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Robert M. Campbell

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Robert M. Campbell hails from the east coast of Canada, having recently returned to New Brunswick after extended stays in Toronto and Ottawa. An early love of astronomy and technology led him to a career in software engineering. Robert studied Computer Science and Anthropology at Acadia University in Nova Scotia.

After twenty years working in the aerospace, government and open source software sectors, he has written his first science fiction novels, Trajectory Book 1 and Book 2 the first instalments of a projected six in the New Providence Series. Seedfall: New Providence Series Book 3 is out now. Book 4 is due to be released in early 2018.

Robert and his wife Deb live on their small hobby farm on the river where they focus on writing and
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Robert M. Campbell I have a couple of books I'm beta reading right now, and a bunch I'm half-finished, but going onto the top of the pile:

Felix R. Savage's Freefall
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I have a couple of books I'm beta reading right now, and a bunch I'm half-finished, but going onto the top of the pile:

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Greg Bear's Hull Zero Three
Joe Haldeman's The Forever War

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Book 4 Update, June 2018

Hi.


Sorry its been awhile. I have some Good News:


NEW PROVIDENCE BOOK 4 IS ALMOST DONE!


No, really. I mean it.


I might even have a catchy title for it.


Ive been working on this thing for a year now and its finally wrapping up. It is still in draft form. I still have to do one final pass and some rework, but it is approaching completion. I can feel it.


This is a big, complicated book, with a lot of...

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