ROGER L. CONLEE, the author of eight books produced by Pale Horse Books, is a former sportswriter, features staffer, and copy editor for the Chicago Daily News and the San Diego Union-Tribune, and a longtime communications consultant. By avocation he is a historian and avid researcher, and an expert on American military history, with special expertise in the American Civil War and World War II.
His first book, EVERY SHAPE, EVERY SHADOW: A NOVEL OF GUADALCANAL, earned a Distinguished Honor Award from the Military Writers Society of America. Subsequent historical novels, THE HINDENBURG LETTER and COUNTERCLOCKWISE, were first-place award winners in the prestigious San Diego Book Awards, and his fourth novel, SOULS ON THE WIND, was a finalist in the same competition.
Recently released is LION AT TWILIGHT, a story of Winston Churchill which takes place in turbulent post-war Berlin.
Conlee has lectured at Northwestern University, the University of California, and San Diego State University. He is a past director of the San Diego State University Alumni Association and the San Diego Press Club. His many articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and the Detroit News.
Roger Conlee lives and works in San Diego. See: www.RogerConlee.com