JD Martin


JD Martin spent 43 years in the cockpit and retired in 1999 after an airline career spanning 31 years. As a DC-10 captain, he arrived in Munich in June of 1992 and moved there in 1996. A USAF pilot for over nine years, Jim was a bomber pilot, flight instructor, and flight commander with the German Air Force training Luftwaffe pilots in Texas. An ardent history buff, Jim has found historic places in Europe rich with material for his novels.


The Money Plane
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Money Plane is about the theft, just before New Years Eve in 1990, of $15,000,000 from an airliner waiting for takeoff in the fog at San Francisco International Airport.
Blue Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,330. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captivated by its folksy simplicity, a retired American living in Munich buys a dusty watercolor and discovers faces, like death masks, worked into the mountain background. Curious, he becomes involved in an obsessive quest to discover who the artist was and what it means. A back story involves the artist, a young woman, and her lover, a Nazi U-boat captain.
Out Of The Bag
Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The original version was written in Frau Katz’ native language: Austro-German. We tried right from the start to be true to the original and left the text without capital letters. When the original word would be understood, like katze, we let it stand. In those times when words in English seemed to rhyme, I can assure you that it was only the fate of translation.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sugar is about a woman's quest to find her long absent father. DEBORAH JEAN ROSINSKI never knew her father. The Army Air Force declared him a hero. His ex-wife judged him persona non grata, a bitter disappointment. But to his daughter, HOWARD MILBURN is a blank, a bit of genetic aura.

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