From the Author
Science fiction has always been my passion. But with several books already published in the series entitled 'Coastal British Columbia Stories,' my first novel in this writing genre was a major shift from non-fiction to fiction. For many years, I had developed a story line involving the discovery of alien intelligence, and 'Inbound to Earth' allowed me to develop it fully. With a background in physics, I wanted to bring amateur astronomers into the mix, and I found a path with Tannon and his sister. My aviation background allowed me to include a fusion of flying and near-future technology, as well as amateur and professional astronomy. Take a close look through a modern small telescope, and you may join Tannon in changing your life.
About the Author
From 1980 to 2005, Wayne Lutz was Chairman of the Aeronautics Department at Mount San Antonio College in Los Angeles. He led the college's Flying Team to championships as Top Community College in the United States seven times. He has also served 20 years as a U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft maintenance officer. His educational background includes a B.S. degree in physics from the University of Buffalo and an M.S. in systems management from the University of Southern California. The author is a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flying experience. For the past three decades, he has spent summers in Canada, exploring remote regions in his Piper Arrow, camping next to his airplane. The author resides in a floating cabin on Canada's Powell Lake and in a city-folk condo in Bellingham WA. His writing genres include regional Canadian publications and science fiction.