Laura’s first novel, PEACEKEEPER (Dec 08), began a new military SF series from Roc. VIGILANTE (Oct 09) followed, and PATHFINDER will be available in July of 2010. Laura grew up near Boulder. She went to Colorado State University, majored in Chemistry, and entered the U.S. Air Force through R.O.T.C. After she left the Air Force, she settled in CO Springs and became a software engineer. She currently lives in Monument with her scientific advisor, where she writes and dabbles in xeriscape gardening.