G. Michael Smith has been writing books prodigiously since retiring. Besides The Forevers, he has begun the Beechwood Adventures series for young teens and a volume of poetry. He lives in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island on Canada's west coast.
Fixer 13 is the first book in The Forevers, featuring Jayne Wu
Jayne Wu is a brilliant and inexplicably-lucky 13-year-old in a future Earth obsessed with its own survival. The Swarm, a meteor field billions of kilometres across, will soon smash through the solar system, destroying all life and possibly the planet itself. The only hope for humankind's survival are the biomes - twelve asteroid-size escape vessels constructed in orbit to travel to and colonize far distant worlds with the best Earth can offer.
Jayne - whose nickname is Thirteen - wants only to leave the Nursery, study to be a Technical Electrical Mechanical Fixer and become part of the great adventure. And, of course, play GravBall. But Jayne's mind is extraordinary and she soon attracts attention from the organized crime Consortium, the Sentinels, the World Police and the Forevers - a cabal of ultra-rich who will stop at nothing to subvert society's colonization plans to their own diabolical ends. They all want to use her. In order to survive Jayne must decide who to trust.
Pandora Rao is a young girl with a very special mind living on an orbiting asteroid ship preparing to travel to the stars to save mankind from extinction. She is happily planning to become a scientist until her father surprises her on her 17th birthday. The surprise horrifies Pandora.
She and her brother are the target of The Forevers who want to destroy their minds and take over their bodies...
Imposter is the third book in The Forevers, featuring Jayne Wu, aka Thirteen
Whose mind is in whose body? Seventeen-year-old Jayne Wu is literally battling inside her own mind against Dr. Winter Bancroft, evil neuroscientist of The Forevers. Jayne has Poppy Greenway and the Sentinels on her side - but can they really counter the Consortium and the Forevers?
Master Fixer is the second book in The Forevers, featuring Jayne Wu.
Now 16, Jayne Wu is working as a fixer on Biome 3, a thoroughly inhospitable environment. She is just starting to feel she can serve her world through advancing in her chosen profession. Her friend, Poppy Greenway, has kept her safe but that is all about to change. The Consortium crime syndicate is plotting to abduct her.
Fixer 13 is the first book in The Forevers, featuring Jayne Wu.
Jayne Wu is a brilliant and inexplicably-lucky 13-year-old in a future Earth obsessed with its own survival. Jayne's mind is extraordinary and she soon attracts attention from the organized crime Consortium, the Sentinels, the World Police and the Forevers. In order to survive Jayne must decide who to trust.