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Cover of DUSTER by Adam Stemple


Invaders from the north. A missing son. A conspiracy that spans centuries. And the man at the center of it all has only a murderous pimp and a treacherous half-breed to help him.

Duster is my new epic fantasy in a world of my own creation. It’s dark, funny, tragic, and action-packed. As one reader said, “Heck yeah, the action starts on the first page and the hits keep coming. This book is a great read, I couldn’t put it down. The world the author has built is compelling and fascinating.”

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Musician, Adam Stemple


I’ve been playing music for nearly half a century. Ouch. In that time, I’ve been in about a half-dozen bands, recorded or produced more albums than I can remember, and won a couple of Minnesota Music Awards. I’ve performed most genres at one time or another, but play mostly Irish Read More

Adam Stemple designs web

Web Design

Computers and I have a long history together. My father was a computer science professor, and I still remember the excitement when he brought home an actual monitor. Before that, we used a teletype (complete with giant roll of paper) to link into the UMass mainframes. Many years later, when Read More

Adam Stemple, author, writer, poet


Though I consider myself primarily a fantasy novelist, I’ve actually published in a whole bunch of genres and formats. For instance, in the past year, I’ve had the following come out: a collection of non-fiction stories about birds, a picture book, a historical fantasy novella, and an environmental poem. Meanwhile, Read More

About Me

I am a professional writer, poet, musician, web designer, and poker player, as well as an amateur artist, youth soccer coach, and skilled pinball player. In the past, I have worked in a warehouse, picked vegetables for two bucks an hour, rehabbed houses, golfed (poorly), traded options, arranged music for children’s books, got married and raised two mostly grown children.