WRITER OF

WRITER OF

HISTORICAL FICTION & OTHER STUFF

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Noble Deeds

Noble Deeds

A man takes an emotional journey from the present to his past, where he uncovers surprising truths about the pop he thought he knew.

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War Stories

War Stories

A diverse collection of short tales that highlight eclectic characters facing life’s challenges with perseverance, courage, and humor.

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The Happy Life of Preston Katt

The Happy Life of Preston Katt

A young sailor faces bombs & torpedoes, his conscience, and a typhoon as he fights in battle during WWII.

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Bill Marshall is a senior US Navy fighter pilot, who will not make admiral. During his career, he spoke his mind too often to the wrong superior officers. His wife, Kate, has subordinated her ambitions for Bill and for their children, but she has an opportunity for a great job. Bill decides to resign and support his wife, however, the US Navy has one more job they need from Bill. He receives orders to NATO military headquarters in Belgium.

A dramatic mix of authentic aerial combat sequences combined with a taut story about the costs of war. —Blueink Review

"The essence and ingenuity of War Stories in a lyrical, almost poetic way." —Clarion

About the Author

J. J. Zerr is a US Navy and Vietnam veteran, former aerospace industry engineer and program manager, and now an author. He currently resides in Missouri with his wife.