Book List in Order: 20 titles

  • England is at peace, it is uncharted waters for Donland and his command. He must navigate between alliances in the midst of spies and schemes.Fast, heavily armed frigates are being built using the plans of the American's Constitution. Donland is unaw...


  • Historical Fiction of the United States Marine Corps set in 1810. Bernard Cornwell's Richard Sharpe was a bastard lieutenant and so is Thomas Hardy. Rising through the ranks in the British Army was tough enough, gaining a commission in the United Sta...


  • The year is 1810, the Marine Corps have survived not being abolished by Congress. Short of experienced officers, Thomas Hardy recently of England's Sixtieth Foot secures a commission in the Marine Corps. Hardy's expertise with the Baker rifle and his...


  • The year is 1779, the Colonials with the aid of French Admiral D’estang are rumored to be plotting to re-take Savannah. Donland is tasked to ferret out information concerning French intentions. He will do so without his trusted first lieutenant and...


  • The test of enemy fire refines a man's courage. Duty refines a man's character. Donland must face challenges by enemies at sea, calm seas and sudden fierce storms. The Caribbean and Windward Islands are beset with pirates and privateers plundering fo...


  • A pastor's worst nightmare, someone wants to steal his church. Silver-tongued, smooth-talking Rev. Randy arrives from Florida intent on becoming the new pastor of Second Baptist Church. He attempts to have his people infiltrate the membership and vot...


  • Book 4 in the Donland Series Three sloops does not a squadron make nor a commodore. Sailing from English Harbor, Donland is in command of the sloops Hornet, Stinger and Jacket. His destination is Port Royal in Carolina to deliver munitions and soldie...


  • It is 1779 and the war is going badly for England. Donland and the crew of the Hornet must outwit and out sail pirates, the French and the Spanish to rescue the crown prince of Portugal.a prince. He is to deliver a king's ransom in gold to pirates ho...


  • THE MESSENGER (second book in the series) Hornet was a cursed ship. Distrust of the fever-laden Hornet and the young American born Captain are an ill fit to the fleet of Admiral Hyde-Parker and Admiral Rowley. Yet, a small squadron of Spanish ships h...






  • Evil has a face, a face not seen; a face not human. Someone is murdering the members of Second Baptist Church in Myrtle Beach. Pastor David Mitchell has felt the presence of evil, seen it's handiwork and is certain the intent is to destroy...


  • "You're an outsider " Jim Melton was told and he found it to be true. How can a man go from outsider to acceptance with a congregation and God? Jim Melton, the new pastor of Pine Ridge Baptist Church has to figure it out - and soon Jim is a city boy...


  • The task is simple. "Deliver the prize to the Admiral in Antigua." But nothing's simple for Lieutenant Donland as the leaking ship sinks beneath his feet. Aboard is a young boy with no memory that the French desperately want to capture. Donland's fir...


  • Coming of age story set during the Civil War in North Carolina. The year is 1865 and General Sherman’s army has marched into North Carolina and into eleven year old Andrew’s life. The soldiers slaughter his hogs and take his wounded father prison...


  • The Snake Killer (33,000 words) A Middle Grade Novel. Killing a thousand snakes was the easy part. Staying alive was the hard part. Snakes were bad enough but being alone and only eleven years old, Josh had to contend with his fears. His dad had told...



  • The beach is a great vacation place for a teen but a dangerous place if you are thirteen and on your own. Pickles is an orphan and finds the beach is more dangerous than a life of reading about fantasy vampires or werewolves, the monsters here are re...


  • Abandoned by his wife Pastor Jim Hill searches for peace, God’s will and love. Twin Oaks is a small out of the way southern town that progress passed by. Most of the town folk attend Twin Oaks Baptist Church where the old-time hymns are still sung ...


  • Loyalty and courage are put to the test when the Yankees attack on Christmas Day 1864. Willie and his destitute friends beg, steal, and scavenge from confederate soldiers of Fort Fisher near Wilmington, North Carolina to stay alive. To the boys' ho...