Thrillers, Science Fiction, and Historical Fiction
non-fiction as J. Douglas Beason, PhD
Kill Zone Doug’s collaborative novel with Kevin J. Anderson was released in hardback, audio and Kindle versions on August 27, 2019 from Forge Books.
Doug’s Op-Ed, “Whatever America's energy future, our nuclear waste problem isn't going anywhere,” inspired by the threat in Kill Zone appeared in the September 3rd, 2019 Washington Examiner
“A wonderfully imagined, terrifying scenario that reeks of plausibility. It’s a game within a game―a thrilling, dangerous quest for the unspeakable.” ―Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of War
"Shines light on the greatest security lapse of our age . . . Fans of Dan Brown and Michael Crichton won’t want to miss this high-tech thriller!" ―Ward Larsen, USA Today bestselling author of Assassin's Run
Doug’s OpEd in the Wall Street Journal under J. Douglas Beason
Doug was interviewed by Space News
Doug’s article ‘War at the Speed of Light,’ was published in There Will Be War, Vol. X, Edited by Jerry Pournelle.
Doug’s short story, ‘Thunderwell,’ appeared in Carbide Tipped Pens, edited by Ben Bova and Eric Choi, published by Tor.
Doug is currently at work on a science-based thriller, The Carrington Collapse.
Some reviews of The E-Bomb
"… a spirited defense of these new weapons and their likely impact on the battlefield … a solid introduction to directed energy weapons."
- Publisher's Weekly
"The most comprehensive and up-to-date depiction of the revolutionary change that is about to happen."
- Naples Daily News
"Directed energy is the wave (and not just the microwave) of the future, the source of weapons that will prove to be revolutionary … will appeal to readers schooled in Tom Clancy."