Books in Development
THE KURILE WEDGE INCIDENT
STATUS: One more read through before it goes to a publisher sometime in the spring of 2017.

PLOT:

  • North Korean generals set up heroin factory on Soviet occupied Kurile Island
  • Kim Jong-il wants to base ICBMS on the island in return for “supporting” the drug factory
  • North Koreans shoot down an American surveillance plane
FLIGHT OF THE PAWNEE
STATUS: Written, awaiting update due to lessons learned from other books.

PLOT:

  • Al Qaeda wants to kill more American’s than on 9/11
  • Josh is recently retired
  • Takes place in North Texas
MANPADS
STATUS: First draft about two-thirds completed.

PLOT:

  • Al Qaeda is stealing missiles for mass shoot down of airliners and attack on the U.S. electrical grid
  • President doesn’t believe al Qaeda is capable because Bin Laden is dead
  • Josh is asked to look at the intel and determine if the threat is real
RETRIBUTION
STATUS: First draft of the manuscript finished.

PLOT:

  • Tale of four men – an AF pilot; a Holocaust survivor; an NKVD officer; and an SS officer wanted for war crimes
  • Unknowingly, their lives bring them closer together
  • Paths cross when the wife of the AF officer becomes friends with the wife of the SS officer who is being hunted by the Holocaust survivor and former NKVD officer
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The Prime Meridian Didn’t Always Run Through Great Britain

Way back in the Third Century B.C.E., the Greek mathematician and geographer Eratosthenes proposed lines running north to south and east to west as a way of precisely locating where one is on the earth. A hundred years or so later, Hipparchus, another Greek...

Time – The Key to Determining Longitude

For centuries, mariners were able to determine their latitude by measuring the height of a celestial body such as a star, the sun or moon above the horizon. Knowing the time of year or the phase of the moon how to do the math, latitude could be calculated. Recognizing...

Sir Isaac Newton and the Sextant

Up until the voyages of discovery began in the late 15th Century, ship captains rarely sailed out of sight of land. Why? Even though they knew what direction they were heading, mariners were not able to accurately “fix” their position. Shipboard inertial navigation...

MARC LIEBMAN, AUTHOR & SPEAKER

Marc is an experienced pilot and writer whose career as a Naval Officer and Naval Aviator, business executive, consultant and entrepreneur helped him fulfill his dream of becoming a novelist. In the novels, Marc creates stories with rich, interesting characters and puts them in the proper historical and operational context. His books are memorable, exciting and fun to read.

HISTORICAL & MILITARY FICTION

Cherubs 2
Big Mother 40
Render Harmless
Forgotten
Inner Look
Moscow Airlift

MARC'S PUBLISHER

Penmore Press
Deeds Publishing

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