Joseph Armstead 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".

At the heart of an eons-old star system, it is the Last Place in Creation. Under dual suns, one a red giant and the other a blue dwarf, 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

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  • JoinedJuly 3, 2014



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Dragons and Marauders, Part Fifty-Five has been published!!   The Withered Land saga goes dark, really dark, and the dangers to our determined, if dysfunctional, team of heroes grow with the malevole...
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The Withered Land: Dragons and Marauders by JosephArmstead
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