Don Keith is the author of many books including the Hunter Killer series with George Wallace, the Ride series, and the Rolling Thunder Stock Car Racing with Kent Wright.

Keith was born in the South in 1947 and has lived his entire live down there. Don attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa where he earned his degree in broadcast and film communication with a minor in English and literature. He worked as a broadcast journalist and won awards from the Associated Press and United Press International for news writing and reporting. He would later work as an on-air personality which lead to him winning the Billboard Magazine “Radio Personality of the Year” award. His book Final Bearing became a film starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman.

Publication Order of Hunter Killer Books

(with George Wallace)

Final Bearing (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dangerous Grounds (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cuban Deep (By: George Wallace) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fast Attack (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Arabian Storm (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Warshot (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ride Books

The Soldier's Ride (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Christmas Ride: Miracle of the Lights (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Rolling Thunder Stock Car Racing Books

(with Kent Wright)

White Lightning (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Road to Daytona (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Race To Glory (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On To Talladega (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Young Guns (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First to the Flag (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inside Pass (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On The Throttle (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Forever Season (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wizard of the Wind (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Firing Point (With: George Wallace) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spin (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On the Road to Kingdom Come (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Collections

Dial Dancing (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Gallant Lady: A Biography of the USS Archerfish (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Course of Duty: The Heroic Mission of the USS Batfish (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bear: The Legendary Life of Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
War Beneath the Waves: A True Story of Courage and Leadership Aboard a World War II Submarine (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Undersea Warrior: The World War II Story of "Mush" Morton and the USS Wahoo (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Untold Millions: How You Can Capture and Save Eyewitness History (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ship That Wouldn't Die: The Saga of the USS Neosho: A World War II Story of Courage and Survival at Sea (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amateur Radio Dictionary: The Most Complete Glossary of Ham Radio Terms Ever Compiled (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Get on the Air...Now!: A Practical, Understandable Guide to Getting the Most from Amateur Radio (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Indestructible Man: The True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie" (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Indestructible Man: The Incredible True Story of the Legendary Sailor the Japanese Couldn't Kill (With: David Rocco) (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Don Keith Books, You’ll Love…

Final Bearing is the first book in the Hunter Killer series. The book sees Commander Jonathan Ward and his crew on the old attack sub Spadefish as they are sent on one final mission. A Navy SEAL team has been sent to South American on orders to destroy the secret laboratories of an infamous drug cartel. The Spadefish has been sent to simply provide assistance, but the drug lord they are after has a few tricks up his sleeve including a mini-submarine of his own and he will do whatever it takes to protect the empire.

Keith also authored the military history book, Undersea Warrior. It tells the true story of Dudley “Mush” Morton, a submariner without peer. During World War II, he would relentlessly attack the Japanese and went through torpedoes in record time. He ranked up many achievements, including being the first American captain to take out an entire enemy convoy. Keith tells the story of the man who did things his way.

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