C.J. Sears

Biography

An avid reader and writer since middle school, C.J. Sears is the author of the “This Fallen World” horror/thriller series. In 2013, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing from Arkansas Tech University. After languishing a few years at a mundane job, C. J. set out to pursue his passion. Inspired by "Twin Peaks" and "Resident Evil," he began working on what would eventually become "The Shadow Over Lone Oak" – the first of several books chronicling the adventures of eccentric Special Agent Llewyn Finch.

In the fall of 2016, C.J. gave his life to Christ. That faith now informs his storytelling and ongoing blog. He believes that fiction is a uniquely valuable medium for delivering both entertainment and essential truths. His emphasis is on the power of the parable rather than preachiness, and he affirms that no message should get in the way of a good story.

C.J.’s range of interests and hobbies include gaming, occasional poetry, swimming, and amateur photography. He mostly spends time with his family and loved ones, particularly his two rambunctious cats and silly goof dog. The quiet life suits him fine, but when a new vision of monsters and mystery beckons, he’s no stranger to answering the call.

Where to find C.J. Sears online

Where to buy in print

Series

This Fallen World
EVOLVED PUBLISHING PRESENTS the “This Fallen World” series of dark, creepy, horror thrillers. Better turn on all the lights! ~~~~~ Book 1: The Shadow over Lone Oak -- Tragedy strikes Lone Oak in the form of a dead girl, and it’s just the beginning. ~~~~~ Book 2: The Smiling Man Conspiracy -- In a world of deception, making the wrong decisions brings dire consequences. ~~~~~ Book 3: The Sons of Darkness -- Agent Llewyn Finch journeys to a remote island, where a great and terrifying secret lies in the heart of the jungle... for those intrepid men of vision uncompromising enough to find it.
The Shadow over Lone Oak
Price: $3.99 USD.
The Sons of Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

The Sons of Darkness
Series: This Fallen World, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2022 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Agent Llewyn Finch journeys to a remote island to investigate former black-ops specialist Elias Cobb, whose paramilitary organization, the Sons of Darkness, strives to create a new paradise on Earth, one obedient to his unified vision. Cobb seeks the mythical fruit of the Wellspring Tree, a medicinal wonder that not only cures any disease, but enhances some bodily functions to superhuman levels.
The Smiling Man Conspiracy
Series: This Fallen World, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2022 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In a world of deception, making the wrong decisions brings dire consequences. ~ Someone’s playing a mad game with the lives of innocents, and evidence points to a shadow organization within the government. As Llewyn and Kasey untangle the knots of a grand scheme, they aren’t sure who to trust.
The Shadow over Lone Oak
Series: This Fallen World, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2022 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The peaceful town of Lone Oak has, in fact, always rotted beneath the surface, with tales of blood feuds and bootleggers. Still, it suffers a devastating blow when a young woman is murdered and her body displayed. As Special Agent Llewyn Finch digs into the case, a bizarre message in a dream sends him down an uncertain path. He must sort out fact from fiction before it’s too late.

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