What if you discovered—contrary to established history—that on Good Friday, 1942, Japanese forces made a massive bombing attack on Los Angeles and San Diego? And that in that raid your own father had been killed, ten years before you’d even been born?

In Roger L. Conlee’s new novel, a cop, a spy, a glamorous movie star and a dogged reporter collide in this unconventional book-within-a-book, which is partly alternative history, partly thriller, and partly science fiction.

As one reviewer has written, “Counterclockwise never fails to surprise as each successive layer is peeled back. Michael Crichton, you have company.” — Walter Haskins

“ Counterclockwise offers a wonderfully compelling portrait of wartime America in the early 1940s.” — An Amazon.com reviewer

274 pages