Steven P Wilson

Biography

Steve is a Townsville based writer of fiction in the field of action/adventure. This is his first novel. He is currently a HR Adviser and has previously served in the Australian Army for 21 years. He took up fiction writing in 2011 and won a local short story competition followed by a winning entry in the National Year of Reading 2011 Short Story Competition for unpublished writers.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Alfred Hitchcock's The Three Investigators. They focussed on three boys investigating mysteries in 1950's Hollywood. Excellent escapism for a nine year old.
How do you approach cover design?
Images that catch the eye of someone looking for the genre I write. For example, a German WW2 iron cross immediately represents the war in Europe
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Where to find Steven P Wilson online

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Books

The Misfortune Teller
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: Australian English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
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The circus has come to town. Teenage friends Katie, Josh and Luke reckon they're too old for the circus but free tickets are free tickets and it is the school holidays. When Josh visits the Fortune Teller events take grim turn for the worse and it's up to Katie and Luke to rescue him. But first they'll have to evade a small army of murderous circus performers.
Details
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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It was Probationary Constable Alex McMahon's first day on the job. "Speeding tickets and break and enters," said her instructors at the academy, hosing down the rookies' enthusiasm. "Nothing like TV or the movies," they said. Yet here she was, bomb threats, terrorists and her gun drawn, safety catch set to fire.
The Tin of Secrets
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
Old Arthur is a cleaner at Sydney’s Central Railway Station. One of those invisible people who carries out the thankless jobs that make our lives easier. He keeps to himself and no one can remember the last time he had a sickie. In fact no one knows much about Arthur at all and that’s just the way he likes it. But that’s about to change when his dark past finally catches up with him.
Visitors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Geoff Rankin, a returned serviceman, just wants to get away for a quiet weekend up in the tablelands. When he encounters what appear to be visitors from another planet, he deals with them the only way he knows…violently.
Served Cold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Ali brought his family to Australia to escape the horrors of the Iraq civil war. He’d worked hard to pay his own way in his new homeland. What he didn’t expect was to have his family kidnapped. What the police didn’t expect was a bizarre ransom demand to be played out on national television. And what the television networks didn’t expect were to be pawns in a twisted game of revenge.
The Return
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
March 1945. Tom Mueller, a POW in Nazi Germany, finally makes a "home run" after four long years in captivity. His London debrief retells his amazing odyssey of capture, escape and heartbreaking recapture. He astounds everyone when he agrees to lead a covert team back into Germany to carry out a desperate rescue mission. Tom’s return to Nazi Germany in its dying days reveals a hidden agenda.

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