All About Me…


Chantal Boudreau is an accountant and mother of 2 who lives with her family by the sea in beautiful Sambro, Nova Scotia. She writes and illustrates fantasy, dark fantasy and horror during her “spare” time. In addition to her CMA-MBA from Saint Mary’s University, she has an English degree from Dalhousie University. Her novel, Fervor, debuted from May December Publications (MDP) in the spring of 2011, and its sequels, Elevation, Transcendence and Providence, followed. She has written 18 other novels, in various stages of editing and submission, and has also completed many short stories. Magic University, the first of her Masters & Renegades fantasy series was released in September 2011, followed by sequels Casualties of War and Prisoners of Fate. She also self-published the three novels in her YA tribal dark fantasy trilogy, The Snowy Barrens Trilogy.

Chantal sold her first short story on October 4, 2010, a horror story called “Palliative,” which appeared in notreebooks e-book anthology Vampires, Zombies, and Ghosts – Oh My! Her short story, “Just Another Day,” appears in MDP’s zombie anthology, First Time Dead (February 2011 release) and she now has stories in a variety of anthologies from multiple publishers.
She appeared as a writer-guest at Hal-Con (Halifax, Nova Scotia) in November of 2011 and is an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association.


Fervor Series:

Fervor (published by May December Publishing, March 2011)

Elevation (published December 2011 – no longer in print)

Transcendence (published November 2012 – no longer in print)

Providence (published June 2013 – no longer in print)


Dominion (WIP)

Grace (in planning)

Faith (in planning)

Hope (in planning)

Masters & Renegades Series:

Magic University (published by May December Publications, September 2011 – no longer in print -available for free on

Casualties of War (published by May December Publications, June 2012 – no longer in print)

Prisoners of Fate (published by May December Publications, November 2013 – no longer in print)

Victims of Circumstance

Lines of Opposition

The Enemy of my Enemy

Pieces of Magic Part 1 of 2: Union of Defiance

Pieces of Magic Part 2 of 2: Chasing the Node

Dagramar’s Zoo (in planning)

Glimmer ‘Midst the Chaos (in planning)

The Snowy Barrens Trilogy:

The Blood Is Strong (released October 2012)

The Blood Runs Deep (released February 2013)

The Blood Flows True (released March 2014)

The Darker Myths Series (unpublished):

Elements of Genocide (available for submission)

Sleep Escapes Us (submitted to Exile Editions, December 2013)

The Trading of Skin (submitted to Exile Editions, January 2014))

Bed of Bones (in planning)

Akin to the Wind (in planning)

When you Whisper (Available for Submission)

When you Scream (in planning)

Intangible (Available for Submission)

Sifting the Ashes – (Available for Submission)

The 1% Solution – (In Planning)

Short Stories (116):

A Brief Encounter(fantasy) – flash fiction to accompany The Blood is Strong trilogy – Published in Angie’s Diary

False Tranquility (fantasy) – prequel teaser tale to The Blood is Strong trilogy

Deadly Preparations (fantasy) – prequel teaser tale to Masters & Renegades #1: Magic University – Published in Angie’s Diary

Tease (fantasy) – prequel teaser tale to Masters & Renegades #1: Magic University- Published in Angie’s Diary

A Change of Colour (fantasy) – prequel teaser tale to Masters & Renegades #1: Magic University- Published in Angie’s Diary

A Silent Proposition (fantasy) – prequel teaser tale to Masters & Renegades #1: Magic University- Published in Angie’s Diary

On Her Guard(fantasy) – prequel teaser tale to Masters & Renegades #1: Magic University – Published in Angie’s Diary

Out of Phase(fantasy) – prequel teaser tale to Masters & Renegades #1: Magic University

Fly on the Wall (fantasy -4057) – Published in Bellator, charity anthology, available as a reprint

Just Another Day (horror – zombie – 4000) – published in May December Publishing’s First-Time Dead anthology (volume 1) and Darlings of Decay, available for reprint

The Last (fantasy) – Published in Angie’s Diary

Kraken Chasm (fantasy) – Published in Angie’s Diary

Deadline (horror – zombie) – Published in the Zombie Buffet anthology from Opencasket Press, available for reprint

