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 »

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  • Author Lawrence A. Colby Interviewed on Jerry Traughber’s Where Woodworking and Entrepreneurship Meet

    November 6, 2016: I was honored to be interviewed for Mr. Jerry Traughber’s Design website titled “Where Woodworking and Entrepreneurship Meet” website.  Jerry is a motivated and avid reader, aggressive fan of military aircraft, and was kind enough to write about “The Devil Dragon Pilot” during two of his recent posts. Thank you for your kind words, Jerry!  

  • Amazon.com: Military Aviation Book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” now available!

    The Devil Dragon Pilot is now available on Amazon!  Read it today! Thank you for all the support!    

  • Group Reading Guide

    Get reading with your Book Club!  I’m happy to provide a Group Reading Guide for The Devil Dragon Pilot, one that can be downloaded and printed for your use. It involves a few short Q&A questions, followed by ten (10) questions that you can use next time your Book Club meets.  The goal for the… Read more »

  • #1 NY Times Best Selling Author and Financial Planner Ric Edelman to announce “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Book Release on National Radio Show

    Ric Edelman, the #1 NY Times Best Selling Author and Financial Planner, will be announcing the release of “The Devil Dragon Pilot” on his national radio show in December! I’m honored, Ric! Thank you! Our main character, Captain Ford Stevens, is a fan of Ric Edelman. In one scene, after getting picked up by the… Read more »

  • Aviation Book Features Gulfstream G650ER

    The book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” features a variety of U.S. and Chinese military aircraft, but one corporate aircraft that I write about extensively is the Gulfstream 650ER. Fictionally borrowed from Corning, Inc. of Corning, New York, our main character Captain Ford Stevens does some remarkable stuff with this jet. This model of the Gulfstream… Read more »

  • Author Lawrence A. Colby Interviewed on “Ready For Take-Off Podcast”

    I had the honor and privilege of talking about aviation on the Ready For Takeoff Podcast with Captain George Nolly recently.  We discussed everything from military flight training to the C-130 to the upcoming release of The Devil Dragon Pilot. George Nolly launched his aviation career at 17 while still in high school. An appointment to the… Read more »

  • The Birth of Jojo Rising

    Our main character Ford Stevens grew up in China with his American family, and moved around a lot due to his father’s career with the oil company.  In order to explain “Jojo Rising”, it is worth mentioning the background on how the phrase was born to both Ford and his Chinese best friend, Wu Lee. In… Read more »

  • World, meet Captain Ford Stevens

    Ford Stevens is a pilot’s pilot. All he wanted to do since he was a young was get into a cockpit. Perhaps explore the world a bit, to understand it…to experience flight in different cultures and be in the sky. He traveled globally with family as his father was moved around for his corporate career,… Read more »

  • The Story

    A Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller…coming in December 2016! Concealed deep within China’s inland borders is one of the most secretive airplanes ever flown, known as Devil Dragon. She’s sleek, unbelievably fast, and mysterious—her test pilots have one mission in mind: make her test flights successful for operational use as soon as possible. Or sooner. But… Read more »