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The Darker Myths Series (unpublished):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 (available for submission)

The Trading of Skin (available for submission)

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 for Camp Nanowrimo)

Short Stories (126):

Published or Accepted for Publication

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 – Word Blurb

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

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

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

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

Weighing Fate (speculative fiction) – Available as a reprint

Waking the Dead (horror – zombie – 6974) – Published in MDP’s Hell Hath no Fury anthology

Insurance (horror) – Submitted as a reprint

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

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

Bibliophile (erotica – 3898) – Published in BWE 3

Euthanasia (horror – vampire) – Published in the Wake Up Dead anthology from Crowded Quarantine Press, 

Cat and Mouse (pirate fantasy) – Published on The Dragon Queen’s blog

Shear Terror (horror – zombie – 8139) – Published as a novelette in May December Publishing’s e-lit catalogue, 

Vanity (horror – witch) – Published by MDP in the Waking the Witch anthology, submitted as a reprint

The Lure (horror – monster – 4129) – Published by MDP in the anthology Midnight Madness Creature Feature, published as a reprint in Allegory ezine (volume 32/59)

Dry Heat (horror) – Published by Panic Press Books in the Soup of Souls anthology, available for reprint

The Ghost in the Mirror (speculative fiction/modern fantasy – 3824) Available for submission as a reprint

What a Man’s Gotta Do (horror – cowboy/zombie – 4857) – Published by Rymfire ebooks in the Undead Tales anthology

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

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) – Submitted as a reprint to e-zine, January, 2019.

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

Don’t Feed The… (Vampire horror – 3,322) – Published in the Vampires Aren’t Pretty anthology from May December Publications

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 – published as a reprint in the Year’s Best Body Horror 2017 Anthology.

Orbs (horror) – Published in Dark Moon Books’ Mistresses of the Macabre anthology and published as a reprint in the Killing It softly anthology

What I’ve Gots in My Pockets (flash horror) – Published in the Slices of Flesh anthology by Dark Moon Books. 

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

And Then the Crow Said Henry (horror) – Published in Crowded Quarantine’s Tales for the Toilet anthology

Octavia (spider horror) – Published in Crooked Cat Publication for Fear anthology, published as a reprint in Killing It Softly 2.

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) – Published in Chillers on the Rock by Engen Books

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, published as reprint in QuicFic

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

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

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- 3,102) – 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, 

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

Sanae’s Garden (Japanese-themed fantasy) – Published in Seventh Star Press anthology Chimerical World: Tales of the Seelie Court. 

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

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

Better (Science-fiction) – Published in Compostela – Tesseracts 20 from EDGE

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) – Published in the Kill-Switch anthology from Horror Addicts

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, 

Foil-Hat Crazy (weird tale) – Published in Gathering Storm, Issue #5

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

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

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

Corvidophilia (horror – 1125) – Published on

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

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

Counting Crows (Horror micro fiction – 219) – Published in Gathering Storm, Issue #3

Fish Story (Horror micro fiction – 230) – Published in Gathering Storm, Issue #6

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

Soul Cakes (horror – 5014) – Published in the Two Eyes Open anthology

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

Buzzkill (sci-fi – 3170) – Published in Welcome to the Alpacalypse anthology

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

Scuttle – (horror – 3705) – Published in the Abandon anthology

Cash Grab – Published in Dystopia on the Rock from Engen Books

A Sticky Situation – 2138 – Published in Pulp Sci-Fi on the Rock from Engen Books

Look Again (fairy tale mash-up – 3359) – Accepted for charity anthology

Stitches in Time (urban fantasy – 4549) – Published in Mythology on the Rock from Engen Books

The Lesson (urban fantasy – 3274) – Published in SHEER: A Dark Fantasy Anthology

I Have No Beef with You (horror – 3142) – Published in Colp: Underground anthology

Fruit of Another’s Tree (fantasy – 3425) – Published in Engen Books and Quadragle’s Acceptance: Stories at the Centre of Us anthology


Surfacing (monster horror – 3,100) – Submitted to anthology February 2022

The Elephant’s Graveyard – (horror – 4,377) – Submitted to anthology April 2021

The Storyteller’s Affliction (horror – 5,100) – Submitted to Scare Street, January 2021

The Paint-box (modern fantasy Christmas-2994) – Available for submission

Winter’s Hunger (historical dark fantasy/horror – 4053/3923) – Submitted to anthology, Sept 2021

The Maw (horror flash fiction – 484) – Available for submission

Relief (sci-fi flash fiction – 549) – Available for submission

In an Instant (sci-fi flash fiction – 982) – Submitted to anthology, Sept 2021

Battling the Shikome (Japanese-themed fantasy – 2,426) – Available for submission

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

Don’t Ask (horror – 3534) – Available for submission

Burn (horror – 3381) – Available for submission

A Kiss to Rouse Her (fairy tale mash-up – 3284) – Available for submission

Turning Blue (superhero fiction – 5816) – Available for submission

Breaking Point (Lovecraftian horror – 5579) – Available for submission

Don’t Go There (Lovecraftian horror – 3124) – Available for submission

Yo-Yo (dark superhero fiction – 2325) – Submitted to a contest May 2021

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

Litterbug (Flash SF-620) – Available for submission

Heart of Frost (Fairytale/Norse Mythology Mash-up – 3288) – Submitted to anthology February 2022

Dead Butterflies (Flash Horror – 1083) – Available for submission

Freshly Squeezed (Horror micro fiction – 247) – Available for submission

The Curse of the  Blue Lobster (fairy-tale mash-up – 2338) – Submitted to anthology, January 2021

Blended (YA shifter – 4423) – Available for Submission

We Took to the Seas (post-apocalyptic – 5253) – Available for submission

Serves ‘im Right (horror – 2047) – Submitted to magazine May 2021

The Puzzling Jug (horror – 5015) – Submitted to an anthology, February 2022

Love and Let Die (horror – 3050) – Available for submission

At Odds with the Office (horror – 2948) – Available for submission

The Reluctant Collector (horror – 3801 ) – Available for submission

Smiles All Around (horror mash-up – 3921) – Available for submission

My Passion’s Bane (horror micro-fiction – 206) – Submitted to a charity anthology, February 2022

Hungry (flash horror – 1700) – Submitted to magazine, September 2021

Open Wide (horror- 1642) – Available for submission

Dry Drowning (literary horror – 4011) – Available for submission

Drip – 755 – Available for Submission

Testing her Mettle – 3022 – Available for Submission

Pet Peeve – 1623 – Available for submission

Blind Intuition – Available for Submission

What Makes Us Fly (fantasy) 4655 – Submitted to magazine, January 2021

Silver Jet, Silver Bullet (superhero) – Available for submission

Dead Tranquil -(Zombie Horror) – 3994 – Submitted to an anthology May 2021

Irregular – (Vampire Horror) – WIP

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