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.

Where to find Eric Wilder online

Where to buy in print


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: $3.95 USD.

City of Spirits

Price: $4.95 USD.

Primal Creatures

Price: $4.95 USD.

Black Magic Woman

Price: $4.95 USD.

River Road

Price: $5.95 USD.


Garden of Forbidden Secrets
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 7. Pre-release—available March 1, 2019. You set the price! Language: English. 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: $5.95 USD. 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?
Blink of an Eye
Series: Paranormal Cowboy. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Blink of an Eye is a paranormal mystery/thriller rife with suspense, humor and romance, and #3 in the Paranormal Cowboy Series.
River Road
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 5. Price: $5.95 USD. 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: $4.95 USD. 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: $4.95 USD. 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: $4.95 USD. 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!
Prairie Justice
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oklahoma private investigator Buck McDivit is hired by an anonymous man to investigate an oil and gas lease with an apparent flaw. What he learns could bring down a powerful oil man. Prairie Justice is a Buck McDivit mini-mystery by the author of the Paranormal Cowboy Series.
Ghost of a Chance
Series: Paranormal Cowboy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Private investigator Buck McDivit inherits a fishing lodge from an unknown aunt. When he travels to a rustic village in east Texas, he quickly learns there's been a murder.
Bones of Skeleton Creek
Series: Paranormal Cowboy, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
Broke, out of work, and desperately in need of a new truck, P.I. Buck McDivit must earn some money before his landlord evicts him. The only job available is a one-time gig as assistant county death investigator, a job he detests. The case involves the particularly heinous death of a local ranch hand. The police think it’s suicide. Buck knows differently.
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.
Of Love and Magic
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
During a late spring snowstorm in a sleepy Tulsa suburb, an old man runs away from his abusive son and meets a woman, perhaps by magic. Together they find romance and adventure, and fall in love. But there are unanswered questions. How old is too old to fall in love, and when should you give up on life? Take the journey with John and Attie and find out.
Big Easy
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 85,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
P.I. Wyatt Thomas is more than a French Quarter sleuth. Much more. Whenever a new client needs someone to investigate ghosts, possession, and the paranormal and supernatural backside of New Orleans, Wyatt is the person they call.

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