Eric Wilder


Born on a sleepy bayou, Louisiana Mystery Writer Eric Wilder grew up listening to tales of ghosts, magic, and voodoo. He's the author of ten novels, four cookbooks, many short stories, and Murder Etouffee, a book that defies classification. His two series feature P.I.s adept in the investigation of the paranormal. He lives in Oklahoma, near historic Route 66 with wife Marilyn, three wonderful dogs and two great cats.

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Big Easy Book Trailer
Lust, voodoo and murder in the French Quarter of New Orleans. This is the book trailer for Eric Wilder's novel Big Easy, soon to be available on Smashwords.

Primal Creatures
What's a rougarou? French Quarter P.I. has to find out fast or become the victim of one.


French Quarter Mystery
Big Easy
Price: $3.99 $1.00 USD. (75% off!)
City of Spirits
Price: $4.99 $1.25 USD. (75% off!)
Primal Creatures
Price: $4.99 $1.25 USD. (75% off!)
Black Magic Woman
Price: $4.99 $1.25 USD. (75% off!)
River Road
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New Orleans Dangerous
Pre-release—available October 31, 2019. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
VAMPIRES CAME TO AMERICA THROUGH NEW ORLEANS. MANY BELIEVE THEY ARE STILL THERE. When French Quarter P.Wyatt Thomas is hired by the Greater Archdiocese of New Orleans to investigate a satanic ceremony at the Old Ursuline Convent, he soon learns that more is involved than simply Satan. Will Wyatt solve the mystery, or end up in a coffin in the attic of the Old Ursuline Convent?
Garden of Forbidden Secrets
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 7. Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Accosted by a demon, pro basketball player Taj Davis escapes carrying a bloody voodoo doll and with a strange tattoo on his chest. After meeting a young woman marked with an identical tattoo he learns she may be the reincarnation of an Irish witch with knowledge of a secret long hidden in a mysterious French Quarter garden.
Sisters of the Mist
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 6. Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Convinced his former lover Desire Vallee is in grave peril, private investigator Wyatt Thomas begins a search for her. His quest leads him through haunted cemeteries and back alleys of New Orleans, and finally to a mysterious castle hidden deep in the Honey Island Swamp. Will he be able to rescue Desire and exorcise her demons, or die himself trying?
River Road
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 5. Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 83,070. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A new client wants paranormal P.I. Wyatt Thomas to find his mother, Dr. Mary Taggert’s killer. The problem is the fifty-year-old murder isn't just cold, it's frozen solid.
Black Magic Woman
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 4. Price: $4.99 $1.25 USD. (75% off!) Words: 90,110. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Wyatt Thomas, the French Quarter's favorite private investigator, has 48 hours to save his soul. To accomplish it, he must time-travel back to old New Orleans and seek the assistance of voodoo queen Madam Marie Laveau.
Primal Creatures
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 3. Price: $4.99 $1.25 USD. (75% off!) Words: 96,030. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Out of work while grieving the loss of the woman he loved, cat lover, recovering alcoholic, and New Orleans’ favorite P.I. Wyatt Thomas needs work to replenish his depleted bank account. In no position to reject an offer, he accepts a job from a movie producer to solve a grisly murder at a secluded Louisiana island resort for artists, writers, and actors.
City of Spirits
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 $1.25 USD. (75% off!) Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder, lust, and a hundred-fifty year old voodoo curse. It’s Mardi Gras in the Big Easy, an escaped killer’s on the loose, and French Quarter detective Wyatt Thomas has his hands full. Get ready for a ride!
Wild Magnolias
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Amid the madness of Mardi Gras, Wyatt Thomas is tricked into stealing a rare William Faulkner first edition and must act fast to keep from getting hauled to jail. A New Orleans short story by Eric Wilder, author of the French Quarter Mystery Series.
Big Easy
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 $1.00 USD. (75% off!) Words: 85,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
“Reads like a collaboration between Charlaine Harris and James Lee Burke.” In the most haunted city on earth, the police can’t afford to disregard the supernatural. When N.O.P.D. homicide detective Tony Nicosia realizes voodoo is involved in a spate of panhandler murders, he turns to someone he knows who can help him — Wyatt Thomas the French Quarter’s favorite private investigator.

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