S.L. Dearing

Biography

Although she grew up in Arizona, S. L. Dearing was born and raised in California and considers the Golden State her home. Shannon attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, studying biology, then moved to Los Angeles where she spent several years studying at Los Angeles City College’s renowned Television/ Film program. She learned the art of storytelling from her father when she was very young and has been writing since the tender age of five. As an author of many genres, she is always hoping to learn more by exploring the world of story. She has written her first novel The Gathering: Book One of the Lia Fail Chronicles. She also has short stories in several anthologies: Apocalypse: An Anthology by Readers & Authors, Paranormal Anthology with a Twist and the soon to be released Stalkers: A Collection of Thriller Stories. Shannon currently resides in Los Angeles.

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Books

Bloodlines
Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Sascha and Eduard Engle flee nazi occupied Germany and arrive at a small cottage deep in the woods of France, they have no idea what is in store for them or who the kindly old man is who is taking care of them. But on a cold winter the night, they will learn everything they have been yearning to know about their... Bloodlines.
A Storm: A Lia Fail Short Story ~ 1.4 (Lia Fail Chronicles)
Series: The Lia Fail Chronicles, 1.4 of Collection 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Summer in Lai Fail is normally hot and dry, but not this year. When the grey clouds of a June gloom day grow darker and darker and the winds pick up speed, Alia and her people must figure out where the tempest is coming from and what it means. With the help of the unicorns, as well as the people of Lia Fail, will their strength and love be enough to protect them all from the power of… The Storm.
A Kiss: A Lia Fail Short Story ~ 1.3 (Lia Fail Chronicles)
Series: The Lia Fail Chronicles, 1.3 of Collection 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Winter has given way to Spring in the hamlet of Lia Fail, and with the season comes rebirth and new love. We learn more about the Fahey and Mercer families as well as how Molly Creegan has always been a dedicated soldier, but now new feelings are awakening inside her. Her courage on the field of battle has never been in question, but is she brave enough to offer up her heart with… A Kiss.
A Touch: A Lia Fail Short Story ~ 1.2 (Lia Fail Chronicles)
Series: The Lia Fail Chronicles, 1.2 of Collection 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
It’s February in Lia Fail. The chilly winter air is making ready for spring, and more changes are in store for the Stark family, when a wagon train from Old Idaho arrives. As a relationship dissolves, one is born, and another is rediscovered. Darkness once again walks the edge of the tiny village and it all begins with… A Touch.
A Wish: A Lia Fail Short Story ~ 1.1 (Lia Fail Chronicles)
Series: The Lia Fail Chronicles, 1.1 of Collection 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It’s been just over a year since the Gathering at Lia Fail and peace has again returned to the village, but the scars of the past are affecting everyone in the Stark family. It’s the Christmas-Yule season and Alia Stark is desperate to bring joy back into her house. So as she watches the stars flickering in the velvet night sky, she sees several shoot across the void it’s then she makes A Wish.
Affliction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Kaila Montgomery is a vivacious young woman, enjoying her collegiate years. She excels in her classes, shares a great apartment with her best friend Kate, and has many friends. Life is great! That is until she begins to feel as if she’s being watched, and a mysterious package leads to one frightening event after another. Can Kaila figure out who is watching her, before it’s too late?
The Gift (A Pen and Paintbrush Short Story Book 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In The One, Kate and Matt met at a gallery opening and realized that it was true love. Now, eight months later, they are happily living together in Matt’s home and getting ready for their first December together. But as the holidays draw near, an unexpected problem threatens their happiness. On the last night of Hannukah and Christmas Eve, the will discover… The Gift.
The One (A Pen and Paintbrush Short Story Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kate Flannery is a successful author. She has a loving family and amazing friends, but she has never had good luck with men. Then one night, while supporting her best friend, Kate meets the man of her dreams. A cocky artist, with razor sharp wit and a dazzling smile. When he extorts a date from her, Kate begins to have her doubts. Will things turn out differently this time? Or will he break her
True Fodder: A Horror Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Jackson Montgomery and Miranda Stuart are partnered up during the company Team Building weekend, neither of them could be less thrilled. Out in the middle of a forest, they wander off course, and when they set off to find their way back, they run across a fairy ring, and temptation. Things aren’t always what they appear and danger can be found in the lovliest of places...
Drawing Heat: A Paranormal Erotic Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Tristan Broussard is a famous artist, and tall, dark and handsome barely covers it. Natalia Walker is an art agent and Tristan is her biggest client. When Tristan decides to change the nature of their relationship, will Natalia succumb to the fire he elicits from her? And if so, will she survive And if so, will she survive the night? This story contains sexual encounters and is for adult only
Shelf Life: A Post-Apocalyptic Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Shannon and her dog, Max, have been hiding in her shelter for three weeks. The phones are dead and the radio has been nothing but static for several weeks now. What will happen when Shannon leaves the safety of her shelter in search of food? Has the Apocalypse happened? We all have a Shelf Life.
From The Gathering to The Bridging: A Lia Fail Short Story Collection
Series: The Lia Fail Chronicles, Book 1.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
From The Gathering to The Bridging is a collection of short stories from the Lia Fail Chronicles covering the gap of almost two years from the end of The Gathering and taking the reader into the next novel, The Bridging. A Wish, A Touch, A Kiss, A Birthday (Bonus Story) and A Storm contain vital information in the continuation of The Lia Fail Chronicles. Continue the journey...
The Gathering: Book One of the Lia Fail Chronicles
Series: The Lia Fail Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A Post-Apocalyptic, Paranormal Fantasy full of romance and adventure. It's thirteen years after the last world war and the surviving colonies are coming together for the Gathering at Lia Fail, the pagan village. All is going well until news of a massacre brings about an evil they have never known. Will they be able to stop it? This is a journey that will change their lives forever.

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