John Robert Jones (born 1926) writes science fiction as John Dalmas. He has written many books based on military and governmental themes. His first published novel was The Yngling serialized beginning in the October/November 1969 issue of Analog.
The Lion Of Farside, Baen Books, 1995 -A simple American farmer maries a beautiful redhead with green eyes. When she is kidnapped by her family and taken back to the magical world she was born in, he buys a revolver and rifle and follows to rescue her. But this is no disneytoon and complications have a way of cropping up. His guns do not work, magic abounds, and by the way, he is captured by slavers the moment he crosses into the new world.