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My writing career began, as many have, with fanfiction. While some of these stories are here, the majority can be found on Fanfiction.net under the pen name: Eclectic Butterfly.

I am a self published author with one historical novel, Emily's Choice, available on Amazon. I am currently working on a trilogy of books set in the Regency time period, the first of which is Keeping the Past. I have several other ideas I'm hoping to pursue as well once my health allows me the freedom to do so.

I am extremely delighted to have Emily's Choice on the Featured list for Historical Fiction, and even more thrilled to have it go up to #1 on the What's Hot list on Aug. 4th!

In my spare time, I am a book reviewer for a book site, so I always have a list of books to read, which can be a distraction when I need to write.

You can find me on Instagram: bethanyswafford

Thanks for stopping by!
  • JoinedApril 23, 2013


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thequietwriter thequietwriter Apr 21, 2017 12:41PM
Hi, hi!This week, it's Eugenia's turn for her story to continue. She meets more with the charming Mr. Landon, and must deal with her unruly sisters. Progress, though slight, continues on Chasing th...
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Stories by Bethany Swafford
Eugenia (A Lady's Maid Trilogy Novella) by thequietwriter
Eugenia (A Lady's Maid Trilogy Novella) #672 in Historical Fiction
It is Eugenia Burnham's first season, and she couldn't be more nervous. Her mother expects her to marry well, and when a lady's maid doesn't stay more than a few weeks at a time, it seems an impossible task. Mr. Ge...
My Hands Hold My Story by thequietwriter
My Hands Hold My Story #188 in Historical Fiction
It's 1874 in America. After the death of her beloved aunt Ruth, sixteen year old Ivy Steele must travel from Boston to the Montana territory to be reunited with her father, having been separated from him for ten ye...
The Secret of the Debutantes by thequietwriter
The Secret of the Debutantes Fanfiction
Sequel to Scandal's Daughter. Miss Serena Norton is not one to ignore a case when it comes her way, and finds herself accompanying Mr.Sherlock Holmes once again to learn the debutantes secret.
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