G. Ernest Smith

Biography

G. Ernest Smith is a retired Space Shuttle launch team member who lives near Cape Canaveral, Florida with his wife, Mary Beth. He has a son, Brandon, and a daughter, Mona, a brother, Jeff, and a sister, Gwen, who all live in California.

He enjoys sailing, Harley Davidsons, fishing, writing, Miatas and eating (not necessarily in that order). He has been a contributing writer for Cycle World and Florida Touch and Go magazines.

He is a graduate of Rollins College and the Florida Institute of Technology and holds a Masters degree in Computer Science.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I read G. Ernest Smith. He's brilliant! Did that sound too self-serving? Too shameless? No, really, I read a lot of stuff, history, science, but I read thrillers mostly. Names like David Baldacci, Tess Gerritsen, Lee Child, Jonathan Kellerman, Randy Wayne White, Tom Lowe, John Sandford. Once in a while, I take a break from thrillers and delve into some quality science fiction and fantasy with John Scalzi, Joe Haldeman, Elizabeth Moon, Lois McMaster Bujold.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I spill a bowl of alphabet soup over a snow globe. If I squint, I can make out words.

That sounded a lot funnier when it was still in my head.

Actually, I use a Kindle Paperwhite but I also have Kindle and Nook apps on my Android tablet phone.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find G. Ernest Smith online


Books

Black Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Her name is Black Sheena and she is hunted by the Five Star Coalition. She raids their shipments and opposes the ruthless men at the top. Whenever they try to tighten their grip on a people, Black Sheena is there to defend them. Whenever they try to put down rebels, Black Sheena is there to be their champion.
Dead Man: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The year is 1950 and Hank Corman has a job to do. Surveillance. He's watching a diner in Newark, New Jersey. But the lead is bogus. The target of the investigation never shows. He decides to call it a day, but then he catches sight of someone he hasn't seen since the war. But what he's seeing can't possibly be. He saw this man die six years ago! He died in the skies over Nazi Germany.
Shields of PHLEGM
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When mankind is threatened with oblivion, we must turn to a few good men, or maybe just one heroic sheep! This is the story of Levi, a fearsome quad ram, specially engineered genetically to do law enforcement.
Bone Freeze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Disturbingly mutilated dead animals are being found in the mountains of Alaska and hunting parties are disappearing. There is something evil at work here and law enforcement has put a name to it. Anubis. Roy Bohannon is a man without a past. He finds himself fleeing through the Alaskan wilderness. Someone is trying to kill him. Why? He can't remember who's chasing him or what he's done.
Bone River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Why are people mysteriously disappearing from the banks of the St. Johns River only to reappear with someone else's personality and memories? Bone Ramsey and his squad intend to find out.
Bone Hammer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It's an ancient artifact called the Horrible Hammer and it can kill with but a single thought. When it is stolen, Bone Ramsey is hired to retrieve it, and with the help of his colorful squad of club bouncers he runs afoul of the FBI, the Miami mob and barely escapes certain death.
Deadly Apparition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Commander Donald Castillo is the commander of the Virginia class fast attack nuclear submarine Kansas. On a mission to test a ground-breaking countermeasure something goes horribly wrong and Kansas disappears off the western coast of Scotland. The American and British navies perform an exhautive search but find not a trace of Kansas.
Bone Maze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Rebecca Wallace is a woman who enjoys doing volunteer work with seniors. One day she is tragically mauled by a Florida panther. Orlando detective Bone Ramsey is called in because he is one of the last people to see Rebecca Wallace alive. Another deadly attack happens and Ramsey sees a lethal pattern emerging. Someone or something is using the animals at the top of the food chain as hit men.
Look Down
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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The year is 2079 and Commander Eric Nyland commands the pride of the U.S. Navy, the USS Macon, an orbital weapons platform capable of striking anywhere on the earth. Nyland believes he is making the world a better place until he sees first hand a recent strike site.
Assassin Awaken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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He was an Aztec assassin and an enforcer for the emperor Montezuma. His enemies erased him from their world, but after sleeping for 500 years, he awoke to become a nightmare in the modern world and someone else’s problem.

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