Eliza’s Shell (fantasy) – Published in New Legends: Caster, Castle, Creature – Caster Edition fantasy anthology, May 2016

Lucky Penny (speculative fiction-3964) – published in the Moronic Ox Journal, available for reprint

Weighing Fate (speculative fiction) – Submitted as a reprint

Waking the Dead (horror – zombie – 6974) – Published in MDP’s Hell Hath no Fury anthology, submitted as reprint, January 2017 

Insurance (horror) – Available as a reprint

Palliative (horror – 5597) – Published in Vampires, Zombies and Ghosts – Oh My! anthology by Notreebooks, available as a reprint

Technopathy (science fiction/horror) – Available as a reprint

Bibliophile (erotica – 3898) – Accepted for BWE 3

Euthanasia (horror – vampire) – Published in the Wake Up Dead anthology from Crowded Quarantine Press, submitted as a reprint, January 2017

The Lesson (fantasy – 3505) – Available for submission

Cat and Mouse (pirate fantasy) – published on The Dragon Queen’s blog, available as a reprint

Shear Terror (horror – zombie) – Published as a novelette in May December Publishing’s e-lit catalogue, available as a reprint

Vanity (horror – witch) – Published by MDP in the Waking the Witch anthology, available for reprint

The Lure (horror – monster – 4129) – Published by MDP in the anthology Midnight Madness Creature Feature, submitted as reprint, January 2017

Dry Heat (horror) – Published by Panic Press Books in the Soup of Souls anthology, accepted by charity anthology as a reprint, January 2017

The Ghost in the Mirror (speculative fiction/modern fantasy) Submitted to Wyrd as a reprint, April 2017

What a Man’s Gotta Do (horror – cowboy/zombie) – Published by Rymfire ebooks in the Undead Tales anthology, available for reprint

Little Sister (horror) – submitted to Fangoria “Weird Words” short fiction contest – selected as a finalist in 2011 and posted at Fangoria Online. Appeared on the Tales to Terrify podcast, episode #87, also published in Siren’s Call

Silence in the Court (horror) – Published by MDP in their Say Goodnight to the Bad Guy anthology, available for reprint

Rats!(horror) – One of the contenders in Horror Addicts Wicked Women Writer competition for 2011 – available in full on

It’s All About the Tourists (humorous fantasy – 3508) – Available as a reprint

Escarg – 0 – (zombie horror) – Published in the Zero anthology from May December Publications, available for reprint

Surfacing(Monster horror – 3,100) – Submitted to Red Sun, April 2017

Don’t Feed The… (Vampire horror) – Published in the Vampires Aren’t Pretty anthology from May December Publications, available for reprint

The Elephant’s Graveyard – (Horror) – Submitted to Uncanny, April 2016

Gaia’s Gift (post-apocalyptic) – Published in Tuliptree Publishing’s anthology, My Favorite Apocalypse.

Wrigglers (horror – 4422) – Published in MDP’s Midnight Movie Creature Feature II – submitted to anthology as a reprint, April 2017

Orbs (horror) – Published in Dark Moon Books’ Mistresses of the Macabre anthology and accepted for the Killing It softly anthology

The Storyteller’s Affliction (horror – 4996) – Submitted to anthology, April 2017

What I’ve Gots in My Pockets (flash horror) – Published in the Slices of Flesh anthology by Dark Moon Books.  Submitted as to a podcast, October 2015.

Rev-ursal (modern rural fantasy) – Published in the Hazardous Press Shifters charity anthology

Dead to Write (zombie horror) – Published in Horror and Mystery LLC anthology, Strangely Funny, 2 1/2.

What’s the Scoop (horror) – Published in Ten Silver Bullets from Crowded Quarantine Publications, submitted as reprint to anthology, January 2017

The Paint-box (modern fantasy Christmas-2994) – Submitted to Renfield, January 2017

And Then the Crow Said Henry (horror) – Published in Crowded Quarantine’s Tales for the Toilet anthology, available as a reprint.

