Gene P. Abel, COL USA (RET) is the bestselling author of the novels GOING BACK, THE INN OF DESTINY, and the forthcoming KIDNAPPERS FROM THE FUTURE (Oct 2021). He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Penn State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Lehigh University. A Distinguished Military Graduate from Penn State, he spent 5 years on active duty as a Regular Army Officer and 25 years as an Army Reserve Officer. He completed the Army War College in 1985 and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal on two occasions. He was nominated for General Officer and retired in 1993 as a Colonel.