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Evelyn Chartres

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Evelyn Chartres is the nom de plume for a self-published Canadian author. The writer of three Gothic fantasy novels, Evelyn introduced the Portrait in 2016, the Grand in 2017 and the Van Helsing Paradox in 2018.

A fan of the phrase live to eat, Evelyn shares her recipes on evelynchartres.com. Her recipes have a loose focus on French-Canadian cuisine, featuring deep-dish meat pies, seafood, and desserts rarely seen outside of La Belle Province.

Evelyn is currently living in Ottawa, Ontario and is busy laying the foundations for her next project.

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Evelyn Chartres Woman is at a bar drinking her sorrows away, when she gets an unwanted text from the ex who cleaned her out in court. "Bloody vampire," she says then…moreWoman is at a bar drinking her sorrows away, when she gets an unwanted text from the ex who cleaned her out in court. "Bloody vampire," she says then notices how the room has gone quiet and the only reflection in the mirror is hers.(less)
Evelyn Chartres What could possibly go wrong at a grand hotel? What if it were nestled atop a cliff overlooking a valley and surrounded by mountains? What if this…moreWhat could possibly go wrong at a grand hotel? What if it were nestled atop a cliff overlooking a valley and surrounded by mountains? What if this hotel was a favoured destination for things that go bump in the night?

The Grand Project is collection of Gothic horror stories, which revolves a town prosecutor who accidentally discovers a series of grizzly case files. Individual stories incorporate supernatural themes while using the Roaring Twenties (1920s) to create a rich historical, linguistic and cultural backdrop.

Centred on victims of the Grand, each story brings a different point of view related to the hotel, its staff and other esteemed guests.(less)
Average rating: 3.9 · 49 ratings · 18 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Grand

3.83 avg rating — 23 ratings5 editions
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The Van Helsing Paradox

4.10 avg rating — 20 ratings5 editions
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The Portrait

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Sweet red pepper jelly is a recipe that combines a sweet jelly with a hint of heat, to enhance the flavour. Goes well with a cheese, such as with a baked Camembert, or a bagel topped with cream cheese and jelly. Delicious! Ingredients 1 cup (235 ml) of red bell peppers, seeded and chopped 1/2 […]
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The Van Helsing Paradox by Evelyn Chartres
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"Chartres fuses ancient conspiracies within the Church with urban fantasy to create a fast-paced horror adventure that doesn’t lack for depth.

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"An excellent book with believable characters and an ending that blew me away. "
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I was fortunate to have The Taliesin Affair: Maliha Anderson’s First Case by Steve Turnbull to keep me company on my long flight back home! This author brings about an interesting take on Stream Punk, mainly that while technology in a post-Victorian ...more
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Zero Gravity: Anna's Affair by author T.J. Conway is out of this world! This is a story about a lovers in space, and in one case an orgasm is aided by a rocket sized vibrator.

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Blood Drops by author W.B. Welch is more than just a collection of horror stories. Each take something familiar and adds just enough distilled horror to leave an impression lingering on your mind.

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A place to connect writers with Beta readers. Sometimes writers get so involved in the plot they can't see the wood for the trees. Hang on a sec'--tha ...more
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A circle of people preparing to publish their next/first book. Looking for beta readers? A critiquing partner? A review? Just looking for a free read? ...more
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I am hoping that in creating this group I can help writers find someone to proof read their book. All books will be accepted.



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