Lost in Shadows?

I’ve been away from the blog writing gig for a while now. And I do actually have a fairly decent excuse. Honestly, I do. I’ve been writing. Writing a lot, actually. And all that writing has resulted in a few notable things.

I now have three *almost* published books to my name! Yes, that’s right friends and heathens, THREE WHOLE BOOKS! The first novella in my supernatural series comes out on Wednesday of this week. (that would be February 10, for anyone keeping score)  It’s titled “She Hunts in Shadow” and was quite simply a joy to write. It’s a fun, curse-laden little tale that reveals what happened between the last two chapters of “The Girl in the Storm”. It’s not “required reading” if you want to follow along with the story of Genevieve Reidell, but it will help deepen some of the characters and expand upon the mythology that I’ve been gradually building up over the course of this story.

After that I have “The Woman in Darkness”, Book 2 in A Season of Angels. This dark, frightening adventure has changed quite a bit since my first draft was nailed down. Editing trimmed the story, as editing often does, but then I was struck by a very unexpected muse. Just when I was putting the last touches on this harrowing tale a new character stormed into my imagination. She was beautiful. She was terrifying. She was blissfully evil. And I just had to find a way to incorporate her strange, twisted self into the world I already built. Much to my surprise, she fit in seamlessly. I was floored, as a writer tends to be when visited so suddenly by a force of nature that didn’t exist before. My nearly finished novel then grew by two whole chapters and this new, lovely, terrifying creation weaved herself into the “The Woman in Darkness” in a way that I never imagined. I’m thrilled to see how much this story has changed and I can’t wait to share that dark adventure with you. And when you meet Neysa for the first time, I hope she captivates you as much as she did me. (and yes, I hope she terrifies you too. I’d be lying if I didn’t desire that as well!)

It’s been a wild ride, as if often has been. I’m busy with school and busy with work and yet I still find time to weave these little tales together. March 10th will see the release of “The Woman in Darkness” and after that I have two more releases to come. I’m currently over halfway through with a second novella, “The Song of Shattered Grace”, that will follow the events of Book 2. I’m shooting for a release in late May, and like the first novella I wrote, this little book will be exclusive to Amazon Kindle. After that, I’ll be releasing the third and final novel in A Season of Angels. That tale, titled “Elegy”, will close out the story of Genevieve Reidell and feature her final confrontation with Lucifer himself.

But fear not, there will be more stories to come…. More harrowing, dark, exciting adventures yet to be told. I wouldn’t be much of a writer if I quit so easily. Right? That’s what I keep telling myself, anyway. We’ll see how I’m faring by the time the end of June rolls around. Stay tuned for that (*cue jokes about booze, self-doubt and self-medication*).

I hope you’ve enjoyed the stories I’ve told, and I look forward to sharing more of them with you in the months to come. It’s been fun, it’s been crazy and, quite frankly, I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Ready to join A Season of Angels? Head on over to Amazon and buy your copies today!

Published by Christopher Stanfield

Christopher Stanfield is a West Texas native whose love of writing began at the age of fourteen, inspired by a love of mythology, science fiction and fantasy. And though he’s spent the past twenty years in IT for a small bank, writing is the one passion that never quite let go.

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