Mr. Macomber is the author of the acclaimed Honor Series of naval novels, and is proud to have readers in ten countries. He also has written many magazine articles. His awards include the Florida Genealogy Society’s Outstanding Achievement Award for his non-fiction work on Florida’s maritime history, the Patrick Smith Literary Award for Best Historical Novel of Florida (At the Edge of Honor), and the John Esten Cooke Literary Award for Best Work in Southern Fiction (Point of Honor). He is the guest author at regional and international book festivals, and was named by Florida Monthly magazine as one of the 22 Most Intriguing Floridians of 2006. His sixth novel, A Different Kind of Honor, won the highest national honor in his genre—the American Library Association’s 2008 W. Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction. It was awarded, along with the $5,000 in prize money, on July 1, 2008, at the ALA’s annual convention in Anaheim, California. Each year he travels approximately 15,000 sea miles around the globe giving lectures and researching his novels.
Visit his site at www.robertmacomber.com