Published Books & e-Books

The Cornered Cat: A Woman’s Guide to Concealed Carry (2010)


“Secrets” of Effective Offense: Survival Strategies for Self-Defense, Martial Arts, and Law Enforcement (2005)
Becoming a Complete Martial Artist: Error Detection in Self-Defense and the Martial Arts (2005)
Barroom Brawling: The Art of Staying Alive in Beer Joints (2000)
Taking It to the Street : Making Your Martial Art Street Effective  (1999)
A Professional’s Guide to Ending Violence Quickly: How Bouncers, Bodyguards, and Other Security Professionals Handle Ugly Situations (1996)
Floor Fighting: Stompings, Maimings, And Other Things To Avoid When A Fight Goes To The Ground (1993)
Street E & E: Evading, Escaping, And Other Ways To Save Your Ass When Things Get Ugly (1993)
Violence, Blunders, And Fractured Jaws: Advanced Awareness Techniques And Street Etiquette  (1992)
Fists, Wits, And A Wicked Right: Surviving On The Wild Side Of The Street (1991)
Knives, Knife Fighting, And Related Hassles: How To Survive A Real Knife Fight (1990)
Cheap Shots, Ambushes, And Other Lessons: A Down And Dirty Book On Streetfighting & Survival    (1989)
Safe In The City: A Streetwise Guide To Avoid Being Robbed, Raped, Ripped Off, Or Run Over (1994)


Violence: A Writers Guide (2013)
Scaling Force:Dynamic Decision Making Under the Threat of Violence (2012)
Force Decisions: A Citizen’s Guide to Understanding How Police Determine Appropriate Use of Force (2012)
Campfire Tales from Hell: Musings on Martial Arts, Survival, Bouncing, and General Thug Stuff (2012)
Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected  (2011)
Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts & Real World Violence (2008)
Talking Them Through: Crisis Communications with the Emotionally Disturbed and Mentally Ill[Kindle Edition] (2012)
Working With a Translator [Kindle Edition] (2012)
Drills: Training For Sudden Violence (A Chiron Manual) [Kindle Edition] (2011)
ChironTraining Volume 5: 2009 [Kindle Edition] (2012)
ChironTraining Volume 4: 2008 [Kindle Edition] (2011)
ChironTraining Volume 3: 2007 [Kindle Edition] (2011)
ChironTraining Volume 2: 2006 [Kindle Edition] (2011)
ChironTraining Volume 1: 2005 [Kindle Edition (2011)


The Mental Edge, Revised – Loren W. Christensen
How to Fight the Pain Resistant Attacker: Fighting drunks, dopers, the deranged and others who tolerate pain – Loren W. Christensen
 Solo Training: The Martial Arts Guide to Training Alone – Loren W. Christensen
Extreme Joint Locking And Breaking: Restraint and Submission Techniques for the Street – Loren W. Christensen
The Brutal Art Of Ripping, Poking & Pressing Vital Targets – Loren W. Christensen
Meditation for Warriors – Loren W. Christensen
Defensive Tactics: Modern Arrest & Control Techniques for Today’s Police Warrior  – Loren W. Christensen
Martial Arts, Self-Defense and a Whole Lot More: The Best of Wim’s Blog, Volume 1 – Wim Demeere
The Little Black Book of Violence – Lawrence Kane & Kris Wilder
How to Win a Fight – Lawrence Kane & Kris Wilder
Dirty Ground: The Tricky Space Between Sport and Combat – Lawrence Kane & Kris Kane
Warrior Wisdom: Ageless Wisdom for the Modern Warrior – Bohdi Sanders


The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence – Gavin DeBecker
 On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society – David Grossman
 On Combat, The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace – David Grossman
  The Book of Five Rings – Miyamoto Musashi


