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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 Dec 02, 2016 02:28PM
Hello everyone!It is the last month of the year, and we are quickly drawing close to the close of Holding the Past. In fact, next week will be when the last chapter is posted. Juliet has been throu...
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Stories by Bethany Swafford
Holding The Present by thequietwriter
Holding The Present #37 in Historical Fiction
Sequel to Keeping the Past With the events of London behind her, Juliet Sinclair takes on another position, this time in Bath. Rose Dunbar is an unrepentant flirt and spoiled only daughter. Sparks fly as personali...
My Hands Hold My Story by thequietwriter
My Hands Hold My Story 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...
Adélie (A Three Musketeers 2011 Fanfiction) by thequietwriter
Adélie (A Three Musketeers 2011 Fanfiction) Fanfiction
Milady de Winter kept many secrets. And one, in particular, comes back to affect the Inseparables when they least expect it.
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