The Edge

The International Peace Ascent is the brainchild of billionaire Sebastian Plank: Recruit a global team of young climbers and film an inspiring, world-uniting documentary. The adventure begins when fifteen-year-old Peak Marcello and his mountaineer mother are helicoptered to a remote base camp in the Hindu Kush Mountains on the Afghanistan-Pakistan […]

The Edge, by Roland Smith

Author visits by motorhome

Author Visits, March thru May 2016 9

As many of you know I have had an amazing time visiting with thousands and thousands of students at schools all across the country. Many of these schools have been repeat visits. A few years ago Marie and I visited schools coast to coast in our motorhome. We are planning […]

Beneath 20

What waits Beneath? Pat O’Toole has always idolized his older brother, Coop. He’s even helped Coop with some of his crazier plans — such as risking his life to help his big brother dig a tunnel underneath their neighborhood in the suburbs of Washington, DC. Coop is . . . […]

Beneath - a book written by Roland Smith


Alcatraz 4

With the nation reeling from the recent terrorist attacks, Q and Angela leave Chicago and arrive in San Francisco. Their parents are determined to continue the Match tour but for safety’s sake, they have decided to send Q and Angela to boarding school. Not happy at the thought of being […]

Mutation 26

Mutation Monsters of legend come to life! The final thrilling title in Roland Smith’s popular series. Marty and his best friend, Luther, have managed to rescue Marty’s cousin Grace from the clutches of the nefarious pseudo-naturalist Noah Blackwood, but their most dangerous mission lies ahead of them. Marty’s parents have […]

Mutation, by Roland Smith


Chupacabra 16

CHUPACABRA, the riveting sequel to TENTACLES and CRYPTID HUNTERS, reunites Marty and his unusual uncle, cryptozoologist Travis Wolfe, as they search the world for Wolfe’s daughter, Grace. Grace has been kidnapped by her grandfather, the ruthless and dangerous Noah Blackwood, who has also stolen the two dinosaur hatchlings Wolfe was […]

Tentacles 5

Troubled waters! Cryptids–mythological creatures like the Loch Ness monster and Sasquatch–are Travis Wolfe’s obsession, and he’ll travel to the ends of the earth for proof. For cousins Marty and Grace, who have lived with Wolfe ever since Marty’s parents disappeared, this means adventure–and danger! Now they’re all en route to […]


Cryptid Hunters by Roland Smith

Cryptid Hunters 40

When their parents disappear, twins Marty and Grace, 13, are taken in by their Uncle Travis, who searches the world for supposedly mythical creatures. After a parachute fall from an airplane, the kids find themselves in the middle of the Congo, where a surviving dinosaur may still exist. While their […]

The Windy City, Roland Smith

The Windy City (I, Q) – Book Five 2

After Q and Angela help foil a Ghost Cell plot in San Antonio, they head to Chicago, the next stop on the Match tour. Since they’ve been busy fighting international terrorism, they’re behind on their school assignments. Their parents tell them if they don’t get caught up, it’s off to […]