The Great Ozone Hole Hoax

Let’s look at the Ozone Layer. On my website, I have a section titled “The Great Ozone Hole Hoax.” Basically, it is a short slide presentation with 9 slides. Here are the 9 annotated slides: Ozone consists of 3 oxygen atoms. It is created when an oxygen molecule combines with a free oxygen atom. Ultraviolet light…

If you could only go to one pole, which one would you rather explore, the North Pole or Antarctica?

Having lived at the South Pole for 13 months and fleetingly visited the North Pole, but having spent the better part of three years in the Arctic ice pack, I have a thing or two to say about both. South Pole Let’s address Antarctica and the South Pole first. Antarctica is a very large place:…

The Daedalus Files

It’s time to tell you about The Daedalus Files. Four short books make up this series: Daedalus, Daedalus LEO, Daedalus Squad, and Daedalus Combat. The four stories are about the development and deployment of a hard-shell wingsuit called the Gryphon. The wingsuit is first tested from 80,000 meters, then from Low Earth Orbit by one individual,…

The Iapetus Federation – Exodus from Earth

Finally, The Iapetus Federation, the third book in The Starchild Trilogy, is out to the reading public. I invite you to purchase it, read it, and spread the word – AND post reviews to Amazon and Goodreads. Reviews are the lifeblood for authors. A few good reviews make all the difference in continuing book sales. The Starchild departs…

Airline Safety – A real solution

Travelers waiting in line   The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) is currently in full meltdown. Several airports have actually replaced TSA screeners with private companies. Public figures from all political persuasions have entered the debate, several suggesting outright privatization of the TSA. Kelly Hoggan, who had served as TSA assistant administrator for security operations, has…

Great Review of “The Starchild Compact”

Here is the text of a great review of The Starchild Compact written by Simon Barrett, and posted to his blog: There are three types of science fiction, there is the pixie and goblin type (fantasy), there is soft Sci-Fi, John Wyndham springs to mind, the science is there, but plays second fiddle to the to the…

A Bit of Planning and a Lot of Luck – A Graduate Course in High Adventure

It started out when I was a youngster in Montana where my father pastored a small church in Conrad in the northwestern corner of the state. The other kids wanted to be…well, whatever kids want to be in rural Montana: Farmers, postmen, bankers. But little Bobby – me – wanted to be a fireman, because…

OPERATION IVY BELLS

Operation Ivy Bells is in full throttle. Right now, through December 4, you can download it for free from the book website. Operation Ivy Bells is number one for Technothrillers on Amazon, and number 42 on the Amazon Bestseller list as of right now.