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BUCKET LIST: is dogfighting on yours?

Is slashing through the skies in a fighter locked in combat on your bucket list? Unfortunately that is a tough fill. Here is a video compilation that at least puts you there for a few minutes. leland Read more about

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Project 7 Alpha on kindle!

I’ve been off line since completing a confidential project, by request. However, I wanted to announce 7A has been released on Kindle. Most of my readers are using electronic readers; so we are excited to have novel one in the

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70 years ago; Japanese aircraft were airborne en-route to Pearl Harbor

A day that continues to live in infamy. As a Naval Aviator I rendered honors many times to the USS Arizona as the ship I was on entered or sortied from Pearl Harbor. For Navy personnel it will always be

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Project 7 Alpha back on Amazon best seller list!

Apparently the new Amazon Authors page works! It has put my first novel (Project Seven Alpha; American Airlines in Burma 1942) back on an Amazon BSL at number 81…for Myanmar. Didn’t even know one existed for Myanmar; but I’ll take

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A single-source site from Amazon

Amazon has put together a fantastic site for authors. It puts everything on a single page: All of my books (traditional+kindle), blog, twitter, youtube video, bio, everything in one place. Put it in your favorites: https://www.amazon.com/author/lelandshanle It is no wonder

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VENGEANCE goes VIRAL!

Okay, VIRAL might be a stretch. However, the VENGEANCE PROMO has surpassed 1,000 hits on youtube. I’m told that is a major milestone for a book promo. Check it out; it’s only 57 seconds.

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End Game, in editing process

End Game in the Pacific; the second novel in the War in Pacific Trilogy (Vengeance 2/2011, End Game 1/2012, A Race With Infamy, 6/2012), is in edit. p7a Publishing has set a 1/2012 date. However, for my loyal readers I

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Best month for VENGEANCE ever!

Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal has had it’s best month in sales ever! The e-book version of Vengeance has caught fire; the traditionally published version is also doing well. The youtube promo is catching on and getting hits. It really

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Vengeance gets a new cover

Just in time for AirVenture 2011 at Oshkosh! I had to rush it to print in order to make it to Authors Corner, it has been an ordeal. Fortunately, it now looks like it will finally all come together. Just

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e-publishing experiment picking up steam

As past posts noted; I decided to try my hand at e-publishing for VENGEANCE, my second novel. So far it has been a success! After only 3 months, I have sold 20% of the total books moved by my traditionally

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