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Stephen Coonts was born on July 19, 1946 and grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia. He received an A.B. degree in political science from West Virginia University in 1968. He entered the U.S. Navy and received his Navy wings in August of 1969. He made two combat cruises aboard the USS Enterprise. After the Vietnam War, he served as a flight instructor aboard the USS Nimitz. He left active duty in 1977 and received a law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1979. He went to West Virginia to practice and later, to Colorado to work as a staff attorney for an oil company. Coonts published his first novel, Flight of the Intruder, in 1986, which was adapted as into a film in 1991. Since then he has written more than 20 books including ones in the Jake Grafton Novel series, Saucer series, Deep Black series, and Tommy Carmellini series. He also published a work of nonfiction in 1992 called The Cannibal Queen and edited an anthology of true flying stories, War in the Air, in 1996. The U.S. Naval Institute honored him with its Author of the Year Award in 1986 for his novel, Flight of the Intruder. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Flight of the Intruder… (more)
Flight of the Intruder 1,258 copies, 13 reviews
Final Flight 897 copies, 6 reviews
The Minotaur 815 copies, 8 reviews
Under Siege (Author) 773 copies, 5 reviews
Saucer 685 copies, 14 reviews
Liars & Thieves 653 copies, 7 reviews
Hong Kong (Author) 651 copies, 9 reviews
America 647 copies, 3 reviews
The Red Horseman 627 copies, 5 reviews
Cuba 608 copies, 3 reviews
The Intruders 596 copies, 10 reviews
Liberty 593 copies, 3 reviews
Fortunes of War 564 copies, 3 reviews
The Traitor 528 copies, 6 reviews
The Assassin 405 copies, 10 reviews
Deep Black 371 copies, 6 reviews
Saucer: The Conquest 362 copies, 9 reviews
The Disciple 333 copies, 5 reviews
Biowar 265 copies, 2 reviews
Cannibal Queen 228 copies, 3 reviews
Pirate Alley 227 copies, 6 reviews
Jihad 220 copies, 2 reviews
Dark Zone 220 copies, 2 reviews
Payback 186 copies, 1 review
Deep Black: Death Wave 181 copies, 2 reviews
Arctic Gold 178 copies, 1 review
Conspiracy 168 copies, 1 review
Combat (Editor; Contributor) 152 copies, 2 reviews
The Art of War 135 copies, 5 reviews
Combat, Vol. 1 (Editor) 121 copies
Sea of Terror 110 copies, 2 reviews
Liberty's Last Stand 109 copies, 5 reviews
Saucer: Savage Planet 106 copies, 9 reviews
The Sea Witch 98 copies, 1 review
Combat, Vol. 2 85 copies
Combat, Vol. 3 (Editor) 85 copies
Victory (Editor; Introduction, some editions) 81 copies
The Armageddon File 70 copies, 2 reviews
The Russia Account 56 copies, 5 reviews
Victory: Call to Arms (Editor) 53 copies, 1 review
Victory: On the Attack (Editor) 42 copies, 1 review
Victory: Into the Fire (Editor) 33 copies
The Garden of Eden 31 copies, 3 reviews
Cuba/Hong Kong 17 copies
The 17th Day 5 copies, 1 review
Satan's Army 4 copies
Arhivārs 1 copy
L'assedio 1 copy
Incursori 1 copy
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