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Simon Williams is an author of dark fantasy with elements of science fiction and horror, and a rather shapeless male of indeterminate age who seems intent on writing about himself in the third person.

If you're especially lucky you may see him half-shambling, half-rolling along the street in his home town of Trumpton. You'll catch the best view from the other side of the road, which is probably where you'll be anyway. Small children will point excitedly and turn to their parents to exclaim, "It must have been *one hell of a* spade to do that!"

He is the author of the Aona series (five books in all, and the series is complete) and Summer's Dark Waters, which is a fantasy / sci-fi adventure aimed more at children and teens although judging by
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Oblivion's Forge

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Summer's Dark Waters

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Secret Roads

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The Endless Shore

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The Spiral Heart

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Salvation's Door

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Embers Drift

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The Light From Far Below

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Connectedness vs Isolation

The world too often feels like an unsolvable jigsaw, many of its pieces stolen or vandalized. But there have been a few occasions in the last few months when I’ve felt almost as if I can peer over an unobservable horizon, at a world where the interlocking pieces have come together for a moment- where the disparate parts exist in unlikely harmony.

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message 12: by Simon

Simon Williams Kira wrote: "Hey there Simon! Thanks for the friend request - I recognize you from Twitter and it's nice crossing paths again :)"
Likewise, Kira. I hope to spend a bit more time here over the next few months :-)


message 11: by Kira

Kira Hawke Hey there Simon! Thanks for the friend request - I recognize you from Twitter and it's nice crossing paths again :)


message 10: by Simon

Simon Williams Brigitte wrote: "Thank you for the friendvite Simon. Good to connect :))"
You too! :)


Brigitte Thank you for the friendvite Simon. Good to connect :))


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Simon Williams Lauren wrote: "Hi Simon,

Your book series sounds very interesting! Added all 3 to my reading list! Thanks again for connecting!

Lauren"


Thanks Lauren! I really hope you enjoy them. 4th one out later this year!


Lauren Shelton Hi Simon,

Your book series sounds very interesting! Added all 3 to my reading list! Thanks again for connecting!

Lauren


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Simon Williams Harmony wrote: "Hi Simon
Thanks for the friend invite.
Cheers
Harmony :-)"


You're welcome, Harmony. Hope you get a chance to check out my books sometime.


Harmony Kent Hi Simon
Thanks for the friend invite.
Cheers
Harmony :-)


Carole Gill thank you, Simon for the add.


Dianna Hardy Thanks for the friends request :)


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Simon Williams No worries, AR- I'm still learning the ropes but it's looking like a good system :)


message 1: by A.R.

A.R. Simon, good to see you on here and thanks for the add!


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