I am a retired Chemical Engineer who worked for over 35 years for a large San Francisco engineering firm. The majority of my project assignments were in the field of uranium/plutonium processing of both civilian nuclear fuel and government weapons-related materials. I worked on a variety of projects at the Department of Energy's nuclear weapons development laboratory at Livermore, California.
The Dingus Migration is a fictional story of the possible peaceful migration of alien life forms to the planet earth.
Outbound One is a fictional account of man's first attempt to travel to the stars. It examines both the technical and psychological problems that face the brave astronauts and colonists aboard humankind's initial interstellar journey.
The Horny Paradigm is my attempt at writing humor as opposed to my earlier efforts at spy thrillers, science fiction, and love stories. If you enjoy detective stories of the type Bogart did so well, you should enjoy this.
Love Conquers Life's Challenges is a fictional account of one couple's romance and lifelong companionship after an unusual set of circumstances drive them together. The story begins in a small community in eastern Washington and follows their struggle to strike out on their own to build a family in the strange new land of California. Their experiences are intended to provide an example of how the gift of enduring love can overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.
2084 Mars, A New World is a science fiction novel about a family that survives an atomic attack on Northern California and perseveres through drastic changes in the world order to lead a revolt on Mars in the year 2084. The book is now available on the Authorhouse and Amazon web sites.
Although Project Yellow Sky is a purely fictional account of a plot to steal nuclear weapons material processing secrets from Japan and the U.S., it is based in large part on my own experiences at Livermore as well as the current North Korean nuclear threat to the free world.