Julia J Simpson writes New Adult speculative romance. She has written seven unpublished novels and more than a hundred short stories. Her debut novel, Ashes Swept, was released on September 29th, 2017. Julia’s writing is influenced by her love of historical eras and fondness for imagining life on earth after a blank slate. Favorite authors include Katherine Mansfield, Maggie Stiefvater, Leigh Bardugo, and Philippa Gregory. She is also a fan of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, and all things Jane Austen. Julia lives in Florida with her husband and zoo of rescue animals.