Bio: Tony Ruggiero has been publishing fiction since 1998. His science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories and novels have appeared in both print and electronic mediums. His published novels include: Team of Darkness-- Ground breaking and fast paced, the novel is a characteristic mixture of the vampire lore of Anne Rice and the clandestine secrets of the military found in Tom Clancy novels. The concept has spawned a four book series to be release from Dragon Moon Press, beginning with Operation Immortal Servitude in late 2006. Aliens and Satanic Creatures Wanted: Humans Need Not Apply--Move over pesky humans ... a change is coming; an anthology of short stories where the main character is not human. Alien Deception (2006) and Alien Revelation (2007): Space opera with a Stanley Kubrick twist. Tony uses his bizarre sense of story telling as aliens invade the American political system supposedly for the betterment of all mankind. Tony is also a contributing author to several anthologies, which can be found at his webpage. 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 for more information.
Award-nominated author Tony Ruggerio joins Dragon Moon Press with Alien Deception. Classic Space Opera with a Stanley Kubrick twist... Nothing is as it appears. Nothing. Your whole life you think you understand who and what you are, and then one day you learn that it is all a lie. So what do you do? You have lunch with the leading candidate for President of the United States. You...and your alien friends. The United Council for Developing Worlds, an alien conglomeration of civilized planets, wan... more info>>
In the sequel to Alien Deception, Greg is visited by a mysterious alien who claims to have the answers that he seeks-how to save the Earth from ultimate destruction by the approaching alien fleet led by the ruthless Copolla. However, the answer provided by the mysterious alien does not come without a very high price which Greg has no choice but to pay. The long awaited test of the interstellar spacecraft, which was built with the secret assistance of the United Council for Developing Worlds is s... more info>>
Do you think its easy being an alien, a satanic creature or anything else not considered part of the Homo sapiens only club? They have tough days just like humans do and their frustration is growing. Don't believe it? Well, what about Lucifer, the prince of darkness, who runs a car dealership--what about his feelings when he is faced with that impossible sale and he can't get that signature on form 666, the standard soul contract? Or maybe you wondered about how an extremely vain alien copes wit... more info>>
During the peacekeeping operations in the Kosovo region of the Balkans, a group of vampires are discovered by the American forces. The report of the discovery attracts the interest of the commander of the elite and highly secretive organization; the United States Special Operations Command, who sends in his own personnel to investigate. When the General learns that the creatures actually exist, his team, led by Navy Commander John Reese, devises a method of capture and brings the vampires back t... more info>>
John Reese thought it was all over--all except for the nightmares. As he begins his teaching career, John Reese is suddenly recalled to active duty. The strings behind the recall come from a dark governmental agency buried deep within the Pentagon as well as the American political system. Reese learns that General Stone had additional vampires that he never knew about. But what's worse is that they have been kidnapped or stolen from the secure holding that Reese helped design. Now it is an issue... more info>>