Mark S. R. Peterson

Biography

Born in small-town northwestern Minnesota, Mark S. R. Peterson knew he had a love of writing as far back as 2nd grade.

His genre interests are as expansive as his musical tastes–from classics like Mozart and Beethoven to heavy metal like Poison and Metallica. He writes thrillers, horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and even dabbles into nonfiction and inspirational.

He is a graduate of Bemidji State University, majoring in criminal justice and psychology. He wrote his first book between homework and achieving his 2nd Dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He has over 15 years of law enforcement experience and currently lives, according to a Washington Post article, in the “ugliest county” in the United States.

BEHOLDER’S EYE is his first published thriller novel, the first in his Central Division Series. KILLZONE is the first in his Shadowkill trilogy.

Where to find Mark S. R. Peterson online


Books

Reach's Roaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
KYLE REACH has a family secret. A strange disease that fatally strikes the males in the family by their mid-twenties. His wife CHARISSA prays the disease skips Kyle, for she doesn’t want to spend the better part of her life a widow. She doesn’t want to raise her unborn son by herself either. But there is something more to the Reach women, Kyle’s mother and grandmother, than just surviving widows.
The Complete Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 192,280. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From the backwoods of Minnesota to the heart of Washington DC, this is the complete Shadowkill Trilogy. SHADOWs (Strategic Hazardous Android for Defensive Operations and Warfare) are the latest in innovations in robotic military technology. Now all three books are available together in this complete box set. Book 1: Killzone Book 2: Homeland Defense Book 3: Storming The Hill
The 13th Hole (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
ADAM DOLE has no choice but to face his fears. In high school, he killed accidentally killed someone with a golf ball from the 13th hole. He told no one. Another man paid for his crime. Now, he has to win a golf tournament on the same golf course. However, the house that lies beyond the dreaded 13th hole may hold secrets. Including the secret of his innocence.
Storming The Hill: Book 3 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Book 3 of the Shadowkill Trilogy A team of mercenaries has infiltrated the White House. Their ransom: complete control of SHADOW team. Will Major Walker and the Mechanical Clandestine Division of the US Military pay the heavy price to save the country? Or does Lucas, Stacy, and the rest of SHADOW team have another plan? STORMING THE HILL is the third and final novel in the Shadowkill Trilogy.
Homeland Defense: Book 2 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Book 2 of the Shadowkill Trilogy A Senator’s daughter is abducted. SHADOW team is assigned to find her. But there’s a problem. SHADOW team’s robotic soldiers have been kept a secret, and this exposure could lead to a massive public outcry. HOMELAND DEFENSE is the second novel in the Shadowkill Trilogy.
Night People (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
ABBY STONE hates working the nightshift. She hates it even more that she has to work alongside her abusive ex-husband TROY. But she soon develops a growing affection for one of her co-workers. There’s only one problem. THOMAS FREDERICK, who goes by the colorful name of MR. SPOOKY, works exclusively at night.
Don't Let Insulin Bring Down More Than Your Blood Sugar: Tips For Less Stress Traveling With Diabetes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
Traveling with diabetes, or with family members who are diabetic, can be stressful. Unless you’re prepared. Inside are tips and tricks to make your upcoming vacation with type one diabetes less stressful.
Bruce: An Order of Freaks Novelette
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Bruce Gander has a unique ability. Some would call it a gift. Others, a curse.
I Zone (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Occult
JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO OUT IN THE WOODS An outbreak in the northwoods of Minnesota threatens the livelihood of its residents. But when NICK CHASE and his best friends SHAWN and MANDY go out for the annual deer hunting season, they discover the horrific truth behind those infected.
Mischief Is My Middle Name (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Fed up with an abusive, controlling marriage, ERIN KEMP gives her daughter TINA the one gift she’s been asking for—and frees herself in the process. This short story was originally published in the IF WALLS COULD TALK short story collection. Buy it now. Or purchase the complete collection.
AKA Anonymous (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
