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Lee Boyland

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Lee Boyland earned a degree in nuclear engineering; he then entered active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps. A graduate of the U.S. Navy’s Explosive and Nuclear Ordnance Disposal Schools, Boyland was assigned to the Defense Atomic Support Agency in Albuquerque, NM. A member of DASA’s Nuclear Emergency Team responsible for nuclear weapons accidents, including the rendering safe of armed nuclear warheads, he had access to the design details of every nuclear and thermonuclear warhead developed by the United States through the Mark 63 warhead. His duties took him to the Nevada Test Site on many occasions.

After leaving the Army, he designed conventional and special ordnance, and demilitarized chemical weapons at Rocky Mountain Arsenal and Tooele Army Depot. He made the transition to hazardous waste management by applying aerospace combustion technology to incineration of Agent Orange. Lee Boyland is the author The Rings of Allah, Behold, an Ashen Horse, America Reborn, Pirates and Cartels, and Revolution 2016..

According to the book description of Revolution 2016, “Progressive-liberals gain control of both houses of Congress in the November 2014 elections; and plan to pass draconian gun control legislation allowing them to seize guns as soon as the new Congresses is seated. Now they can ignore the outdated Constitution and complete the transformation of America. The president plans to use his paramilitary police force and the military to enforce laws that violate the Second and Fourth Amendments; forcing the military and many civilians to decided whether to obey the president or to uphold their oath, “to protect and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

As the year 2015 unfolds, America finds itself at the top a slippery slope leading to socialism and a dictatorship. Following proven methods used by Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini, Fidel Castro, Pol Pot, Mao Zedong, and Hugo Chavez, Congress passes new laws setting the stage for the confiscation all firearms.

If the Second Amendment can be ignored, then the entire Constitution can be ignored, trashed. Enactment of gun control laws awakens citizens who believe in the Constitution. They realize it is up to them to save the Constitutional Republic know as the United States of America, and the revolution begins.

Revolution 2016: Take back America is too real to be fiction, but that’s what it is—a satire that defines the clash of progressive-liberal and conservative ideologies. The authors weave real events into a story that that creates a collage of real events that have happened and future events—events that seem all to possible; a story that will frighten, anger, and above all shock readers.”


According to the book description of Pirates and Cartels, "Husband and wife team of Lee and Vista Boyland introduce Pirates and Cartel, the first novel in their new fast-paced Office of Analysis and Solutions (OAS) series. In this continuation of America Reborn, familiar characters from the authors' award-winning trilogy interact with gang members, drug cartel kingpins, Mexican government officials, and Somali pirates and jihadists to tell a story filled with action and intrigue.

American forces destroy a massive cartel drug shipment guarded by rogue Mexican Army personnel at a river ford on the Rio Grande. President Alexander invites Mexico's president, Vincente Wolf, and his foreign minister, Luis Solís, to a secret meeting to formulate a plan to put an end to the cartels. After finally conceding that cartels were destabilizing Mexico, Wolf agrees to a black ops plan "Operation Ninja," that is designed to destroy the cartels and American gangs.

Alexander creates a new department in the Executive Branch. Buried in the new department is the Office of Analysis and Solutions (OAS), the president's black operations unit established to deal with problems requiring immediate solutions. Alexander sends Special Agent Teresa Lopez to Mexico City as his secret conduit to Mexico's president and foreign minister. Part of the "Analysis" team, Teresa's job is ferret out informers by working with the general commanding the Federal Police.

Alexander's difficulties dealing with Mexico are complicated when Al-Shabaab, the militant wing of the Somalia Council of Islamic Courts joins forces with the Ely Pirate Fleet. After capturing a small ocean liner in the Indian Ocean, the jihadi leader threatens to kill the passengers-American teachers and medical personnel being transported to Saudi Arabia-if American forces interfere. The Jihadis are seeking vengeance for the destruction of the caliphate while the pirates seek ransom. The hostages must be rescued.

Counting on a profile that indicates macho cartel men think of women as playthings, OAS sends two women Deltas, Captain Erica Borgg and Lieutenant Melissa Adams south of the border to identify the kingpins as the other part of the "Analysis" team. Borgg and Adams follow their orders, but when the opportunities to provide "Instant Solutions" arise, they are always read. SEALS and Deltas join the women for a lake front party with spectacular consequences.
Teresa, Erica, Melissa, and General Mendoza search for the cartel's maniacal spy, La Mosca, The Fly. Remaining cartel kingpins decide to assassinate Mexico's president.

Non-stop action is the order of the day as various plots come together to create a heart-pounding finale. Readers report reading into the early morning hours, attempting to finish this dynamic novel."

According to the book description of American Reborn, “President George Alexander ends the war with the Islamic Empire and concentrates on leading America back to its place as the world’s greatest nation. To reach this goal, he must inspire the people to rediscover the nation’s roots—the true meaning of the Constitution and the wisdom of the Founding Fathers. After ending the war with the Islamic Empire, Alexander is confronted with: opposition from liberals, who oppose his hard line approach; a plot instigated by government officials and two Hollywood personalities, who attempt to destroy his presidency; and drug cartels, led by Hector “The Hulk” Gomez, who are destabilizing Mexico and attempt to bring South America violence into the U.S.

