L. E. Modesitt, Jr.'s bestselling SF and fantasy novels have made him on of the leading genre writers of the 1990s.
His new SF novel, Gravity Dreams, is a stand-alone action adventure, filled with conflict and featuring Modesitt's trademark: a confrontation with difficult moral and ethical questions invoked by the story.
Set in the distant future on Earth, our hero, Tyndel, born and raised in a conservative and rigidly structured religious culture, is exiled to a more technologically advanced civilization. He must adjust quickly to this space-faring civilization, which his own righteous nation considers evil and peopled by demons. Fortunately, he has the rare talent required to become a space pilot. What no one expects, least of all Tyndel, is that he might meet God, or at least a vastly superior being, in space.
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. is the bestselling author of over sixty novels encompassing two science fiction series and four fantasy series, as well as several other novels in the science fiction genre.
Mr. Modesitt has been a delivery boy; a lifeguard; an unpaid radio disc jockey; a U.S. Navy pilot; a market research analyst; a real estate agent; a director of research for a political campaign; legislative assistant and staff director for a U.S. Congressman; Director of Legislation and Congressional Relations for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; a consultant on environmental, regulatory, and communications issues; and a college lecturer and writer in residence. In addition to his novels, Mr. Modesitt has ... (more)