Jean Marie Bauhaus


Jean Marie Bauhaus is a traditionally-published and indie author of five novels and counting, as well as a number of novellas and short stories. She also writes freelance articles about dogs for a living.

Born and raised in Oklahoma, she currently makes her home in the middle of the woods deep in the Ozark mountains with her own dog, a fierce and mighty Chihuahua named Pete, her husband of 13 years, and a gaggle of other four-legged dependents. When she’s not writing about ghosts, zombies, vampires and other things that go bump in the night, she can usually be found hiking the side of the mountain or trading her keyboard for knitting needles and curling up with a mug of tea and a horror podcast.

Or at the microwave, re-heating her tea because she forgot to drink it before it got cold. #writerproblems

Jean has a Bachelor of Science in Social Science, Psych/Soc emphasis, which means she’s smart enough to finish college but not smart enough to choose a major that’s actually useful. But it comes in handy for building psychological character profiles and developing post-apocalyptic societies.

Easily spooked by ghost stories as a child, teen Jean faced her fears by forcing herself to watch horror movies and read Stephen King until she fell in love with the genre. As a grown-up (more or less, depending on who you ask), her tastes expanded to include a broader range of speculative fiction and romance, but she keeps coming back to the supernatural and paranormal. She has a strong affection for all things zombie-related, which is a good thing considering she’s currently writing a trilogy in that genre. Watch for Desolation of the Damned, the third book in her Walking Dead/ True Blood mashup Trilogy of the Damned, to come out in the summer of 2020.

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Where to find Jean Marie Bauhaus online


Restless Spirits Book Trailer
Book trailer for Restless Spirits, a paranormal romance by Jean Marie Bauhaus, now available from Vinspire Publishing!

Kindred Spirits Book Trailer
Book trailer for Kindred Spirits, a paranormal romance by Jean Marie Bauhaus, now available from Vinspire Publishing!


The Pixie and the Professor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Meg the pixie never had much interest in drab, boring humans -- that is, until she spies skin of gleaming brass peeking out from beneath the sleeve of reclusive inventor Phineas Farnsworth.
The Spirits Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 200,590. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2019 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Dearly departed Ron and her psychic sister Chris battle evil spirits, solve mysteries, and find unique versions of happily ever after in this three-book bundle that contains Restless Spirits, Kindred Spirits, and Restless Spirits.
Self-Publishing for the Broke Author: How to Edit Your Manuscript, Format Your Book and Create a Killer Cover on Little to No Money
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2019 . Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
If you think you can’t afford to get started with self-publishing, Self-Publishing for the Broke Author is a must-read. It will give you all the tools you need to launch your first book and set your publishing career on course to reach the stratosphere.
Women's Work
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
A woman's work is never done, and rarely is it easy -- a sentiment that's keenly felt in these two quick tales of urban fantasy and horror from Jean Marie Bauhaus. In The Box, retired monster slayer turned single mom Keely Brewster hides out in a small town where she hopes to raise her little girl in peace. But leaving her old life behind proves harder than expected when a mysterious package show
Bound Spirits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Certain their mother moved on to the Great Beyond long ago, the Wilson sisters investigate who—or what—is out to get their soon-to-be stepmother. With marriage fever making everyone crazy, can the sisters get to the bottom of this haunting in time to save the wedding? And do they even want to?
Eucha Falls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's been a year since Melanie Fisher's little brother Scottie disappeared without a trace, and investigators are no closer to finding him. Determined to get answers, Melanie and her boyfriend, Shane Campbell, journey to the site where Scottie's car was found abandoned and burned -- a strip of gravel road leading to the long abandoned theme park once known as Eucha Falls.
Kindred Spirits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After doing a hit piece on medium Chris Wilson for the nightly news, reporter Derek Brandt discovers he's haunted and needs her help. Can these enemies put aside their dislike to save the ghost of Derek's brother...and find common ground in the process?
Love Letter: A Restless Spirits Novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
In this standalone novelette set one year following the events of Restless Spirits, sisters Ron and Chris Wilson find a new challenge when a tortured spirit suddenly appears in the house Ron is haunting alongside her ghostly paramour, Joe.
Restless Spirits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Professional ghost hunter Veronica Wilson becomes the subject of her own investigation after stumbling into the crosshairs of a malevolent spirit who traps her soul in a house full of ghosts.
Fragments & Fancies: Ficlets, Flash Fiction & Shorts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angels, vampires, ghosts and faeries mingle with the lovelorn, the desperate, the weary and the brave in this collection of quick-fire stories from Restless Spirits author Jean Marie Bauhaus.

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