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Daniel Arthur Smith

Daniel Arthur Smith is a USA Today bestselling author. His titles include Spectral Shift, Hugh Howey Lives, The Cathari Treasure, The Somali Deception, and a few other novels and short stories. He also curates the phenomenal short fiction series Tales from the Canyons of the Damned and Frontiers of Speculative Fiction.

He was raised in Michigan and graduated from Western Michigan University where he studied philosophy, with focus on cognitive science, meta-physics, and comparative religion.  He began his career as a bartender, barista, poetry house proprietor, teacher, and then became a technologist and futurist for the Fortune 100 across the Americas and Europe.
Daniel has traveled to over 300 cities in 22 countries, residing in Los Angeles, Kalamazoo, Prague, Crete, and now writes in Manhattan where he lives with his wife and young sons.

For more information, visit danielarthursmith.com

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    • Tales from the Canyons of the Damned: No. 31

    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith, Hunter C. Eden, D.K. Cassidy, and others
    • Narrated by: Jason LaVelle
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    This thirty-first issue of Tales from the Canyons of the Damned consists of five sharp, suspenseful, thought provoking short stories - each from a different featured master of speculative fiction....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Hugh Howey Lives

    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Patricia Santomasso
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Can artificial intelligence write a novel? In 2174, authors are obsolete....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Little Lois Lowry with a Dose of Hugh Howey

    • By FanFiAddict on 10-28-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Spectral Shift

    • A Spectral Worlds Novel (Volume 1)
    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Nikolai Hill
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Abernathy Squire, an agent for the Homeland, is reluctant to come out of retirement. A century has passed since the Spectral Wars. The world has changed. But a friend and an artifact have gone missing, and this is his chance to settle an old score....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Tales from the Canyons of the Damned: No. 30

    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith, Michael Ezell, Jeremy Essex, and others
    • Narrated by: Jason LaVelle
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This 30th issue of Tales from the Canyons of the Damned consists of five sharp, suspenseful, thought provoking short stories - each from a different featured master of speculative fiction. This issue includes "Something Bad" by Jeremy Essex and four more stories....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Cathari Treasure

    • A Cameron Kincaid Novel, Book 1
    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A coveted prize has surfaced in New York drawing Celebrity Chef Cameron Kincaid into an 800-year-old war....

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Tales from the Canyons of the Damned: No. 29

    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Jason LaVelle
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    This 29th-issue of Tales from the Canyons of the Damned consists of three sharp, suspenseful, thought-provoking short stories - each from a different featured master of speculative fiction....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Agroland

    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Sam Burns
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In a desolate desert, members of an isolated agricultural station discover a stranger, dehydrated, delirious, and near death from exposure....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You know it's a good story when...

    • By Jonathan M Lambert on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Gazer

    • A Spectral Worlds Story
    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Jessica West
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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     A coming-of-age story of a young girl living on colonial Mars....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Opening Day: A Short Story

    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A boy in the Midwestern United States celebrates an anticipated rite of passage with his grandfather....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Potter's Daughter

    • By: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Narrated by: Daniel Arthur Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Potter's Daughter really is a special story of a woman's relationships with her father, her past, and the new man in her life....

    Regular price: $17.99

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