A coming of age story about a modern military soldier who served in the U.S. Army from 1980 to 2005. Both, an enlisted soldier and commissioned officer, Scott reveals behind the scenes vignettes throughout his career, such as encounters with the KGB in East Berlin, interrogations with Iraqi prisoners during Desert Storm, and obtaining information leading to the capture of Saddam Hussein. A story you will not want to miss!
An American soldier’s autobiography of his twenty-five year career in both the enlisted and officer ranks. Spanning from 1980 to 2005, Scott vividly, candidly, and insightfully describes Army life through training, beginning a family, behind the wall in East Berlin, and four deployments to the Middle East, culminating with a Bronze Star for actions in Iraq.
Everything in Army Major David Allan’s life changes in an instant when the C-5 Galaxy he was on was shot down over the desert of Iraq in 2003. The only survivor, Major Allan awakens from a three-month coma only to discover that he has somehow gone back to the year 1991. His wife Sherry and his two kids are the same as he remembered them twelve years earlier. His position, unit, home; everything is the same as it was twelve years before his fateful moment in Iraq. David finds himself trying to put the pieces of a puzzle together, and discovers that history is running the same course as it had throughout the nineties. Stark realization sets in as the Oklahoma City bombing looms ahead. Will he try to prevent this catastrophic event from happening? Can he do so without implicating himself? How will it affect world historic events of the future, like the horrors of 9/11?
Blue Ridge meets the Hindu Kush in a multicultural love story when Ron a Green Beret medic rescues Shararah an Afghan nurse from the Taliban and escapes through war-torn Afghanistan in Love in the House of War.
Thirteen years have passed since Green Beret, Ron Hawkins, rescued Shararah (Flame) from the Taliban in Afghanistan. Now living her dream in Paradise, the proud Army wife has earned her Physician Assistant credentials while raising three children, often in his absence. As the family happily prepares for Ron’s retirement, he is suddenly sent on a Top Secret mission to Iraq by specific request. An old friend, Sunni Sheik, Abdullah Shokar, wants Ron to come and save his daughter from ISIS forces. In exchange, he will provide the CIA the ISIS plans for attacking Baghdad. Back at home, a young wife and kids wait anxiously for Ron’s return home.
Fire in the Mountains, by AL M. Scott, is an authentic historical fiction novel targeting young adults and middle grade readers. Set in war-torn Afghanistan following the 9/11 events, Special Forces medic, Ron Hawkins finds himself rescuing Afghan nurse, Shararah Rajiv, from a Taliban execution. While hiding in a cave in the Hindu Kush Mountains, twenty-one year-old, Ron and twenty year-old Shararah discover a common bond…a bond leading to a deep love for each other despite their religious and cultural differences. Now, faced with life and death, their love must conquer the forces of evil to survive the dangers they face.