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Ryk E Spoor

(Ryk Erik Spoor)
USA flag (b.1962)

Ryk E. Spoor was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and has lived in South Dakota, Georgia, New York, and Pennsylvania. Severe asthma forced him to spend most of his childhood reading and, by the time he was six, writing. While he began reading fantasy such as Oz and science fiction starting with Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, it was his 5th grade teacher that sent him on the course that would make him a science-fiction author, by lending Ryk a battered copy of E.E. "Doc" Smith's Second-Stage Lensmen; this sent him on a reading spree that devoured every science-fiction book he encountered for the next ten years, and instilled in him the conviction that being a science-fiction author was the greatest possible profession anyone could aspire to. Ryk Spoor is also Research and Development Coordinator for International Electronic Machines (IEM), where he has obtained funding for and directed/assisted in research into wireless MEMS sensor systems, power harvesting, smart video security systems, and other related fields; he holds several patents in these areas. He lives in Troy, New York, with his wife Kathleen and their four children Christopher, Gabriel, Victoria, and Domenica.

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
Jason Wood
Digital Knight (2003)
Boundary (with Eric Flint)
1. Boundary (2006)
2. Threshold (2010)
3. Portal (2013)
Boundary: Castaway (with Eric Flint)
1. Castaway Planet (2015)
2. Castaway Odyssey (2016)
Apocalypse Maidens
1. Princess Holy Aura (2017)
Fall Of Veils (with Kathleen Moffre-Spoor)
1. French Roast Apocalypse (2018)
Demons of the Past
1. Revelation (2018)
2. Revolution (2018)