Gerald Shingleton grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, earned a professional five year degree in architecture from California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo in 1971, and practiced architecture in Lake Arrowhead California for twenty years before moving to Arizona where he's a senior principal for a Phoenix based architectural firm.He founded CadArm Publications marketing to the professional design industry supplying CAD details and his first book, 'ArchitectsReference Manual'. His second published work is a novel, 'Journey to Terra Incognita'.
In the post-war,a Communist was hiding behind every corner. Anti-religious rhetoric began infiltrating America. It was Satan who tested the resolve of atheist Charles Mandrin in this powerful drama.
The story is set on a college campus in 1950, but the adventure redirects to the Guatemalan jungles to locate a mysterious crystal Mandrin learned would heal his brain damaged girl friend.