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Madison's Horse:
Madisons Horse
More Stories From The Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 9781457563188

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A submarine’s up close and personal encounter with a snoozing whale, a dilapidated bread truck forging fearlessly ahead in a blizzard, a beautiful and enigmatic waitress who lived her life on her own terms, an alcoholic horse who refuses to leave a bar. Twelve stories that cover the emotional spectrum from hilariously funny to tragic ...Read More


Sea Stories
Sea Sories
Tales Told by an Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy Chief

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN-10: 1457569620
ISBN-13: 978-1457569623

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A brash film producer that gets his comeuppance. A one-night stand with an alcoholic singer that ends badly. A young sailor that can’t seem to do anything the right way. A dilapidated honky-tonk saloon where anything goes on a Saturday night. These stories and more can be found in author Bob Stockton’s ninth book, Sea Stories: Tales Told by an Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy Chief.” .......Read More


The Third Tour
The Third Tour
Tales Told by an Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy Chief

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 978-1-4575-5392-9

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“Help me, Marty, Help me.” Radarman First Class Zack Martin’s physical wounds that were inflicted when his ship was attacked by friendly aircraft while on patrol in Vietnam have healed. His psychological wounds are another story. Recently, the flashback dreams about his friend Campbell’s mortal wounding from that terrible morning have diminished, but the panic attacks have not. His fiancé Camille is pressuring him to leave the Navy and seek help. To add to his dilemma, word has just recently been received that his new ship, a destroyer, is headed back to combat duty in Vietnam waters........Read More


 Stories from the U.S. Navy: II. Friendly Fire
Stories from the U.S. Navy: II. Friendly Fire

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 978-1457541209

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Radarman Second Class Zack Martin wants nothing more than to sail out to sea on a sleek destroyer now that the war in Vietnam is heating up. Instead of heading to the Western Pacific, he's stuck in a deadend clerical position. When he's ordered to join a new ship, it's not quite what he envisioned, but his attitude changes when he learns he'll finally be getting duty in a combat zone.........Read More


The Military Writers Society of America's 
Bronze Medal Award

Listening to GhostsBUY

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A Man Who Lost His Wife
A Man Who Lost His Wife and Other Stories
A Man Who Lost His Wife and Other Stories

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 978-1457536694

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A Japanese bar that becomes much more than a place to get a drink. An unusual dream. A man who lost his wife unexpectedly. An obnoxious drunk who gets more than he bargained for. Ranging from autobiographical to allegorical, each of these stories-and more-finds a home in Bob Stockton's fifth book, A Man Who Lost His Wife and Other Stories....Read More


Stories from the US Navy: I
A Suicide in the Mediterranean
A Suicide in the Mediterranean

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 978-1457533556

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Radarman Second Class Zack Martin finds himself with time for reflection while taking a smoke break on a moonlit early morning aboard a Navy aircraft carrier. He’d prefer to be almost anywhere else than aboard a “damned bird farm” crossing the Gibraltar Strait. The veteran sailor is not happy and longs to find a way to get back to destroyer duty in the Pacific. .......Read More


Listening to Ghosts
Listening to Ghosts
2nd Edition Now Available!

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 978-1457547294

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Colorful memoir from twenty-year navy veteran recounts the author’s experiences growing up in a northeastern working class neighborhood and his adventures in the U.S. Navy of the mid-twentieth century........Read More


Fighting Bob
Fighting Bob

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 978-1-4634-3073-3

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“You are most suited to complete the mission that I require.” With those spoken words I began a ten day journey with the ghost of my great-great-great grandfather Commodore ‘Fighting Bob,’ a journey filled with adventure, danger and conquest. I would witness the duels with British Officers while narrowly avoiding capture and imprisonment, subdue both Barbary Pirates and savage tribesmen and invade the California Territory, wresting it from rebel armies in pitched battle..........Read More


Counting Coup: The Odyssey of Captain Tom Adams
Counting Coup: The Odyssey of Captain Tom Adams

by Bob Stockton, C.P.O., U.S. Navy
ISBN: 978-1-4836-0693-1

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The story of the way west in the early nineteenth century was often a tale of danger, death and unspeakable suffering. The early trappers and mountain men forged the trails westward for the pioneers that followed and became part of the legend of the American West. Of this hardy breed of early venturers one name stands out above the rest: Kit Carson. Many stories of his bravery, often wildly exaggerated filled eastern bookshelves..........Read More