Wesley Don Lawrence and his wife live in Southern Maine. A Maine Maritime Academy graduate, he spent most of his life traveling around the world with the US Merchant Marine & US Navy, and sailed on the only Atomic Merchant ship, the N/S Savannah, as Senior First Engineer and in other engineering/electronic positions. Presently, he runs an electronic service business and does some computer programming. A 1965 graduate of the famous Writes School in Westport, Conn., he has written technical articles on electronics and published a troubleshooting book, and has done fiction writing for several authors. Now retired from sailing, he enjoys hunting and fishing and the peaceful Maine lifestyle.