers Claw proves once again that every rave has been well deserved. Set in the near future, Tigers Claw imagines a scenario in which tensions escalate between an economically powerful China and a United States weakened by a massive economic downfall, bringing the two superpowers to the brink of total destruction. Browns popular protagonist, retired Air Force lieutenant-general Patrick McLanahan (of A Time for Patriots, Rogue Forces, and other Brown bestsellers), is back and preparing for the impending apocalyptic clash of men and military technology. The incomparable Dale Brown scores again with a frighteningly possible story of war and global politics thats ideal for fans of Vince Flynn and Brad Thor.

Piranha

Piranha

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 04/09/2012

Hidden in the Nevada desert is Americas most advanced aerospace weaponstesting facility. Dreamland is the place where the nations top minds come to develop artillery and aircraft that push beyond the cutting edge. And where the Air Forces top guns come to test themon the front lines of a new era in warfare.A showdown between Indian and Chinese navies in the Pacific gives Dreamland the opportunity to test their new remote-operated underwater probe. Using the Piranha for surveillance, the U.S. watches as India and China circle each other like sharks. When the tension erupts into violence, innocent civilians are caught in the frayand Captain Breanna Stockard is shot down trying to rescue them. To save her, Dreamland rushes an unmanned bomber project off the drawing boardsand in the sky.

A Time for Patriots

A Time for Patriots

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2012

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.

Nerve Center

Nerve Center

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2012

Hidden in the Nevada desert is Americas most advanced aerospace weapons-testing facility. Dreamland is the place where the nations top minds come to develop artillery and aircraft that push beyond the cutting edge. And where the Air Forces top guns come to test them on the front lines of a new era in warfareAs politicians push for more budget cuts, Colonel Dog Bastian must do what he can to salvage a key experimental program known as ANTARES a method of merging electronic data with a pilots natural senses. In need of quick results, a test pilot is hooked into the system a system that allows him to operate several planes at once directly from his brain. But when he can no longer distinguish reality from computer-induced delusions, Dreamlands worst nightmare comes to life. Praise for Dale Browns Dreamland: Few novelists can craft an aerial battle scene more strategically than former U.S. Air Force Captain Brown, and he and DeFelice are in fine form here. Publishers Weekly

Dreamland

Dreamland

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2012

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 "e;Dog"e; 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.

End Game

End Game

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 31/01/2012

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, Pakistanwith 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 Nighthawks. 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 called End Game.[Browns] knowledge of world politics and possible military alliances is stunning. He writes about weapons beyond a mere mortals imagination. Tulsa World

Razor's Edge

Razor's Edge

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 31/01/2012

The weapon is codenamed Razorthe brainchild of the brilliant minds at Dreamlanda mobile chemical laser system with a range of 600 kilometers, capable of downing anything that flies. The destruction of an American aircraft over Northern Iraq suggests the inexplicable and unthinkable: a vengeful foe now possesses the lethal technology. It is a fear that draws an old warrior out of retirement, and sends Dreamlands best pilots to the skies to determine what the enemy has and to help take it away from him. But politics threatens to crush a covert engagement that must be won in the air and on the ground, unleashing a devastating rain of friendly fire that could ultimately annihilate a nations championsand perhaps Dreamland itself.

Satan's Tail

Satan's Tail

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 31/01/2012

As extremist Islamic pirates, armed and supported by a powerful Saudi terrorist, prey on civilian vessels in the Gulf of Aden, America aggressively answers with serious muscle a next-generation littoral warship with a full range of automated weapons systems that the enemy has dubbed Satans Tail. However, unforeseen technological problems, combined with the suicidal tendencies of a fanatical foe, mean support is needed from above and a pair of Dreamlands awesome Megafortresses and their Flighthawk escorts are dispatched to the war zone. But bitter professional rivalries threaten to damage, perhaps even destroy, the mission, as a vengeful opponent takes advantage of the disruption to strengthen his outlaw navy and set its sights horrifically highraising the stakes in a battle the U.S. and the world simply cannot afford to lose.

