I highly recommend the film Sully. Great movie about regular people becoming heroes in the course of doing their jobs well. Sully rightly gets tremendous credit, but I like the way the film shows how everyone was on the ball: his first officer and flight attendants, first responders, ferry boat crews, etc.
Parson and Gold face terrorists in Somalia: The Hunters comes your way in paperback on August 2.
New project in the works: a historical novel set in World War II. Watch this space for details.
If you can be in Tampa on Saturday, November 7, please join me for the Tampa Bay Book Festival. The event benefits the SEAL Legacy Foundation, which supports the families of Navy SEALs. Other authors taking part include Kathleen Antrim, Simon Gervais, John Gilstrap, Jeffrey Wilson, and A.J. Tata.
If you can’t make it to Tampa, please consider financial support for the spouses and children of America’s elite warriors.
Many thanks to North Carolina Public Radio for a chance to appear on “The State of Things,” with Frank Stasio. I shared some thoughts on my new novel, The Hunters. Click here to listen.
A particularly nutty conspiracy theory is making the Internet rounds, and it’s an insult to those who wear the uniform. I shared some thoughts with the Huffington Post. Click here to read.
Imagine how WWII might have looked to an English girl who has lost her brother to the fighting. Imagine further how she would feel if the enemy then came into her home. I reviewed the novel The Dynamite Room for the Washington Independent Review of Books. Click here to read.
I thought American Sniper was a terrific film–and I shared some thoughts about it with the Huffington Post. Click here to read the full article.