Octavia (spider horror) – Published in Crooked Cat Publication for Fear anthology, submitted as a reprint March 2017.

Thanksgiving Special (flash horror) – Contender in the 2012 Wicked Women Writers Competition organized by the Horror Addict podcast – now available on Wattpad.

Territory (ghost horror – 4207)- Submitted to anthology January 2017

Life and Undeath on the Chain Gang (zombie horror) – Published in May December Publications’ anthology, Zombie Lockdown.

Dead Drift (zombie horror) – Published in Exile Editions Dead North anthology

Amnesty (superhero fiction – 4280) – Published by Crimson Streets, April 2017

A Face in the Wind (superhero) – Published by Tyche Books in the Masked Mosaic anthology

Come into her Garden (green man dark fantasy – 3509) – Published as an honorable mention on the Crystal Lake website

One Lonely Night (zombie horror) – Published in MDPs Let’s Scare Cancer to Death charity anthology

The Godmother’s Curse (zombie/fairytale mash-up – 3492) Published in Postscripts to Darkness Vol 5, accepted as reprint for anthology

Turbulence (sci-fi flash fiction) – Available in full on and Wattpad

Waiting in the Wings (romance) – available for submission as a reprint

Winter’s Hunger (historical dark fantasy/horror – 4053/3923) –Submitted to journal, April 2017

All I Want for Christmas (Christmas flash fiction fantasy) – Posted on the Guild of Dreams blog published on Angie’s Diary and published on the Horror Addicts website.

Riot! (fan fiction) – accepted for anthology.

The Hole (fantasy) – teaser tale for The Blood Runs Deep, published on Angie’s Diary

On a Wing and a Prayer (flash apocalyptic horror) – Aired as part of Horror Addicts Wicked Women Writers 2013 competition

Deck the Halls (Christmas horror) – Published in Grinning Skulls Press O Little Town of Deathlehem charity anthology

Velveteen (Science Fiction) – Published in Planet Rogue Press anthology Sex Droids & Their Cyborg Toys

Stitches in Time (urban fantasy – 3526) – Submitted to Renfield, January 2017

Flash! (horror flash fiction) – Published in Dark Moon Books Dark Moon Digest #13

The Maw (horror flash fiction – 484) – Submitted to Shotgun Horror Clips, January 2017

Sanae’s Garden (Japanese-themed fantasy) – Published in Seventh Star Press anthology Chimerical World: Tales of the Seelie Court. Submitted as a reprint, January 2017

Relief (sci-fi flash fiction) – Submitted to anthology, October 2016

In an Instant (sci-fi flash fiction) – Submitted to Renfield, January 2017

Battling the Shikome (Japanese-themed fantasy – 2,426) – Submitted to Strange Horizons, April 2017

On the Tip of her Tongue (Horror) – Published in Dark Corners anthology

Some Kind of Rabid (Horror flash fiction) – Accepted for TWF, January 2017

Implements (Horror flash fiction) – Published in Issue #12 of Literary Hatchet.

In too Deep (Fairy-tale Horror) – Published online as part of Mythos Grimmly:Prelude.

A Shovel and a Bag of Lime (Horror flash fiction) – Published in Issue #10 of Literary Hatchet.

A Shovel and a Bag of Lime too (Horror flash fiction) – Published in Issue #9 of The Literary Hatchet

Desperate Dreams (Dark fantasy) – Published in the Nightmare Stalkers and Dream Walkers from Horrified Press. Submitted as a reprint, April 2017.

Cat-Birds (Horror) – Published in Mocha Memoirs Press’s The Grotesquerie anthology

Better (Science-fiction) – Accepted for Compostela – Tesseracts 20

Laying On Hands (urban fantasy – 4,928) -Available for submission.

The Candy Man/The Candy Apple Man (flash horror – 500) – Accepted for Issue #5 of Jitter Press

Zuka’s Misfortune (Egyptian dark fantasy) Published in Horror and Mystery LLC anthology, History and Horror, Oh My!

