Donald A. Davis

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Donald Alan Davis (born October 5, 1939)‏ is an American writer, novelist and former war correspondent. He is a writer of military histories, military thrillers, and, along with Jack Coughlin, is co-author of the New York Times bestselling book, Shooter.[1]


  • Death Cruise (1996)
  • The Last Man on the Moon: Astronaut Eugene Cernan and America's Race in Space, with Eugene Cernan (1999)
  • Shooter: The Autobiography of the Top-Ranked Marine Sniper, with Jack Coughlin (2005)
  • Lightning Strike: The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor (2005)
  • Stonewall Jackson: A Biography, foreword by Wesley K. Clark (2007)

Kyle Swanson sniper series[edit]

In 2007, with St. Martin's Press, Coughlin and Davis began writing their ongoing military-thriller series featuring Marine protagonist Kyle Swanson.[2]

  • Kill Zone (2007)
  • Dead Shot (2009)
  • Clean Kill (2010)
  • An Act of Treason (2011)
  • Running the Maze (2012)
  • Time to Kill (2013)
  • On Scope (2014)
  • Night of the Cobra (forthcoming, 2015)


  1. ^ "Best Sellers Paperback Nonfiction". The New York Times. July 9, 2006. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Book review". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 11 November 2014.