America Reborn, the third book of Lee and Vista Boyland’s Clash-of-Civilizations trilogy is a political-military technothriller that will keep you up late at night turning the pages.

Like Behold, an Ashen Horse, America Reborn is a complex, multifaceted exciting story that is almost impossible to put down. The story begins where Behold, an Ashen Horse ends. Leaders of the Islamic Empire have assembled to watch live video feed of the launching of two nuclear armed missiles, Allah’s Fist, against the Crusaders (American troops) in Libya and Israel. Their celebration is interrupted by an American propaganda video, followed by President Alexander giving a speech announcing his intention to deliver the death blow to the Islamic Empire.

A few days later, Phase III of Operation Brimstone, the invasion of Egypt, begins. An Egyptian general has planned an ambush, and Prince Harry’s recon squadron leads the British tanks into the trap. An exciting tank battle ensues.

Phase IV of Operation Brimstone, the invasion of Yemen and Saudi Arabia, follows. U.S. Army Rangers find an American girl, twelve-year-old Julie Summers, about to be stoned. Little Julie becomes America’s sweetheart and has an important role in the story.







Teresa Lopez continues her adventures, this time in France where a copy of America’s top secret war plan was leaked to a French newspaper. Teresa looks for the source at the U.S. Embassy. General Simpson and Martha Wellington take a more direct approach and send a SEAL team to interview suspects—but be assured no waterboarding is employed.

Alexander turns to rebuilding the America Government. He wants to take the nation back to the principals of its Founding Fathers. His first task is to define what went wrong, and then propose solutions: new political parties and term limits are but a few of his suggestions—none of which find traction with liberals. Several liberal governors make an end run and try to appoint Congressional representatives before Alexander is ready for elections. Colonel Gordi gets another call to arms, making his governor’s day.

President Alexander has to deal with an out-of-control drug gang problem, and a southern neighbor about to become a drug cartel state. Homeland Security’s interdiction of drug shipments angers the cartel bosses, especially The Hulk and El Verdugo, who plans to teach the president a lesson. U.S. citizens are kidnapped and held for ransom, Border Patrol agents are shot, a police official is assassinated, and Zetas massacre a local California drug gang. Alexander dispatches "hostage negotiators" to explain why kidnapping Americans is a bad idea. One cartel boss gets the message.

Teresa meets the two Rangers who rescued Julie: Captain Erika Borgg and First Sergeant Melissa Adams. Two women a mugger would never want to meet.

There are several more exciting subplots woven into riveting story of America rediscovering its roots and preparing to be reborn. Although America Reborn ends the trilogy, the story is far from finished. Will there be an Office of Analysis and Solutions series?”

According to the book description of The Rings of Allah, "At Stalin's orders two teams of scientists and engineers competed to demonstrate the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb. Failure was not an option, and the loosing team was purged with no warning. Its records destroyed, and all of the key personnel eliminated, well, almost all. What happened to the team's work in progress? Forty years later The Group discovers the answer. The Rings of Allah is a grand saga in the genre of James Clavell's Shogun and Tia-Pan, with a little Clancy thrown in. Spanning over sixty years the story sweeps across Russia, central Asia, and into the United States. The cast of characters include Soviet scientists, radical Islamist, KGB officers, al-Qaeda terrorists, Usama bin Laden, and American businessmen, doctors, and government officials. Islam, Wahhabism, and the Soviet-Afghan war, provide the backdrop for the birth of al-Qaeda. The story proceeds into the future where a sleeper cell of al-Qaeda attempts to complete Usama bin Laden's master plan for the final strike against the Great Satan. This epic novel presents a realistic and frightening picture of how simple atomic weapons could be smuggled into and hidden in the U.S. The author has the background and knowledge to write a realistic, technically sound story that will leave no doubt as to the vulnerability of western civilization to terrorism and the threat of weapons of mass destruction. Yes, it can be done, and the Rings of Allah provides a thrilling and realistic story of one such plan. The main characters include an old but sharp Soviet nuclear weapons engineer; an idealistic young American Arab drawn into the Afghanistan Jihad who later becomes a conflicted soul; the American educated al-Qaeda cell leader who slowly slips into insanity; a beautiful blond venture capitalists, who is unwittingly ensnarled into the terrorist plot; an enterprising KGB officer and member of The Group;

Writer’s Digest said of The Rings of Allah, “The most impressive aspect of this book is the detail with which the author depicts the very complicated subject matter. A novel of this scope could be very clumsy, if not well researched and adequately plotted. Lee Boyland obviously has extensive knowledge of the Islamic religion in general, as well as the various conservative and radical sects. He also has a firm grasp on world history, such as the details of past wars, and the present political relations between countries. Most impressive, however, is his understanding of weaponry, and his ability to describe the mechanisms of a variety of bombs and detonators. All of this information is included and is well written, so as not to intrude on the story.”


Best selling author Paul L. Williams said of Behold, an Ashen Horse, “The novel of the year has arrived. Forget about Patterson, King, Grisham and company. If you want at long last to read a work that is intelligent, gripping, and truly terrifying, pick up a copy of Lee Boyland's Behold an Ashen Horse.   Mr. Boyland, who has an extensive background in nuclear engineering and national defense, is the rightful heir in American fiction to Tom Clancy.”

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