Patrick Robinson Author Biography
Patrick Robinson is a British novelist and newspaper columnist born on 21 January, 1940 in Kent, United Kingdom. His most well known works are that of Admiral Arnold Morgan, who he first introduced to readers in Nimitz Class, released in 1997.
He began publishing his writing in 1985 and has since published over 20 novels. He specializes in suspense thrillers and also co-authors many nonfiction biographies. He remains active in the writing world with his most recent book, The Lion of Sabray, being published in 2015. His book A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers is his most recent publication on the New York Times Bestseller list.
Patrick Robinson- Lone Survivor
Robinson’s most notable claim to fame is his co-authorship of the bestselling book Lone Survivor, which told the story of Marcus Luttrell and his team of Navy SEALs. He was tapped to help write Luttrell’s story due to his immense Naval knowledge and respect for the SEALs. The book was later made into the popular movie Lone Survivor which starred Mark Wahlberg as Luttrell, accompanied by Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, and Eric Bana.
Patrick Robinson Career
Patrick Robinson spent most of his earlier years as a journalist, writing daily for his newspaper column, which ran for many years. Then he finally decided to give that up and become a full time novelist, which excelled him to worldwide fame.
At least half of his nonfiction works revolve around the Navy as well. Although Patrick Robinson does branch out a bit and tackle such subjects as the financial crisis of 2007-2010. But he does have a fascination and love of military history, which can surely be seen through his works.
A Colossal Failure of Common Sense is Patrick Robinson’s nonfiction foray into the events surrounding the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, which he and fellow co-author Lawerence G. Macdonald puts in context to the financial crisis of 2007-2010. Throughout the book Patrick Robinson shares his belief that the United States government should have saved Lehman Brothers. He also states how he thinks it was a preventable disaster and was caused by a failure of leadership.
Nimitz Class was Patrick Robinson’s first fiction book to be published in 1997. The hero of the book was Admiral Arnold Morgan. The plot revolves around a nuclear torpedo attacks on a made up aircraft carrier. From there it is much a game of cat and mouse and follows two separate storylines all the way through. One is about how the bad guy planned the attack and the other is about tracking down the submarine itself. It is a good edge of your seat thriller, that most of Patrick Robinson’s fans have given wonderful reviews to.
One Hundred Days, another nonfiction book Patrick Robinson co-authored, soared to the top of the New York Times bestsellers list. He and fellow co-author Sandy Woodward gave readers a fascinating look at the Naval side of operations in the Falkland campaign of 1982.
In Patrick Robinson’s new fiction series, the first being, Diamondhead, readers follow Navy Seal Lt. Commander Mack Bedford. His fellow officers are killed by Iraqi insurgents using a brand new type of missile. Mack Bedford takes down the attackers when they are unarmed and gets discharged. But he knows there are happenings about with these missiles and so when he gets a chance to assassinate the man behind the missiles, he jumps at the opportunity.
Patrick Robinson has sold millions of books across the world, he has his books published in over 20 different languages.
When his first book was released, Nimitz Class, Patrick Robinson came very close to getting a movie made of it. John McTiernan, director of such hits as Die Hard and Die Hard With A Vengeance, optioned the rights for Universal Studios, upon hearing rave reviews of the book. Sadly, the project died as McTiernan went through a messy divorce and his wife got the rights, refusing to do anything with them.
Patrick Robinson Age
Patrick Robinson was born on 21 January, 1940 (78 years as of 2018)
Patrick Robinson Wife
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Patrick Robinson Children
Patrick Robinson is the father of Ben Robinson, is the executive chef on Bravo TV hit series, Below Deck and Below Deck Mediterranean.
Patrick Robinson Author Net Worth
His net worth is under review.
Patrick Robinson Books
Patrick Robinson currently has over thirty works published, most only authored by him, but a few, mainly his nonfiction, have been co-authored with other authors.
- Horse Trader: Robert Sangster and the Rise and Fall of the Sport of Kings
- Nimitz Class
- The Shark Mutiny
- Kilo Class
- U.S.S. Seawolf
- Ghost Force
- Hunter Killer
- Scimitar SL-2
- U.S.S. Seawolf CD Low Price
- Shark Mutiny
- HMS Unseen
- Barracuda 945
- H.M.S. Unseen
Patrick Robinson Books in Order
Publication Order of Arnold Morgan Books
- Nimitz Class – (1997)
- Kilo Class – (1998)
- H.M.S. Unseen – (1999)
- Seawolf – (2000)
- The Shark Mutiny – (2001)
- Barracuda 945 – (2003)
- Scimitar SL-2 – (2004)
- Hunter Killer – (2005)
- Ghost Force – (2006)
- To the Death – (2008)
Publication Order of Mack Bedford Books
- Diamondhead – (2009)
- Intercept – (2010)
- The Delta Solution – (2011)
- Power Play – (2012)
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
- Slider – (2002)
- Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
- Born to Win – (1985)
- True Blue – (1989)
- One Hundred Days: The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Ground Commander – (1992)
- Lone Survivor – (2007)
- A Colossal Failure of Command Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers – (2010)
- Topgun on Wall Street: Why the United States Military Should Run Corporate America – (2012)
- Honor and Betrayal – (2013)
- The Lion of Sabray – (2015)
Patrick Robinson Interview
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5. 60 Really Sweet Things To Say To A Girl.
6. 25 Romantic Ideas to Make Your Lover Melt!
7. Things Women in Relationships Must Not Do.
8. 10 Things that are Killing Your Kidneys.