September 5, 2019

The Power of Passion

In all areas of human endeavor, nothing great has ever been achieved without passion. Passion is an intense desire that can motivate us to do amazing […]
August 20, 2019

Failure is the Secret to Your Child’s Success

When your child is struggling, has setbacks or even fails, do you focus on the failure and their abilities, or do you focus on what they […]
August 6, 2019


It takes a lot of courage to be honest and tell the truth. Why? Because honesty and truthfulness don’t come naturally. It’s confusing to kids. They […]
May 10, 2019

Research That Puts You on the Edge of Your Seat

When I first started writing my first novel about Jonathan Preston in 2012, I was astonished that I could sit down at my computer and watch […]
November 6, 2018

Imminent Threat Excerpt

As Commander Iura walked around the I-405 and first gazed upon the submarine, his first thoughts were: She’s a monster. As large as a small cruiser. […]
November 6, 2018

I-400 class Submarine

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto’s attack on Pearl Harbor had gone better than anticipated. Although he didn’t destroy any American aircraft carriers, he had succeeded in knocking the […]
June 18, 2018

Interview with a WWII Covert Operative

STEVE: Jonathan, how and when did you become a US Army covert operative? JONATHAN: I started in December of 1939. I purchased a soda shop that […]
May 1, 2018

Gold Dominion – Chapter 47

Jon didn’t have to figure out a plan to bring the Tsukuda group out. They were attacked less than a mile from their destination by two […]
February 19, 2016

Secret Missions in the CBI Theater

In January 1944, the US Army Chief of Staff sent Jonathan Preston to the China-Burma-India Theater to work jointly with the British Special Operations Executive. His […]