Steve Merrifield

Biography

I’m in my thirties and live in the UK in Leigh-on-Sea with my long-time partner, our three cats--and a life-size Dalek and Cyberman. I have a love of supernatural horror and an overactive imagination which I channel into my work and I have many plans for future works.

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Books

The Darkwood Mysteries: The Conspiracies of Shadow & Fire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,700. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. A visitor arrives from Darkwood’s past: from a time when the mysteries first began to gather around her and her guide-stone...
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Spindly-Snatcher
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Why is a writer burning down bookshops? Darkwood and Hobbs investigate a creeping madness, but in doing so the hunters become the hunted…
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Hag on the Heath
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Is an acquaintance of Darkwood the victim of supernatural attack? Darkwood, Hobbs, the victim and her gypsy kin embark on a hunt for a witch, but all is not as it seems...
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Cult of the Scarab
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. How does a mummified body, missing from the British Museum, connect to Darkwood’s nightmare of beetles in a foreign red land? The answer is found at the end of a trail of bodies...
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Peacock Cabal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Men who love men are dying, as something takes advantage of the secrecy surrounding their hidden love. Darkwood's investigation reveals a conspiracy and a sinister threat...
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Wrath of the Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Who or what is causing fires in the slums of London's East End? Superstitious fears on the street claim the Chinese are to blame - but could there really be a dragon in London?
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Luminous Marks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Luminous Marks: Glowing marks are left at the sites of petty thefts. What are they for? Darkwood and Hobbs search out the meaning of the marks in London's fog shrouded night.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Posthumous Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Posthumous Child: Darkwood receives messages from the other side whilst the family of a country estate experience a ghostly tormentor. What secret haunts Cecil House?
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Thief of Faces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Thief of Faces: Darkwood is on the trail of a serial killer in London who takes the faces of his victims...

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