In book 2 of the Starflight series, a wizened old man has returned from deep space, bearing a strange tale of the planet Faroul. This legendary world is said to be a place where time began and ends, and where a man may gain the power to create. But Faroul is much more, for it holds the fate of the cosmos. It's up to a starship deserter and a prostitute with a mysterious past to embark on a quest to find Faroul and unravel its mysteries.
About the Author
An award-winning author of eleven novels and nine nonfiction books, Patrick Dearen is a writer today because of his lifelong interest in Edgar Rice Burroughs and Leigh Brackett.Dearen earned a journalism degree from The University of Texas in 1974 and won nine national and state awards as a reporter for two West Texas daily newspapers. His nonfiction books have centered on cowboy life and the Pecos River, essential background for his novel "To Hell or the Pecos." Another novel, "Perseverance," grew out of his interest in hobo life during the Great Depression.Three of Dearen’s books examine legends of lost treasure, which in turn inspired the story of a quest for a legendary interstellar power in his Starflight series, which consists of "Starflight to Destiny" and "Starflight to Eternity."A ragtime pianist and backpacking enthusiast, Dearen has received awards from Western Writers of America, Will Rogers Medallion Awards, San Antonio Conservation Society, West Texas Historical Association, and Permian Historical Association. He makes his home in Midland, Texas, with his wife Mary and their son Wesley.