Rob Smythe

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Rob is a science teacher in Ontario, Canada. His specialties are physics and astronomy. He has written textbooks for those subjects, as well as for computer science. He has written for magazines, and his short stories have placed favorably in contests hosted by Writer's Digest and the Hawaii Writers Conference.
Rob loves music, especially musical theater, and has directed or acted in over a dozen stage productions. He is a private pilot (Cessna 150, 172), a scuba diver, and a fishing enthusiast. He plays hockey, baseball, and curling.
Favorite writing spots: winter--his home in Burlington, Ontario; summer--his cottage (cabin) in Haliburton, Ontario.

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Parallel X
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,290. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Parallel X, entangled universes, nanobot viruses, DNA manipulation, and the threat of human extinction converge in a gripping story of sacrifice, love, ethics, and scientific research. "…a terrific story, with a great premise, sharply drawn characters, and a smooth and engaging writing style." - Gary Braver, author of bestsellers Gray Matter, Skin Deep, and Tunnel Vision (new)
Home In The Badlands
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Book 3 of 3 in The Badlands Saga, an adventure story for middle grade readers. Laura and Mike are trapped in the Stone Age, living with a cave-dwelling family. Life is harsh and food is scarce. Members of a more advanced tribe arrive, intending to steal the family's womenfolk. Laura and Mike must help defend the cave, then undertake a rescue, before the last chance to return home is lost.
Trapped In The Badlands
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Book 2 of 3 in The Badlands Saga, an adventure story for middle grade readers. Laura, 14, and Mike, 12, have chosen to stay 12,000 years in the past to defend a Stone Age family against two unscrupulous archaeologists who want to retrieve a live specimen. When Mike and the family's teenage boy are captured, Laura must rescue them and make certain that the archaeologists are no longer a threat.
Lost In The Badlands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Book 1 of 3 in The Badlands Saga, an adventure story for middle grade readers. Laura, 14, and her brother Mike, 12, are walking in the Badlands of South Dakota when a mysterious time-storm sweeps them 12,000 years into the past, a time when the Badlands were lush and wet. They must find out what happened to them, and save a family from unscrupulous archaeologists who followed them into the past.

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