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"If you are not already reading Colby’s stuff, start. Somewhere between Dale Brown and early Ward Larsen books, Colby’s series is fresh, original, and plotted in such a way that each book is impossible to set down." -The Real Book Spy

"Move over Jack Ryan, there's a new coolest dude in town named Ford Stevens." -Frank "Gus" Biggio, Author of The Wolves of Helmand

From military veteran and pilot Lawrence A. Colby comes a #1 AMAZON BESTSELLING series made for fans of Vince Flynn, Jack Carr and Mark Greaney. Read the electric story that started it all!

"...impressive command of subject, Colby keeps the reader turning pages...old-fashioned cliffhanging drama." -- Reserve Officers Association


How do you capture the fastest airplane in the world without anyone finding out?

Concealed deep within China's inland borders is one of the most secretive airplanes ever flown, known as Devil Dragon. She's sleek, unbelievably fast, and mysterious--her test pilots have one mission in mind: make her test flights successful for operational use as soon as possible. Or sooner.

But when strange transmissions of pilots are recorded without an aircraft appearing on radar, and bizarre cell phone signals are detected at towers hundreds of miles apart, the Defense Intelligence Agency team is set in motion, and U.S. Air Force Reserve pilot Ford Stevens is asked to take on the most dangerous assignment of his life.

What begins as a friend helping a friend explodes into a globe-trotting action packed military-aviation adventure.

Against an atmosphere of Washington, DC government red tape, an intimidating Chinese General, DIA leadership, and carrier aviation, all airways lead to a stunning international plot.

Crammed with deceitful government employees, smoke and mirrors tradecraft, and the blackest, most secretive aviation flight ever undertaken, you will be unable to put it down.

Zip up your flight suit and hold on for the ride.

591 pages, Kindle Edition

First published November 11, 2016

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About the author

Lawrence A. Colby is the #1 AMAZON bestselling author of The Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller Series. His books are published in over 12 countries and are enjoyed from the US and UK to India and beyond.

A former Marine Corps attack pilot and Air Force tactical pilot, he has worked and flown all over the globe. Over his 28-years in the military, he worked in locations from Iraq and Afghanistan to the Philippines, Pentagon and beyond. Flying under the callsign "Cheese" in the squadrons, he retired from active duty in 2018 and lives in the Washington, DC area.

He is the author of THE DEVIL DRAGON PILOT, THE BLACK SCORPION PILOT, and his latest military-thriller THE BUFFALO PILOT.

Learn more at https://www.AuthorLAColby.com and follow along on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook at @AuthorLAColby

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