Skip to main content

Fantasy Authors

Filter

C.B. Lyall

Carolyn Lyall was born in Stockton-On-Tees, United Kingdom. As a child growing up in Northern England in the sixties. Carolyn loved sports, reading and amateur dramatics. She joined a renaissance group, practiced the broadsword and dreamed of visiting other worlds. Her passion for what could be drove her forward when…

Cassandra Finnerty

Cassandra is the author of action-adventure, fantasy and romance. She loves to create bold, untamed and endearing characters who struggle to overcome their flaws. Her fondness for western Ireland – with its rugged shores, hidden caves and wind-swept cliffs — inspired many settings in the Princess of Nature Series. Cassandra…

Charletta Barksdale

Charletta Barksdale was raised in Kansas City, Missouri and currently lives in Roanoke, Texas. She is a Senior Development Engineer, managing the development of code automation. She is also an Independent Published Author working on her first fiction/fantasy series.  Her passions are braiding, reading and writing ideas that come to…

Edith Ryder

After six years abroad, Edith recently returned to her hometown of Sydney, Australia, where she lives with her husband and daughter. When not writing she loves swimming in the ocean and drinking Aperol spritzes on her balcony. She's a devoted reader of YA fantasy novels and is always on the…

Frances Schoonmaker

Winner of the 2019 Agatha Award for Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Mystery, Frances Schoonmaker is author of The Last Crystal Trilogy (Auctus Publishing). The trilogy combines history, mystery, and fantasy around the central theme that there are some things only a child can do because children imagine possibilities adults often…

Frank L. Cole

Frank L. Cole was born into a family of southern storytellers and wrote his first book at age eight. Highly superstitious and gullible to a fault, Frank will believe in any creepy story you tell him, especially ones involving ghosts and Big Foot. Currently, along with his wife and three…

James R. Hannibal

As a former stealth pilot, JAMES R. HANNIBAL is no stranger to secrets and adventure. He has been shot at, locked up with surface to air missiles, and chased down a winding German road by an armed terrorist. He is an award-winning author of multiple series, including the Nick Baron…

Jesse Banner

  Jesse Banner is the author of To Hover Over Waters, the first book in a series about children who have magically and mysteriously been made invisible to the world around them. Drawing inspiration from a variety of books and movies, he wrote the novel as an exploration of purpose,…

Jessica L. Jackson

Jessica Jackson has been writing since she was nineteen. She thought she was going to be a science fiction writer, but could never seem to come up with a decent idea. Her youngest sister reminded her of the years when she used to read romances every day and suggested that…

Michael Anderle

Michael Anderle was born in Houston, TX. A very curious child, he got into trouble — a lot. What to do with an inquisitive mind when he was grounded? Read! For his first 20 years, he mostly read Science Fiction and Fantasy. In the last 10 years, he has enjoyed Urban…

Monique Snyman

Monique Snyman’s mind is a confusing bedlam of glitter and death, where candy-coated gore is found in abundance and homicidal unicorns thrive. Sorting out the mess in her head is particularly irksome before she’s ingested a specific amount of coffee, which is equal to half the recommended intake of water…

Obert Skye

  Obert Skye is the bestselling author of over 35 books. He is known for humorous, exciting and imaginative series like Leven Thumps, The Creature From My Closet, Mutant Bunny Island and Wizard for Hire. He is also known for being born in the back seat of a fast moving…

Ron Gabriel

Ron Gabriel is a magazine industry veteran who has worked for Seventeen, The New York Times Upfront, Cosmopolitan, US Weekly and Rolling Stone. He grew up in northern New England where he loved exploring old graveyards and places rumored to be haunted. Late nights, he devoured horror fiction from Stephen…

Rory Surtain

Rory Surtain is a 2020 debut author and novelist. They reside on the Gulf Coast of the USA, dodging hurricanes, airports, and alpha-personality domestic cats. After a few decades being creative in the technical corporate world, freedom has taken the form of fitness, Irish whiskey, and full-time writing and self-publishing.…

Ryan Southwick

Ryan Southwick is the author of The Z-Tech Chronicles. The first book in an epic series, Angels in the Mist, released June 2020. Southwick is also a veteran Silicon Valley software developer. During his career, he’s developed everything from mission-critical business applications in the healthcare industry to 3D applications and mobile games. His professional path touches every corner of IT and he is a rabid, agile evangelist as a…

S.J. Hartland

S.J. Hartland is an Australian journalist and foil fencer who has spent too many holidays wandering around obscure castles and is obsessed with anything medieval. She is originally from Townsville, north Queensland, lived in Sydney for many years and now calls the Darling Downs home. The 19th Bladesman, the first…

Stacey Rourke

Stacey Rourke is the award winning author of works that span genres, but possess the same flare for action and snarky humor. She lives in Florida with her husband, two beautiful daughters, and two giant dogs. Stacey loves to travel, has an unhealthy shoe addiction, and considers herself blessed to…

Stella Atrium

Stella Atrium is a cynical septuagenarian. She has spent a lifetime exploring female characters for real-world reactions to obstacles. Often pushed into submissive and non-verbal roles, women really live in a world of networking among aunties, cousins, wives of husbands, convenient friends and neighbors. This rich world is largely unexplored. …

Susan McGrath

A native Californian, Susan grew up in western Malibu, riding her horse on the beach and in the hills, weaving stories and daydreaming.  Now, a lifetime later, she still rides in the Santa Monica Mountains—either on a horse or a motorcycle—enjoying flights of fancy along the way. During the intervening…

Ursula Masdal

URSULA MASDAL was born in Ireland and moved to London, England at an early age. She was educated in a convent. Surrounded by her Irish family sparked her interest in Irish folk lore, thus her writings show her Irish humor. This can be seen in her short plays and children’s books.…