Larry Bond
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Larry Bond

Larry Bond is 64 and lives with his wife Jeanne in Virginia, outside Washington DC. After co-authoring Red Storm Rising with Tom Clancy, he has teamed with several different authors to write eighteen novels: Five with Pat Larkin, starting with Red Phoenix, eight with Jim deFelice, The First Team and Red Dragon Rising series, and six with Chris Carlson, including the Jerry Mitchell series, and his latest book, Red Phoenix Burning. Five have been New York Times bestsellers.
He has also co-designed the Admiralty Trilogy series games, which include Harpoon, Command at Sea, Fear God & Dread Nought, and Dawn of the Battleship. The first three have won industry awards.
Larry's only nonfiction work is The Mighty Fallen, in collaboration with the photographer f-stop Fitzgerald. A photographic visit to military memorials in the United States and Canada, Larry's introduction and text accompany f-stop's stunning photographs of monuments honoring the service and sacrifices made by America's veterans.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Larry was a Surface Warfare officer before leaving the Navy in 1982. He then worked as a naval analyst for defense consulting firms in the Washington, DC area. He now writes and designs games full-time.
Larry is an avid wargamer and modeler.
Visit Larry's Facebook page for up to date information on his latest projects. He also has an entry on Wikipedia.

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Best Sellers

    • Red Phoenix

    • By: Larry Bond
    • Narrated by: J. Charles
    • Length: 23 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 567
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 469
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470

    This is the book that dares to show us the military hardware, global upheavals, and raw combat a second Korean War would unleash....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Second Korean War, as Fought in 1989

    • By Aser Tolentino on 04-13-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Cold Choices

    • By: Larry Bond
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209

    Like Run Silent, Run Deep and The Hunt for Red October, Cold Choices takes readers deep into the minds of submariners and the treacherous world in which they dwell....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a good yarn

    • By John on 09-12-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Shattered Trident

    • Blood of War
    • By: Larry Bond
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 237

    While trailing a Chinese nuclear attack sub, Jerry Mitchell, the captain of USS North Dakota, is shocked to see the Chinese boat torpedo a Vietnamese merchant ship....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • May want to cancel your trip to Japan.

    • By Matthew on 08-14-13

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Arctic Gambit

    • By: Larry Bond
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Jerry Mitchell, now the commodore of submarine Development Squadron Five, is dismayed when USS Toledo is reported missing in Arctic waters, close to Russian territory....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Novel - Great Suspense & Adventure!

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Red Phoenix Burning

    • By: Larry Bond, Chris Carlson
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 174

    North Korea has one of the world's largest standing armies, capable of unleashing a massive arsenal of chemical and nuclear weapons....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, horrible narration!

    • By Robert on 03-17-16

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Fatal Thunder

    • By: Larry Bond
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 16 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Three men uncover a plot to launch nuclear weapons at China's port cities in this heart-pounding military thriller from New York Times best-selling author Larry Bond....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great series finale!

    • By Jeffrey Lange on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Red Dragon Rising

    • Shadows of War
    • By: Larry Bond, Jim DeFelice
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

    With the Chinese government paralyzed by crisis, a charismatic party leader steps to the fore. His solution: conquest of China's neighbors - and after that, the world....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Once you get pass the premise, it's a good book.

    • By Leland on 08-10-16

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Exit Plan

    • By: Larry Bond
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219

    In Exit Plan, Mitchell’s crew is ordered to the Iranian coast for a mission to retrieve intelligence on Iran’s nuclear weapons....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Larry Bond is Back!

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising: Blood of War

    • Red Dragon Series, Book 4
    • By: Larry Bond, Jim DeFelice
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    As depression and drought wrack China, the country’s new premier has launched a deadly war with Vietnam....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Robert's review

    • By Robert the Dispatcher on 07-09-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Larry Bond's First Team

    • Soul of the Assassin
    • By: Larry Bond, Jim DeFelice
    • Narrated by: Rich Orlow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    When the CIA is tipped off that one of its most wanted men is going to be in Bologna, Italy, Ferg and the First Team are tasked to apprehend him at any cost - but under no circumstances can Italian authorities be made aware....

    Regular price: $23.76

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