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James Marshall Smith is a writer and scientist with an extensive research career, from space satellites to molecular biophysics. He was Chief of Radiation Studies for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta for over a decade and has served in consulting or advisory roles on nuclear-threat countermeasures for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, the G7 Global Health Security Action Group in Berlin, London and Paris, and for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
His debut novel—SILENT SOURCE—was one of three international finalists for the 2015 Clive Cussler Grand Master Award. His other novel—HYBRID, another suspense/thriller—was a short-list finalist in the William Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.
What’s different about this book?
Silent Source is inspired by one of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s top scenarios for terrorist attacks on the U.S. and enriched throughout by the author’s experience with the global nuclear terrorist threat.
His other novel--Hybrid, another suspense/thriller—was a short-list finalist in the William Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. James lives and writes in Georgia with his wife, June, and their bossy Maltese, Georgie.
Visit him at www.JamesMarshallSmith.com
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