As a teenager he wrote short stories and wanted to be the next Stephen King. Instead of horror, however, he kept writing fantasy stories. After surviving high school as a goth with a purple mohawk, he studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor.
When not writing, Joseph is an accounting instructor at a local college. He lives in Windsor, Ontario, Canada (right across the stream from Detroit, Michigan) with his husband, two cats, and a shy-but-friendly ghost.
Published first novel, Council of Peacocks to positive reviews.
Published A Fallen Hero Rises which, with very little marketing, quickly outsold Council of Peacocks.
JUNE 21, 2014
Published Beyond the Black Sea, book 2 in The Activation Series.
Publication of Demons of DunDegore, book 2 in the Sword of Kassandra Series.
Council of Peacocks included in The Shadow Box - a successful box set of 10 dark urban fantasy authors (including New York Times and USA Today best seller, Travis Luedke). The Shadow Box was a limited-time deal and hit several Amazon best-sellers lists.
Publication date of Terra Incognita, book 3 in The Activation Series.
Scheduled publication of Are You Watching Me? This will be his first non-fantasy thriller and features a sex addict who becomes the target of a serial killer.
Scheduled publication date of The Backwards Pawn, book 3 in the Sword of Kassandra Series.
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