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Matthew J. Kirby


Matthew J. Kirby

Matthew J. Kirby was born in Utah, but with a father in the Navy he has lived all over --- Rhode Island, Maryland, California and Hawaii. As an undergraduate at Utah State University, he majored in history. He then went on to earn MS and EdS degrees in School Psychology. Matthew currently lives in Utah, with his wife, where he works for a large school district. THE CLOCKWORK THREE is his first book. Visit Matthew’s website at

Matthew J. Kirby

Books by Matthew J. Kirby

by Matthew J. Kirby - Fiction, Mystery, Nature, Science, Science Fiction

After the shattering new discoveries they made in Egypt, Eleanor and her mother, Samantha, have been separated: Samantha working with the sinister Dr. Watkins to ensure the survival of only a small number of humans, and Eleanor and her friends uniting in the desperate hope of saving the entire planet. 

by Matthew J. Kirby - Fantasy, Fiction, Nature

Eleanor and her friends have shut down the mysterious Concentrator in the Arctic, but their mission is far from over. The earth is still spinning out of its orbit and growing colder by the day. Their only chance is to find the other Concentrators embedded around the world and deactivate them before it’s too late, but it won't be easy. The Global Energy Trust has branded Eleanor, her mother, and their friends international terrorists and is tracking their every move. They'll stop at nothing to harness the power of the Concentrators in order to preserve the select few people its leaders deem worthy, and Eleanor is soon forced to ask herself whether it’s worth risking the lives of the entire human race for a slim chance to save it.

by Matthew J. Kirby - Fiction, Futuristic, Science Fiction

It is the near future, and the earth has entered a new ice age. Eleanor Perry is the daughter of a climatologist and lives in Tucson, one of the most popular destinations for refugees of the Freeze. But when Dr. Perry found something that may hold the key to their survival, she disappears. This search will launch Eleanor on a ace to unlock the mysteries of what has happened to our planet, solving the riddle of the cold that could be humanity's end --- and uncovering a threat to the earth that may not be of this world.

by Matthew J. Kirby - Children's, Fiction, Science Fiction
When Ben Warner and his new friend Peter join an unusual "science camp" led by Dr. Madeleine Hughes, they discover the secret art of Actuation --- the ability to change reality by imagining it differently. When dangerous actuators abduct Dr. Hughes, Ben and Peter are suddenly caught in their war. Will their combined powers be enough to save Dr. Hughes and vanquish their enemies?
by Matthew J. Kirby - Historical Fantasy

In this extraordinary adventure story, Billy Bartram, his father, and a secret society of philosophers and scientists venture into the American wilderness in search of the lost people of the Welsh Prince Madoc, seeking aid in the coming war against the French.

by Matthew J. Kirby

Europe is in the grip of the Dark Ages, but there is a light in the dark: Baghdad. The great city has become a center of learning, populated by scholars, merchants, and explorers from all across the known world. But danger lurks in the desert...and Dak, Sera, and Riq must act fast to save the world's greatest library from utter destruction.

by Matthew J. Kirby

Trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen sea, Solveig --- along with her brother the crown prince, their older sister and an army of restless warriors --- anxiously awaits news of her father's victory at battle. But as winter stretches on, and the unending ice refuses to break, terrible acts of treachery soon make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst.