Earth barely survived the 21st Century.
Now, in the 22nd, after unifying Earth, the UN has rediscovered the colony of Minerva. Prosperous and technologically advanced, Minerva quickly submits to UN supremacy.
Operative: Stone Chalmers
Cover Story: Hypnotically implanted
Mission: Investigate newly-rediscovered colony world
On Minerva, while workers prepare to place a wormhole link to Earth, Stone infiltrates a secretive cult, and unearths a plot to shake to the core the foundations of the United Nations' power over the settled galaxy.
And shake Stone to his own core as well.
About the Author
In a typical day, he may talk with biochemists, chip designers, patent attorneys, and rocket scientists. Hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins.
His novels include THE PROGRESS OF MANKIND (Stone Chalmers #1), THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD (Stone Chalmers #2), the Confederated Worlds series-TAKE THE SHILLING, OPERATION IAGO, and A BODYGUARD OF LIES-and evolutionary psychology hard science fiction novel NEW CALIFORNIA.
He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter.