Biography

James Lilliefors

James Lilliefors is author of the geopolitical thriller novels THE LEVIATHAN EFFECT and VIRAL. Lilliefors is a journalist and novelist who grew up in the Washington, D.C. area and currently lives and works in Florida. He has written for numerous publications, including The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, The Boston Globe and the Baltimore Sun.

He began his journalism career as a writer and editor for Runner's World magazine and worked for many years as a newspaper editor and reporter, in Maryland and in Florida, winning a number of reporting awards. He was a news/‚Äčfeatures writer for the Naples Daily News and head writer at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts/‚ÄčNaples Museum of Art in Naples, Florida.

Lilliefors is the author of the nonfiction books AMERICA'S BOARDWALKS: From Coney Island to California, BALL CAP NATION: A Journey Through the World of America's National Hat, and HIGHWAY 50, as well as a novel, BANANAVILLE. He was educated at the University of Iowa and the University of Virginia, where he was a Hoyns Fiction Writing Fellow.

James Lilliefors

Books by James Lilliefors

by James Lilliefors - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

THE LEVIATHAN EFFECT is a thriller that poses the frighteningly real question: In this age of weather technology and global warming, what if a Category 5 hurricane was a weapon of international warfare? Only the Homeland Security secretary and an ex-CIA agent stand in the way of a terrorist attack on American soil that could have devastating impact.

by James Lilliefors - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In remote pockets of the Third World, a deadly virus is quietly sweeping through impoverished farming villages and shanty towns. Meanwhile, in Washington, a three-word message left in a safe-deposit box may be the key to stopping the crisis --- if, that is, Charles Mallory, a private intelligence contractor, can decipher the puzzle before time runs out.