Strike Zone

Strike Zone

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 31/01/2012

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 Dreamlands 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 isnt already too late. Dale Brown is one of the best at marrying high-tech military wizardry with a compelling plot. Houston Chronicle

Raven Strike

Raven Strike

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 29/11/2011

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 Washingtons power elite, Reid discovers secrets both illegal and highly dangerousa 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

Rogue Forces

Rogue Forces

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Newly inaugurated president Joseph Gardner has followed through on his pledge to pull American forces out of Iraq. But the region has quickly re-emerged as a hot zone, as Kurdish nationalist attacks have led the Republic of Turkey to invade northern Iraq. Reluctant to recommit U.S. troops, the commander-in-chief turns to former president Kevin Martindale and retired Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan, who have left government behind for the lucrative world of military contracting. Their private firm, Scion Aviation International, is suddenly the only credible armed force in the region capable of blunting the Turks' advances. America's most lethal military contractor has become more powerful than anyone anticipated-too powerful for even the President to control. Now Patrick McLanahan is going rogue, determined to take the fight directly to the Turks, and no one is going to stop him. But where does his loyalty ultimately lie: with his country, his commander-in-chief, his fellow warriors . . . or with his company's shareholders? Praise for Dale Brown: 'Clancy's got serious company.' New York Daily News. 'When a former pilot with years of experience turns his hand to writing thrillers you can take their authenticity for granted. His writing is exceptional and the dialogue, plots and characters are first-class!far too good to be missed.' Sunday Mirror. 'Brown puts us into the cockpits of wonderful machines and gives us quite a ride. His flying sequences are terrific, authentic and gripping.' New York Times Book Review. 'The best military adventure writer in the country.' Clive Cussler

Time for Patriots

Time for Patriots

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 10/05/2011

A master.[Brown] puts readers right into the middle of the inferno.Larry BondNew York Times bestselling thriller-master Dale Brown delivers a story for our times. A Time for Patriots is one of his most explosive novels to datea frightening, all-too-possible look into the near future, when the nations economic collapse turns thousands of Americans against their own government. In the midst of chaos, Patrick McLanahanhero of Executive Intent, Rogue Forces, and many other previous adventuresmust enlist the aid of his son and his fellow citizens to hunt down terrorists any way they can. In A Time for Patriots, Dale Brown brings the battle home!

Rogue Forces

Rogue Forces

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2010

Newly inaugurated president Joseph Gardner has followed through on his pledge to pull American forces out of Iraq. But the region has quickly re-emerged as a hot zone, as Kurdish nationalist attacks have led the Republic of Turkey to invade northern Iraq. Reluctant to recommit U.S. troops, the commander-in-chief turns to former president Kevin Martindale and retired Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan, who have left government behind for the lucrative world of military contracting. Their private firm, Scion Aviation International, is suddenly the only credible armed force in the region capable of blunting the Turks' advances. America's most lethal military contractor has become more powerful than anyone anticipated-too powerful for even the President to control. Now Patrick McLanahan is going rogue, determined to take the fight directly to the Turks, and no one is going to stop him. But where does his loyalty ultimately lie: with his country, his commander-in-chief, his fellow warriors . . . or with his company's shareholders? Praise for Dale Brown: 'Dale Brown is the best military adventure writer in the country' - Clive Cussler 'Brown puts us into the cockpit...Authentic and gripping' - New York Times 'Dan Brown is a superb storyteller' - Washington Post 'Brimming with action and political intrigue... First rate' - San Francisco Chronicle 'Dale Brown is one of the best' - Houston Chronicle 'When a former pilot turns his hand to thrillers you can take their authenticity for granted. His writing is exceptional and the dialogue, plots and characters are first-class... far too good to be missed' - Sunday Mirror A master at mixing technology and action, Brown puts readers right into the middle of the Inferno - Larry Bond Brown's fans have come to expect certain things from his novels, and he delivers them here with gusto: larger-than-life characters [and] a high-tech story . . . fans of high-testosterone military techno-thrillers (like those of Tom Clancy, Stephen Coonts, or Patrick Robinson) will be well pleased. - Booklist

