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Straight from my mind to your screen—here’s a collection of my thoughts, from the heartfelt to the odd, and everything in between.

A daring teenage girl becomes Hitler’s worst nightmare.

11-year Lilia Litvyak becomes fascinated with flight as she reads about the Wright Brothers. Tragedy strikes when her father is unjustly executed as an enemy of the state. Six years later, Hitler brutally invades Russia. The supremely self-confident yet conflicted 17-year-old Lilia realizes she must use now substantial flying skills to defend her... Learn More

DATE: Jan.07.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

Top-secret Project Zebra: One of the greatest untold stories from World War II

Project Zebra was the brainchild of Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin. And, it would be the only time in history Soviet airmen were trained in America by Americans to fly American built aircraft. During the course of the 24-month mission, 185 huge, state-of-the-art amphibious warplanes, hand painted with Red Army stars, were built in... Learn More

DATE: Dec.31.2018 | CATEGORY: My Books

First, the Godfather. Then, Wall Street. Now, The Salad Oil King.

“Fonso” Gravenese was Vito Corleone plus Gordon Gekko on steroids.  Unscrupulous yet loyal.  Violent yet romantic.  Greedy yet benevolent. An unassuming, bespeckled, high school dropout who swindles the U.S. Government and Wall Street to the tune of $13 billion. Based on real life events, read how Fonso graduates from childhood pranks to stealing millions of dollars of... Learn More

DATE: Dec.31.2018 | CATEGORY: My Books

“Quite simply, lightning in a bottle”

- Retired U.S. Brigadier General   Lt. Lilia Litvak (1921-1943), 268 missions, 15 solo kills, 22 assists About ten years ago, I accidentally met a determined and beautiful young lady named Lilia Litvyak, who was in fact the world’s first female fighter-pilot. The more I learned, the more fascinated I became that... Learn More

“Hitler’s worst nightmare. A teenage femme fatale.”

- American Russian Cultural Foundation   Lt. Lilia Litvyak, 20, humiliates Hitler’s elite all-male Luftwaffe over Stalingrad Hitler believed invading the Russians during WWII and turning its citizens into cheap Nazi slave labor would be a “slam dunk.” And, so on June 22, 1941, Operation Barbarossa, the largest single military invasion in history of... Learn More

“Ranks among the greatest books and stories about
World War II”

-Boris Sapunov, PhD., Hermitage Museum   One of the world’s great museums acknowledges the cultural importance of the groundbreaking book about the life and times of Russia’s greatest female flying hero. Ten years ago, I visited a little-known traveling exhibition called World War II though Russian Eyes, at a museum in San Diego,... Learn More

“A female fighter-pilot during WWII?

-US Navy Airforce Commander   Circa 1942. America’s WWII workhorse fighter-plane, the US built P39 Airacobra A few years back, I was aboard the celebrated World War II aircraft carrier, the USS Midway, dry docked in San Diego, to celebrate the accomplishments of the US Naval Air Force in war. The guide stood in front... Learn More

Make all your aches and pains go away!
Take an extraordinary journey through life with an ordinary man.

A humble man known simply as Papa Cado by his grandchildren handled all of God's little tests—40+ heart procedures, a five-by-pass, 30+ radiation treatments, Stage Four Parkinson’s and more, with grace, dignity, wit, and grit. His life—delivered in his own words—is a collection of life lessons that will inspire every reader to make... Learn More

DATE: Nov.01.2018 | CATEGORY: My Books, My Life

This humble, ordinary man changed my life forever.

About 10 years ago I was diagnosed with a condition called Atrial fibrillation, which means an irregular, racing heart. My doctor was confident my A-fib could be managed with a few meds and a visit to the Scripps Healthy Heart Program which would offer practical lifestyle changes to avoid a stroke. I figured... Learn More

DATE: Nov.01.2018 | CATEGORY: My Books

“Epic celebration of female accomplishment
in male-dominated societies”

- Voice of America, Washington D.C.   Ordinary child to Adolph Hitler’s worst public relations nightmare in less than 9 years There have been hundreds, maybe thousands of books about female accomplishment under adverse conditions. Curiously, one of the greatest woman against-all-the-odds stories, has somehow been lost in time for more than 70 years. ... Learn More