See Air Rescue Stories Website:
Sept 21...Author released the epub version of "The Saga of Global Rescuer" on Amazon.
Sept 12....Author has completed the rough drafts for four new ebook novelettes, scheduled for release in
2014. These novelettes have been written especially for smart phones for what the author calls...The Afternoon
Book, a book read on a smart phone in an afternoon.
May 30th....Released in paperback on Lulu / Amazon "The Sage of Global Rescuer" containing the first three
ebooks of the series.
May 8th...The Story of Air Rescue was released free on Smashwords, Kobo, Sony, Diesel, B&N, and
Apple in Apr.
Apr 12..Red Rock is published. Its the third ebook of five in the Saga of Global Rescuer Series to
be released. This ebook has a lady action hero: her call sign: Thunderbrit. (See below for prototype book cover).
Author has published an epub verison of "Kissed by Death II: Congestive Heart Failure on Smashwords
and Amazon. The original 2008 book has been modified - pictures have been replaced with narratives for ebook readers.
As of November 2011, the author is now a certified old fart of 65...and in his 9 th year with CHF, and still
Free ebooks...."Kidnapping Madam President," "The Tripoli Mission" and "The Story of
Air Rescue" are stories free on Smashword that includes: Sony, Kobo, Diesel, Apple, NOOKBN.
The author published "Flight of the Gunships" and " I Earn My Keep" on Smashwords
that includes Sony, Kobo, Diesel, Apple, NOOKBN and U.S.
/ Europe on Amazon Kindle.
The two Air Rescue novel class books: "The Two Sisters of Kuwait" and "The Girlfriend I Almost
Lost" are available on Smashwords including Sony, Kobo, Diesel, Apple and NOOK, Lulu and Amazon.
The "Kissed by Death:Congestive Heart Failure" books are available on Amazon, NOOK, Lulu,
Lon Maisttison Bio:
hobby is self publishing. He controls all phases of the publishing process including the cover art. He started writing books after being diagnosed with congestive heart failure
(CHF) contracted from a flu virus in 2004. In 2005, he authored his first book from researched work titled: “Kissed
by Death: Congestive Heart Failure,” centered on patient’s surviving CHF. During his assignment in England
in the 1990’s, Lon’s hobby was writing stories about a paramilitary organization known as Air Rescue. As a pledge
to himself after being diagnosed with CHF, Lon published his first action-adventure book titled: “Two Sisters of Kuwait”
in 2006. In 2008, the author updated and reformatted the “Kissed by Death” book and issued a new version titled
“Kissed by Death II: Congestive Heart Failure.” In 2010, the author released a second Air Rescue Book
titled: "The Girlfriend I Almost Lost.
Lon released the first of five techie (technical) ebooks titled: "Flight of the Gunships." Air Rescue is pursuing a terrorist
with three atomic bombs. The second ebook released titled: “I Earn My Keep.”
Jimmy is put ashore in Villefrenche, France to rescue a beautiful business lady, kidnapped to remover her from a
3 billion dollar New York / Paris real estate contract bid. She is not only beautiful, but also smart. The third ebook in
the series is titled: “Red Rock,” and the action hero is Thunderbrit. “Red
Rock” is a story about Thunderbrit and five commandos stealing a transportation vehicle known as Red Rock to rescue
300 hundred passengers from right under the noses of the hostage-takers. But, when the hostage-takers figure out that Thunderbrit
isn’t apart of there operation, all hell breaks loose and gunship’s are used to blast her a way out. The
fourth ebook begins in Egypt when Global Rescuer passes through the Suez Canal. The love affair between Isis and Jimmy resumes
while Jimmy is on training mission to the Egyptian Army. Air Rescue is invited to attend a Royal Procession that turns out
to be an assassination attempt on Government leaders and Jimmy saves the President & Kings in a gun battle title: “The
Egyptian Affair.” The saga continues with Global Rescuer continuing down the Suez Canal to Somalia and the final
ebook titled: “Rape Day Wednesday.” Jimmy heads a commando team sent to takeout a Somalia renegade general
who allows his troops the pleasure of raping all the women and girls in a village on Wednesdays. The team ambush the general
and kill him and Air Rescue uses gunships from Global Rescuer to destroy his army. Once the fifth ebook is completed in 2012,
the author plans to roll all five ebooks into a book titled: “The Saga of Global Rescuer,” to be published
in printed format.
The Kiss of Death Books
Below- Kissed by Death and Kissed by Death
II, both are self help books based on the authors own story and illness. The books address the technical aspects of CHF; causes,
symptoms, diagnosis and medications. It talks about simple aerobic and resistance weight training exercises to strengthen
the body including the heart. It focuses on fat in the diet, foods, reading ingredient labels, low sodium diets and building
sodium databases. The second half of the book deals with the Mediterranean diet and profiles the author’s own low-sodium,
good-carb, Mediterranean Style Eating Plan, a version of the Mediterranean diet which has been essential to the success of
Air Rescue Books
Air Rescue Story Website
The Air Rescue website tells the story about the creation of Air Rescue and Air Rescue's
ship - Global Rescuer.
