Selected Works

Fiction/Techno-Thriller
Americium The Beautiful
Nick Stannous' idyllic suburban life is disrupted when a Congressman mysteriously dies at his school's science fair. All fingers point to one person, but Nick knows better. Or does he?
Specific Gravity
Dr. Alexander Darkkin is a brilliant but dysfunctional physician whose six-month sabbatical leads him and amazing scientist Bonnie Mendoza on a strange journey to investigate a possible homicideŚwith a 'murder weapon' so bizarre it seems inconceivable.
Ontario Lacus
A brilliant bio-geneticist intent on using perhaps the greatest scientific discovery of all time for his own perverted end . . . A grizzled, troubled old warrior who embarks on perhaps his last adventure, to settle an old score . . . A physician leader, someday destined for greatness, whose life is turned upside down by something she can't control . . . A scientist of extraordinary gifts who, with an unlikely ally, must become the world's deadliest cybernetic weapon . . . The unlikely union of two very different families results in the greatest, deadliest scientific showdown of all time, as super-scientist Dr. Bonnie Mendoza and the bizarre Dr. Rad Darkkin travel to the Caribbean to destroy the evil Dr. Malachi Argon.
Medical--Endocrinology
Basic Endocrinology--An Interactive Approach
This book is intended as a problem-based tool and self-assessment guide for medical students, residents, and others wishing for a review of clinical endocrinology. This book will provide a solid foundation of clinical endocrinology, either as a core textbook or as a supplemental self-test and review. The book is designed in an easy-to-read "frequently asked question" format.
How The Endocrine System Works
A highly informative yet humorous collection of nine easy to digest 'lectures' which discuss the fundamental workings of the endocrine system in health and disease.
Case Studies in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism: A Problem-Oriented Approach
A challenging set of endocrinology cases to test your knowledge of this fascinating topic. Intended audience: medical students, residents, and practicing physicians.

My Works

Americium The Beautiful
Brilliant high school student Nick "Tinman" Stannous becomes an irritating thorn in the side of local law enforcement when he starts investigating the death of an important political figure who died at the high school science fair. Join Tinman in his first great adventure with his best friend Marcy Guzman and beautiful but bellicose new girl in town Bella Mendoza.

ISBN 978-0-9827551-0-5 (Paperback)
ISBN 978-0-9827551-1-2 (Hardcover)


Specific Gravity
This quirky, darkly humorous medical thriller tells the tale of a dysfunctional physician whose six-month sabbatical leads him and his unlikely female companion on a strange journey to investigate a possible homicide--with a "murder weapon" so bizarre it seems inconceivable.

Dunn Avenue Press, 2007, 319 pages. ISBN 978-0-6151-4137-4.

Available at Amazon.com, Lulu.com, and other online booksellers.

Ontario Lacus
A brilliant bio-geneticist intent on using perhaps the greatest scientific discovery of all time for his own perverted end...

A grizzled, troubled old warrior who embarks on perhaps his last adventure, to settle an old score...

A physician leader, someday destined for greatness, whose life is turned upside down by something she can't control...

A scientist of extraordinary gifts who, with an unlikely ally, must become the world's deadliest cybernetic weapon...

Amazing scientist Bonnie Mendoza investigates her brother's theory that someone is juicing up his pro football team with performance-enhancing drugs--but the ultimate goal is something far worse than she, intrepid pediatrician Dr. Wendy Williams, and the obnoxious Dr. Alex Darkkin could ever expect. But they come up against an enemy that is unlike anything the human race has seen before.


Basic Endocrinology--An Interactive Approach
A detailed problem-based interactive endocrinology text designed in a question-and-answer format.

Blackwell Science, 2000. ISBN 978-0-632-04429-2, 282 pages.

Available at Amazon.com and local/national medical booksellers.

How The Endocrine System Works
Designed for medical and allied health students, this easy-to-read summary of the endocrine system teaches principles of endocrinology in nine chapters, in a 'lecture' type format.

Blackwell Science, 2002. ISBN 978-0-632-04556-6, 104 pages.
Available at Amazon.com and local/national medical booksellers.

Case Studies in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism: A Problem-Oriented Approach
A collection of 90 endocrinology case studies organized in a question-and-answer format. Recommended highly for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians.

Igaku Shoin/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1996. ISBN: 978-4-260-14297-7, 229 pages.

Available at Amazon.com and local/national medical booksellers.