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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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Hi, everyone!Sorry for the late posting today. I ended up having to take my mom to the hospital. She was bit by a dog this week, and infection set in. So...yeah, it's been a long day.Anyway, let's...
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Stories by Bethany Swafford
My Hands Hold My Story by thequietwriter
My Hands Hold My Story #116 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...
Eugenia (A Lady's Maid Trilogy Novella) by thequietwriter
Eugenia (A Lady's Maid Trilogy Novella) #735 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...
Chasing the Future by thequietwriter
Chasing the Future Historical Fiction
Fatigued from her adventures in London and Bath, Juliet Sinclair finds a refuge on the country estate of her newest employer. However, her work is not yet done.
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