Eight and a half billion miles from home, an enigma awaits. For the crew of Earth's first deep space ship, Deep Flight, the siren call of distress awaits. But at home, fanatics, driven by some unkwn force, fan the flames of the final war. Can they find the answer in time? Is there an answer? Finding Stranger One, is only the beginning. But the real question is, just what is, Stranger One.
Joe Johnson is an author of science fiction and books related to the computer systems which he designs. After having spent almost thirty years developing computer systems for industry specific applications and having written the manuals for those systems, he decided to turn his hand to writing fiction. Mr. Johnson is a Systems Administrator and a pilot, in addition to being a writer. While growing up in a small-town America, his first exposure to flying was on an old DC-3 in the late 1950's. He has worked as a pilot as well as an electronics technician in an Avionics shop. He has experience in both hardware and software on computers and has spent many years as a lead systems designer.