About John Leifer
Best Selling Author
John Leifer is a senior health care executive, consultant, academic, and writer. He is the author of The Myths of Modern Medicine: The Alarming Truth About American Health Care and After You Hear It’s Cancer: A Guide to the Difficult Journey Ahead, both published by Rowman & Littlefield.
John is also an accomplished fiction author – writing thrillers that draw upon his experiences with key governmental agencies and scientists, including serving on a presidential panel led by former national security advisor, Brent Scowcroft. His Commander John Hart thriller trilogy begins with Terminal, a heart-pounding tale of bioterrorism, followed by, 8 Seconds to Midnight, involving nuclear espionage. The third book in the series will be released winter 2018.
When not writing, John is either picking up camera, hiking in the mountains, or practicing his martial art. As an avid photographer, Leifer’s work has been exhibited in galleries across the nation. His photos can be seen at uncommonvision.com. Leifer holds a 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
The Dark Ark
A devastating chain of events is unfolding aboard Navy vessel Prometheus. Known as the Dark Ark, the ship's official mission was to catalogue the DNA of every known life-form, but its research extended far beyond its genetic library. The Prometheus possesses secrets that could change the world - secrets about to be stolen..
Thou Shall Not Kill
Thou Shall Not Kill reads like breaking news from the Jerusalem Post. Based upon exhaustive research into Israeli military history, Israeli doctrine regarding the use of non-traditional weapons, and the current state of threat posed by Israel’s foes, it is not only captivating, but credible.
After You Hear It's Cancer
When your doctor utters the word “cancer”, life changes in an instant. It is a moment when time stands still, a moment laden with anxiety and uncertainty. A new journey is beginning, and it is one for which you are likely ill prepared.
The American health care system is terminally ill. It is astonishingly expensive, remarkably variable in quality, and incapable of stemming the rising tide of chronic illness in our population.