Tony Ruggiero is best known for his vampire series Team of Darkness where vampires are forced into servitude by the Special Forces Command. Other works include his science fiction series, Alien Deception, and thrillers such as Coven and The Evil from Above as well as a short story collection, Humans Need Not Apply. Retiring from the U.S. Navy after 23 years of service, Tony has taught English at Old Dominion University and Saint Leo University in Virginia. In addition Tony was part of the founding team of RavenCon and then did programming for the convention for a few years. Tony is currently teaching English courses at Colorado State University in Pueblo, CO and resides in Colorado Springs, CO. Website: tonyruggiero.com.