Patches of History: Happy Cinco de Mayo


Allan’s ‘Patches of History’ bring us insights into the past and present. His novels bring
us adventurous escape into the past and present.
Allan Patch’s fast paced novels bring history to life in the Delphi series- where ordinary
people are thrust into extraordinary situations. Passage At Delphi and Delphi’s Chosen
are available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at
About Allan K. Patch:
Retired USN Captain Allan Patch grew up in Plymouth, Mass with a family history that
precedes the Revolution; leading to his fascination with the heritage of our nation.
Adding sciences to his interest in history, Allan earned a BS in biology from Boston
College and a DMD from Tufts University. He then spent over two decades in the Navy,
deployed with the Marine Corps, and served in the Naval Reserve.
Dr. Patch expanded his interests to Greek and Roman history; which provided fertile
ground for his fiction writing. He is a board member of the Friends of Classics at San
Diego State University.
Passage At Delphi is the first novel in a series exploring the confluence of the past,
present, and future with ordinary people tossed into extraordinary situations. Delphi’s
Chosen continues the adventure… but now the characters are volunteers rather than
victims. He invites readers along for the thrilling ride and explores the difference
between heroism and celebrity in the context of past and present culture.