"The Two Sisters of Kuwait," the first book of Air Rescue Stories begins with Jimmy airborne over Tripoli, Libya on
a commando mission to rescue an Egyptian envoy’s wife and two daughters. Three years later at Air Rescue HQ –
Harrogate, the story continues with Commander Frank James arranging a business/ holiday for him and his wife to visit Jimmy
in Mallorca to pay his one million dollar fee for the Kuwait Mission. As Frank and Jimmy
luncheon together at the cafeteria San Diego, the story unfold about commando mission to Kuwait City during the first 24 hours
of the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait to rescue the Emir’s grandson Prince Nasser. Jimmy
tells the story about landing in war devastated Kuwait City and unexpectedly stumbles upon nine marauding Iraqi soldiers attacking the two
sisters. Jeopardizing his mission, he rescues them. The sisters befriend Jimmy and help him rescue the prince and complete
his mission. Hunted by the Iraqi Army, they escape capture in a mad dash across Kuwait
City, engaging in several running gun battles to be extracted by Air
"The Girlfriend I Almost Lost" has two covers, because the second publisher wouldn't except the original
cover, because it was out of focus. So, a second cover was built and accepted.
Girlfriend I Almost Lost,” is the second book of Air Rescue Stories that begins in Fells Point, Maryland with Jimmy rescuing a beautiful woman from being raped by three men. Months later,
Jimmy meets Phyllis at her dental practice when he schedules an appointment to have a tooth fixed from a right hook during
a martial arts training class. They start dating and she falls madly in love with his European charm, not knowing that the
international company he works for is Air Rescue and he is in real life a Special Forces Commando. Phyllis gets so infatuated
with him that she asks Jimmy to marry her and he politely says “no” because of his secret life. Feeling rejected,
Phyllis and her girlfriend Jen go to Cancun only to have their airplane hijacked by Drug Lord DeCruz and flown to Columbia for a five billion dollar ransom. Jimmy puts together an Air
Rescue Team of specialist, backed up by gunships from Global Rescuer and rescues his girlfriend and the other passengers.
But, it’s a flabbergasted Phyllis when she comes face to face with her rescuer and it is Jimmy.
"Flight of the Gunships" is a techie book, written for techie's who love technology.
“Flight of the Gunships” is a technology based action adventure story about the exploits of Air Rescue’s
ship Global Rescuer. The star of the story is the Fast Attack Gunship and all its high tech wizardry.
The story begins in Alexandria,
Egypt as the ship makes a port of call for a belated birthday dinner for the Science Officer. During dinner, a crewmember
spots a terrorist attending a party in the restaurant, who is wanted dead or alive by the United States for 10 million dollars.
Puzzled by his boldness for coming out of hiding after six years, Captain Cork decides to follow him in hopes of collecting
the reward. But, the terrorist has other ideas and boards an ocean going yacht, and sails out of the Mediterranean, across
the Atlantic Ocean to the United States with Air Rescue in pursuit. Using high-tech spying drones and good old fashioned cloak
and dagger work, Air Rescue soon discovers that
the terrorist is on a suicide mission with three homemade one kiloton
atomic bombs. To save the three American cities, Air Rescue resorts to using the Fast Attack Gunships to stop him.
Kidnapping Madam President
released free on Smashwords.
This Air Rescue Story is about Madam President's airplane
landing in Cairo and being attacked on the runway by terrorists. She is taken hostage and hid in Cairo. Air Rescue sends in
Jimmy West, the stealth warrior, on a tip-off that she is being held in a grand house in Cairo and rescues her. The theme
of the short story is cloak & dagger, special operations, secret mission of Air Rescue.
"The Tripoli Mission" ebook is free on Smashwords.com
"The Tripilo Mission" is a cloak & dagger, special ops, secret Air Rescue mission to Tripilo, Libya. In
this short story, Jimmy West, the stealth warrior, has been sent to rescue an Egyptian envoy's wife and two daughters and
get them back on Egyptian soil alive.
"I Earn My Keep"
is a cloak & dagger, special ops, secret Air Rescue mission. Jimmy West, Air Rescue's stealth warrior, is sent to Villefrenche,
France to rescue a business lady. She is a smart, beautiful
and very successful at winning real estate contracts for her family's company. But, while on business in Paris,
she is kidnapped by her rival competitor to remove her from a three billion dollar New York
/ Paris real estate contract bid. Jimmy stalks the Mediterranean
villa, finds the woman and rescues her. She returns to New York City
determined to turn the tables on her rival competitor and wins the contract. But, when she goes to Mallorca
to pay Jimmy West for her rescue, love awaits her.
Red Rock is released. Its a technology based action adventure story
about Thunderbrit and five commandoes stealing a transportation vehicle to rescue 300 hundred + passengers from
right under the noses of the hostage-takers. But, Thunderbrit gets caught and all hell breaks loose and robot
gunship’s are used to blast her away out.
The Saga of Global Rescuer - Released in paperback on Lulu.com, May 2013...The
original idea was to write a short creation story about Air Rescue, and Air Rescue Special Forces, including their ship
- Global Rescuer. This led into a story titled: Pirates of the Gulf of Aden. This story starts the series
of already published ebooks tiled: "Flight of the Gunships," "I Earn My Keep, " and "Red Rock, " known
as the Sage of Global Rescuer Series and put them into novel printed format...86K words and very technology based....
Author Lon Maisttison is currently retired.
He was a Network Systems Engineer for Northrop Grumman and previously a Senior Technical Engineer for AT&T Government
Solutions. He has been a former instructor at the Education Department of Ford Aerospace’s “Little Red School
House” where he developed instructional courseware and taught computer maintenance courses. As Sgt Maisttison, the author
completed five year in the U.S.A.F. in Telecommunications career field. Lon has previously lived in Europe for 20 years on
various government contracts. He has a Bachelors’ degree in Liberal Studies from Excelsior College and a Technical Electronics
Engineering (E.E.) degree from Valparaiso Technical Institute.