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. Read on below for more information about each of them.

Sold Out (Nick Woods, No. 1)” 

An incredible national security secret, more than two decades old.

An intrepid, tireless reporter, seeking the truth.

A CIA hunter-killer group, who will stop at nothing to silence the story.

This is the book you’ve been looking for: a deep, dark conspiracy that should delight those who loved the Jason Bourne movies, as well as fans of authors Vince Flynn, Tom Clancy, and Stephen Hunter. You won’t believe what happens when free speech slams into the messy realities of national security.

Meet Nick Woods, a former Marine Scout Sniper, who used to be one of our country’s greatest operatives.

Meet Allen Green, a ballsy reporter in his fifties, who’s desperate to break the biggest story since Watergate.

When the book begins, Nick is in hiding, using an alias, and believes he’ll never be found. Allen is opposed to all violence and believes he will never use a gun against someone.

Both couldn’t be more wrong….

“Sold Out” is an epic, fast-paced story that will leave you breathless, waiting to see what happens next. It’s also the first book in the spectacular Nick Woods series (fourth book to land in Spring, 2016).

The Nick Woods series has climbed to the top of the charts on Amazon — and remained there for more than three years. It’s also been picked up by for a multi-book, audio deal. [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)


The mission? Practically off-the-charts impossible.

Four men must infiltrate (on foot) 30+ miles into Pakistan and abduct a key VIP of the Taliban.

These men will be offered no support. No air support. No radios. No chance of rescue.

And if they’re caught or killed, America will deny their existence.

This is how the mission in Afghanistan begins for Nick Woods and your favorite members of S3 (Marcus, Truck, and Red).

And unfortunately for them, it only gets worse from there…

Nick Woods and his private, military security company (Shield, Safeguard, and Shelter) are deployed to Afghanistan by directive of the U.S. government. Their mission is nothing less than to save the government (and country) of Afghanistan.

A clock is ticking and the Taliban is poised to seize the capital city of Kabul, taking over the country for good. The Taliban are stronger than ever, and well-led by an impressive spiritual warrior, who is respected across the country by most of the people of Afghanistan.

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 his team are sent to somehow find a way of dealing with the looming threat, and though the mission is impossible enough as it’s already drawn up, they’ll soon find out that their enemies aren’t only in Afghanistan.

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Detective Danny Acuff, Book 1

Detective Danny Acuff 72Detective Danny Acuff’s marriage is on life support. And, he’s been forced to take a boring job as a small-town detective in a dumpy, sleepy, little town.

Danny figures his life can’t get much worse. Danny couldn’t be more wrong.

Turns out this small town in Akin, Tennessee, isn’t so sleepy after all.

(Author’s Note: This is the first part of an ongoing series. New books will be posted in this serial every few weeks, and each book is more like an episode on TV than a stand-alone book. Each book/episode will take an hour or so to read, and end with a cliffhanger that — hopefully — causes you to want to buy the next one!)

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Little Man, and the Dixon County War” 

A showdown unlike any other in the West…

On one side is Paul Zachary, a tough veteran who’s good with a rifle and not afraid to stand up for what’s right. Zachary drifts west looking for Marshal work after the Civil War ends.

On the other side is a man named McConnell. McConnell is an evil cattle baron, who’s the most powerful man in the West. McConnell is so rich and powerful, in fact, that he often bribes the governor.

The tough veteran — Zachary — soon makes a name for himself through his law work, and the newspapers have taken to calling him “Little Man.”

McConnell sees the legend of “Little Man” Paul Zachary growing across the west, giving people hope. He knows this is something he must crush, or his campaign of pushing people off their land through intimidation and force will soon end.

Unfortunately for Zachary, McConnell has bribed or buried every man who’s ever stood up to him, and the cruel cattle baron has almost a hundred gunhands on his payroll.

Zachary would be wise to run, but he’s not the running type. Never has been. And thus, war will soon come to 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. Prepare for the ride of your life…

(Publisher’s note: “Little Man, and the Dixon County War” is a fast-paced thriller set in the Western era. Fans of “Lonesome Dove,” “Appaloosa” and “Django Unchained” will almost certainly love this book. Due to the high demand for a follow-up book, production has already begun on Book 2. It’s expected to drop in the Spring of 2016.) [Length: 224 pages]

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Soldier On

Soldier On

Have you ever considered what it would be like to be a soldier on the losing side? To be out-gunned. Outnumbered. Without air support? In a cause that’s already lost?

It’s a feeling most Americans have never considered.

But as World War II enters its final stretch, it’s something many German soldiers were forced to endure.

Sergeant Peter Dietrick of the once-mighty 3rd Platoon knows the war is lost, but has no idea how many days (or weeks) remain before the country finally — FINALLY — capitulates.

The weak and unlucky are gone. Now, only the strong remain, a ragged band of men determined to maintain their prestige and respect. They are the sons of hardened veterans from World War I, and they have had German pride practically crammed into them from the time they could walk.

These are men filled with too much pride to quit or surrender.

But food resupply is a problem. Ammo, too. And each day, with its increasingly absurd set of orders, begins to test the men in ways they could have never imagined. These days are 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 hordes of well-supplied American troops advancing mercilessly on the other, the men pray they must only have to 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 72 pages long, which explores the physical torment and mental anguish endured by men on the front lines, as well as the fragility of honor and dignity. The book exposes and defines what it truly means to be a soldier.

“Solider On” also contains an extended preview of Stan R. Mitchell’s hit book “Sold Out,” which kicks off the Nick Woods series.

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