Our Authors

Author S.P. Grogan

Specializing in Historical Fiction

Author S.P. Grogan is a best-selling author specializing in historical fiction. He lives in Las Vegas with wife Pamela. His career included stints as a high school and college editor, a newspaper reporter, founder and editor of an underground hippie newspaper, editor & publisher of an entertainment industry magazine. His life experiences include being an entrepreneurial businessman.

He is well known for his best-selling books Vegas Die and Captain Cooked. His writings include historical fiction themes, With Revenge Comes Terror, Atomic Dreams at the Red Tiki Lounge, and Lafayette: From Courtier to Crown Fugitive, 1757-1777.

His collections of writings and business career private papers have been donated to the University of Nevada Las Vegas Library, Special Collections and Archives.

Judge James P. Gray (ret.)

Judge

Judge James P. Gray (ret.) has a distinguished career in the judicial system and in American politics. Judge Gray began his career as a staff judge advocate and criminal defense attorney for the U.S. Navy JAG corps. After working for 5 years in private practice in Newport Beach he was appointed by Governor Deukmejian to the Santa Ana municipal court in December1983, where he was active in trying to combat alcohol-related offenses. Judge Jim Gray was elevated by Governor Deukmejian to the Orange County Superior Court in July 1989, where he received awards as the 1992 “Judge of the Year” by the business litigation section of the Orange County Bar Association, the 1995 “Judge of the Year” by the Orange County Constitutional Rights Foundation, and honorary doctor of law degrees from Western State University and Chapman University. He retired after 25 years on the bench in January 2009. In 2012, Judge Gray ran alongside Governor Gary Johnson as the Libertarian Party candidate for Vice President of the United States. Judge Gray now works in private mediation and arbitration for ADR Services in Irvine. In 2009, the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County named its annual “Judge of the Year” award after him, and in 2020 the Orange County Bar Association awarded him their highest honor with the lifetime achievement Franklin G. West award.

Joost Douma

Founder of NEMO

Joost Douma was taught classic Latin and Greek at a gymnasium and studied history and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. Served as chairman of urban renewal programs for the city of Amsterdam (Netherlands), and led the research and planning effort for business development in telecommunication and information technology. Founded the first Dutch national science center, NEMO, known for its interactive exhibitry and architectural design by the Italian architect Renzo Piano. NEMO was inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Queen Beatrix in 1997 and ranks among the best visited museums in the Netherlands with more than half a million visitors each year. Won, together with Papalote, Museo del Nino in Mexico City, the tender of the Presidential Fideicommissum to develop the national pavilion for Mexico for the World Expo 2000 in Hannover, Germany.

Dr. Johnny Teague

Historian

Dr. Johnny Teague is an author and historian having earned five degrees, culminating with a doctorate in exposition. History and life stories have been his passion. Through travel, interviews, and extensive study, he continues to build on his foundation. Preparation for this book has included interviews with Holocaust survivors, studies at the Holocaust museums in Houston, Washington, D.C., and at the Yad Vashem in Israel. His study has carried him around the world multiple times to research at sites including Auschwitz, Dachau, the Corrie ten Boom House, and the Anne Frank House.

Elizabeth Rogliani

Political Science
Elizabeth Rogliani, also known as Elizabeth Otaola, is an immigrant from Venezuela who grew up watching her country deteriorate through the eyes of her parents at a very young age, and all through her early teens. She grew up in Venezuela’s capital city of Caracas, and made the decision to finish her high school abroad, always with the plan of returning home. In 2010, she moved to the United States, where she found herself ten years later, watching her old home from afar, recognizing it is not the place where she grew up. She studied Political Science and International Affairs in college, and in 2020, on an unexpected twist of fate, one of her videos warning Americans of a possible political decline went viral. Now she decided to share the story of her country’s own decline with this book.

E.A. Allen

History Professor

E.A. Allen is a History Professor, cattle farmer, and retired CIA intelligence officer. When he’s not out chasing staying cows that have no respect for fences, or tracking-down undergraduates who have no respect for assignment deadlines, he’s at his desk, writing mysteries in the great tradition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, and Dorothy L. Sayers.

E. A. Allen’s Montclaire Mysteries follow the exploits of Gérard de Montclaire, the greatest sleuth of his time. The Montclaire Mysteries feature intrigue, revenge, jealousy, espionage, political corruption, and international conspiracy – just the ingredients that make for a deliciously evil soup. E. A. Allen’s new series of mystery stories for Middle-Grade readers relate the adventures of Percy St.-John, a fifteen-year-old safe-cracking genius whose life is a constant struggle against spies, demons, and master criminals.

Elizabeth

Political Science

Elizabeth Rogliani, also known as Elizabeth Otaola, is an immigrant from Venezuela who grew up watching her country deteriorate through the eyes of her parents at a very young age, and all through her early teens. She grew up in Venezuela’s capital city of Caracas, and made the decision to finish her high school abroad, always with the plan of returning home. In 2010, she moved to the United States, where she found herself ten years later, watching her old home from afar, recognizing it is not the place where she grew up. She studied Political Science and International Affairs in college, and in 2020, on an unexpected twist of fate, one of her videos warning Americans of a possible political decline went viral. Now she decided to share the story of her country’s own decline with this book.

E.A. Allen

History Professor

E.A. Allen is a History Professor, cattle farmer, and retired CIA intelligence officer. When he’s not out chasing staying cows that have no respect for fences, or tracking-down undergraduates who have no respect for assignment deadlines, he’s at his desk, writing mysteries in the great tradition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, and Dorothy L. Sayers.

E. A. Allen’s Montclaire Mysteries follow the exploits of Gérard de Montclaire, the greatest sleuth of his time. The Montclaire Mysteries feature intrigue, revenge, jealousy, espionage, political corruption, and international conspiracy – just the ingredients that make for a deliciously evil soup. E. A. Allen’s new series of mystery stories for Middle-Grade readers relate the adventures of Percy St.-John, a fifteen-year-old safe-cracking genius whose life is a constant struggle against spies, demons, and master criminals.