Executive Intent

Executive Intent

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 11/05/2010

For fictional thrill rides on the printed page, get on board with the novels of Dale Brown.New YorkNewsdayThe incomparable Dale Brown (The best military writer in the country Clive Cussler) roars back at full throttle with Executive Intent. The perennial New York Times bestselling master delivers another action-packed tale of international intrigue and technological weaponry that pits the worlds superpowers in a terrifying contest for dominance of outer space and the Earths oceans. Vince Flynn and Brad Thor fans will flock to the man whose electrifying visions of near-future warfare remain the gold standard of the techno-thriller genre. Executive Intent is Dale Brown at his best.

Rogue Forces

Rogue Forces

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 28/04/2009

Brown is excellent.San Francisco ChronicleDale Brown, whose books live on the New York Times bestseller listalongside the novels of Vince Flynn, Brad Thor, and other superstars of the military adventure genretriumphs again with Rogue Forces. A riveting and relentlessly exciting thriller, Rogue Forces explores a timely and important question in this age of Blackwell and Halliburton: What would happen if the Armys private security contractors became uncontrollably powerful? Browns popular character, Patrick McLanahan, is going Rogue in this chillingly plausible adventure that further solidifies Dale Browns reputation as the best military writer in the country (Clive Cussler).

Executive Intent

Executive Intent

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2008

Will the most powerful defense system in history be used to safeguard America-or to force universal domination? The U.S. has unleashed Thor's Hammer, a missile-launching satellite that can strike anywhere on the planet in seconds. But when President Joseph Gardner elects to employ the still-untested weapon against terrorists firing missiles at Indian cities, the Hammer misses its mark, killing thousands of Pakistani civilians. In retaliation, Pakistan and its neighbors grant China a strategic naval advantage over America through access to Middle Eastern ports. China responds swiftly and brutally, attacking and occupying Somalia, then setting up missile pads to target U.S. naval ships across vital sea-lanes. While in Earth's orbit, Chinese and Russian spacecraft surround an American space station with one clear message: back down or watch as your navy is crippled. With a president battling for his political life in D.C., retired Air Force Lieutenant General Patrick McLanahan and Kai Raydon, commander of the U.S. Space Defense Force, race to defuse the crisis-as every second brings the world closer to a full-scale war of superpowers on Earth . . . and miles above it. Praise for Dale Brown: 'Dale Brown is the best military adventure writer in the country' - Clive Cussler 'Dan Brown is a superb storyteller' - Washington Post 'Dale Brown is one of the best' - Houston Chronicle 'When a former pilot turns his hand to thrillers you can take their authenticity for granted. His writing is exceptional and the dialogue, plots and characters are first-class... far too good to be missed' - Sunday Mirror A master at mixing technology and action, Brown puts readers right into the middle of the Inferno - Larry Bond

Day of the Cheetah

Day of the Cheetah

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/10/2008

In this aerial combat story, the author refers to technology only now coming off real military drawing boards and his own hands-on insider's skill. In this novel of high-tech aviation, the story comes to a shattering climax. The author also wrote Flight of the Old Dog and Silver Tower . In this aerial combat story, the author refers to technology only now coming off real military drawing boards and his own hands-on insider's skill. In this novel of high-tech aviation, the story comes to a shattering climax. The author also wrote Flight of the Old Dog and Silver Tower .

Flight of the Old Dog

Flight of the Old Dog

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/10/2008

One of the world's classic military action-adventure novels. Patrick McLanahan leads a crew of engineers aboard the Old Dog to destroy a Soviet ground-based laser site.

Conversations with American Writers The Doubt, the Faith, the In-between

Conversations with American Writers The Doubt, the Faith, the In-between

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2008

For years, Dale Brown has interviewed American writers, listening particularly for what they have to say about -wrestling with the sacred- in their writing. In this book, a follow-up to his earlier collection, Of Fiction and Faith, Brown gives readers the opportunity to listen in on his thoughtful conversations with ten contemporary writers.While many of these authors shy away from being labeled -Christian- writers, they all have much truth to tell through their work as they struggle with expressing both faith and doubt. The conversations recorded here offer a fresh dialogue on the power of art to sustain faith in unexpected ways.Interviews with: Eleanor Taylor Bland, David James Duncan, Terence Faherty, Ernest Gaines, Philip Gulley, Ron Hansen, Silas House, Jan Karon, Sheri Reynolds, Lee Smith.