The Field-Test (fantasy): A Masters & Renegades teaser tale, published on Angie’s Diary

Strange Music (weird tale – 3015) – Submitted to magazine April 2016

Don’t Ask (horror – 3534) –  Submitted to magazine, October 2016

Burn (horror – 3381) – Submitted to anthology, October 2016

Heaven Scent (fairy tale mash-up) – Published in Forest Seclusion anthology April 2017

The Hack-Jack Prospect (cyberpunk fairy tale mash-up) – Published by Intrigue Publishing in the Young Adventurers anthology

Without Family Ties (horror fairy tale mash-up) – Published in Horror Addicts Once upon a Scream anthology, May 2016

Foil-Hat Crazy (weird tale) – Submitted to UFO, April 2017

Secret Santa (Christmas Horror) – Published in Grinning Skulls charity anthology, Return to Deathlehem. 

A Kiss to Rouse Her (fairy tale mash-up – 3284) – Submitted to anthology, April 2016

Turning Blue (superhero fiction – 5816) – Submitted to anthology on April 2016

Pure Mime (clown flash horror – 426) – Accepted for Body Parts Magazine, Issue #8

Breaking Point (Lovecraftian horror – 5579) – Submitted to anthology, April 2017

Don’t Go There (Lovecraftian horror – 3124) – Submitted to anthology, April 2017

Yo-Yo (dark superhero fiction – 2322) – Submitted to Renfield, Jan2017

No Deeper (Lovecraftian Horror) – Published by Mackenzie Publishing in the Into the Cave YA anthology

The Curlicue Seahorse (Steampunk) – Published in Exiles Editions’ Clockwork Canada, May 2016

Corvidophilia (horror – 1125) – Published on

Hand (superhero fiction – 1807) – Published in the Silent Screams anthology, October 2016

Old Man Winter (Christmas horror – 2306) – Available for submission

Litterbug (Flash SF-620) – Submitted to Space Squid, January 2017

Heart of Frost (Fairytale/Norse Mythology Mash-up – 3288) – Available for submission

Dead Butterflies (Flash Horror – 1083) – Submitted to Darkfuse, April 2017

Breaking Tradition (Christmas Horror – 3890) – Published by Grinning Skulls Press in the Return to Deathlehem anthology

Counting Crows (Horror micro fiction – 219) – Submitted to Gathering Storm, April 2017

Fish Story (Horror micro fiction – 230) – Available for submission

Scrounging for Scraps (Horror micro fiction – 165) – Published by Fundead, February 2017

Freshly Squeezed (Horror micro fiction – 247) – Submitted to Fundead, April 2017

The Curse of the  Blue Lobster (fairy-tale mash-up – 2439) Submitted to anthology, October 2016

Blended (YA shifter – 4423) – Submitted to anthology, April, 2017

We Took to the Seas (post-apocalyptic – 5253) – Submitted to charity anthology, April 2017

Serves ‘im Right (horror – 2047) – Submitted to anthology, April 2016

The Puzzling Jug (horror – 4195) – Submitted to Pseudopod, April 2017

Live and Let Die (horror – 3011) – Submitted to Outlook Springs, April 2017

At Odds with the Office (horror – 2948) – Submitted to DeadlLghts, April 2017

Look Again (fairy tale mash-up – 3359) – Submitted to Likely Red, April 2017

The Reluctant Collector (horror – 3801 ) – Submitted to magazine, October 2016

Soul Cakes (horror – 5014) – Accepted for Two Eyes Open anthology

Smiles All Around (horror mash-up – 3921) – Submitted to anthology, October 2016

Boxed in (horror flash – 562) – Submitted to contest, October 2016

My Passion’s Bane (horror micro-fiction – 246) – submitted to contest, November 2016

Clemency(an Amnesty Adventure – 4257) – Accepted by Crimson Streets

Buzzkill (sci-fi – 3170)- Submitted to anthology, December 2016

Hungry (flash horror – 1700) – Submitted to anthology, April 2017

A Distaste for Dust (flash horror – 1546) – Published in Gathering Storm Issue #2

I Have No Beef with You (horror – 3142) – Available for submission

Testing her Mettle – Submitted to anthology, April 2017

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