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: Winter 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 seven months.  The Review Team that conducts the formal Pre-Publication Review has… 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!    

The Devil Dragon Pilot at Yellowstone National Park

Thanks for reading the book at Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA!  Fantastic pics! Thank you, readers. The Black Scorpion Pilot is coming soon, too!    

The Devil Dragon Pilot – Now Available on iTunes

  The Devil Dragon Pilot audiobook is now available on iTunes here!  Thank you for the support!    

It’s Here- The Devil Dragon Pilot on Audible!

  Listen to narrator Christopher Raab tell The Devil Dragon Pilot story, complete with special accents and thrilling sound effects.  It’s 15 hours of excitement! Your books are wherever you are with their Audible free app—at home, in the car, and at work. Even if you switch from your iPad to your phone, you’ll never lose your… Read more »

The Devil Dragon Pilot in London, UK!

Thanks to reader Pat for sending in his recent pictures from London, UK!  Thank you, Pat.   Best, Cheese  

Proud to Support The Headstrong Project’s Fifth Annual NYC Benefit Gala 2017

  Team, I’m excited to be supporting The Headstrong Project’s Fifth Annual NYC Benefit Gala.  Signed copies of my thriller “The Devil Dragon Pilot” will be available as door prizes.  Please continue to support our nation’s veterans at this event:   October 16, 2017 6:00 pm Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York   On… Read more »

  • Interview with Jerry of Traughber Design

    I recently sat down for an interview with Jerry Traughber of Traughber Design.  We discussed a variety of things related to “The Devil Dragon Pilot” book, and it was a pleasure to chat with him again.  His recent work related to time management, entrepreneurship and maximizing efficiency is worth reading, especially as readers decide to set goals in… Read more »

  • Book Signing at Marine Corps Exchange – Henderson Hall – Dec 17, 2016

    Saturday, December 17, 2016 • 11 am – 1:45  • In front of the Marine Corps Exchange – Henderson Hall…meet bestselling author Lawrence A. Colby for a book signing of The Devil Dragon Pilot, his blockbuster thriller that mixes aviation and espionage. Crammed with deceitful government employees, smoke and mirrors tradecraft, and the blackest, most secretive… Read more »

  • Thank you Headstrong Project!

    Some of the proceeds from The Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller Series will go to The Headstrong Project, an excellent organization that helps the veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. They were gracious enough to post this on their Facebook page today about “The Devil Dragon Pilot” book.  Please check it out. Thank you Headstrong Project and Ford Stevens… Read more »

  • How do pilots see around the airport at night?

    Is Airport Lighting the same around the world? How did Devil Dragon land?  A motivated reader named “Bob” asked if the airport lighting was the same around the world, especially in Asia. Yes, Bob! Many of the airports around the world have some type of lighting for aircraft night flying. The differences at these airports… Read more »

  • Portion of Book Proceeds to Two Awesome Veterans Organizations

    Dear Friends, By reading one of my books, you are helping America’s veterans.  A portion of the Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller Series proceeds are going to two different veteran organizations (see below for more information).  These excellent organizations support our men and women long after they return home. Thank you for your continued support!  Awesome!   Sincerely, Lawrence A. Colby… Read more »

  • Interview on “Ready for Takeoff Podcast”!

    Download Captain George Nolly’s interview with author Lawrence A. Colby where they discuss pilot training, aviation, and the new military-aviation thriller “The Devil Dragon Pilot”.  Available now on the Ready For Takeoff Podcast and iTunes!  Read the book today!  

  • Military book author discusses forces of flight: How does Devil Dragon fly?

    The military-aviation book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” focuses on a secret aircraft that can fly at unbelievable speeds with special engines. While not disclosing too much in this positing and ruining it for readers, I thought you might want to understand some of the basic components of an aircraft and some simple aerodynamic concepts. There… Read more »

  • “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Aviation-Thriller: Barnes & Noble,, others! Available today!

    Happy Holidays! “The Devil Dragon Pilot” now available: Barnes & Noble, Createspace, Goodreads, and!            

  • Seeking Devil Dragon Pilot Readers!  Need your Aviation Photos for Instagram!

    Based upon a reader’s idea (Bob Jefferies), I am seeking your photos taken from the air for The Devil Dragon Pilot Instagram account. If you have cockpit or airborne photos you would like to submit, I’ll post for you, along with your name, onto the Instagram site. They can be air to ground, air to air, you… Read more »

  • Military Aviation Novel “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Focuses on Decision-Making

    In a recent conversation with a reader who was getting ready to finish “The Devil Dragon Pilot”, I was asked about decision-making in the cockpit. She asked me about how pilots know what to do and when, during a flight. My answer? It depends. As she read in the book, it also depended for both… Read more »