Xetonian Trades III
About the Book
In 2061 a United Galactic Treaty Organization (UGATO) science vessel, MSB-4, was two years into a five year survey mission in the Perseus Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. Its last movement report was five months late. The arrival of the ships automated emergency distress probe at its home base squawking the code Gamma-two confirmed UGATO's worst fears. Gamma-two meant the ship had been forcibly ceased and boarded. UGATO prepared for the worst. Was this another Unitasian aggressor like Emperor Raygan, a new alien threat or space pirates? "Xetonian Trades, The Reapers", is the latest saga in a fast paced science fiction trilogy about love and war and how intelligent life, human and alien, deals with survival in a hostile universe.
About the Author
J. Wayne Stillwell is a native of Greensburg, Pennsylvania. After serving 34 years as a Naval Officer he completed a second career as a Corporate Vice president for an R&D company. He is currently an independent consultant and fiction writer. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, Master's degree in Physics from the Naval Post-Graduate School and completed the Executive Development Program at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a lifelong fan of science fiction and considers himself a "Trekie". He has published articles in Navy Journals and authored his first science fiction book in 2003 and published his second and third novels; "Xetonian Trades, The Augerite Hordes" and the romance novel "Ten Months", through Authorhouse in 2013. This book is another episode in the ongoing "Xetonian Trades" saga. He enjoys golf, writing and science fiction. He and his spouse of 46 years, Bernadette, have two sons, John and Matthew and four grandchildren.