Leo D. Stapleton was a member of the Boston Fire Department for thirty-nine years; during the last seven years of his career he served as both Commissioner and Chief of Department. He is the author of eight books published by dmc firebooks.
DEPUTY $27.95 In Deputy, Leo Stapleton continues the story of Donald
Holden, the Boston jake whose story began ten years ago in Ffops. Donald is now a district fire chief in command of District 3, a
complex and diverse district that includes all of Boston's downtown and the waterfront and several of the city’s compact neighborhoods of attached row houses and triple deckers.
Several favorite characters from past books – Cueball Justice, Monty Hall, Goat Hitchcock, Joe Desmond, and, of course,
Donald’s mentor, Billy Simpson – continue to play pivotal roles in Donald’s life and career. Click here to order this book
Billy Simpson's Journals $27.95
In Billy Simpson’s Journals, Leo Stapleton moves his chronicle of the Boston Fire Department forward by going back to the BFD’s past. District Fire Chief Donald Holden’s closest friends on the job are sick and tired of him hoarding the advice he’s been getting from his mentor, Chief Billy Simpson, over the years. It’s time to share the wealth!
Cap'n is the third in a series of novels depicting the career of Donald Holden, the Boston jake whose story begain in Ffops. Donald has grown to love the challenge and responsibility of being an officer in the BFD; he has a stronger faith in his own judgement and in his ability to lead and protect other jakes. The cast of characters you've come to enjoy are all here -- Cueball Justice, Dothead Doherty -- and then some. Add Cap'n to your collection today. Click here to order this book.
Commish - $19.95 (Paperback)
Leo's account of his years as Boston Fire Commissioner