Steve Akley

Biography

Steve Akley is a lifelong St. Louis resident. He grew up in, and now lives with his family in the south St. Louis county community of Oakville.

While it took him more than 40 years (okay, 45) to get his first book published, doing so has caused a flurry of creative ideas for new works. With a simple direction of writing about subject matter that he likes, he has a lot of potential material to write about.

He looks forward to getting more of his ideas out there for others to enjoy.

He thanks you for your interest in his work!

Where to find Steve Akley online


Where to buy in print


Books

The Lincoln Stalker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A chance discovery of journals on an Indiana farm from an individual who knew Abraham Lincoln for over 45 years, sheds some light on a few aspects which hadn’t been covered before. Thorton Andrew Davis VIII, the great-great-great-great-great grandson of the man who wrote the journals partnered with noted author Steve Akley to present these stories to the public for the first time.
The Bacon Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Everybody loves bacon, right? Well, not Scott Lomez. He has a different take on bacon and what it represents: -Salty. -Fatty. The root of all evil. It's time you meet The Bacon Killer!
The Donut Shop Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the small St. Louis suburb town of Oakville, The Orange Rooster’s Donuts has been serving up the area’s favorite treats since 1956. Several years ago, this small shop generated a “crime of the century” level of attention when patrons of this beloved donut haven began turning dead. Author Steve Akley checks-in with the killer and the other players in this "crime of the century" murder mystery.
A Killer in Kilauea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kilauea is a sleepy town on the northeastern shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua'i. The beauty of the area attracts tourists and celebrities, many of whom enjoy a second home there. When an international starlet turns up dead in Kilauea, the pressure is on the local police chief to solve the mystery of who committed the murder before being forced to turn over the case to a larger department.
The Vampire of Cliff Cave
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Have you ever met an actual vampire? The Vampire of Cliff Cave takes a look at the memoirs of a real vampire sharing his everyday interactions with regular people. In these humor-filled encounters, some of the layers, and mysteries, to all of the bad P.R. vampires receive are peeled away.
The Legend of Bear Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Outlaws, villains and thrill seekers simply can’t seem to heed the warnings of the legend and mystery surrounding the remote Pacific Northwest isle known as Bear Island. This short story introduces you to the characters that have crossed paths with one another as they have attempted to write their own chapter in the history, and mystery, of Bear Island.
The 101 Best Christmas Songs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
When selecting Christmas songs to listen to, why choose anything but the best? The 101 Best Christmas Songs not only identifies the top songs, it also lists the best rendition of each (including up to three runners-up per selection). Create the ultimate playlist this holiday season!

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