About the Author
Mark R. Whittington is a writer and computer analyst residing in Houston, Texas. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novel of suspense Nocturne which he coauthored with his wife, Chantal, Children of Apollo, The Last Moonwalker and Other Stories, Dark Sanction, Dark Hunt, Dreams of Barry's Stepfather, and The Man from Mars: The Asteroid Mining Caper. In his time he has ridden a camel in the shadow of the Great Pyramid, floated down the Grand Canal of Venice and down a Norwegian fjord, walked in the footsteps of Shakespeare and Churchill, and has witnessed people rocketing into space. One of his ambitions is to see with his own eyes Earth rising above the horizon of the Moon.