Jack Erickson

Biography

Author of mysteries, international thrillers, true crime, and romantic suspense novels.

Former U.S. Senate speechwriter, Washington-based editor, and RedBrick Press publisher.

Author and publisher of several books on craft brewing industry including award winning STAR SPANGLED BEER: A GUIDE TO AMERICA'S NEW MICROBREWERIES AND BREWPUBS.

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Books

Bloody Mary Confession
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,010. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Max and Amanda are America's dream couple. Max is a star infielder with the Boston Red Sox, Amanda is a Hollywood actress. But the stress of traveling and living apart strain their marriage. They divorce and start new lives. Years later, a suspicious death reunites them. Reminiscing over candlelight dinners and California wine tasting rekindle a spark -- and a "Bloody Mary Confession."
Thirteen Days in Milan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sylvia de Matteo, an American photographer, is taken hostage by terrorists during a political assassination at Stazione Centrale, Milan’s train station. Sylvia is seized at gunpoint, thrown in a van, blindfolded, and driven to a warehouse where she is imprisoned in a cell. When terrorists discover her father is a wealthy Wall Street investment banker, they demand a ransom for her release.
Rex Royale
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
When the decomposed body of a charismatic Las Vegas casino mogul is recovered from a northern California lake resort, a reporter and free lance writer investigate. They discover the community’s dark secrets; missing women, arsons, police corruption, and rogue backwoodsmen in a remote hunting lodge. A startling discovery reveals a decades old murder committed by one of the community's leaders.
Weekend Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Former lovers reunite six months after Sheila abruptly disappeared, leaving Ryan a cryptic note. Over a weekend, Sheila dazzles Ryan with grandiose stories of her new life. But something isn't right. Her stories change and she starts acting bizarrely. After a night of tender passion, Sheila departs as mysteriously as she appeared.
The Stalker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A school boy is bullied by a classmate to follow a beautiful young woman when she gets off a bus after work. He follows her home and becomes fascinated about her private life. He meets her professionally years later; his curiosity becomes an obsession that ends in a shocking conclusion.
Missing Persons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00)
A retired college professor uncovers old love letters in the garden of his new home. He makes inquiries of the former residents and learns a WW II war hero and his young wife lived there 50 years ago. But the young wife disappeared in a storm and her body was never found. Her former college lover also disappeared. The professor learns the startling truth, but struggles with his conscience.
Teammates
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Former high school football teammates meet at a wedding ten years after a violent tackle on the football field crippled one. The crippled teammate, whose promising tennis career was ruined, is a bartender at the wedding reception. His teammate is the arrogant groom. Revenge becomes a deadly wedding present.
Blood and Money
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
True crime. When Brad Baker met Andrea Currier, it was classic middle America meets old money. Brad was from Indiana and dabbled in politics; Andrea was the great-granddaughter of Andrew Mellon, former Secretary of Treasury for three Republican presidents. Andrea's net worth was in the range of $500 million. It started out like a romance novel and ended with a shotgun blast New Years Eve.
Perfect Crime
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Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67)
A San Francisco wife plots to murder her philandering husband by being in two places at one time. She commits the Perfect Crime -- and starts an exciting life with a sexy new boyfriend, living off her dead husband's generous life insurance policy. Until her doorbell rings one night . . . .
Mornings Without Zoe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,080. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Zoe abandons her husband Valentine’s weekend in Monterey.  This is not the first time she has run away from a lover or husband. Zoe has a compulsion to flee men who love her and adopt a new identity. Zoe starts a new life in Hollywood's fast lane with new lovers and a career in the movie industry. But a crisis shatters her; she's determined to resolve a childhood trauma. What makes Zoe run?
A Streak Across the Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,910. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dane and BJ witness a double meteor streak across the sky the night they begin a summer love affair. They agree to meet the next summer with one condition; no contact over the winter. One harbors a dark secret.   They renew their affair next summer and vow to meet the third summer and never part. But the condition remains; no contact over the winter. The third summer arrives . . . .

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