John Arthur Betts


Enjoyment is writing fantasy fiction,
Pleasure is spending time with my long suffering and wonderful wife

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To be able to relax, I go with the flow and enjoy seeing where my characters are going, when I finish a book I have to start the next or the voices won't let me rest
What do your fans mean to you?
My followers and readers mean everything, without them how could I share my vision, my creatures would be devastated
Read more of this interview.

Where to find John Arthur Betts online


Forbidden Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,210. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Centuries ago the Lycan were exiled from the mainland to live on what is now known as the forbidden island. Alex left his home early for his day’s fishing before the approaching storm hits, his fishing grounds are close to forbidden island. As he dropped his last pots and lines into the sea, the storm was already upon him, forcing him to take refuge in a sheltered bay near the is
The Fisherman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Blue Dragon Princess Shanay, grows up in a period of peace, she knows that she must find a mate by the fourth moon following her eighteenth birthday, this is her journey.
Beacon, Escape from the Dome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,720. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
follow Jake on his journey to escape the Dome. But can he survive the harsh climate on the outside, can the ghosts of his ancestors protect and guide him. Only time will tell.
Christmas and the Snow Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Every year the Gnomes try to disrupt Christmas by attacking Santa’s workshop, if they succeed they will be treated to extra mince pies, cakes and cookies, each year they fail. Until the hapless Gnome Cedric is chosen to cast a spell on the reindeer, a spell that is doomed to go wrong. Unfortunately the reindeer are affected and cannot pull the sleigh, can Santa find a way to save Christmas?
Guardians of Elthor
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What does it take to save a Kingdom, 10 year old Joshua, his 13 year old sister Charlize and parents Tom and Katy are about to find out as they move to the Elthor Estate, can the new guardians discover all the secrets of this magical place.
Dragons Box Set
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,190. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A value priced Box Set containing three books from the Dragon Queens Series and one stand alone for your pleasure., Aria, Golden Dragon Queen, Death of the Queen, Dragon Riders Return and Mia's Legacy.
Dragon Riders Return
Series: Dragon Queens, Book 3. Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Two hundred and fifty thousand years after the death of Aria, Golden Dragon Queen, the earth magic finds an unborn child strong enough to carry the full magic of the earth and sets in motion events that will lead to the return of the dragons
Death of The Queen
Series: Dragon Queens, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
At an Age of just over one hundred thousand years, Aria, Golden dragon Queen is reaching the end of her physical life. The Dragon magic is already receding, but she has much work to carry out before she dies. The dark wizards will soon discover the weakening Dragon magic and start another war
An Adventure of Bunny Bertie and Blueberry Elf
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bunny Bertie finds a very sad Fairy honeygold, he must find a way to help her, On the way he asks Blueberry Elf to help. Follow their adventure to see if they succeed and make Fairy Honeygold happy again.
Mia's Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When a human colony spacecraft crash lands on a planet ruled by Dragons and populated by mythical creatures, they mistake the creatures rush to assist them as an attack, this mistake leads to years of war until a truce is forged by the Red Dragon, will it last, can they all survive.
The Twin Rings of Ra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Millions of years ago Ra and his crew came to Earth. They were attacked by the military of their home world. Events were put in place so that when the world was stable a child would be born able to control the power of the Twin Rings and rediscover the technology left by Ra and guide the Earth into a new era.
Aria, Golden Dragon Queen
Series: Dragon Queens, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
A kingdom ruled by Aria, Queen of Dragons is attacked and defeated by Dark Wizards. After one thousand years the Dragons fight back.

John Arthur Betts' tag cloud

amber    ancient    ancient oak    apples    blueberry    boat    bunny adventures    cavern    children    christmas    colony    cookies    derelict building    dragoness    dragons    dragons adventure fantasy    dragonsqueenmagicwizardsdarkmageridersgoldenwolvesvalley    dwarves    egypt    egyptian    elf    elves    elves and dragons    estates    evening    fairies and elves    fairies and magic    fairy    family    fight    fishing    flyers    forest    forests    ghosts    glaciers    gnomes    golden    happy    horses    humans    ice age    isis    island    king    lakes    laser guns    lycan    magic    magic wizards    mountain    mountains    palace    portal    power    princess    pyramid    queen    ra    reindeer    riders    rings    river    santa    santas workshop    scarabs    shuttle    snow dragon    snow queen    space ships    staff    vortex    werewolves    wizard    wizard adventure fantasy    wizards    wolves   

John Arthur Betts' favorite authors on Smashwords

Joanne Collicott McGuigan
Latest book: The Tragedy of Minnie McGee.
Published December 7, 2014. (5.00 from 2 reviews)
W. A. Goult
Latest book: The Spaces Between.
Published July 24, 2014.

Smashwords book reviews by John Arthur Betts