Shadow Command

Shadow Command

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 13/05/2008

General Patrick McLanahans 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 ABFs 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 Gardners 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 McLanahans 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 Russias movement of weaponry while defending himself against the Presidents attempts to discredit him. In a race against time, McLanahan must outmaneuver his own countrymen, defeat the Russians, and expose the truthor die trying.

Strike Force

Strike Force

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2008

A new era appears to be dawning in the Middle East. But the free world must be wary of old enemies . . . Rebel Iranian General Hesarak al-Kan Buzhazi is launching a coup that could destroy Iran's theocratic regime, and must turn to his old nemesis, U.S. Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan, for help. On presidential authority, McLanahan sends a new, top-secret fleet of XR-A9 Black Stallion spaceplanes into the fray. The strike force, capable of virtually instantaneous global reach-led by test pilot and astronaut Captain Hunter Noble-could change the course of history in the Middle East for generations to come. But the reactivation of America's first military space station has rekindled fears of a space arms race. And with McLanahan caught in a furious political battle with those secretly working to undermine his military initiative, it falls to Noble and his dedicated space engineers to halt a growing insurgency in Iran that threatens to erupt into a devastating worldwide jihad.

Retribution

Retribution

Author: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice Format: eBook Release Date: 28/08/2007

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 theyll have to do it short-handed - because two of Dreamlands best and bravest have been lost at sea

Strike Force

Strike Force

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2007

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 theocrats 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, McLanahans 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 Americas 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, its 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.

Flight of the Old Dog

Flight of the Old Dog

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 25/11/2006

Flight of the Old Dog is the runaway bestseller that launched the phenomenal career of Dale Brown. It is the riveting story of Americas military superiority being surpassed as our greatest enemy masters space-to-Earth weapons technology - neutralizing the U.S. arsenal of nuclear missiles. Americas 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

Edge of Battle

Edge of Battle

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2006

Jason Richter and his high-tech unit Task Force TALON are charged with securing the Mexican border, where a terrorist band has been operating with impunity and enflaming the passions of the population.

Air Battle Force

Air Battle Force

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 30/06/2005

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 wealthy central Asian state. As 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. 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 "e;friendly"e; forces at home -- wants them to fail.Performed by David McCallum.

Plan of Attack

Plan of Attack

Author: Dale Brown Format: eBook Release Date: 31/05/2005

Dale Brown is the author of fourteen New York Times bestsellers, and now in Plan of Attack, he provocatively turns our attention 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. 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. He tries to get his superiors to pay attention but is ignored. Russian president General Anatoliy Gryzlov is determined to punish McLanahan for a previous bombing of a Russian air base. To make his point, Gryzlov launches an all-out sneak attack on America that devastates our strategic air forces.McLanahan has collected information 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, Patrick McLanahan may have to take matters into his own hands.Performed by William Dufris

Plan of Attack

Plan of Attack

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/12/2004

Sport Psychology Library -- Basketball

Sport Psychology Library -- Basketball

Author: Dale Brown, Kevin Burke Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/03/2003

If you have ever watched a champion make that impossible three-point shot in the game's final seconds, you know that mental skills are absolutely critical to all-around success, on and off the court. No one understands this better than coaching legend Dale Brown and renowned sport consultant Dr Kevin Burke, the co-authors of this book. Together, they share their expertise and techniques to bring the mental aspect of the game under every player's control. They stress preparation, practice, and performance in attaining these vital psychological skills: Concentration; Teamwork; Relaxation; Confidence; Strong Ethics and Fair Play. This book gives players the tools to improve their mental game plan; a way for coaches to teach successful psychology techniques; and a way for parents to be supportive and involved in a player's development.

Sky Masters

Sky Masters

Author: Dale Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/1992

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.

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