Deborah Jackson received a science degree from the University of Ottawa in 1986, graduated from The Writing School in Ottawa in 2001, and is the author of several critically acclaimed science fiction and historical fiction novels. She gives school presentations throughout North America as well as developing and teaching writing courses at the Shenkman Arts Centre. Deborah is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Her novels include: Ice Tomb, an adult science fiction thriller and the Time Meddlers series for children, ages 9 – 14: Time Meddlers, Time Meddlers Undercover and Time Meddlers on the Nile. Articles about Deborah and reviews of her books have appeared in The Ottawa Citizen, MORE Magazine, RT BOOKclub Magazine, Canadian Teacher Magazine, SF Site, Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine and many more.
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A car accident leaves Erin Rocheford, a seventeen-year-old hockey player, fractured, disfigured, near death. Erin's parents decide that a vacation in Florida is just what she needs to recover. But soon after arriving, a tale of an odd English pirate and his feisty captive—a story of defiance and decapitation—weaves itself into her mind and threatens her sanity and her very soul.
While investigating one of the deepest caves in the world, a team of scientists and cave explorers becomes trapped. They must rely on a phobic doctor and a Mayan revolutionary to come to their rescue. In their descent, they encounter chambers drenched in snottites, toxic gas, fast-flowing sumps, and a mystery—or curse—that may leave them buried 2000 meters deep. Will they escape?
Mars Maze (Short Story)
A short, episodic, tongue-in-cheek story based on the Time Meddlers series.
Thirteen-year-old Matt Barnes, while searching for his time-travelling father, stumbles into a canyon maze on Mars, and makes a grisly discovery – not for weak stomachs. Is this a strange twist of evolution - another species colonizing Mars - or a prediction of their fate?
Time Meddlers on the Nile
One of Canada’s top scientists has discovered the secret to time travel. But everything has gone wrong.
Thirteen-year-old Matt Barnes and Sarah Sachs, while attempting to rescue Matt's father from multiple universes, face an even more challenging obstacle: the erasure of their own timeline. What can they do before they, themselves, are erased?
Time Meddlers Undercover
One of Canada’s top scientists has discovered the secret to time travel. But something has gone horribly wrong . . . again.
When thirteen-year-old Matt Barnes finds out his time-travelling father is trapped in occupied Holland during World War II, he and his best friend travel to the war-torn country where they’re immediately caught up in a world of high intrigue and dangerous covert operations.
One of Canada's top scientists has discovered the secret to time travel. But something has gone horribly wrong . . . .
After moving to a new city, Sarah Sachs encounters a mysterious boy who is somehow connected to his father's creation. They uncover an unusual device in a secret laboratory—a device that throws them far from the modern city of Ottawa into the forest-matted land of the 1600’s.
Ice Tomb, Second Edition
Deep within the Antarctic Ice Sheet, a hotspot suddenly develops on satellite tracking and the science team sent to investigate disappears. Erica Daniels, an esteemed volcanologist, must puzzle out the origin of this unusual heat signature alongside a vast graveyard of frozen bodies before she is numbered among them.