Don Keith

Biography

Award-winning and best-selling author Don Keith has published more than 25 books, fiction and non-fiction, including several bestsellers. While working as a broadcast journalist, he won awards from the Associated Press and United Press International for news writing and reporting. He was also the first winner of Troy State University's Hector Award for innovation in broadcast journalism. As an on-the-air broadcaster, Don twice was named the Billboard Magazine "Radio Personality of the Year.” He was a broadcast personality for over twenty years in Birmingham and Nashville.

His first novel, THE FOREVER SEASON, was named Alabama Library Association's "Fiction of the Year" award winner in 1997. He later co-wrote a nationally-bestselling thriller with former nuclear submarine commander George Wallace, FINAL BEARING, and its follow-up, FIRING POINT, which has been optioned as a major motion picture.

Don lives in Indian Springs Village, Alabama, with his wife, Charlene. He is also a sought-after public speaker, a member of the Alabama Writers' Forum, and actively supports local and statewide literacy efforts.

Where to find Don Keith online


Where to buy in print


Books

Dial Dancing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Educational
Amateur or ham radio is more alive, more vibrant, more exciting and magical than ever. Now award-winning and best-selling author Don Keith, who is an active and enthusiastic amateur radio operator, spins a series of tales that show exactly what this amazing hobby offers. Exciting, emotional, funny and captivating tales show you the magic of amateur radio and will have you dancing around the dial.
The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
Wizard of the Wind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,740. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jimmy Gill was a child when he discovered radio and the wild, new rock and roll music it brought into his home. And he accidentally found himself in radio's second "golden age," becoming one of the deejays who were re-inventing the medium on the fly. Dedicated to more than 300 actual radio personalities, true wizards of the wind!
The Spin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,530. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jerry Gray is an average man facing a mountain of problems. He decides his only hope to risk all he has on one spin of the roulette wheel in Vegas. One man's foolish gamble becomes a quest, not only for him but for many others looking to break out from their challenges and find their dreams. Red or black? Win or lose? The outcome will inspire and amaze readers everywhere.
Dream On: A Journey to Deliverance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Literature & the Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Steve Skipper is one of the first successful African-American artists. His Christian and sports works hang in venues worldwide. But he was once a vicious gang member until a church service-attended on a dare-set him on a new path. This book tells an amazing true story of determination, salvation, strength through Christ, and deliverance from the demons that held him back, just as they do so many.
THE Amateur Radio Dictionary: The Most Complete Glossary of Ham Radio Terms Ever Compiled
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Over 1400 terms...more than 1600 definitions...hundreds of links so you can learn more! The most comprehensive Ham Radio glossary ever compiled. Perfect for those interested in becoming licensed Amateur Radio operators, those recently licensed, or even long-timers who want to keep up with all aspects of this dynamic hobby of Ham Radio. Edited by best-selling author Don Keith N4KC, an active Ham.
Get on the Air…Now! A practical, understandable guide to getting the most from Amateur Radio
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
Amateur Radio is a fascinating hobby now entering its second century. Many who are interested hesitate, though, because of the license, learning the jargon, or building a station. Get on the Air...Now! is designed to help newcomers get started in this vibrant pastime. Also included in this easy-to-read book is The Amateur Radio Dictionary, the most complete ham radio glossary ever compiled.
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
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Amateur or "ham" radio is enjoying a resurgence, welcoming thousands to the excitement of the hobby. This hundred-year-old pastime continues to keep up with the times but also leads the way in technical innovations. Ham operator and bestselling author Don Keith (call sign N4KC) mixes easy-to-understand advice with fictional stories to show what the hobby is all about in the 21st century.

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