ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A native Brooklynite who now lives in New York City and Maine, Jerome Preisler has written over thirty published books of fiction and narrative nonfiction, including all eight titles in the New York Times bestselling TOM CLANCY’S POWER PLAYS series. He is the author of the NET FORCE series co-created by Tom Clancy.
His nonfiction titles include ALL HANDS DOWN: The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion (Simon & Schuster, 2008), CODE NAME CAESAR: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War 2 (Berkley/Caliber, 2012), DANIEL’S MUSIC: One Family’s Journey from Tragedy to Empowerment through Faith, Medicine, and the Healing Power of Music (Skyhorse, 2013), and FIRST TO JUMP: How the Band of Brothers was Aided by the Brave Paratroopers of Pathfinders Company (Berkley/Caliber, 2014). Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in October 2017 is the co-authored memoir of basketball Hall of Famer Bernard King, GAME FACE: A Life of Hard-Earned Lessons On and Off the Court. In addition, Jerome is presently working on a work of Civil War narrative history to be pubished by Regnery Books in 2018.
Both ALL HANDS DOWN and CODE NAME CAESAR have been published in multiple foreign languages, among them Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Russian and Czech.
Jerome has appeared as a military history expert in several televised documentaries, including National Geographic Television’s TITANIC: The Final Secret and German ZDF television’s Deadly Revenge: Nuclear Submarines in Combat. His radio and television interviews include spots on NEWSMAX TV, The John Batchelor Show, the Joey Reynolds Show, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, National Public Radio, the YES Network, Off the Wall with Chris Shearn and Joe Auriemma, Disney Radio, Veterans Radio, Mr. Dad, Disney Radio and Newstalk Detroit among many others.
An experienced speaker, Jerome has read from and discussed his books at dozens of major bookstores, libraries and other venues, among them the Maine Maritime Museum, the Barr Memorial Library at Fort Knox (the only Department of Defense certified library in the United States), the Airborne and Special Operations Museum at Fort Bragg and New York City’s prestigious Colony Club.
As a regular contributor to the New York Yankees’ YES Network’s official website from 2004-2012, Jerome pioneered the use of Twitter in sports postgame reporting and spearheaded the site’s coverage of the Yankees’ annual HOPE Week community outreach effort.