Fear Management vs. Danger Management
Fear Less: Real Truth About Risk, Safety, and Security in a Time of Terrorism – Gavin DeBecker
The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, & So Much More – Barry Glassner
How Risky Is It, Really?: Why Our Fears Don’t Always Match the Facts – David Ropeik
The Science of Fear: How the Culture of Fear Manipulates Your Brain – Dan Gardner
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined – Steven Pinker
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions – Dan Ariely
Nothing Bad Happens to Good Girls: Fear of Crime in Women’s Lives – Esther Madriz
Fear of Crime: Interpreting Victimization Risk – Kenneth F. Ferraro
Women’s Self-Defense
Fight Like a Girl…and Win: Defense Decisions for Women – Lori Hartman Gervasi
Personal Defense for Women – Gila May-Hayes
Beauty Bites Beast: Awakening the Warrior within Women and Girls – Ellen B. Snortland
Real Knockouts: The Physical Feminism of Women’s Self-Defense – Martha McCaughey
 Survival & Survival Mindset
 Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why – Laurence Gonzales
Survivor Personality: Why Some People Are Stronger, Smarter, and More Skillful at Handling Life’s Difficulties…and How You Can Be, Too – Al Siebert
The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life – Ben Sherwood
The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – and Why – Amanda Ripley
Life at the Extremes: The Science of Survival – Frances Ashcroft
Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man’s Miraculous Survival – Joe Simpson
Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage – Alfred Lansing
Urban Survival
Among the Thugs – Bill Bufford
Violence: A Micro-sociological Theory – Randall Collins
Watch my Back: The Geoff Thompson Story – Geoff Thompson
Born Fighter – Dave Hazard
Streetwise: A Complete Manual of Security and Self Defense – Peter Consterdine
Wilderness Survival
Basic Butchering of Livestock and Game – John J. Mettler
The Brain, Subconscious, Decision Making & More
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking – Malcolm Gladwell
Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave – Adam Alter
The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone–Especially Ourselves – Dan Ariely
Deadly Decisions: How False Knowledge Sank the Titanic, Blew Up the Shuttle, and Led America into War – Christopher Burns
Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior  –  Leonard Mlodinlow
Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain – David Eagleman
The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies – How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths – Michael Shermer
The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives – Shankar Vedantam
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes Us Human – V. S. Ramachandran 
 The Influence of Chance and Randomness
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets – Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives – Leonard Mlodinow
Outliers: The Story of Success – Malcolm Gladwell
The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable – Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Sociology & Psychology
The Sociopath Next Door – Martha Stout
Moral Tribes – Joshua Greene
How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age – Dale Carnegie
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life – Erving Goffman
Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty – Roy F. Baumeister
Wait: The Art and Science of Delay – Frank Partnoy
Spree Killers: Devastating Massacres By Unpredictable Gunmen – Nigel Cawthorne
Body Language
People Watching – Desmond Morris
What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People – Joe Navarro
The Body Language of Liars: From Little White Lies to Pathological Deception – How to See through the Fibs, Frauds, and Falsehoods People Tell You Every Day – Lillian Glass
 Personal Development
The Power of Habit  – Charles Duhigg
 Fit to Fight: Manual of Intense Training for Combat – Peter Consterdine
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder – Nassim Nicholas Taleb
7 Habits of Highly Successful People – Stephen Covey
Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success – Matthew Syed
The Fear and Anxiety Solution: A Breakthrough Process for Healing and Empowerment with Your Subconscious Mind  – Friedemann Schaub
Sports and Fitness
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance – David Epstein
Survival of the Fittest: Understanding Health And Peak Physical Performance – Mike Stroud
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance – David Epstein
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meal – Michael Pollan
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal – Eric Schlosser
Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual – Michael Pollan
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto – Machael Pollan
New Optimum Nutrition for the Mind – Patrick Holford
In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection – Massad Ayoob
Gun-Proof Your Children! & Handgun Primer – Massad Ayoob
The Concealed Handgun Manual: How to Choose, Carry, and Shoot a Gun in Self Defense – Chris Bird
 The Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry – Massad Ayoob
Youth & Bullying
Odd Girl Out, Revised and Updated: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls – Rachel Simmons
The Curse of the Good Girl – Rachel Simmons
Duct Tape Parenting: A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids – Vicki Hoefle
Baby Knows Best: Raising a Confident and Resourceful Child, the RIE™ Way
The Kids Will Be Fine: Guilt-Free Motherhood for Thoroughly Modern Women – Daisy Waugh