Top Gun: Maverick – Official Trailer (2020) – Paramount Pictures

Prediction: This is probably going to end the pilot shortage. Watch the trailer here: Top Gun: Maverick.

The Black Scorpion Pilot Now Available on Amazon’s Audible!

The Black Scorpion Pilot – Summer Read

National Air and Space Museum – Book Signing on Saturday, April 27, 2019!

It’s an honor to be invited back! Please join me at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – Udvar-Hazy Center, Dulles Airport, Virginia on April 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM where I will be signing copies of my thriller books.  The Smithsonian Institution Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum is located at 22556 Air… Read more »

Hilton Head Monthly Magazine

Local Reads of the Lowcountry By Amy Coyne Bredeson / 28 January 2019 / “The Black Scorpion Pilot” BY LAWRENCE A. COLBY Link: Click here Former Hilton Head Island resident Lawrence A. Colby spent 20 years flying for the U.S. Marine Corps and the Air Force Reserve. He spent five years working as a military… Read more »

Thank You For A Great 2018!

Readers, Thank you so much for an excellent year! I am happy to have highlighted our terrific teammates in the military through entertaining stories that you enjoy.  I’ve enjoyed writing them as much as you liked reading them. Over the past two years, I have received many emails and photos from great folks who have shared with… Read more »

HOT OFF THE PRESS – – “The Black Scorpion Pilot”

  Team, Super excited to pass on that The Black Scorpion Pilot reached #1 status on Amazon, and is now available on Kindle and Paperback.  It is also available at Barnes and Noble Booksellers.  In the coming weeks, it will soon be available on audio on Audible. Keep on the lookout for upcoming book signings here. If… Read more »

Pre-Orders Available for The Black Scorpion Pilot: Week of Nov 5th

Team, Amazon will soon be releasing “The Black Scorpion Pilot” for both paperback and Kindle here. Hope to see you in person at one of my upcoming book signings beginning in December 2018.  See the schedule– please stop in to say hello! I continue to be grateful for your support. Thank you! Best, Cheese

The Black Scorpion Pilot – Book Signings

Book Release Date: December 1, 2018 Book Signing at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Tysons Corner, Virginia: Book Signing – Please join author Lawrence A. Colby at 1:00 PM where he will be signing copies of his new thriller THE BLACK SCORPION PILOT. With an extraordinary touch of human spirit and national security realism comes Book… Read more »

The Black Scorpion Pilot – Available Dec 1, 2018!

Just approved for publication from the Pentagon! THE BLACK SCORPION PILOT- coming December 1, 2018! With a touch of human spirit and heart-stopping adventure comes a saga where cyber, aviation, and survival meet. Available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iTunes and Audible. For more info on the story, visit: Thanks for the support!… Read more »

MOAA Gives A Shout Out In July 2018 Magazine

Thanks to the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) for the mention in their July 2018 Military Officer magazine. Thank you! Visit me at:  

  • The Devil Dragon Pilot Onboard USS INTREPID and USS GROWLER!

    Thanks to reader Mr. Brian T. Smith for bringing his copy to the USS INTREPID and USS GROWLER for some photos!  Thanks, Brian! Best, Cheese Colby  

  • The Devil Dragon Pilot Makes It To Yankee Stadium!

      Thanks to reader/fan Mr. Brian T. Smith for the great pics! Nationals @ Yankees! Keep the photos coming! Take care, Cheese Colby  

  • Putting Reader Fans in the Cockpit Seat with Photos!

      Readers, Thanks so much for the pictures.  Continue to send them in and the book and I’ll post them here…or feel to post on Instagram and Facebook @ColbyThrillers. Who better to tell others of Ford Stevens than the people experiencing the story? Reach me at Thanks for being such great fans!   Best wishes, Cheese… Read more »

  • Black Scorpion Pilot Update – December 1, 2018!

    Team, Another note to update you on Book 2, The Black Scorpion Pilot! We are close to a year in the review process at the Department of Defense, much longer than originally planned.  You may recall The Devil Dragon Pilot took about 6-months for approval. The Review Team that handles the formal Pre-Publication Review just shared with me that I will… Read more »

  • Thanks for supporting Canine Companions for Independence and Veterans

    Last month, I attended an incredibly moving night in supporting veterans with Canine Companions for Independence and Andrea McCarren at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.  SIDE BY SIDE: AN EVENING WITH VETERANS and THEIR SERVICE DOGS was a special event to honor the dedication, sacrifice and the journey of our nation’s veterans.  Thank you… Read more »

  • Author Lawrence A. Colby now on Facebook

        Thank you for a tremendous year in 2017!  Looking forward to staying connected with you on Facebook in 2018! Happy New Year! Cheese

  • Can An Airplane Be Cyber Hijacked?

      Ford Stevens fans may be interested in reading this article…you’ll soon be reading about the topic of cyber hijacking in The Black Scorpion Pilot: Book 2!  Read the article here from The Daily Beast.  

  • Happy Veterans Day

    Happy Veterans Day and Happy 242nd Birthday Marines!

  • New Book Rollout- Fall 2018!

        Team, Just a quick note to update you on Book 2, The Black Scorpion Pilot! The review process at the Department of Defense has gone longer than originally planned.  The Devil Dragon Pilot took six months for approval, and The Black Scorpion Pilot is rapidly approaching over 15 months.  The Review Team that conducts the formal… Read more »

  • The Devil Dragon Pilot makes it to New York City!

      Thank you to reader William Chocker for sending in his recent pictures of The Devil Dragon Pilot from Manhattan, New York City!  Two great shots from Times Square and one from Washington Square Park.  Thanks, William.  Fantastic!