Cynthia D. Witherspoon


Cynthia D. Witherspoon is an award winning writer of Southern Gothic, Paranormal Romance, and Urban Fantasy. She has been published in numerous anthologies since 2009. Her work has appeared in several award winning collections including Dark Tales of Ancient Civilizations (2012) and Pellucid Lunacy (2010).

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
The second book in the Oracle series. The Sibyl created characters who I feel will be with me for a long time, and their stories need to be written.
Who are your favorite authors?
Oh, my gosh...this is a list too long for this interview! A few of my favorites include K.G. McAbee (who I've had the pleasure of working with on numerous occasions), Philippa Gregory, Michelle Moran, Isabel Allende, Margaret George, Stephen King, Hans Holzer, and of course, the classics such as Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft.
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The Oracle Series
Eva McRayne encounters a Sibyl desperate to be free of the shackles which bind her to Apollo. Shackles she binds onto Eva - a disbeliever who learns the hard way just how real the paranormal can be.

The Sibyl

Price: Free!


Deception: Book Two in The Witchfinder Wars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
They are fated to love each other. But what will Tommy Hopkins do when Anya, his beloved, is ensnared, tormented, and tortured by his worst enemy?
The Sibyl
Series: The Oracle Series. Price: Free! Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Some tragedies are best left forgotten... Eva McRayne was sure that Greek mythology was just that: a myth. Fairy tales told to children who loved a good adventure story.Yet, when she encounters a Sibyl desperate to free herself from the chains binding her to Apollo, Eva realizes that the fairy tales are more than fantasy. They are her new reality.
Omega and Alpha & Rest My Brothers
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
OMEGA AND ALPHA: damaged by a too-close encounter, the ship is limping home to Earth…but will there be time? REST, MY BROTHERS: the last expedition to Mars is ready to come home…but where is home?
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
She will make his bloodline suffer. Bridget Sinclair was a Chosen One, a true witch who had done well to escape the fiery fate that awaited her. When the Witchfinders capture her, Matthew Hopkins has finally discovered the one thing he had spent a lifetime searching for.
The Good, the Bad and the Didgeridoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Airship pilot Lady Abigail Moran and her partner in all things, Simon Thorne, master pickpocket, are in the midst of yet another adventure. This time, the good ship Invincible has taken them to Australia: land of opals, kangaroos, didgeridoos…and dinosaurs?
Whispered Prayers
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Whispered prayers are the most dangerous ones. If only I'd kept my desires hidden because nothing could have ever prepared me for the darkness which filled my very soul. I expected to be charmed with the delights found in movies. Beauty and grace. History and elegance. I found out the hard way that the past is a very dark place. Darker than anything I could ever wish to know.
The Eternal Flame
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
We do as we must in these troubled times to reconstruct that which God destroyed.

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  • Keep Friends Close...But Enemies Closer on July 29, 2014

    K.G. McAbee has a talent for fantasy that is unmatched. Her ability to pull the reader in, and transport them, into her worlds is pure magic. This particular story is no exception. McAbee draws you in, then by the end, the reader is left with nothing more than the desire to read more about this world. A fantastic work by a wonderful writer. This story comes highly recommended.
  • Swallow the Evil on Sep. 23, 2014

    I am a massive fan of horror, and Shosty grabbed me from the word ho. His short stories are frighteningly vivid, disturbing, and will make you grateful that you are only a spectator to his world. Fantastic, vivid, and utterly frightening!