John Pesqueira


John's passion for the visual arts, popular culture and history has always informed his creative ideas. His studies at the University of Arizona, Columbia University, and Stanford prepared him for various media careers and inspired his early passion for writing, film production and photography. His love for the Sonoran desert where he grew up and the history of the American Southwest, Mexico and its people continue to appear in his writing. John lives with his wife in Northern California.

Where to find John Pesqueira online

Twitter: @pezca2212

Where to buy in print


Slipping into the Green
Price: Free! Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
When a high school quarterback’s football future ends with a permanent injury, Emily, the class nerd, shows him a portal to the past, which will let him undo the damage and rebuild his future. But of course, there are sacrifices to be made... human sacrifices.
Alicia's Sin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,660. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Sadistic sex trafficker Tiger Joy sends assassins after Carlos and his beautiful ghost wife, Alicia. They escape to Cancun where they battle witches and drug lords to help their friend Señor Popcorn win the love of his life. The ghost of Sigmund Freud offers Alicia anger management therapy, but she commits an unforgivable sin and gives Tiger a perfect chance for revenge.
The Battle for the Alamo Taqueria
Price: Free! Words: 53,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When vigilantes gun down her uncle during an illegal border crossing, an idealistic young Mexican woman decides to make a dramatic political statement by leading a strike force to recapture the Alamo. Then international spies, Hollywood celebrities, the American President, the whole Mexican army, and a teenage kid with a tank become involved... and everything spins out of control.
Esteban's Quest
Price: Free! Words: 87,110. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A fireball launches itself from the Arizona desert setting off a series of impossible events and a modern quest for the seven cities of gold. Esteban's Quest blends science fiction, Aztec lore, classic horror, and offbeat humor into an unforgettable tale of love, destiny, magic, and redemption.
Alicia’s Ghost
Price: Free! Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
ALICIA has a fiery temper and astounding beauty. Too bad she’s been murdered. Too bad her husband, Professor Carlos Mann, has gone OCD to hide from the fact. Still, when one of Carlos’s students is sold into slavery by a mob that traffics in Asian girls, Alicia returns with a vengeance. Alicia’s Ghost is an imaginative and thrilling ride through the human and spirit worlds of Mexico and America.