Leon De Kock


Leon was born in 1972 in Pretoria, South Africa. He started school in 1978 and finished in 1990, after which he did a three year apprenticeship in telecommunications.
Shortly after buying his first computer Leon became interested in the technology behind computers, and spent the next few years working as a computer technician and systems administrator in various positions. It was during this time that his job transferred him away from his hometown to go work in Witbank, where he knew nobody. It was here, during the freezing cold highveldt winters, that the story behind the book Hordes took shape, and the book was written.
He stayed in Witbank until the end of 2001, but longing for the lights of the big city, he moved back to his hometown of Pretoria. Leon found it impossible to get his book published. Dispite this he started work on a next book called Dream Reality, however, he stopped writing altogether, deciding the time spent on writing was not worth it if the books were never going to be published.
Writing is a bug though, and once bitten, the itch needs to be scratched. It was this itch that led to the creation of Story of Enchantment. Leon wanted to see if it would be possible to write a whole novel consisting entirely of separate poems.
Shortly after that he finished Story of Enchantment. As luck would have it, it was a chance remark by his partner reading aloud from the kindle site, that helped him get published.
“Independently publish with us.”

This got Leon to do some research and less than two weeks later, the book Hordes was published on Kindle. Story of Enchantment followed soon afterwards. Leon was now inspired to complete the book Dream Reality, which soon changed name to Dream World.
Dream World should be available on Kindle early in 2013. The final draught of the book is written, and it remains only to be proof read before it can be published.
And as for Leon, when nights are dark and the wind is blowing, you will find him behind his keyboard hard at work on the sequel to Dream World, because the nightmare doesn’t end.
And somewhere out there, more stories are waiting…
When not working or writing, Leon likes the adventurous life, and shares this with partner. The two of them can often be seen riding their motorbikes somewhere on a dirt road, in search of a new adventure.

Where to find Leon De Kock online


Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In a filthy dirty flat in Johannesburg, a new drug has been invented, a drug so powerful that simply inhaling the fumes will get you addicted. As the addiction to this new Methamphetamine derivative spreads like wildfire, the real fires also starts as society falls apart, and it’s each man to himself to see who can get the last of the drug before it’s all gone.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Agatha Crow spent ten years in The Hack for a crime she did not commit. It is time for revenge, and they will pay, those that put her behind bars. Because in jail Agatha learned the secret of hypnosis, and the children of her victims will do what she tells them. High in the mountains, at the house called Serenity, the calm will be shattered by the screams of the innocent.
Dream School
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » General
The sequel to Dream World. Conceived in the Dream World but born into the real world, Eve and Shawn have dreaming powers like nobody else, and when they decide to teach their friends the secrets of dreaming, it should lead to a lot of fun. As long as their mother does not find out… But the fun stops when people start dying, and Shelly Waterford is dead scared it might be the old m
Story of Enchantment
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
This is the story of a man and a woman who have the most amazing experiences. It is told through two hundred and fifty poems, into which are woven magic and mystery, witches, wizards, dragons and many more.
Dream World
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 77,670. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Somewhere in the Dream World, a madman has learned the secrets of dreaming, and he is killing people through their dreams. When unexplained murders start occurring, detective Shelly Waterford seeks help from a man who might know something about dreams, a man with a dark past, a man who knows how to enter and control other people’s dreams.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 218,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When a scientist creates a virus that stops the aging process in humans, the world soon fills up with people. Follow the events from beginning to end, and find out what will happen to a world where death becomes an option instead of an inevitability.

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