Cara J. Swanson


As the owner of Nighthawk/Raven Publishing, I offer services to other self-publishing authors such as editing, proofreading, book design, layout, and formatting, ghostwriting, and self-publishing consultation. I have published five books, to date, through my company. I have also ghostwritten one fiction and one nonfiction novel, and edited many others.

As an independent writer, I have written two fiction novels; one non-fiction guide; and have three more fiction novels in the queue.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
As a child, I absolutely loved Laura Ingalls Wilder and C.S. Lewis. Later I added Mercedes Lackey to my list of favorites; as an adult, I put Stephen King as #1, followed closely by Garth Nix and Orson Scott Card.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Who wants to lay in bed all day? There's too much to do!
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Blood Cult: Book I of the Elvestran Chronicles
Series: The Elvestran Chronicles, Book I. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
'Blood Cult' is the first of the thrilling Chronicles of the Elvestra series. Set in 19th century England, 'Blood Cult' is an exciting, adventurous tale about a conflict brewing between two ancient races, the Elvestra and the Daigu. 2nd Edition, revised and updated, 2013.
Daigu: Book II of the Elvestran Chronicles
Series: The Elvestran Chronicles, Book II. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Two hundred years after facing down the deadly, power-hungry Blood Cult, Elvestran half-breed Lilim Aubergain believes she finally has life figured out. But trouble is brewing far to the west, and once again Lilim will have to go up against the only Mage as powerful as she; her half-sister, Lamia, who has targeted the Elvestran's tiny underground cousins, the Daígu.

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