Dancing with the Universe

A Place in the Stars: Book II in the Dancing with the Universe Series

John is working on Book II of the Dancing with the Universe Series, A Place in the Stars. This book is a sequel for book I of the series,  Doing the E.T. Tango and follows Ellen Goodwin, Bill Regal, Tim Morrison and Charlie Ruffin as they get proof of aliens visiting Earth. In the meantime, Ellen's sister, Janet and Tim's wife Angie are searching for them in Wyoming, trying to figure out what happened to their family. Master Sergeant Sutherland and FBI agent Steve Jenkins are pulled into the search of trying to find out what happened to Ellen and her team.

"Doing the E.T. Tango" - Introducing US Army Master Sergeant Donald Sutherland

Another character from the book is Don Sutherland, a Master Sergeant in the US Army. He is assistant head of security for Fort Custer which makes him of interest to Bill and Ellen's team. Ellen starts dating the sergeant in order to try and find out more about base security. In the meantime, the sergeant is doing his job and providing information to Steve Jenkins about an odd team working near the base. Here is the initial introduction to Don Sutherland from the book.

Places in Wyoming featured in "Doing the E.T. Tango" - Cody, Wyoming

In the novel Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe, there are several visits to Cody, Wyoming. Cody is a popular destination for tourists and local residents because of the larger stores, restaurants and spots of interest. It is one of the largest towns in the Big Horn Basin and is within 1-2 hour drive of the other small towns in the area. This makes it a convenient place to go and shop for items that can be obtained in the smaller locations.

Chapter 16 from "Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe"

One more chapter from the book, in this chapter, the team has a close call with a drone and the FBI agent Steve Jenkins continues to get suspicious about what is really going on with the fossil hunting team. Only one more week until you can read the rest of the story of the search for alien artifacts.

"Doing the E.T. Tango" - Introducing Steve Jenkins

While the team is looking for a way into the Army base, government agencies become interested in them and their activities. One of these government agents is Steve Jenkins, an FBI agent that gets interested in what Ellen and Bill are really looking for. In this scene from the book he and his partner Duke Feltman meet with Bill to remind him to do the right thing if they find fossils on government land.


Legends of Wyoming for "Doing the E.T. Tango" - The Legend Rock Petroglyphs

There are many instances of artwork created by pre-historic people around the world. In the Big Horn Basin there is a site called Legend Rock that has petroglyphs carved into the surface of a cliff. The earliesdt carvings are estimated to have ben made around 11,000 years ago and they are considered some of the oldest rock art in North America.

Places in Wyoming featured in "Doing the E.T. Tango" - The Big Horn Basin

View from Beartooth MountainsThe novel Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe takes place in the northwest corner of Wyoming. This area is called the Big Horn Basin. While the focus of the novel is on Ellen, Bill, Tim and Charlie in their search for alien artifacts, this area of Wyoming is a rural area that provides a remote backdrop for the story.

Chapter 9 from "Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe"

Here is another chapter from John's book. In this chapter Ellen's team is attempting to get rid of the BLM agent surveying their land. Ellen, Bill and Tim have some fun annoying the BLM agent John Brady while they pretend to look for fossils. In one more week I will post Chapter 16, which describes how the group will have to deal with drones flown by the military around the area. And only two more weeks until the book is released on Amazon and you can find out what happened with Ellen, Bill, Tim and Charlie in their search.

"Doing the E.T. Tango" - Introducing Tim Morrison

Ellen Goodwin's team needed a gadget guy to help them get into area 47. Bill Regal's friend, Tim Morrison, provided the expertise and hardware needed to accomplish that task. Here is a short introduction to Tim. On November 26th read about Tim and his role in helping to look for alien artifacts.

Legends of Wyoming for "Doing the E.T. Tango" - The Little People of the Big Horns

Most of the action for the book Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe takes place in the northwest portion of Wyoming. The book tells the story of a group trying to break into an Army base to recover proof of an alien landing and the government cover-up. As far as I know, there is no secret base and no alien spaceships or bodies hidden out in the far corners of Wyoming. However, there are legends of alien visitors, UFO's and other mysterious beings.

"Doing the E.T. Tango" - Introducing Charlie Ruffin

The main characters, Bill Regal and Ellen Goodwin were introduced in the first chapter of the book but they aren't the only ones trying to find aliens. The following is a short description of Charlie Ruffin, a software developer/hacker who joins the team in their quest for proof of alien life.

Chapter 1 from "Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe"

Since John's Book Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe is his first published book we want to provide some content to allow readers to decide if the book is a good fit for their interests. Over the next few weeks we will be publishing chapters from the book, information about the the area around where the story takes place and some early samples of John's writing. To get things started, here is Chapter 1 Looking for Bill.

Release Date of November 26, 2014 for the eBook "Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe"

We are proud to announce the release date of November 26, 2014  for the eBook, Doing the E.T. Tango: Dancing with the Universe. It has been a long learning experience for both of us, creating, editing and self publishing a book. Our journey continues since we want to publish a print version and expand our distribution from Amazon to other websites and eventually book stores. This release is the first step in our publishing and marketing efforts and we would like to ask your help in letting others know about this book.