Books by Jim DeFelice

Jim DeFelice is a former newspaper reporter and editor. His first novel, Coyote Bird, was published in 1992. Since then, he has authored or co-authored ten novels -- including Dale Brown's New York Times bestselling Dreamland series, and the Deep Black se

Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A harrowing personal journey of courageous self-empowerment during wartime."
Fiery, insightful memoir from the former Iraqi translator who fought alongside U.S. Special Forces during the recent war in Iraq. Read full book review >
BLOOD OF WAR by Larry Bond
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Bond and DeFelice conjure a chillingly all-too-believable near future global conflict."
The final installment in Bond and DeFelice's four-book Red Dragon Rising series sees China moving inexorably toward its conquest of Vietnam, while those in the know in the United States government and security services work behind the scenes to stop the Chinese juggernaut in its tracks. Read full book review >
BLOOD LIES by Jim DeFelice
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Navy hero Marcinko's latest fictional adventure may well get rave reviews from characters in his next Rogue Warrior novel, but its modern-day swashbuckle wears thin."
In the latest covert-ops Rogue Warrior caper penned by and starring wisecracking ex-Navy SEAL Marcinko, two damsels in distress in Mexico need help—and then there's the matter of a Hezbollah camp the female secretary of state has heard is being harbored by the Mexican drug cartel. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"A breezy and informative FBI thriller with personality to burn."
Wisecracking, rule-breaking FBI special agent Andy Fisher (Threat Level Black, 2005) returns to investigate the murder of his long mooned-over ex-girlfriend Kathy, brainy point person behind potentially life-changing solar-energy technology. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"This aggressively written account of frontline combat, with plenty of action and technical nitty-gritty, should appeal to conservative readers and military buffs."
Memoir of America's most prolific sniper, with an emphasis on the grisly, unpredictable nature of contemporary warfare. Read full book review >
SHOCK OF WAR by Larry Bond
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"Crank up the La-Z-Boy, lean back and enjoy."
Third in the very-near-future war series (Edge of War, 2010, etc.) about a drought-stricken, starving and desperate China's efforts to secure food supplies by invading lush Vietnam. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 2, 2008

"A valuable contribution to the history of a catastrophic raid."
Prolific novelist DeFelice (Leopards Kill, 2007, etc.) turns to nonfiction and brings to life a disastrous World War II encounter. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 14, 2006

"Relentless action. No time for reflection."
Bond and DeFelice send their First Team to Korea, where radioactive waste is turning up in the wrong places and a billionaire in the South is too chummy with nasty customers in the North. Read full book review >
VENGEANCE by Richard Marcinko
Released: June 1, 2005

"Ridiculous fun, like Lethal Weapon flicks."
Marcinko takes on Homeland Security to show how far from secure the homeland is. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2004

"Action on every page. Maybe in every paragraph."
A mythically capable CIA operative leads a team of intrepid, off-the-books warriors in a battle to defuse a terrorist dead-set on the destruction of Honolulu. Read full book review >
WAR BREAKER by Jim DeFelice
Released: July 20, 1993

"There's some silly business about divine apparitions and amorous telepathy, but it's atoned for by the fresh new scenery."
A bankrupt ex-CIA agent takes his helicopter flying skills to the Indian subcontinent—where Muslim monarchists, Sikh separatists, and megalomaniac militarists are at daggers drawn. Read full book review >
COYOTE BIRD by Jim DeFelice
Released: April 16, 1992

"A neatly done first thriller."
In post-Bush America, the only threat to the smartest airplane in the universe is its evil twin, which is owned and operated by a terribly ambitious Japanese industrialist. Read full book review >