Joseph Armstead, author of several novels and short stories, has been published in several print magazines and online journals.    He created vampire hunter Montgomery Quinn and his nemeses, the vampire families of the Moon-Chosen, and he chronicles the twisted tales of "The Infernals", demonic aliens from a dark, far away dimension.   

Joseph's most recent stories center around a world called "The Withered Land".

It is the Last Place in Creation, at the heart of an eons-old star system, under dual suns, one a red giant and the other a blue dwarf, and it is a world of Fallen Kings, nomadic mutant tribes, alien monsters and haunted dead cities, a place where Time is broken and where Science is dying!

This is the place the Knight D'Spayr calls home and, in order, these are its stories...

1) D'Spayr, A Knight in the Withered Land
2) The Traveler in Red: Warlords of the Withered Land
3) The Withered Land, The Empire Falls: Hell's Avatar
4) The Withered Land: Dragons and Marauders

And coming soon:

5) The Withered Land, The Empire Falls: Abyssium
6) Nygeia, Princess of the Withered Land: Palace of A Thousand Devils
7) Mune'stahr and Pylott: Hellmarrow, a tale of The Ventriculum

Cover art by the amazing Stefanie Saw!

Joseph currently lives in northern California and is a computer technologist.

* At Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/651517.Joseph_Armstead
* By Light Unseen Media: http://bylightunseenmedia.com/
* LibraryThing: http://www.librarything.com/author/armsteadjoseph
* At Internet SpecFic Database: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?134829
  • California, USA
  • JoinedJuly 3, 2014



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JosephArmstead JosephArmstead Jul 13, 2017 10:44PM
Just a quick note of apology to my readers --- I know the rate of the latest chapter postings has slowed down a bit, but there's good news:  MORE CHAPTERS ARE IN THE WORKS AND NEAR TO BEING READY FOR...
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