Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Joan Marie Verba - Deadly Danger


Deadly Danger! (a Thunderbirds™ novel)
by Joan Marie Verba
ISBN: 978-0-9653575-9-3

Jeff Tracy, his five sons, and their associates run an organization called International Rescue, which helps people beyond the aid of the usual first responders. Virgil Tracy, the second of Jeff Tracy’s sons, pilots the heavy-rescue craft, Thunderbird 2, which carries the specialized rescue equipment to the danger zone. In addition to his expertise as a pilot and engineer, Virgil is also a talented pianist and artist. Virgil’s calm disposition serves him well in the extreme hazards he faces as a member of International Rescue. In Deadly Danger, Virgil will have to draw on these skills to meet the challenges. Will they be enough to help him through the crises that threaten?

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BIOGRAPHY
Joan Marie Verba earned a bachelor of physics degree from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology and attended the graduate school of astronomy at Indiana University, where she was an associate instructor of astronomy for one year. Her first career, as a computer programmer, lasted ten years. After being laid off twice from computer programming jobs, she retrained as an editor. An experienced writer, she is the author of the novels Action Alert! and Countdown to Action! (FTL Publications, 2008) and the nonfiction books Boldly Writing (FTL Publications, 1996), and Voyager: Exploring the Outer Planets (Lerner Books, 1991), as well as numerous short stories and articles. She co-wrote the novel Autumn World (Stone Dragon Press, 2000) with other members of her writing group. She is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Her novel, Countdown to Action, is a Mom's Choice Awards® Silver Recipient, a National Best Books Award finalist, and a Foreword Magazine 2008 Book of the Year Award finalist.

Purchase from http://www.ftlpublications.com

PUBLISHED BOOKS
Deadly Danger! (a Thunderbirds™ novel)
ISBN: 978-0-9653575-9-3
Publication date: October 2009

Action Alert! (a Thunderbirds™ novel)
ISBN: 978-0-9653575-8-6

Countdown to Action! (a Thunderbirds™ novel)
ISBN: 978-0-9653575-7-9

Autumn World
ISBN: 0-9653575-3-8

Boldly Writing: A Trekker Fan and Zine History, 1967-1987, Second Edition
ISBN: 0-9653575-4-6

Voyager: Exploring the Outer Planets
ISBN: 0-8225-1597-0

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