As Memorial Day approaches there’s no better time for a heroic tale of sacrifice and victory. World War II pilots traveling across time and space to save an alien people may sound a little far-fetched, but Michael Reisig pulls it off with “The Hawks of Kamalon.”
A bomber crew of No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF study a map, while sitting on 250lb bombs which are about to be loaded into their Vickers Wellington Mark IC at East Wretham, Norfolk. Photograph used by permission of the Imperial War Museums.
The prologue is itself a memorial: In the farthest corner of this galaxy lies a small planet with a monument in the town square, the wing of a Spitfire, and a solid gold plaque in memory of Royal Air Force Squadron No. 51: never have so few given so much to so many.
Full review coming May 12 in Perihelion Science Fiction www.PerihelionSF.com
Michael Reisig has been writing professionally for 15 years. He is an award-winning newspaper columnist and a best-selling novelist. His works have been optioned for motion pictures, sold to overseas publishers, produced on audiocassette, and purchased for e-book production on the Internet. Reisig’s books have been #1 bestsellers with Books In Motion Audiobooks, and are sold in bookstores across the nation. He has been featured in magazines such as Writer’s Digest and Southern Living, and in numerous newspapers around the country.
Reisig was born in Enid, Oklahoma, in 1948. The first son of a military family, he was raised in Europe and California before moving to Florida. He attended high school and college in the Tampa Bay area. After college, he relocated to the Florida Keys, established a commercial diving business, became the company pilot as well, and traveled extensively throughout the southern hemisphere, diving, treasure hunting, adventuring, and writing about his travels. His other interests include flying, martial arts, and fishing. He presently resides in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, but still escapes to the Caribbean for adventures.