Are you a fan of urban fantasy books or paranormal works? If so, we’ve compiled a list of 11 top authors who write in these genres that you can follow on Facebook. And this isn’t just any old list. They are indie authors who are some of the most inspirational individuals around. They are entrepreneurial writers who have taken on the responsibility of writing their own books and ebooks, and publishing and marketing them, either by themselves or through small press organizations. Read on to learn who these 11 authors are.
Angela Wallace is an award-winning author of urban fantasy and fantasy. She has written numerous books in multiple series. An example is the popular Elemental Magic Series. Another is the Supernatural Sleuth Mini-Series, which is a collection of short stories. On Facebook, Angela posts about her books, updates about discounts on her titles, and shares posts from her blog; these also include interviews with fellow authors. She also updates on her writing progress.
2. Annie Bellet
Based in the Pacific Northwest, Annie Bellet is the author behind 3 different series. These are The Twenty-Sided Sorceress, Pyrrh Considerable Crimes Division, and the Gryphonpike Chronicles. Annie on Facebook, posts about her books and their covers, gives updates on expected release dates for her upcoming works and helps to promote books by fellow authors. Annie also shares posts from her blog.
3. C. Gockel
C. Gockel is author of The I Bring The Fire series, which includes titles such as I Bring the Fire Part I: Wolves and Monsters: I Bring the Fire Part II. If you follow her on Facebook, you can find out more about her books, links to articles and videos related to science fiction, photos of interesting animals and other organisms, and reviews of books she has read. From time to time, C. Gockel also shares about her family.
Connie Suttle is author of the urban fantasy series called Blood Destiny, which also contains science fiction elements in it. Books from this series such as Blood Wager, Blood Passage and others are also available in audio format. Connie is also author of numerous other series; an example is Legend of the Ir’Indicti. She posts things like the covers of her books, and shares snippets from her upcoming works on her Facebook page. You can also find occasional photos of the outdoors, links to her blog posts and articles, along with photos and videos, which are non-writing that she likes.
5. Debra Dunbar
Debra Dunbar is a versatile author who writes in multiple genres, such as dark fantasy, erotica and urban fantasy. Examples of her works include Imp Series and Half-Breed Series; the latter is based upon a main character called Amber who is half demon. Debra on Facebook, posts updates on her writing work, and gives details of competitions her followers can enter to win prizes. She also shares links to books by other authors, and discusses the characters from her books.
6. Becca Mills
Becca Mills has been a fan of fantasy books since childhood and is the author of the books entitled Nolander and Solatium (both of these titles are from the Emanations series). She’s also written a short story called Theriac. On Facebook, Becca shares various things she likes, such as videos from the world of science, articles about unusual creatures and about current news stories.
7. K.J. Coakley
K.J. Coakley writes in the adult paranormal and erotic romance genres. Her debut book Kairos was the first instalment in The Enmortals Series, which was followed by Metanoia. Follow K.J. on Facebook and you can read excerpts from her latest books, and find links to articles about social causes. She also posts funny photos and videos that she likes, and articles about writing romance stories.
A former teacher, the award-winning Kristen Painter is a prolific urban fantasy author. She is the writer behind the supernatural House of Comarré series (including titles such as Blood Rights and Flesh and Blood), and her most recent works is a book entitled The Vampire’s Mail Order Bride. On Facebook, follow Kristen and you can find opportunities to enter giveaways to win her books and other goodies, and learn about her latest releases. Kristen also shares about things non-book related such as television, and humorous photos.
A writer of paranormal romance, K.S Haigwood has penned books such as Save My Soul, based on two characters called Kendra Larkin and Dr. Adam Chamberlain, and an angel called Rhyan. She’s also author of Hell’s Gift, the follow on book to Save My Soul. On Facebook, K.S Haigwood has a profile and on it, she helps to promote the books by fellow authors, and shares amusing photos and videos. She also posts reviews of her books.
The author behind the Gwarda Warriors series is Madison Thorne Grey. The first two titles from this particular series are Magnificent and Sustenance. A writer in the paranormal-fantasy genre, Madison Thorne Grey on Facebook reveals covers of her new books, posts about competitions to win her works, gives updates on her writing progress and shares photos of book events she has attended.
11. Pippa DaCosta
Born in Kent in England, Pippa DaCosta is author of The Veil Series including titles such as Beyond the Veil, Devil May Care and Darkest Beyond Dawn, which are based upon a half demon protagonist called Muse. Some of her most recent works includes The 1000 Revolution series. On Facebook, Pippa shares about competitions to win her books, humorous images about writers and writing, posts about her latest book releases, and shares thoughts about her writing.
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