Book One: The Hanson Legacy

"Cocheta" is a Native American word meaning "That you cannot imagine," an appropriate name for America's "blackest" research facility. Hidden inside a mountain in a remote and inhospitable region of the frigid Canadian Rockies, the massive complex is a high-tech laboratory for a handful of the most brilliant minds on earth. Together, they struggle to understand and duplicate exotic extraterrestrial technology before America's enemies do... or before an unspeakable horror arrives from deep space.

Benjamin Hanson, PhD is the project's greatest resource... and a dying man. His ultimate goal: unite the world in developing a defense against what he believes to be a coming invasion. To make it happen, he needs a clever plan. One that will topple a well-established culture of secrecy, allow him to evade those who watch his every move and neutralize a ruthless bureaucrat before the cruel tentacles of incurable cancer rob him of his life.

The Hanson Legacy chronicles Ben Hanson's life, from a humble childhood in a rural Oklahoma town to top scientist in a government facility so buried in the "black project" realm that most Presidents since Harry Truman were never briefed on it. Dr. Hanson's tormentor, Louis Hastings, an evil, self-absorbed Washington bureaucrat determined to keep secret the other-worldly horrors hidden in Cocheta Mountain... and a rash of lethal "accidents" involving more than a dozen retired project scientists. The fate of the entire planet might very well rest on the success or failure of Dr. Hanson's most vital, and final mission of his life.

Sacrifice, devotion, duty, honor... and a timeless, beautiful love story that endures vicious tragedy and desolate separation. The Hanson Legacy completely transcends the Sci-Fi genre and will leave you anxiously waiting for Book Two: The Hanson Conundrum!


"The story grabbed me by the throat from the first page and left me almost breathless until the exciting climactic scenes. The characters are strong, superbly developed and totally believable... If you read this book, make sure you have a long flight or a few free days ahead of you

--- you won’t be able to put it down!"

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spacerEditor | Australian Defence Business Review (ADBR)
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Ada, Oklahoma

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Book Two: The Hanson Conundrum

Benjamin Harris Hanson is laid to rest as the world shudders under the impact of Senator Chandler’s historic speech. Immediately, politicians begin to exploit the “Hanson Revelations” for personal and political gain.

Legendary Chief Engineer of Lockheed-Martin’s Skunk Works, Dr. Donna Hanson, Ben Hanson’s brilliant daughter, and renowned Physicist, Tim Alexander, are appointed to head the troubled Cocheta Research Facility. Almost immediately, they discover that, after 70 years, the passive alien presence on earth is changing...


While the world bickers amongst themselves about the significance of Hanson’s frightening revelations, and what to do about the ultra-secret facility he worked in, America’s intensely guarded nuclear weapons stockpile is compromised by an alien aircraft and a series horrific disasters occur around the world. The incidents seem to be completely unrelated to each other....

...but are they?

Only those at the very highest levels of government know the truth.

As the disasters continue to mount, a reluctant President learns that he must choose between his rigid ideology or saving the human race.

The answer awaits all mankind on a still, high desert night, 75 miles northwest of Las Vegas…

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