Marc Evan Liebman
Marc Liebman retired from both the business world and the U.S. Navy to become a full time author. The seven novels in the award winning Josh Kaman series - BIG MOTHER 40, RENDER HARMLESS, CHERUBS , FORGOTTEN, INNER LOOK, MOSCOW AIRLIFT and THE SIMUSHIR ISLAND INCIDENT are out. The first of his Jaco Jacinto Age of Sail Series, RAIDER OF THE SCOTTISH COAST, was released in July, 2020. And, the first book - FLIGHT OF THE PAWNEE - in a new series with Derek Almer as the main character was released in January 2021.
Three of his novels have won national awards. FORGOTTEN has one three. It was selected as the 2017 Finalist in Historical Fiction in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, 2017 Finalist in Fiction in the Book Excellence Awards and rated as Five Star by Reader's Favorite. INNER LOOK was also rated Five Star by Reader's Favorite. In June 2013, BIG MOTHER 40 was ranked #48 in the Top 100 War Novels by the Readers Who Buy Books on Amazon.
In the business world, he has been the CEO of an aerospace and defense manufacturing firm; a commercial pilot; an associate editor of a national magazine; a copywriter for an advertising agency; a consultant and a senior executive for a business process management firm.
He is a Naval Aviator and a combat veteran of Vietnam, the tanker wars of the 1980s and Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Marc has flown a variety of tactical military aircraft as well as corporate jets and helicopters. He is retired as a Captain after twenty-four years in the Navy and a career that took him all over the world. Marc has worked with the armed forces of Australia, Canada, Japan, Thailand, Republic of Korea, the Philippines and the U.K.
Throughout his military and civilian careers, as a freelance writer, Marc wrote about skiing, and defense and foreign affairs. Marc lives in Savannah, Texas with his wife of 50+ years, and Standard Poodle and spends a lot of time visiting his seven grand-children.
Awards and Recognition
- FORGOTTEN has won three awards: 1. 2017 Finalist in Fiction Book Excellence Awards; 2. 2017 Finalist in Historical Fiction in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards; 3. Rated Five Star by Reader's Favorites. INNER LOOK was rated Five Star by Reader's Favorites. In June 2013, BIG MOTHER 40 was ranked #48 of Top 100 War Novels by Readers Who By Books on Amazon.