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Thomas Mays

Thomas Allen Mays, a Texan long separated from his home state, is an active-duty US Navy Surface Warfare Officer of 16 years, currently serving in the hellish environs of Kauai, Hawaii. He is a former Chief Engineer, Navigator, teacher, and itinerant rocket scientist.

When not writing, taking care of his family, or snorkeling in the defense of freedom, Tom works in fleet training and ballistic missile defense testing.

Tom has previously been published in Jim Baen's Universe.

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Bumped

Bumped

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