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
5) Mune'stahr and Pylott: Hellmarrow, a tale of The Ventriculum

And coming soon:

6) The Withered Land, The Empire Falls: Abyssium
7) Nygeia, Princess of the Withered Land: Palace of A Thousand Devils
8) D'Spayr: The Soldiers of Torment

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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PART FIFTY-NINE of DRAGONS AND MARAUDERS has just been published!!  In this next to the last chapter of the epic adventure, all the players in the drama suffer the frightening fruits of their labors...
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