Books by Larry Bond

Larry Bond is the author of numerous bestselling thrillers, including Vortex, Cauldron, and The Enemy Within. A former Naval Intelligence officer, war game developer, warfare analyst and anti-submarine technology expert, he makes his home in Springfield,


SHATTERED TRIDENT by Larry Bond
Released: May 7, 2013

"Both benefits and suffers from its broad scope, as some scenes could easily be cut. Still, a highly readable yarn."
Bond delivers a naval thriller on a stage that covers half the globe. 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 >
EXIT PLAN by Larry Bond
THRILLERS
Released: April 4, 2012

"Iran's nuclear ambitions are prominent in the news. That makes this novel a perfectly timed, first-class read."
A fast-moving military thriller that grabs the reader's attention and holds on tightly. 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 >
COLD CHOICES by Larry Bond
THRILLERS
Released: May 1, 2009

"A tense submarine thriller compromised by a distended plot."
Against the frigid backdrop of the Barents Sea, a submarine captain must decide whether to risk his crew's lives to save his enemies. Read full book review >
LARRY BOND’S FIRST TEAM by Larry Bond
MYSTERY & CRIME
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 >
DANGEROUS GROUND by Larry Bond
THRILLERS
Released: June 1, 2005

"Strong satisfactions without accenting heroics. Well done indeed. "
Bond solos on this submarine story that sends a docked aviator to serve in a submarine. Read full book review >
LARRY BOND’S FIRST TEAM by Larry Bond
THRILLERS
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 >
DAY OF WRATH by Larry Bond
THRILLERS
Released: June 17, 1998

"Well, you know, it's your typical fifth novel's divinely inspired terrorists—and they're not waving sparklers."
Former naval military analyst and intelligence officer Bond, ex-collaborator with Tom Clancy (on Red Storm Rising) and now a spectacularly large-selling, spankingly reviewed technothriller author himself (The Enemy Within, 1996, etc.), slaps scenes into his computer like fresh magazine clips. Read full book review >
THE ENEMY WITHIN by Larry Bond
THRILLERS
Released: March 15, 1996

"A triple-A Bond."
 The ripsnorting, all-too-plausible latest from bestselling Bond (Cauldron, 1993, etc.) pits a duo of dynamic Americans against a mad Iranian bent on altering the geopolitical balance of power. Read full book review >
CAULDRON by Larry Bond
Released: June 11, 1993

"Plenty of tank action for the WW II fans."
VORTEX by Larry Bond
THRILLERS
Released: June 3, 1991

"The political doings that set the war machinery running are rather broad-brush and suffer in comparison to the well-done battle scenes but, still, it's likely to sell oodles."
 Red Phoenix author Bond, who also collaborated with Tom Clancy on Red Storm Rising, takes his formidable war-game skills to South Africa, where he pits fascist Boers against Cuban communists. Read full book review >
RED PHOENIX by Larry Bond
Released: June 2, 1989

This first techno-thriller from Bond, who collaborated with Tom Clancy on Red Storm Rising, tells the story of a power grab by the son of North Korea's dictator—a grab perfectly timed to benefit from South Korean disarray when civil unrest and American politics lead to drastic revision of America's military policy for that country. Read full book review >