Brenton Tenner

Biography

I am a devoted husband and father and a life-long geek. My passions and hobbies range from video games, series and movies to reading and software development. My goal was always to become a video game developer but that dream got lost somewhere along the way. After completing my studies, I became a software developer specializing in business systems development. I have a BSc degree in both Computer Science and Mathematics and an Honors degree in Computer Science.

After spending more than a decade in the world of software development and achieving great success in that area, I took a step back to reflect. I came to the realization that despite having had a great career thus far, I had lost sight of what made me passionate as a kid. I then picked up mobile video game development as a hobby and developed some indie games for the Google Play Store. Although I really enjoyed the whole indie "vibe", I came to realize that my true passion was not in the programming side of video game development, but what really drove me was creating and developing stories and interesting, unique characters. It all made sense: the common thread that existed in all my passions and interests was not software development or anything like that, it was story telling.

That brings me to where I am now: a father, a husband, a geek, a couch potato, a software developer and an aspiring author who hopes to bring fantastical, fictional tales to the world. As a fan of series and graphic novels / comics, I have chosen to write my tales as short-stories that the reader can finish quite quickly - similar to the concept of a season of a television series. My goal is to release each subsequent issue within a short amount of time so that the readers constantly have something to sink their teeth into without long gaps between the release of the books.

I aim for my work to be like my favorite video games, graphic novels, series, etc: suspenseful, gripping, shocking, character-driven and not for the faint of heart and I truly hope that anyone who does me the honor of reading them not only enjoys them but can't wait to get hold of the next one.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
I am a big fan of fantasy and graphic novels so I would have to say (in no particular order): J.R.R Tolkien, George R.R. Martin, J.K. Rowling, Robert Kirkman and Bill Willingham.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
First and foremost, my family. Secondly, discovering what's happening in the "lives" of the fictional characters that I love - whether those are characters I have created or the ones created by others in my favorite books, TV series, movies, video games, etc.
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Where to find Brenton Tenner online


Series

The Nefairyous Saga
A fictional series of short, episodic stories steeped in mystery that explores the lives of many seemingly disparate characters slowly uncovering their connections to events that could change the world as we know it. A proliferation of terror attacks, serial murders and other villainous activities around the globe threatens society. Are they all random or is there a more sinister "game" afoot?

Books

The Nefairyous Saga: Eye of an Outlaw
Series: The Nefairyous Saga. Price: Free! Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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Convicted terrorist, Vivi, arrives at a prison housing the world's most dangerous criminals. A warrior culture and blood lust consumes the prison's inhabitants, culminating in a brutal gang war. A powerful gang leader who dwells in the shadows, threatens the balance of power and the Warden's reign. Is this place just a cage for the worst of mankind, or is there something more sinister at play?
The Nefairyous Saga: Welcome to Lily Port
Series: The Nefairyous Saga. Price: Free! Words: 39,040. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lincoln Holchester's life was irrevocably changed when his sons were kidnapped and brutally murdered. Years later, Lincoln and his team of detective consultants are on the trail of the murderer responsible for this heinous act, the Wishbone killer. Their hunt leads them to the picturesque town of Lily Port. Will they finally catch their nemesis in this town where things are not quite as they seem?

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