William Blackwell


William Blackwell studied journalism at Calgary's Mount Royal University and English literature at Vancouver's University of British Columbia.

He worked as a print journalist for many years before becoming an author.

Currently living on an acreage in Prince Edward Island, Blackwell loves to travel and write fiction.

He's written many titles including: Brainstorm, Nightmare's Edge, the Rage trilogy, Orgon Conclusion, Assaulted Souls trilogy, Rule 14, Resurrection Point, The Strap, A Head for an Eye and Blood Curse.

To learn more about Blackwell's work and read the musings of a meandering mind, please visit his website: http://www.wblackwell.com

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Blood Curse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cursed by a Voodoo witch, spiraling down into a black abyss of sexual debauchery, depression, and alcoholism, MacKenzie Adamson comes face to face with an unspeakable evil as he battles brutal Voodoo spirits using him as a pawn in a power struggle, and a psychotic ex-girlfriend hell-bent on his demise.
Assaulted Souls III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Survivors of a post-apocalyptic disaster narrowly escape a man-made utopia only to discover the real horror has just begun. Fighting off uncontrollable rage caused by a drug intended to create super warriors, they are pursued by a megalomaniac government gone mad. Giant deadly insects; savage, opportunistic tribes; and their own inner demons propel them to want to kill themselves and each other.
Assaulted Souls II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Survivors of a post-apocalyptic disaster escape radiation poisoning, savage humans, mutant animals and raging zombies, only to discover their problems are just beginning. Quarantined on a military vessel, they are poked, prodded, and injected with a drug designed to create subservient super warriors. Suffering violent side effects, they must fight to find sanity in a world gone mad.
A Head for an Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Head for an Eye juxtaposes ruthless Tarahumara Indian justice with the questionable North American judicial system. A gritty thriller, it delivers a terrifying, action-packed journey into the Sierra Madre, one of the most murderous and lawless regions in the world—where love, forgiveness, betrayal, loyalty and justice become skewed by the notion of sheer survival in a hostile landscape.
The Strap
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » General
In bone-chilling fashion, The Strap ushers you full-throttle deep inside the exotic sights and culture of Ecuador while also exposing the frightening dangers that exist. Through Gray Eagleson’s harrowing journey for personal redemption, survival and sanity, we discover the frailties and insecurities of the human mind and the ever present need for companionship at the root of human nature.
Resurrection Point
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Successful author Byron Solstice’s idyllic lifestyle takes a horrific and macabre turn when he learns a strange old man is exhuming dead bodies and performing a grisly ceremony to resurrect them from the grave. To make matters worse, the deceased crave one thing when they return—brutal ritualistic and sacrificial murder.
Infected Rage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Clairvoyant Kathleen Freeborne’s peaceful existence is shattered when she feels a client’s violent rage suddenly course through her body. Macabre and disturbing events point to a rage virus that infects locals, sending them on murderous rampages. She is thrust into a grueling journey for self-preservation and a search for the shocking truth behind the virus.
Poison Rage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
This spine-chilling horror story charts the macabre path of a strung-out team of paranormal investigators as they near the truth surrounding deadly rage-filled attacks on Prince Edward Island.
Assaulted Souls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A fast-paced and gritty exploration of a terrifying existence in a wasteland decimated by mankind’s stupidity. A post-apocalyptic thriller of epic proportion.
Phantom Rage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Book one of The Rage Trilogy, this fast-paced horror story charts the path of a team paranormal investigators as they attempt to solve a series of gruesome murders in the small town of Montague, PEI. As they get closer, anxiety stricken Kathleen Freeborne experiences terrifying incidents and wonders if her fragile emotional state will lead them to the demented killer or to death.
Orgon Conclusion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An action-packed science fiction tale of good and evil within the context of the American Dream. Nathan Leer, a greedy, alcoholic capitalist, revisits his moral code after his coffee shop fails and girlfriend Adelita accuses him of assault. Evil Beal tries to recruit him. On the verge of succumbing, he's transported to planet Orgon where he is thrust into an epic battle to save Orgon and Earth.
Nightmare's Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A horror story about the dark underbelly of life in the Dominican Republic, revealing the need for money that at times is the underlying motivation behind this country’s people. Nels Watson’s problems start after his terrifying nightmares start coming true. His girlfriend is behaving erratically, things go missing from his apartment and a killer is hunting for him and his friends.
Rule 14
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A financially-troubled family escapes the stress of city life and rents a cheaper home in the secluded countryside. Paradise rapidly transforms into a living hell as the strange landlords begin stalking them and uttering death threats. This chilling exploration of the fight-or-flight response ushers you inside the minds of those who process information through a twisted and psychotic lens.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Inspirational
A powerful and compelling story about the struggles and courage of a handicapped family trying to fit into a society motivated by greed and materialism. Inspired by true events, this dramatic tale chronicles the life and death struggles of the Dewitt family juxtaposed with the unbridled pursuit of money by charming and successful realtor Debbie Dupree.

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  • Where Are The Bright Sparks? on May 05, 2012
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    Informative piece on the importance of screening your contractors. A great introduction to what will become a long and successful career as a writer for Marcus Foot. Keep up the good work. I read an excerpt from the first book and can't wait for the finished copy. I know it will be hilarious, tightly plotted and well written. Here's a great writer you'll want to keep an eye on.