About Lawrence A. Colby

Lawrence A. Colby stands out as a #1 Amazon Bestselling Author, renowned for crafting pulse-pounding narratives within The Ford Stevens Thriller Series. With gripping titles such as THE DEVIL DRAGON PILOT, THE BLACK SCORPION PILOT, THE BUFFALO PILOT, and the latest adrenaline-inducing addition, TARGET AREA, Colby dominates the thriller genre with his military expertise and narrative prowess.

Spanning across 12 countries, Colby’s books have captivated readers worldwide, from the United States and the United Kingdom to India and beyond, garnering widespread acclaim and establishing him as a literary force to be reckoned with.

Drawing from an illustrious military career, including over five years at the Pentagon as a military assistant and extensive cockpit experience, Colby infuses his narratives with unparalleled authenticity. His firsthand knowledge of combat tactics, governmental policies, and power dynamics elevates his novels, imbuing them with a unique blend of political intrigue and military realism that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.

A distinguished graduate of both the US Navy and US Air Force Flight Training Programs, Colby belongs to an elite cadre of pilots proficient in jets, prop planes, and helicopters. Throughout his tenure, he held various positions within squadrons, aircraft groups, and wings, undertaking numerous operational missions across global hotspots like Iraq and Afghanistan. Known by his call sign “Cheese,” Colby’s experiences lend an unparalleled depth to his storytelling.

Educated at highly regarded institutions such as Niagara University, Duquesne University, and National Defense University, Colby’s academic background in history, strategy, leadership, and aviation safety further enriches his narratives, infusing them with intellectual rigor and authenticity.

Prior to his literary career, Colby also served as a civilian in the U.S. Intelligence Community, adding another layer of insight to his riveting narratives.

Residing in the vibrant Washington, DC area with his family, Colby remains an active presence on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, where readers can engage with him directly under the handle @AuthorLAColby, gaining exclusive insights into his creative process and upcoming projects.