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Travis S. Taylor Books In Order

Publication Order of Bright Sparks Books

Moon Beam (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moon Tracks (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cresperian Books

Human by Choice (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Looking Glass Books

Into the Looking Glass (By: John Ringo)(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vorpal Blade (With: John Ringo)(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Manxome Foe (With: John Ringo)(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Claws That Catch (With: John Ringo)(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Space Excursions Books

Back to the Moon (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On to the Asteroid (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Tau Ceti Agenda Books

One day on Mars (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Tau Ceti Agenda (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Good Soldier (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trail of Evil (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kill Before Dying (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bringers of Hell (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Von Neumann's War Books

Von Neumann's War (With: John Ringo)(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Warp Speed Books

Warp Speed (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Quantum Connection (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Extraction Point! (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Battle Luna (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

An Introduction to Planetary Defense (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Science Behind The Secret (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alien Invasion (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A New American Space Plan (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Travis S. Taylor is an American published author of fiction. The S stands for Shane.

Born in 1968, he was born and raised in the south. He currently lives in Alabama and is married, to his wife, Karen. Together they have a daughter.

He is called ‘Doc Taylor’ by his friends and went the long way to get that nickname. He possesses a doctorate in the field of optical science and engineering. On top of that he has earned a Master’s degree in the subject of physics as well as in aerospace engineering that he received while attending the University of Alabama located in Huntsville.

Taylor also attended the University of Western Sydney to get his Master’s degree in the subject of astronomy. He also attended Auburn University where he would graduate having a Bachelor’s degree in the field of electrical engineering. In Alabama state, he is licensed to be a professional engineer.

He was hired to work on different programs for sixteen years, working for NASA and the Department of Defense. He has focused work on large telescopes that see into space, advanced propulsion concepts, future combat tech as well as systems, space-based beam energy systems, and concepts for next generation level space launches. He has also been involved with a variety of concept studies.

Travis Taylor has had over twenty-five of his papers published through the course of his career. He also wrote a solar sailing appendix in the second edition version of Greg Matloff’s Deep Space Probes.

The author also has several interests and hobbies that he pursues. He is into martial arts and has a black belt. He is also an active scuba diver, has his private pilot’s license, races road and mountain bikes, has been a guitarist and lead singer for a few bands, and has been a participant in triathlons. He also has two dogs and a cat.

Travis S. Taylor is the creator and the writer of the Warp Speed series of fictional novels. The books have been published courtesy of Baen Publishing. The debut novel was published in 2004 and is titled Warp Speed (the series is named for this first title). The second book and the exciting sequel was published in 2005 and is titled The Quantum Connection.

He has written other fictional books on his own and with other authors. He is the writer of some of the books in the Looking Glass series with author John Ringo. He has also written the Tau Ceti Agenda series, authored Human By Choice with Darrell Bain, written Back to the Moon with Les Johnson, Extraction Point! with Stephanie Osborn, and the Moon Beam series with Jody Lynn Nye as well as several other fictional and non fiction novels.

Warp Speed is the first novel to come out in the series of the same name by Travis S. Taylor. If you like science fiction or action novels, be sure to check out this book and see what you think.

The main character in this book is Doctor Neal Anson Clemons. He is an expert when it comes to martial arts as well as being a highly intelligent physicist. He happened to be born the same moment that the historic event happened of men landing on the moon. Knowing this as he grew up, he has always dreamed of finding a pathway to get to the stars.

Now it appears that all of his work with his team has paid off. They’ve now gotten to a point where they are breaking through to results for building as well as a warp drive. They’ve also discovered a new source of energy that has enough power to make their warp drive potentially something much more real than just an idea.

He’s also gotten some help when it comes to getting funding for this project. This is thanks in part to Tabitha Ames, a beautiful woman who happens to be an astronaut as well as an Air Force Major. Now the United States government has offered up cash for them to go ahead with this project. This includes assembly, well in the orbital range of the first ever probe that would be faster than light.

The last thing that they anticipate is for opposing forces to be working against them secretly. They do not share the vision of scientific achievement and peace and go about exploding a space shuttle, doing their best to kill Tabitha and Neal, and try to steal the warp tech so that they can kick off a war with America that they would expect to be won quickly and easily.

What they don’t know is that Neal also has his own thoughts. He has his own plans when it comes to how the warp drive will be used, and his enemies have no idea. He wanted to get to the stars. Now holding off an attack is just the start of his journey. Will he be able to keep these forces at bay? Check out the first book in the Warp Speed series to find out!

The Quantum Connection is the exciting second novel in the Warp Speed series.

The main character in this story is Steven Montana. He’s great with computers and hacking. He was in Ohio at college when it started happening. The world meteor swarm affected America, Europe, and his Californian hometown. As a result, his family and friends are dead.

Deeply depressed, Steven leaves college and works in a video game store as a repairman. He fixed an old video game, prompting the game’s owner to offer him a government job. This involved getting through computer codes as well as taking hardware and reverse-engineering it. He aced his hardware examination test and gets questioned with his boss in a secret meeting.

Eventually he finds out that the meteors were not meteors at all but a brief war between America and its foes thanks to warp drive tech. The United States has also been sending ships to star systems that are faster than light. Also, aliens not friendly to the planet were watching the Earth, and the spaceships were shooting at intruders.

When Steven is abducted by aliens and is on a ship near Saturn, he has to avoid being a lab experiment. Can he get away? Read this book to find out!

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