“Airship Nine” – by Thomas Block

Airship Nine has been described as “Exciting, riveting, high altitude suspense” by none other than thrill-master Stephen King! Airship Nine is a tale rich in technological detail and vision, full of action, passion – and the eerie splendors of the Antarctic. Through their fading radio links connecting them to a dying world devastated by unbridled nuclear war, the men and women of Airship Nine – a new-era passenger-and-cargo blimp – and for those onboard...

“Skyfall” – by Thomas Block

Hidden aboard Flight 42 are terrorists who will force the aircraft to land in Communist China where a top-secret computer program will fall into Chinese hands. But the hijacking attempt is bungled and, with scores of passengers dead or wounded, the airliner’s survivors desperately attempt to keep the airliner aloft. Meanwhile, a macabre deal is struck between the Chinese Ambassador and the US State Department to cover up all the mutually damaging evidence…. Media...

“Open Skies” – by Thomas Block

Jack Sawyer is an ex-airline pilot turned into a reluctant private investigator.  Recommended by his estranged wife Susan, he finds himself looking into the death of an airline copilot:  officially, the man’s death was an accident but there are suspicions that could hint at something else.  With his estranged wife and a growing caste of other friends and acquaintances in tow, Jack sets out to track down the real reasons behind the mystery and possible murder – a humorous, insightful...

Author Interview: “The First 7500 Words”

Here is an online Author Interview that appeared on Monday, July 30, 2012 at the site “The First 7500 Words”.  They have an interesting format wherein they read only the first 7500 words of a novel to see if it ‘grabs’ the reader in several categories (characters, plot, potential, etc) since most readers will only give a book so many pages to get their full attention.  The site had done a review of Captain...

“Mayday” – by Nelson DeMille and Thomas Block

With his life-long friend and writing collaborator Nelson DeMille, Mayday was originally written in 1979 and updated extensively after that. This Internationally bestselling airline adventure/disaster story was made into a CBS Movie of the Week in 2005. Twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean, a missile strikes a jumbo passenger jet. The flight crew is crippled or dead. Now, defying both nature and man, three survivors must achieve the impossible. Land the plane. From the...