A.F. Stewart

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I'm from Nova Scotia, Canada, and I write speculative fiction (fantasy, sci-fi, horror), as well as poetry. I have been plying the trade for several years, periodically interrupted by those pesky events from life.
I have published independently and authored such books as the Saga of the Outer Islands series, the Killers and Demons series, Fairy Tale Fusion, and Ruined City. I've also had stories published in various anthologies, including Hell's Empire, A Twist of Fate, the Christmas Lites series and Mechanized Masterpieces from Xchyler Publishing.
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A.F. Stewart I'm currently working on Ghosts of the Sea Moon, a fantasy novel about ghosts, gods and sea monsters, two steampunk novels (Racing the Hellfire Club a…moreI'm currently working on Ghosts of the Sea Moon, a fantasy novel about ghosts, gods and sea monsters, two steampunk novels (Racing the Hellfire Club and The Anarchist Intrigue), and the first book in a dark fantasy series involving a prophecy and dead people (plus later books in the series will have gods and pirates).(less)
A.F. Stewart I loved the idea of rewriting history and adding in science fiction elements, especially since they're two of my favourite things. And an added plus i…moreI loved the idea of rewriting history and adding in science fiction elements, especially since they're two of my favourite things. And an added plus is the Victorian era setting, which I love to write about.(less)
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Description: Selected poems from the book, Reflections of Poetry. Go through the looking glass into the world of verse and discover this eclectic collection of poetry. The poems range from musings on Celtic heritage to embracing emotional turmoil. Throw in a little moonlight, the soothing sounds of the sea, and mix well with some sci-fi and fantasy for a lyrical medley of reading enjoyment.
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Description: An Excerpt from Gothic Cavalcade- A woman escaping her wretched past stumbles into the strange world of a supernatural carnival. Does her fate lie there, or with the captive life she left behind? The Family wants her future. The past is pulling her back. Both race toward her revenge. The Masquerade Carnivale is beckoning... will she answer?
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Robin Clark Hello A.F., thank you for being my friend.
Peace and happiness be with you,
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A.F. C.J. wrote: "C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello A.F.,

It's such a pleasure to have you as a friend. I look forward to reading your work. Thank you and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards,
CJ"


Nice we could connect here.


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C.J. Heck C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hello A.F.,

It's such a pleasure to have you as a friend. I look forward to reading your work. Thank you and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards,
CJ


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A.F. Gisela wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend request.
I actually thought i was your friend already, but when i looked, i wasn't so. Thank you.
I would love to have featured my Talon series. Where should i go ..."


The first Talon book was featured back in February, but the rest of series is still eligible. I started a new folder for the featured books, to organize things a bit better. You can check out the new folder here: http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...


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Gigi Sedlmayer Thank you for accepting my friend request.
I actually thought i was your friend already, but when i looked, i wasn't so. Thank you.
I would love to have featured my Talon series. Where should i go to register?
Thanks again
Gigi


Estelle B. So pleased to become your friend on here! Thank you for accepting my request. Have a great weekend! : )


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A.F. Rainy wrote: "Hello there! How's it going?"

It's going fine, I'm keeping busy.


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Rainy Kaye Hello there! How's it going?


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A.F. Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

You're welcome.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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A.F. Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friendship. A.F. I'm looking forward to reading "Chronicles of the Undead"."

I'm happy to be friends.


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship. A.F. I'm looking forward to reading "Chronicles of the Undead".


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Beth Hi A.F.,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author here as well as on Facebook!


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