Why would a successful mechanical engineer sell everything, leave the comforts and security of the U.S. and move his family of five to an exotic, dangerous communist country? What motivated him to start a foreign trading business, live a life of smuggling, avoiding arrest and enduring hardships to share the story of Jesus with people who have never prayed a prayer in their lives? This incredible true story of sacrifice, adventure, and intrigue is a wake-up call and manual on how to: Change your life from the mundane to the miraculous Make it through tough times, trusting God for guidance in family, business, love and evangelism Share your faith and overcome your fears once and for all In The Dragon's Lair is the true story of two spiritual kingdoms at war and how you can find and fulfill your exciting role in God's Great Story Follow Maverick, a 25 year veteran of mission living, as he shares the good news through dozens of exotic Chinese cities. Learn how to live the kind of same adventure in your world Experience how to pass God's test, gain your reward and rule and reign with Jesus in His coming heavenly kingdom. Maverick and Hope live in China. He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology and a M.A. in Biblical Studies. They have four children and five grand children.