Who Am I?

Jack Knapp grew up in Louisiana and joined the Army after graduating from high school. He served three tours in Germany and traveled throughout western Europe before retiring. His current circle of friends and acquaintances, many of them fellow members of Mensa, live on every continent except Antarctica. Jack graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso before beginning his second career, teaching science.
Always an avid reader, he took naturally to writing. He’s experimented with ESP (The Wizards Series) and woodcraft/survivalism; the deep woods of Louisiana were his playground, the setting for his Darwin’s World Series. He’s a knight of the Society for Creative Anachronism, so combat scenes involving swords, spears, and bows and arrows are reality based.
Recent novels examine the challenges humanity will face when we begin to spread out into space. Beginning with a startup company building the first practical spacecraft (The Ship), to growing a business in space while overcoming Earth-based obstacles (NFI: New Frontiers, Inc), to humanity’s first contact with a non-human species (NEO: Near Earth Objects), the novels are largely based on current events.
Jack’s boundless imagination is also in evidence, but you’ll have to read his novels to find out just how imaginative he is!

My Services

“Your book goes places you may never go and helps people you may never meet”
That’s what I do, inspiring the world through my authoring skills, guiding them in their life through my books.

My Books


Piracy in space is difficult, almost impossible. But oh, the sheer size of that treasure! And revenge, too! There must be some way…

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Defending Eden

Humanity faces an enemy from space. Dangerous, to be sure; but behind them is the ultimate enemy.
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Is Magic real? And how is it different from paranormal abilities such as telepathy, psychokinetics, and levitation?
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The Territory

The New Mexico Territory of the 1870s-1880s was as wild and dangerous as any part of the American west.
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