K. Scot Macdonald


K. Scot Macdonald is the author of five novels and four non-fiction books. His work has appeared in the Writers’ Journal, Funds for Writers, and Animal Wellness, among many other magazines, websites and journals. He earned a degree in psychology and history from the University of British Columbia, a journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, and degrees in International Relations from the University of Southern California. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, daughter and spoiled wheaten Scottish terrier.

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Saucy Jack: Alias Jack the Ripper
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 183,740. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
The police tried to catch him, reporters covered him, the public tried to avoid him: Saucy Jack: Alias Jack the Ripper Deviant sex, mutilation and murder in Victorian England. A day by day retelling of Jack's reign of terror in the fall of 1888 in London by a psychologist and historian based on extensive primary and secondary research.
A Plunge Into Evil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Race Traveler and his boss, Scarlett Wynter, are leading a grand excursion to Greece, but an excursionist dies even before their plane touches down in Athens. Race battles to keep death at bay as cystic fibrosis ravages his lungs, vowing to give death some meaning by figuring out what happened on the plane. Then someone steals a wallet and the murderer strikes again and again. Will anyone survive?
Fictional Deceptions: Using Deception to Baffle, Surprise and Entertain Your Audience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The first book to show how writers use deception to surprise and, thereby, entertain their audiences. Fictional Deceptions discusses the use of deception in movies, novels and plays from a broad range of genres from romances to thrillers, dramas to mysteries. Designed for writers of all genres of movies, books and plays, as well as for fans of mysteries, novels and movies.
Deadly Dance: The Chippendales Murders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sex, Money and Murder: the true basis for the Hulu series, Welcome to Chippendales, about the rise and fall of Steve Banerjee, founder and owner of the Chippendales exotic male dance troupe. In the post-pill, pre-AIDS, sex-filled LA club scene of the 1980s, celebrities, desperate housewives and wild bachelorettes converged on one place: Chippendales—and behind it all was arson, the Mob and murder
Mouse's Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Anthony "Mouse" Maas, a commodity broker caught in the Baby Boomer crunch with free-spending daughters and parents in financial need, meets his high-school sweetheart at his mother's funeral. His first love reignites an old passion in him and he devises a scheme to allow him to quit brokering and pursue his dream...but then everything starts to go terribly wrong.
In Justice Found
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,560. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A mediator, Arden "Never-Fail" Jeffries, seeks justice after his house is burgled and his retirement accounts destroyed by the actions of a ruthless CEO.
In Pursuit of Perfection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An artist in 1880s Paris will stop at nothing to achieve his dream of painting perfect art.
The Shakespeare Drug
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What would you risk to achieve your dream? Would you risk your career? Your life? Your child's life? While researching Alzheimer's disease, Los Angeles neurosurgeon Julie Stein discovers the key to her long-frustrated dream of becoming a novelist: a combination of drugs that allows her to write as well as Shakespeare. Unfortunately, the drugs' side effects may kill her.

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