Miguel Mendonça is an Anglo-Azorean writer based in Bristol, England. He gained an honors degree in geography and history, and studied social science and environmental ethics at postgraduate level. Miguel studied and worked in the sustainability field for ten years, becoming an authority on renewable energy policy. While serving as Research Manager for an international NGO he wrote textbooks, book chapters, articles, papers and studies, providing an evidence base for campaigners around the world to push for better renewable energy laws in their jurisdictions. He lectured internationally and worked with campaigners from NGOs, politics, finance, industry and civil society on coalition building and strategy. His work contributed to the introduction of new laws in several countries and states. Miguel now writes fiction and non-fiction on ufology, politics, relationships, spirituality and consciousness.
Barbara Lamb is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Hypnotherapist and Regression Therapist based in California. She has researched alien abduction and contact for 25 years, working with 1,700 experiencers and performing over 2,600 regressions. She co-authored the 2008 book Alien Encounters, detailing the experiences of 25 individuals. She has written for the Journal of Abduction-Encounter Research and served on its editorial board. She has also written for the International Journal of Regression Therapy. Barbara is a member of the advisory board of FREE, the Federation for Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters. She is the former President of the Academy of Clinical Close Encounter Therapists, and a member of Women in Ufology. Barbara is considered a world authority on the hybrid phenomenon. She is in demand as a speaker at international UFO conferences and is a regular interviewee on radio shows, television programs and documentaries. Her website is barbaralambmft.com.