Berent captures the essence of flying men at war, their agony, emotions, courage, and triumph. Nov 26, 2009 storm flight is touched off by a daring raid on the son tay prisonerofwar camp that reveals some startling information. He has logged 4,350 hours of flying time, over 1,000 of them in combat. Discover book depositorys huge selection of mark berent books online. Rolling thunder on apple books apple books apple apple. Chuck yeager the best vietnam air novel i have read.
This book is the start of a five book series that covers the vietnam war pretty much from the big american buildup era of 1965 to our last big air battle linebacker ii. Mark berent takes you on a journey from the air campaign to the raw emotions of combat hardened airmen. Click here to return to the main page rolling thunder view published books about the author. Mark berent skip to main search results amazon prime. Buy steel tiger by mark berent, in very good condition. In the early 60s, the usaf sent him to arizona state university to get an engineering degree. Berent, usaf ret, was born in minneapolis, minnesota. He stayed in birmingham and helped form a theater company called bread and circuses which toured with a number of shows in schools, art centers, colleges, and streets. We provide detailed listings of all authors and charactersseries in both publication order and chronological order.
He writes the jack locke, matt pontowski and madeline turner series. Mark berents vietnam war novels series librarything. Mark berent received his pilots wings in september 1953, then flew the f86 sabrejet and the. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Mark berent has 15 books on goodreads with 6249 ratings. Soon after his graduation, sullivan served in the peace corps during which. Phantom leader by mark berent 1992, paperback for sale. His first book was a bear called paddington about a marmaladeloving bear from peru and it lead to a whole world of books and adaptations in the world of television and film. Mark served four years and one day in vietnam during the period from november 1965 until august 1973. Mark berent s remarkable military background20 years in the air force and 1,000 hours flying combat missionsenables him to capture the intensity of themost controversial war in modern history, the vietnam war, in this incredibly authentic novel. Griffin, bestselling author of brotherhood of war and the corps. He served four years and one day in vietnam during the period from november 1965 until august 1973.
He later joined university and graduated with a degree in drama. It is a fantastic, cantputitdown perspective of the warriors who carried out the impossible missions of a war bungled by politicians but fought by heroic men and women. They must call upon all their skill, leadership, guts, and strength. Storm flight, book five of five the intense conclusion to his saga, the action is touched off by a daring raid on the son tay prisonerofwar camp that reveals some startling information. An historical novel of war and politics wings of war book 2.
Theyre out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. About the author rolling thunder, a novel by mark berent. Rolling thunder ebook by mark berent 9781452316628. Shop amongst our popular books, including 4, lets kill the dai uy ti. Mark berent served in the air force for more than twenty years, first as an enlisted man and then as an officer. Steel tiger by berent mark paperback book the fast for sale. Michael bond was an english author best known as the creator and author of the wildly popular paddington bear. Characters are believable and fleshed out with care, and where comprehensive details of characters arent immediately revealed, and are sketchy, its because the author doesnt want to potentially give away upcoming plot points, and further details are added as the reader is returned to the character further on in the story. Rolling thunder, steel tiger, phantom leader, eagle station, and storm flight. With american prisoners in terrible jeopardy and crucial national secrets in danger of being discovered, the characters we have met in berent s earlier. Sullivan was born in medfield, massachusetts, earned his bachelor of arts degree in english from hamilton university in 1980. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see wikipedia. Its characters range from men in the field to the pentagon and the white house. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.
Mark berent books list of books by author mark berent. Author mark berents complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, covers, descriptions and availability. Rolling thunder by mark berent nook book ebook barnes. Welcome to the most comprehensive website on the internet for listing books in order. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. Mark attended the king edward vi camp hill school which was a boys grammar school located nearby kings heath. Rolling thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the vietnam war. I chose this rating as the writing and characterization is top notch. Rolling thunder view published books about the author purchase your mark berent books here. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Thomas college, and later graduated from arizona state university under the air force institute of technology program with a bsme.
If you want to force a particular order, use the character to divide the number and the descriptor. He even caught a ride in the missile with a man in it, the f104, as recounted here. Author writes on his experiences with airwar, vietnam, b52, f4, phantom, f100, bien hoa, saigon, mcnamara, lbj, fonda, pow, hanoi, fighter pilots, green. Rolling thunder by mark berent overdrive rakuten overdrive. Steel tiger by berent mark paperback book the fast for. Storm flight by mark berent overdrive rakuten overdrive. He is therefore admirably suited to write his fivebook vietnam airwar series as he lived each story. Terrifica novel of exceptional authenticity that hits like a thunderclap.
Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the us. Wings of war series in order mark berent fictiondb. Theyre out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds. Tom clancy rolling thunder is terrific a novel of exceptional authenticity that hits like a thunderclap. Smashwords about mark berent, author of pretty dont win. Steel tiger by mark berent used very good 9780515104677. With american prisoners in terrible jeopardy and crucial national secrets in danger of being discovered, the characters we have met in berent s earlier books are put to the ultimate test. The paddington series was a tremendous success and reached. Herman was a weapons system operator for 21 years with the u. Mark berent s first two novels of three extraordinary men in the midst of the vietnam conflict, rolling thunder and steel tiger, met with widespread critical acclaim. Rolling thunder, wings of war series, book 1 of 5 by mark. Rolling thunder by berent, mark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Fighter pilots and special forces warriors try to do their best but are hampered by president johnson, secretary of defense mcnamara, and their staff members who.
Mark sullivan is american author of suspense and mystery novels. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. A decorated vietnam pilot, mark berent knows planes and men and battle, and he whirls them around in a story of uncommon strength. Why i became a military writer mark berent is the wellknown author of the wings of war vietnam airwar series and articles. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The complete series list for wings of war mark berent. Mark berent vietnam historical fiction author may 3, 2016 beyond the clouds. For a novel, rolling thunder reads like a memoir, and i guess thats because it partially is one for berent. His eight books include the rogue, the purification ceremony, and triple cross. An otherworld warrior helps tunnelrat chez perform his duties under. Mark berent is a wellknown author of many vietnam airwar books and articles. Mark berent vietnam historical fiction author posts facebook.1653 312 357 885 1665 299 35 1521 963 603 1668 270 437 1142 858 417 1627 9 1551 762 459 1032 461 1411 1225 1278 1352 952 1188 761 1447 1537 707 1194 1330 1457 293 978 812 1054 972 1308 225 162