How often does one get a chance to change someone’s life? MAGGIE SIMMS has never had such an opportunity. That is, until she meets a hitchhiker named CLIFTON BAGGS.
Last Requests (A Time Loop Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What would be the most horrifying day to repeat over and over again? For PETE HARRISON, that day is his final day on Death Row. Convicted on multiple counts of murder, Pete has little opportunity to change his last day before walking down to the lethal injection chamber.
The Christmas Letters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
What legacy do you want to leave behind? Meet the Wilkins. The typical busy American family. But when Grandma Wilkins passes away, they discover her old Christmas letters in a shoebox. Molly, the youngest grandchild, soon decides to start where her grandmother’s legacy left off, writing about future events, no matter how unrealistic they may seem at the time.
Grave Secrets: A Halloween Suspense Mystery Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Five teenagers. In the woods. At night. On Halloween. What could possibly go wrong?
Shades Of Darkness: A Thriller Novel (Central Division Series, Book 4)
Series: Central Division, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A wife murders her husband. The prosecution calls it a slam dunk. A fiery defense attorney demands a speedy trial. So what’s the problem? Minneapolis PD investigators KOLIN RAYNES, SIMON TEMPLETON, and rookie KELLY KING trust their instincts, that not everything is as it seems.
Discarded: A Thriller Novel (Central Division Series, Book 3)
Series: Central Division, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Little does Minneapolis PD Investigator KOLIN RAYNES know that finding a discarded cell phone would lead him into the murky world of human sex trafficking. And KASSI YOUNG, a homeless teenage prostitute, isn’t the only one to fall into their clutches.
Salute (A Patriotic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
COREY LITTLE doesn’t have many friends his own age. Instead, his best friend, HAROLD PHELPS, is a white-haired old man and World War II veteran who sparks a new love of life through fishing.
Hatchet Harry (A Suspense Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
KEVIN STUBBS sees serial killers. Everywhere! There's only one problem: the persons of interest never seem to be the ones in the FBI Wanted Posters. Will Hatchet Harry, a recent addition, be any different?
Straight Razor: A Thriller Novel (Central Division Series, Book 2)
Series: Central Division, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Minneapolis PD Investigator SIMON TEMPLETON has a problem. His friends from high school are being murdered. And he’s the next one on the killer’s hit list.
Beholder's Eye: A Thriller Novel (Central Division Series, Book 1)
Series: Central Division, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Minneapolis PD Investigator Kolin Raynes may be new to the job, but that doesn't stop a serial killer from targeting him. BEHOLDER'S EYE is the first book in the Central Division Series of thriller novels.
Killzone: Book 1 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
LUCAS SIMMONS and TRE PAXTON are recruited to be part of a top secret military project: robotic soldiers called SHADOWs.
If Walls Could Talk: A Terrifying Short Story Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Undead
From the barren Mars landscape to the northwoods of America. Seven terrifying tales. One collection.
Hope From Heaven: A Novella
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
Previously published as Gabriel's Hope. "It's the little things that make a big difference" Larry Wahl has terminal cancer. While he goes to bed one night, Larry soon meets a child angel named Gabriel. She takes him on a journey throughout his life. She shows him seven people he met, and through small seemingly insignificant actions, has led to extraordinary results.
Debt-Free I Do: 99 Ways To Have A Memorable Wedding On A Shoestring Budget
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists, Nonfiction » Weddings » Honeymoon planning
The average wedding today costs between $20-$30K. But who says you have to be average? Inside this book are 99 ways to have your wedding on a shoestring budget. With these cheap and frugal ideas, ranging from photographers and caterers to wedding gowns and DJ services, your wedding can be both unique and memorable. Also included is a quick sample shoestring budget.
Guest of Honor: A Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Megan Dust, after recently losing her parents, hitches a ride with Bart Simms, a Minneapolis attorney. Along the way, they meet up with a local farming family, and in exploring their backwoods home, Megan uncovers a secret that leads to a bloody trail of a crazed killer.

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