A.L. Butcher

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British-born A. L. Butcher is an avid reader and creator of worlds, a poet, and a dreamer, a lover of science, natural history, history, and monkeys. Her prose has been described as ‘dark and gritty’ and her poetry as ‘evocative’. She writes with a sure and sometimes erotic sensibility of things that might have been, never were, but could be.
Alex is the author of the Light Beyond the Storm Chronicles and the Tales of Erana lyrical fantasy series. She also has several short stories in the fantasy, fantasy romance genres with occasional forays into gothic style horror, including the Legacy of the Mask series. With a background in politics, classical studies, ancient history and myth, her affinities bring an eclectic and unique flavour in her
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A.L. Butcher I am currently working on Book III of the Light Beyond the Storm Chronicles. Plus another collection of short stories.
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I have published thirteen books. I have two stories that are two books (Taken, Solace), one trilogy (The Shadow Dragon), one story that will be two books (Rise of Ansea), and the rest are all stand-alone books (Not Human, Heart of the Emperor, The Huntsman’s Daughter, Project 21, and Adventurer’s Spirit). They are all fictional adventure stories with a love story entw...

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Sharon Thank you for your friendship :)


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A.L. Butcher Thanks


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A.L. Butcher Elena wrote: "Thanks for the add, Alexandra. :)"

No problem:)


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Elena Kincaid Thanks for the add, Alexandra. :)


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A.L. Butcher Thanks:) Sorted, now why I could't work that out on my own I don't know.


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A.L. Butcher Mona wrote: "I noticed in my updates page you were looking for the iTunes link to your book. Here it is:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/isbn9...

If you want to look at the UK page try this:
http://it..."


Thanks. That is great. I don't have i-tunes or whatever and I don't especially want to download it. Thanks a lot for your help:)


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A.L. Butcher Sandra wrote: "Thanks for the friendship link Alexandra! I've just downloaded your book and look forward to reading it (just might take a few weeks to get to it...). Look forward to comparing reads.

Love your ..."


Thanks!

I hope you enjoy the book and we can chat about other reads.:)


Sandra Thanks for the friendship link Alexandra! I've just downloaded your book and look forward to reading it (just might take a few weeks to get to it...). Look forward to comparing reads.

Love your book cover by the way.


Andrew Ashling Thanks for friending me, Alexandra. :)


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A.L. Butcher No problem:)


Nenia ⚡ Aspiring Evil Overlord ⚡ Campbell Hi, Alexandra! Looks like I'm your first commenter. ::feels proud:: Thanks for adding me as a friend! :)


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