Douglas Brown


Douglas R. Brown is a fantasy and horror writer living in Pataskala, Ohio. He began writing as a cathartic way of dealing with the day-to-day stresses of life as a firefighter/paramedic for the Columbus Ohio Division of Fire. Now he focuses his writing on fantasy and horror where he can draw from his lifelong love of the genres. He has been married Since 1996 and has a son and a few dogs.

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Book Trailer for Tamed
Werewolves make great pets.

Epertase Trilogy
The Light of Epertase is a epic fantasy trilogy by Douglas R. Brown.

Epertase Publishing
Epertase Publishing is where you can find everything you want to know about author, Douglas R. Brown and his fantasy and horror novels.

A Firefighter Christmas Carol teaser
Coming October 19, 2021. In his first short story collection, Douglas R. Brown draws inspiration from his career as a firefighter/paramedic and a Charles Dickens classic in six thrilling tales of psychological and supernatural suspense exploring some of humanity’s darkest impulses.

Death of the Grinderfish
When your mask fails, you die. What would you do to save the ones you love from the toxic air? Would you defy the legendary Angel of Justice? Would you give your own life? What if your mother’s mask goes bad?



A Wicked Line
Pre-release—available September 6, 2022. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
There is a wicked line between being a vigilante and being a serial killer.
A Firefighter Christmas Carol and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A unique take on Scrooge, a social media disaster, a hardworking schizophrenic, a serial killer who hunts firefighters, a paramedic with a haunting secret, and a dad searching for his daughter. Supernatural suspense meets psychological terror.
Death Alarm - A Ghostly Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Killers, ghosts and firefighters. What happens when pure evil battles the noblest of professions?
Death of the Grinderfish
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When your mask fails, you die. In this Robin Hood-esque fantasy tale, Tristin must use his gift to steal masks from the rich to save the ones he loves.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,480. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fairy tales
Werewolves are real. And they make excellent pets. What happens when greed trumps the safety of society? The WereHouse is about to find out. Tamed is a werewolf tale with a twist.
The Rise of Cridon
Series: The Light of Epertase, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When the evil wizard, Tevin, hunts the son of Rasi for the Light of Epertase, even Rasi might not be strong enough to stop him.
A Kingdom's Fall
Series: The Light of Epertase, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The war with the Teks has left Epertase fractured. King Fice has used the unrest to overthrow Alina. Once again, Rasi may be the kingdom's only hope. But there is more that lies behind King Fice and his motives.
Legends Reborn
Series: The Light of Epertase, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,530. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
King Elijah would kill his own daughter to keep the Light of Epertase. Rasi will kill everyone else to save her.

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