John Schweingrouber

Biography

Thanks for checking out my books and bio on Smashwords. I began my writing career in early 2000 when I found myself between jobs. Having been a big fan of the horror genre, I found that writing horror for my first project, L&L I, the Night Walker, came easier than other story lines I had unsuccessfully tried.

A few great characters and four novels later, I now find that I enjoy the art of writing more and more each day. Learning the craft of writing as I've gone along certainly hasn't been easy. However, at the end of the day I hope that I developed some great characters and stories that have entertained you, although I do not have a team of professional editors and marketing machine behind me.

Thanks again for your time and I hope you were entertained. If you enjoyed one of my books please feel free to leave a comment on Amazon or other sites to help other readers.

Cheers!

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Books

Dark Nights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,630. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story compilation of the "Twilight Zone" variety that is sure to leave the reader on the edge of their seat! One chilling tale of oddities after another.
The Ultimate 80's
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Explore the 80's culture, movies, music, and fads. Your "go-to" 80's guide for everything cool about the 1980's. You know you're a child of the 80's if...
Game, Set, Match
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Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Turner Price lives a charmed life as the the best tennis player in the world. However, he knows Father Time will catch up with him soon. He dreads the day that he falls from the top spot. That was before Arianna, a seductive stranger, gives him eternal youth. But with all gifts, there is a price to pay. It is now up to Turner to survive in his new dark world.
The Waiting List
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Rick's vanity leads him to the most important purchase of his life. Rick buys a condo in the most exclusive neighborhood in the city and does so without knowing the bloody history of the place. Nor does he know about the malevolence living with him. The Waiting List is a chilling tale of one man's journey from vanity to insanity.
To The Edge...And Back Again
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
To The Edge...And Back Again is a short story work by horror writer John Schweingrouber. The tales of terror take the reader through a maze of the mysterious and macabre as eclectic characters face their worst fears as well as the unknown. The stories range from the twisted and slightly humorous, to that dark edge between reality and madness. Six short stories that will keep you on the edge.
Legends and Landmarks, Volume IV: Devil's Cave
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Series: Legends and Landmarks, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In this final installment of the "Legends" series, Eric and Todd find themselves in Roanoke, Virginia facing a showdown with the demons that have stalked them. However, as they approach their twisted enemies they find that Slade and Corey aren't the only diabolical forces conspiring against them.
Legends and Landmarks, Volume III: Demon Wind
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Series: Legends and Landmarks, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,580. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The "Legends" series continues in this third installment of the four-part series. Eric Young finds himself in the tattered city of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Following the chilling call from the shadows, Eric descends into the dark underbelly of the ravaged streets as something dark in his own soul is raging inside of him for control.
Legends and Landmarks, Volume II: Freedom's Path
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Series: Legends and Landmarks, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Eric Young and Todd Montgomery continue their horrific journey into the unknown as they uncover a legend of purgatory and shame surrounding the small all-American town of Fuson, Missouri. Freedom's Path, the second installment of the Legends and Landmarks series, explores the ghosts of the past as Fuson's shameful history of slave abandonment comes alive when a body floats up on the Black River.
Legends and Landmarks, Volume I: The Night Walker
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Series: Legends and Landmarks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 103,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Eric and Todd, two crime reporters for the city news, discover an age old legend of evil as they work on a book about legends. As they come to find out, some legends are true. This one may kill them. While researching the history of Pleasant Hills' most famous attraction, one of the oldest cemeteries in the country, the duo discover a horrific legend that ripped the founding settlers apart.

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  • Clearwater Journals on Dec. 09, 2011

    Great character development, great story. It was a suspenseful read with a bit of humor tossed in for good measure.