Steve Vernon

Biography

I've been a writer and a storyteller long enough to know better. I specialize in horror and ghost stories.

Which means I'm mostly broke.

Where to find Steve Vernon online


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Books

Midnight Hat Trick - Three Creepy Canadian Novellas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
MIDNIGHT HAT TRICK – a collection of 3 chilling novellas from Nova Scotia storyteller Steve Vernon. HAMMURABI ROAD is a dark tale of redneck noir. NOT JUST ANY OLD GHOST STORY is a quiet tale about coming home and ghosts you can never escape. SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME asks what would a bunch of over-the-hill old-time hockey players from Northern Labrador deal with a tour bus full of vampires?
Gypsy Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,000. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Gypsy Blood is for the dark fantasy who thinks they have seen it all. The novel opens with a life and death battle with a succubus, rolls into a vampiric palm reading which segues into a bathtub summoning and climaxes with a showdown between a vampire, a blood demon, a city incarnate and a mercenary band of mariachi in a propane-powered rickshaw.
Devil Tree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Lucas Sawyer and his wife Tamsen are marooned in the heart of a 19th century wilderness. They are rescued by Jonah Duvall and his wife Jezebel and their son Cord. Brooding over all stands the Devil Tree - a huge evil jack pine that has summoned them to this valley to feed upon their very souls.
The Tatterdemon Omnibus - Book One, Two and Three of the Tatterdemon Trilogy
Series: The Tatterdemon Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,220. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
All three volumes of the spine-chilling TATTERDEMON trilogy available in one single volume.
Requiem - Book Three of the Tatterdemon Trilogy
Series: The Tatterdemon Trilogy. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Maddy and Wilfred and Earl and Wendy Joe Joel go up against Thessaly's army of scarecrows in the unbelievable final volume of the Tatterdemon Trilogy.
Resurrection - Book Two of the Tatterdemon Trilogy
Series: The Tatterdemon Trilogy. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In 1691 the town of Crossfall taught the witch Thessaly how to die. Now Thessaly and her army of scarecrows are going to teach the town how to scream. Volume two of a three part novel.
Revenant - Book One of the Tatterdemon Trilogy
Series: The Tatterdemon Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In 1691 the town of Crossfall taught the witch Thessaly how to die. Now she has come back with an army of scarecrows. Hell will surely follow.
Bigfoot Tracks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What if Bigfoot was a superhero? What if he needed a job and the only he was suited for was keeping the other legends in their place? What if Bigfoot was a superhero - and what if he joined the Creep Squad?
Trolling Lures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It started out as a drive in the country. Oh sure, Hillman was thinking about suicide. Oh sure, the dead woman in the back seat was goading him on. Why bother living? Only Coyote has something to say about the matter. Not to mention the Troll... TROLLING LURES - a spine-chilling tale of pure redneck noir.
Flash Virus: Episode Four
Series: Flash Virus, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This the story of the end of the world - as told by a teenager. Things are really beginning to heat up in Briar's school. Captain Albino's kid-programming sessions are underway. Under the blue light Briar is transformed physically. Under the yellow light Briar is transformed mentally. But it isn't until Captain Albino takes Briar to the burning barrel that things REALLY begin to heat up.
In The Dark and The Deep
Series: Steve Vernon's Sea Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
There are stories told of the sea. This is one of them. It was World War II - Billy McTavish's first sea voyage. He had signed on to serve convoy escort duties on board the THISTLE, a Royal Canadian Navy corvette. Through U-boat attack and Luftwaffe bombing runs Billy thought he had seen every hell and horror that the Atlantic could offer a new sailor. Only Big Jimmy Noonan had other ideas...
Flash Virus: Episode Three - The Freak Army
Series: Flash Virus, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Children’s books » Robots
The third thrilling episode of a five episode series asks a VERY simple-sounding question. How much would you give for a jelly sandwich? The answer might surprise you. This is the tale of a bad day, getting worse by the minute. Buy your copy today!
Flash Virus: Episode Two - The Whispering Cage
Series: Flash Virus, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Robots, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Briar Gamble's bad day is about to get worse. The end of the world is progressing at an alarming rate. Bullets are being fired. People are being killed. A LOT of people are being killed. Who is Captain Albino? Why is he invading Briar's school? I could you tell you about the mind-reading - but you probably already knew that I would say that.
Flash Virus: Episode One
Series: Flash Virus, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
"The end of the world began roughly about the time that Billy Carver’s butt rang about halfway through the War of 1812." The end of the world, as told by a teenager.

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Smashwords book reviews by Steve Vernon

  • Even the Paranormal Play Sports on Dec. 17, 2011

    This was a fun little read for any fans of hockey and horror. Definitely worth checking out. Steve Vernon