K. Trap Jones


K. Trap Jones is an American horror author of novels and short stories. His novel The Sinner won the Royal Palm Literary Award and appeared on the Bram Stoker Preliminary Ballot. Trap is known for his raw emotional and often depressive narrative horror dealing with the complications, conflictions and limitations of the human mind. He is a huge fan of narrative folklore, classic literary works and obscure segments within society. His writing style has been described as “filling in the gaps” and “walking the jagged line between reality and fiction.”

He was born on February 9, 1974 in Ogden, Utah. An Air Force brat, he has lived and traveled all over the world including England and Taiwan. Within the US, he grew up in San Antonio, Texas; Ft. Walton Beach, Florida; Belleville, Illinois and Clearwater, Florida. In 1996, he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing.

His novels include The Sinner, The Harvester and One Bad Fur Day. He has also written novellas that include The Drunken Exorcist and The King’s Ox.

Trap has written over 35 short stories that have been published within various anthologies including D.O.A. II—Extreme Horror Collection, Blood Rites: An Invitation to Horror, Fresh Fear: Contemporary Horror, Twisted Realities: Of Myth and Monstrosity, Legends of Urban Horror, and The Gothic Blue Book I, II, and III. In the Fall of 2013, his first short story collection The Crossroads will be published that includes 12 previously published works and 4 brand new ones.

His biggest writing influence was Dante Alighieri’s The Inferno and Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart.” As a product of the ’80 s, he prefers his horror movies blood-splattered and his music heavy.

He is a member of the Horror Writer’s Association and can be found lurking around Tampa, Florida where he lives with his wife and three sons.

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The Big Bad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A gore infested, sex crazed story of how one night of unbridled sex could cause three days of chaos. The Wolf along with his drunken Fairy Godfather must join forces with Nocho, a possessed puppet; Jack, a con artist and Bo, a drug overlord in order to clear The Wolf's name and find out who is trying to frame him. A whodunnit style splatterpunk/urban fantasy story.
The Charm Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,440. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
For bounty hunter Gus Marcus, life was always about dealing with the scum of society, but he thought his luck changed when he encountered the seductive Lady Luck. She sends him on a gore infested, chaotic adventure to recapture her seven lost charms. Within sadistic fairy tale worlds full of demented characters, Gus fights his eye on the payout—everlasting luck.
The Drunken Exorcist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
“Exorcisms are like removing nails from a piece of wood. Some of them come out nice and clean, but there are always a few stubborn ones that require more effort. As you dig and grind to reach the stuck nail, the piece of wood becomes ruined. That’s where I come in, when things turn to ruin.” – Father Schnitt

K. Trap Jones' tag cloud

dark fiction    demon    exorcism    extreme horror    fairy tales    horror    humor    murder mystery    occult    paranormal    parody    priest    splatterpunk    supernatural