The Hanson family, Hoot, a laid-back oilman, his feisty wife, Hanna, their twin girls, and the best damn bird dog in the state think their nightmare is over. Their small, independent oil company, Hanson Oil has made them very wealthy, riches that they have yet to enjoy because of the problems brought by the notoriety of the wildcat strike. They prevailed in a lengthy court battle and recovered from an attack on them by a homegrown jihadist cell. However, they lost many friends that day during a celebration of them hitting the gusher. They realize the survivors of the jihadist cell is targeting them for revenge and their wealth when they kidnap one of the twins and behead Hoot's bird dog. Hoot and Hanna take the battle to the jihadists, using their money to form Hanson's Army disguised as a security company. The bad guys soon learn that the Hansons have no fear, no forgiveness, unlimited resources and takes no prisoners.
TD Barnes, author and entrepreneur, grew up on a ranch at Dalhart, Texas, and graduated from Mountain View High School, Oklahoma. He then embarked on a ten-year military career. He served as an army intelligence officer in Korea. Following 2 ½ years of radar and missile electronics schooling, he taught foreign students the Nike radar and missile system, and deployed with a Hawk missile battalion during the Soviet Iron Curtain threat. He attended Artillery OCS, where an injury ended his military career. Barnes’ career included serving as a field engineer at the NASA High Range in Nevada for the X-15, XB-70, lifting bodies, and lunar landing vehicles. He participated in the NASA NERVA project at Jackass Flats, Nevada; and served in Special Projects at Area 51. Barnes later formed a family oil and gas exploration company, drilling and producing oil and gas and mining uranium and gold. Barnes is currently the CEO of Startel, Inc., a landowner, and actively mining landscape rock and gold in Nevada. He is also the president of Roadrunners Internationale, an association of Area 51 veterans. Formerly, he was the first executive director of the Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame. Two National Geographic Channel documentaries: “Area 51 Declassified” and “CIA - Secrets of Area 51” have featured Barnes. Numerous documentaries produced by the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, the Travel Channel, and others also feature Barnes. The Annie Jacobsen book, Area 51 Declassified, also features his career. Barnes is the author of two nonfiction books, MiGs Over Nevada, and Odyssey To Area 51, a 3 novel series about EMP and nuclear war, and a 3-novel series about Islamic Jihad in America. Barnes lives in Henderson, Nevada.