Author Archives: Tom Hopp

About Tom Hopp

Thomas P Hopp is a scientist and author living in Seattle. He writes Peyton McKean mystery stories and the Dinosaur Wars science fiction series.

My Astronaut Application

I found the NASA receipt for my astronaut application while digging through a drawer of dusty old documents the other day. Continue reading

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2017—Pressing The Reset Button

I have put my home state through some major changes that actually COULD happen. But Nature has the power to heal the land and restore the world-renowned beauty of the place. Conveniently, as an author I can just hit the Reset Button. Continue reading

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My Appearance at the Burien Library Saturday

Come on down to the Burien Library and grab a copy or two of my thriller novels, personally autographed by me. And maybe a couple of spares as holiday gifts? Continue reading

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Trump Blames Hillary For Volcanic Eruption

Now might be a good time to grab a copy of RAINIER ERUPTS! and escape the debates, name calling, and blather, and immerse yourself in a great big natural disaster story. Continue reading

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Know of a good asteroid impact site?

Where would you like to see an asteroid or comet impact the earth? Win a free ebook if your idea is the best! Continue reading

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Edith May Hopp — 1925-2016

In leaving this world at age 91, Edee Hopp could look back on a long, full, loving, and often hilarious life. Brava! Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Candle Smoke Allergy

Spread the word! Hillary is allergic to candle smoke! She needs to know this so she can get better by avoiding burning candles at banquets and restaurants on the campaign trail. Continue reading

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It’s Candle Smoke Allergy, Hillary

Unless Hillary does something about her allergy to candle smoke, her hopes to become president may be thwarted by it! Continue reading

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Songs of Joy

The parijee songs are awesome soaring flute concertos in the forest canopy. The Douglas squirrels chirp and chitter in counterpoint, often timing their calls to those of the parijees. Enchanting. Continue reading

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“A Dangerous Breed” re-published!

Cool those hot summer doldrums down to industrial-strength refrigeration levels–if you dare! Continue reading

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