My books

I love writing fast-paced thrillers. Readers have, thankfully, compared my works to Vince Flynn, Lee Child, and Stephen Hunter — three of my favorite authors.

To date, I’ve published four books. (With about 30 in various stages, but you know how that goes…) 

Sold Out (Nick Woods, No. 1)” tracks the life of legendary Marine Sniper Nick Woods after a CIA unit decides to kill him for reasons of national security.

Mexican Heat (Nick Woods, No. 2) follows Nick Woods as he’s recalled into service in hopes of preventing the entire collapse of the Mexican government.

Afghan Storm (Nick Woods, No. 3)” finds Nick Woods, and your favorite members of S3 (Marcus, Truck, and Red), plunging back into action again. This time, he and his team are deployed to Afghanistan, where the Taliban is poised to seize the capital city of Kabul and take over the country for good.

Little Man, and the Dixon County War” tells the uphill fight a young deputy faces after surviving three years of war only to find himself in the sights of a mighty cattle baron.

And, “Soldier On,” a short novel, follows the lives of several German soldiers in a depleted infantry company trying to make it through the final, miserable months of World War II.

Read on below for more information about each of them.

Sold Out (Nick Woods, No. 1)” 

Nick Woods used to be one of our country’s greatest snipers. A Marine who completed a bloody, top-secret mission behind enemy lines years ago, he now just wants to live in peace with his wife.

But Nick is about to get caught in a grand conspiracy between a senior investigative reporter and a shadowy, CIA group.

After said reporter, Allen Green, breaks the details of Nick’s story — blowing the top off America’s national security — both Nick and Allen find themselves in the sights of a CIA hunter-killer group.

This CIA group breaks the law and kills at will, and they’ll stop at nothing to take down Nick Woods and the reporter who published the earth-shattering story he’d been chasing for years. [Length: 283 pages]

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Mexican Heat (Nick Woods, No. 2)

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Nick Woods is tired of waiting. America’s greatest sniper has spent the better part of two years up in the mountains of Montana, waiting for the government to double-cross him and try to come get him.

He has good reason to be wary. The government has betrayed him twice already, but Nick’s a hard man to kill. And just waiting in isolation, with his wife Anne gone, and his paranoia at dangerous levels, is killing him, day-by-day.

And so Nick ventures out. Carefully, like Nick does everything.

But what Nick doesn’t know is that the Mexican government stands on the verge of complete collapse.

A brilliant madman has united the drug cartels into a deadly alliance, and the Mexican President holds a perilous grip on power.

Now, Mexico’s leading businessman — a multi-billionaire who owns much of the country — is about to exit the country, selling off his businesses and taking his capital out of the country.

Such a move would lead to an exodus of other businesses and just like that, America would face one of its largest catastrophes in recent times: a third world country on its borders, run by a drug cartel whose reach spans from South America into deep within the United States.

America has already sent special forces to deal with this cartel, but that proved a catastrophe.

The country needs Nick Woods again, and it needs him now.

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Afghan Storm (Nick Woods, No. 3)


Nick Woods, and your favorite members of S3 (Marcus, Truck, and Red), plunge back into action again. This time, he and his team are deployed to Afghanistan, where the Taliban is poised to seize the capital city of Kabul and take over the country for good.

The Taliban is well-led by an impressive spiritual warrior, and making matter worse, America’s political leadership is sick of investing men and resources into a war that’s now lasted 15 years.

Nick and the nearly fifty members of Shield, Safeguard, and Shelter are sent to somehow find a way to avert the looming threat. Unfortunately for them, they’ll soon find out that they’re fighting more than just the Taliban.

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Little Man, and the Dixon County War” 

Paul Zachary shouldn’t have accepted that badge. And he certainly shouldn’t have shot down a famous gunfighter in front of a crowd of onlookers at Belleville’s busiest saloon.

But now that the smell of gunpowder has faded and the blood has been scrubbed off the floor, Zachary is something he never wanted to be: a damned hero. He’s been written up in newspapers, named “Little Man,”and has more trouble on his hands than any 27-year-old man should.

However, the trouble of being a big-time hero and having a target on his back pales in comparison to what happens next: An evil cattle baron named McConnell sets his sights on Zachary…

McConnell is the most powerful man in the West and he completely controls Dixon County, a godforsaken stretch of country known by the locals as “Devil’s County.” This is McConnell’s world, and he owns most of the land and all of the law.

McConnell can’t have a new hero giving people hope in a land conditioned to lawlessness, so he dispatches a brutal gang to kill Zachary’s best friend from the war and abduct his wife.

Zachary pursues the gang, but fails to catch them before they arrive in Dixon County. And Zachary knows that McConnell has bribed or buried every man who’s ever stood up to him. He tries at first to go it alone, but quickly realizes if he’s going to take on almost a hundred gunhands and rescue the wife of his murdered friend, he’s going to need to bring along three of the best gunfighters the West has ever seen.

Keeping these temperamental men together, while dodging traps, ambushes, and double-crosses at every turn, would prove a herculean task for a man twice Zachary’s age, but the young deputy is no pushover. He learned to fight, and fight hard, from being the youngest in a tough line of men who’ve never missed a war. And, Zachary just survived three long, hard years in a ragtag, Rebel cavalry troop charged with raiding Northern towns.

The young lawman owes his friend his life, and he won’t stop until he saves the woman or dies trying. [Length: 224 pages]

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Soldier On

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NEWLY REVISED AND UPDATED! As World War II nears its end, the last elements of the German Army struggle to survive. The Germans know the war is lost and for the soldiers on the ground, it is pure hell. It is tough for the men, and tougher for the leaders. Hemmed in by Nazi SS units waiting to arrest or shoot retreating troops on one side and advancing American troops on the other, the men pray they must only endure the freezing weather of the last days. And that their supplies won’t run out. And that they won’t lose the honor and dignity they’ve spent years creating.

“Soldier On” is a short novel approximately 70 pages long. It explores the mental struggles faced by every veteran who’s ever carried a rifle. Book alos contains an extended preview of Stan R. Mitchell’s hit book “Sold Out (Nick Woods Book 1).”

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