When Philip is not writing about distant galaxies or alien worlds, he spends his time with his wife, family, and friends. He is an elementary school teacher in Florida. Philip is an accomplished martial artist with a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. During his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar and gaming.
Trista Bomstruck, a fifteen year old creative engineer, fills her daily life with amusing inventions. At the annual inventors’ festival, Trista is swept up in a war that her grandfather thought had ended. As an aggressive robotic army creeps closer to Trista’s doorstep, her grandfather’s heroic past is revealed and Trista realizes she has an integral role in the war to save humanity.