Best Selling Books from Gregory W. Slayton

Best Seller with over 1M copies sold in 20 nations

US – Bermuda Relations 1609-2009

Co-authored with wife Marina Slayton

Co-written with Steven S. K. Chan

Best selling books written:

Be a Better Dad Today

Ten Tools Every Fathers Needs

In selling over 1 million copies, translated to more than 20 languages worldwide, “Be a Better Dad Today: Ten Tools Every Father Needs” was a national best-seller in 2013 and is going into its ninth printing. With great reviews from dozens of America’s best-known dads including Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman, Governors Jeb Bush and Sam Brownback and Pastors Tim Keller and Luis Palau – “Be a Better Dad Today” has also been featured multiple times on Fox and Friends, Focus on the Family radio and literally hundreds of US newspapers, radio, TV and web stories over the past 10 years.

This professionally designed workbook is a companion to international best-selling Be A Better Dad Today. Used in a group context, or as a self-study tool, be sure to maximize your skill in applying each of the 10 Tools to becoming the best Dad you can be.

The Slayton’s are giving 100% of their royalties to fatherhood and family non-profits including

Be a Better Dad Today! is a global bestseller for a reason: it’s one of the best books on fatherhood you will ever read. Warmly endorsed by dozens of America’s best-known and most respected fathers, the book lays out the “Ten Tools of Fatherhood” that will help every dad who uses them. The book is the product of Slayton’s thirty-year study of fatherhood on five different continents, his research, and his own experience raising four children with his wife of twenty-six years. Slayton’s easy-to-read, friendly style makes it a fun read, and the many great real-life stories bring it to life.

Be a Better Dad Today! is an inspirational, encouraging, and down-to-earth guidebook for every father who wants to be a better dad–for his family’s sake and his own. With humor, empathy, common sense, and engaging stories, Slayton reveals proven and powerful tools and techniques that will help every dad fulfill his God-given responsibilities. Whether parenting younger or older kids, boys or girls, blended families or as a single dad (or even as a father-to-be), readers will find wise insights and practical, doable action steps for becoming the best dad they can be.

The book makes a great gift for Father’s Day, Christmas, birthdays, or any day. And since the Slaytons are dedicating 100 percent of all royalties from the book to fatherhood and family charities serving the US Military and at-risk families, your purchase will a blessing to the fathers and families who serve our nation every day.


Be a Better Mom You Can Be

A Practical Guide to Raising Whole Children in a Broken Generation

What if you could sit down with a wise, experienced mom–someone who has dealt with her child being bullied, who has seen the impact of permissiveness, who has been forced to depend on God for every single day, and still talks with grace and compassion?
Through many years of tested faith, and her close walk with God, Marina Slayton has written this amazing book to help guide mothers through today’s often times impossible expectations. In her book, Marina will help you to write a life-changing family vision statement, break the cycle of generational sin, and explain why you don’t have to measure up to many of the difficult expectations society has created. With every move across the country, every illness she’s struggled through, Marina knows more in heart, as to what it truly means to rely on the only trustworthy source of life. What is the source to being a good mother, and the strength to go through life’s hardships? Quite simply, Jesus Christ.
In an age when brokenness abounds and cultural voices only add to the confusion, Godly mothers have never been more crucial. Many parents–and children–feel lost amidst the decaying family values in the culture, and the ever increasing amount of “best” parenting practices in the market place of ideas. With all of these issues and struggles being raised in today’s modern family, some questions are raised by many mothers:
How can we avoid the pitfalls of a secular culture?
How do we raise children who are healthy emotionally and spiritually?
What if we’re doing it wrong? 
Many mothers can agree, that wise counsel from a friendly corner is desperately needed. And Marina Slayton is here to do just that, sharing her experiences, her struggles, and her faith as she walked with God through it all.
Marina has spent the past thirty years as a mother raising four kids. From California to Bermuda, from public school to homeschool, Marina has been there, and she’s not afraid to share her mistakes, epiphanies, and practical ideas. But she doesn’t stop there. In this incredible book that Marina authored together with her husband Gregory, Marina demonstrates how the power of God’s Word, and the work of the Holy Spirit can give direction and freedom to parents who need it most. In this practical book for mothers, you will gain a deeper understanding of what it really means to Be The Best Mom You Can Be.


From husband & wife to lovers for life

Maximum Marriage

Can you build your marriage into a Maximum Marriage?

Unsure? Beyond hope? Impossible? Steven S. K. Chan and the Honorable Gregory W. Slayton strongly believe, based on decades of research and personal experience, that the answer is a resounding yes indeed, you can build a Maximum Marriage! This book is about building a Maximum Marriage. It isn’t easy, but it is very rewarding. A Maximum Marriage means many things, but at its root, it means that a husband and wife can be lovers for life. This means a life of love and blessings, not just for them, but for their children and grandchildren as well. Too many people just hope things will improve on their own and often refuse to be proactive about their marriage. In realizing you have a marriage that is not optimum, you have taken a very important step towards making things better—hopefully much better!

Best selling books written:

Four Centuries of Friendship

US-Bermuda Relations 1609-2009

Four Centuries of Friendship / US-Bermuda Relations 1609-2009

High on the list of Mr. Slayton’s accomplishments as General Counsel to Bermuda was the publication of the first book describing the four hundred year relationship between the US and Bermuda, Four Centuries of Friendship:  America-Bermuda Relations 1609-2009.”

Conceived and edited by his wife, Marina Slayton, the best seller is a compilation of essays written by many of Bermuda’s best historians.  The book has become a Bermuda best-seller – and 100% of all proceeds go to local Bermuda charities. The Library of Congress believes that it is the first complete historical summary of US-Bermuda relations written from an American perspective ever published.  The book also provided the images and materials for the “400 Years of Friendship Walls” the Slayton had erected at the American Consulate and the U.S. Preclearance facility at the airport. The “Friendship Walls” convey America and Bermuda’s long-lasting and mutually beneficial friendship for the hundreds of thousands of visitors that pass through the airport and the Consulate each year.

Four Centuries of Friendship is, according to the Library of Congress, the first book ever published on the US/Bermuda alliance from an American perspective. Containing chapters on famous Americans who loved Bermuda (from Mark Twain, Babe Ruth, Winslow Homer and Georgia O’Keefe to present day superstars such as Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones) the book is an intimate portrait of a partnership that has meant so much to both lands. Covering everything from the early days through the Revolutionary War to Bermuda’s key role in the allied victories in WWII and the Cold War, the book will be a touchstone for everyone interested in US-Bermuda relations. And with chapters covering recent history — and a look at the potential future of the US/Bermuda alliance by US Consul General to Bermuda Gregory W. Slayton — Four Centuries of Friendship is a must-have for anyone interested in any aspect of US/Bermuda relations.


More about the book & bermuda

Four Centuries of Friendship

This book celebrates the 400th Anniversary of the English founding of Bermuda with a detailed account of the Island’s friendship with its nearest neighbour and most important trading partner, the United States of America.

Many American artists, writers, politicians, scientists, sports stars, socialites and Hollywood celebrities have fallen in love with Bermuda.  From the late 1800’s the island cast its charms on famous visitors lured by Bermuda’s balmy climate, quaint beauty and privacy.  Among the rich and famous who came were Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Eugene O’Neill, Woodrow Wilson, E.B. White, Harpo Marx, Irving Berlin, Shirley Temple, Babe Ruth, John F. Kennedy, Jesse Jackson, Beyonce and Brooke Shields,  Some bought homes on the island, like New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and Hollywood’s Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, whose mother is Bermudian.