Tony Ruggiero's novels include Team of Darkness (2002) a mixture of the vampire lore of Anne Rice and the clandestine secrets of the military found in Tom Clancy novels. His short story collection, Aliens and Satanic Creatures Wanted: Humans Need Not Apply (2005), is an unusual anthology of short stories where the main character is not human. Alien Deception (2006) is space opera with a Stanley Kubrick twist. He is a contributor to Writers for Relief Anthology (2005), The Fantasy Writers Companion, (2005), and No Longer Dreams (2004). Upcoming works include Operation Immortal Servitude (2006), Alien Revelation (2007), and Operation Save the Innocent (2007). Tony retired from the United States Navy in 2001 after twenty-three years of service. While continuing to write, he teaches English classes at Old Dominion University, Saint Leo University, and Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, VA. Visit his webpage at ( for more information.