Philip S. Donlay


As a young man, Philip Donlay's life was shaped by two distinct events. At the age of seventeen, he earned his pilot's license, and at eighteen was published in a national aviation magazine. The combination of these two passions: flying and writing, has led to successful careers as both a professional pilot and novelist.

He's been a flight instructor, flown a private jet for a Saudi prince, and for twenty-eight years flew a corporate jet for a Fortune 500 company. Licensed to fly six different jets and having logged nearly 14,000 hours, his travels have taken him to over forty countries on five continents. No longer flying, Donlay now divides his time between Minneapolis and the San Juan Islands. He's the author of four novels, Category Five

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How readers have helped shape my books

This topic is part of a roundtable discussion hosted by the International Thriller Writers, of which I am a member.  I enjoyed sharing my thoughts on the subject, and I wanted to pass it along to you, the reader.  Thanks.                           

I absolutely listen to my readers, they’re the people I work for, and so I’ve always taken the time to contemplate their comments, but cautiously. N... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2018 10:32
Average rating: 4.27 · 2,793 ratings · 334 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Code Black (Donovan Nash #2)

4.34 avg rating — 687 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Category Five (Donovan Nash...

4.08 avg rating — 696 ratings — published 2004
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Aftershock (Donovan Nash #5)

4.33 avg rating — 331 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Pegasus Down (Donovan Nash #6)

4.39 avg rating — 284 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Deadly Echoes (Donovan Nash...

4.30 avg rating — 243 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Speed the Dawn (Donovan Nas...

4.53 avg rating — 215 ratings4 editions
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Seconds to Midnight (Donova...

4.32 avg rating — 195 ratings3 editions
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Zero Separation (Donovan Na...

4.10 avg rating — 336 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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Category Five Code Black Zero Separation Deadly Echoes Aftershock Pegasus Down Seconds to Midnight
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