Honoring the Fallen

On the day before Thanksgiving 2020, to mark the nine-year anniversary (November 23, 2011) of the airplane crash that took her three young children and three adults, Karen Perry dedicated a new sculpture memorial. Watch the ABC News 15 coverage.

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“A riveting legal tale…” —Kirkus Reviews The long-awaited second installment in the Devlin series. “I loved this book, which is unique in the way it accurately portrays the process of being a trial lawyer outside the courtroom… can’t wait for volume 3.” —Jeffrey Leon, past president American College of Trial Lawyers  

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From Publishers Weekly: “Haunting, yet inspirational.”

From Publishers Weekly (10-05-15): Landon J. Napoleon’s heartbreaking account of Karen Perry’s tragedy will grab readers right away, particularly readers with children. On Thanksgiving Eve of 2011, Perry, an accomplished aviator, put her three children on a plane with their father Shawn (also a pilot), and two other trained pilots, for a short routine flight. The plane […]

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“An absorbing read.” -Kirkus Reviews

From Kirkus Reviews: On the evening before Thanksgiving, an airplane shuttling Perry’s ex-husband and three small children crashed into a mountainside, killing them instantly. This biography charts Perry’s journey to, and eventually beyond, that “agonizing night.” Perry, herself an aviator, became a national figure following the 2011 crash, first as the object of sympathy and later as a model […]

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Coming November 2015

“I read Angels Three: The Karen Perry Story with a heavy heart. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) had concerns with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airspace changes before this tragedy occurred. I applaud Karen for her bravery in writing this book and sharing the lessons to be learned. By telling her story I am hopeful the memory of […]

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High Praise for “Burning Shield”

This gripping biography of Jason Schechterle’s battle for life and justice celebrates the resilience of the human spirit while condemning corporate greed. In the telling of Schechterle’s story—from his becoming a Phoenix police officer to the March 26, 2001, auto accident that nearly killed him—Napoleon offers up suspenseful prose replete with all the crucial elements […]

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