Empowered: Traitor

Dale Ivan Smith
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I am supposed to destroy the Scourge, but the alien song of artificial life threatens the Earth.

I infiltrated the world’s most dangerous Empowered criminal group, the Scourge, and stopped a psychopath from destroying a city. Now, the secretive government agency I work for wants me to help them destroy the Scourge. The Scourge wants to free humanity from the tyranny of the Hero Council.

My grandmother’s life depends on me continuing my mission. But, I uncover manmade plant monsters, and people who have been turned into horrors as part of an evil experiment. An experiment which threatens all life. An experiment the people I work for ignore. They want me to continue their plan of destroying the Scourge from within. Stay in the shadows, they tell me.

I may work in the shadows, but I’m not going to sit by and watch the world be secretly destroyed.

Superhero, alternate history, supernatural suspense, paranormal, and urban fantasy.

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About the author

A life-long resident of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Dale Ivan Smith has his mother to thank for his love of science fiction and fantasy. When he was five, he glimpsed the cover of a paperback sci-fi novel she was reading and was immediately interested. (It had a giant radioactive spider on the cover.) When he was fifteen, she loaned him her collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom novels and he devoured them in short order. 


He got into trouble in grade school for sneaking off to the library during class, so naturally he wound up working as a librarian for the Multnomah County Library system in Portland, Oregon. 

He's been writing fiction since he was a kid. He's had stories published in Perihelion Science Fiction, Everyday Fiction, 10Flash Quarterly, and on the Toasted Cake podcast. The Empowered is his first novel series, beginning with Empowered: Agent. 

When he isn't writing or reading fantasy and science fiction, he's playing board games, practicing yoga, and obeying his feline overlords 

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Dale Ivan Smith
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Published on
Mar 21, 2017
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Pages
272
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Alternative History
Fiction / Fantasy / Paranormal
Fiction / Fantasy / Urban
Fiction / Superheroes
Fiction / Thrillers / Supernatural
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