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Kris Bock writes action-packed romantic suspense, often involving outdoor adventures and Southwestern landscapes. A full-time writer, her hobbies include hiking, rock climbing, and photography. To learn more about her latest work, visit www.krisbock.com.

Ms. Bock also writes for young people under the name Chris Eboch. The Eyes of Pharaoh is an action-packed mystery set in ancient Egypt. In The Well of Sacrifice, a Mayan girl in ninth-century Guatemala rebels against the High Priest who sacrifices anyone challenging his power.

The Haunted series follows a brother and sister who travel with their parents’ ghost hunter TV show and try to help the ghosts while keeping their activities secret from meddling grownups. In The Ghost on the Stairs, an 1880s ghost bride haunts a Colorado hotel, waiting for her missing husband to return. The Riverboat Phantom features a steamboat pilot still trying to prevent a long-ago disaster. In The Knight in the Shadows, a Renaissance French squire protects a sword on display at a New York City museum. During The Ghost Miner’s Treasure, Jon and Tania help a dead man find his lost gold mine—but they’re not the only ones looking for it.

Read excerpts at www.chriseboch.com.

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Bandits Peak
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A teenage boy meets strangers hiding in the mountains and gets drawn into their mystery. But when he discovers their true purpose, will he risk his life to expose them? Readers who enjoyed Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet will love Bandits Peak.
The Mad Monk’s Treasure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The lost Victorio Peak treasure is the stuff of legends. When Erin uncovers a clue to the treasure, she and her friend Camie head for the New Mexico desert to find a secret cave. But they’re not the only ones after the treasure, and they’ll face dangers from wild animals, wilder humans, and the wilderness itself. Fortunately Erin and Camie have help: a sexy helicopter pilot and a surprising cat.
Counterfeits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Jenny returns to her grandparents’ art camp in a remote New Mexico town after her grandmother’s sudden death. That night she wakes to the noise of intruders. What do the strangers want? As more bizarre events unfold, Jenny realizes the people she thought she knew are not what they seem – least of all Rob, an old friend whose past may be coming back to haunt them all.
The Genie’s Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Middle East, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Genie’s Gift is a lighthearted action novel set in the fifteenth-century Middle East, drawing on the mythology of The Arabian Nights. Shy Anise seeks the Genie Shakayak to claim the Gift of Sweet Speech. How will she get past a vicious she-ghoul, a sorceress who turns people to stone, and mysterious sea monsters, when she can’t even speak in front of strangers?
What We Found
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Audra stumbles on a murdered woman in the woods, more than one person isn't happy about her bringing the crime to light. She’ll have to stand up for herself in order to stand up for the murder victim. It’s a risk, and so is reaching out to the mysterious young man who works with deadly birds of prey. But with danger all around, some risks are worth taking.
The Ghost Miner’s Treasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Jon and Tania travel with the ghost hunter TV show to the Superstition Mountains of Arizona, where the ghost of an old miner is still looking for his lost mine. The siblings want to help him move on—but to help him resolve the problem keeping him here, they’ll have to find the mine. And even then, the old ghost may be having too much fun to leave!
Whispers in the Dark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,480. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2012 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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A young archaeologist seeking peace after an assault stumbles into danger as mysteries unfold among ancient Southwest ruins. Can she overcome the fears from her past, learn to fight back, and open herself to a new romance? This is a full-length novel, at 210 pages in trade paperback.
Advanced Plotting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Pig River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Advanced Plotting is designed for the intermediate and advanced writer. If you struggle with plot or suspect your plotting needs work, this book can help. Use the Plot Outline Exercise to identify and fix plot weaknesses. Learn how to get off to a fast start, prop up a sagging middle, build to a climax, improve your pacing, and more.
The Eyes of Pharaoh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011 by Pig River Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A mystery set in ancient Egypt: When Reya hints that Egypt is in danger from foreign nomads, Seshta and Horus don’t take him seriously. How could anyone challenge Egypt? Then Reya disappears. To save their friend, Seshta and Horus spy on merchants, soldiers, and royalty. Will Seshta and Horus escape the traps set for them, rescue Reya, and stop the plot against Egypt in time? For ages 9 and up.


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