Mike Zomber has proven to be a prolific writer. To his credit are several historical novels and a work of historical non-fiction. The first novel to be published by Mr. Zomber was Sweet Betsy That’s Me on September of 2009. It is a children’s book that describes the American Civil War through the viewpoint of a child.
The second novel that was published was a Japanese historical novel called Shogun Iemitsu: War and Romance in 17th Century Tokugawa Japan. It is a period novel that spans the 17th century when Japan was ruled by the Tokugawa Shogunate. This novel is about how two Samurai live, love and do battle in feudal Japan during the 17th century. Shogun Iemitsu: War and Romance in 17th Century Tokugawa Japan features a glossary that describes the weapons and cultural norms that were used and practiced by the Japanese warriors.
Currently Michael Zomber’s first and only work of non-fiction has been Jesus And The Samurai: The Shining Religion and the Samurai. This book is purely historical in nature and uses artifacts and recorded history to paint a picture of how Christianity impacted life in Japan. Special emphasis is placed on how Christianity and its ideas impacted the warrior culture of the Samurai. A look at the Japanese response to Christianity is also explored in Jesus And The Samurai: The Shining Religion and the Samurai.
Other novels written by Mr. Zomber are A Son Of Kentucky. This is another historical novel that takes place during the American Civil War. It describes the Civil War through the perspective of a farmer from Kentucky who does not believe in using slavery for the benefit of another human being.
Michael Zomber has created a documentary series that was later shown on the History Channel. It was called Tales Of The Gun on the History Channel Network and to this day, remains the longest running History Channel series. Mr. Zomber even makes an appearance in several of the episodes as a historian who explains the rich history and unique designs of some of the guns.