William Boardman


William Boardman is the author of the To Earth and Back series (The Mission, The Afterlife). He is a retired US Air Force photojournalist whose career spanned 26 years and took him to locations around the world: Far East, Middle East, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America, and North America (46 states plus Canada).

After completing photojournalism training at Syracuse University, his work entailed mixing words and imagery to tell the Air Force story. Subject matter included military deployment and conflict, aeronautical research, humanitarian relief, aerial imaging, human interest, etc. His work has been published in military publications and national periodicals.

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To Earth and Back: The Afterlife
Price: Free! Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
At the onset of the Arab-Israeli War, a young Jewish-Christian woman has been rescued by an alien crew and awakens aboard a massive starship. For thirteen years she has been the case study of the ship’s surgeon and is stunned to find herself the object of his affection. Dazed and conflicted, she must decide—stay on and give love a chance or return to Earth and her own people.
To Earth and Back
Price: Free! Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
A Hebrew girl is hounded by war—the case study of an alien physician orbiting the earth. After years of observation, to him, she seems like family. When the now 19-year-old woman’s life is threatened, the starship’s council must decide—break strict protocol for the sake of their beloved physician or allow the young woman to perish.

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William Boardman's favorite authors on Smashwords

C.M Neary
Latest book: Cobs. Published June 16, 2017. (5.00 from 1 review)
Cathy Maisano
Latest book: The Paradise Beach Mysteries: Whitehaven Beach. Published May 28, 2017. (5.00 from 1 review)

Smashwords book reviews by William Boardman

  • Monty's Boots on June 15, 2017

    Great Story.
  • Cobs on June 25, 2017

    Great story. I truly enjoyed the read. Nicely written.
  • The Paradise Beach Mysteries: Whitehaven Beach on June 26, 2017

    Beware of sand-eating crocodiles and environmental agents in this remarkable eco-friendly children's tale. I found the book most interesting and written on a level young people will easily understand. Nicely done!