Marc Liebman is a retired U.S. Navy Captain and Naval Aviator who is a combat veteran of Vietnam, the tanker wars of the 1980s and Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He retired as a Captain after twenty-four years in the Navy and a military 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. He has just under 6,000 hours of pilot-in-command/co-pilot flight time in a variety of tactical military, civilian fixed and rotary wing aircraft. In the business world, he has been the CEO of an aerospace and defense manufacturing firm, an associate editor of a national magazine and a copywriter for an advertising agency as well as a senior executive of a global business process management firm. He retired from the business world in 2015 to become a full-time author. Marc has four other novels in print. Big Mother 40 is loosely based on his experiences flying helicopters on combat search and rescue and special operations missions during the Vietnam War. In June 2013, the readers of books bought on Amazon ranked it as one of the top 100 war novels.