S.K. Epperson


S.K.Epperson is author of numerous novels, novellas and two collections of short stories. First novel, Brother Lowdown, published by St.Martin's, was nominated by HWA for Best First Novel. Other works include Green Lake, Eris Renard, Winter Slocum, Ronja in the Woods, Sam's Anna, The Devil Lives in Lawrence, The Neighborhood, Nightmare, The Moons of Summer, Borderland, Dumford Blood, and many other tales.

Pseudonyms include S.J. Strayhorn (Black Night) and Dylan Harson (Kansas Blue, Abilene)

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The Lost People
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Eris Renard returns for new adventures with Winter Slocum, Ronja, Clint and Harold, and this time they include old friends from Kansas who have traveled to Colorado to visit their growing family. Upon their arrival, a new threat takes shape around a tiny six-year-old who remembers her past life in all too vivid detail.
Ronja in the Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Eris Renard and his friends undertake a rescue mission for a missing child, with five months pregnant Ronja along for the journey. One dark shadow is all it takes for them to reconsider what a dangerous place the woods can be, whether in the Rocky Mountain National Forest, or at home in the acreage out back.
Winter Slocum, A New Adventure Featuring Eris Renard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,750. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
After gruff Winter Slocum, finder of missing persons, gets a new case he calls on Eris Renard and the family of friends the two of them developed while rescuing the beautiful Haugen sisters in Eris Renard. Ronja and Bara are back, along with Clint Long Elk and Harold Heap of Birds to help Winter solve the disappearance of a Denver woman’s secretive husband and two children.
Fixing the Dog, Sex Saturday and More Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Undead
A collection of humorous, frightening and offbeat tales from the mind that brought you Green Lake, Eris Renard, Nightmare, Borderland, The Neighborhood, The Moons of Summer, and many other titles.
Eris Renard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,110. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ten years after Green Lake, former conservation officer Eris Renard finds himself on a group adventure that twists accepted belief systems, challenges reality, and awakens feelings in him for the most vulnerable among them. He’ll cope in his own implacable fashion, but first he has to survive someone called The Magician, and then somehow capture a kidnapper about to be abducted himself. By aliens.
Rollercoaster 2: After the Fall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,090. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Two of the abused young girls rescued from the abandoned amusement park are teenagers now, and though everyone believes their nightmare is over, for Audra Stone and Gretel Gooch, living in the real world with normal people may prove scarier than the corpse-filled room in the park's tunnel.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,830. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The new owner of an abandoned amusement park goes in search of a missing Japanese film crew and discovers that more than just weeds have been growing on the property. (Rollercoaster 2 now available!)
Adolpha's House
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Wealthy young Gabrielle Marchand ends a relationship and buys a house with history. When the history takes over her existence she makes a decision that affects the minds and lives of half a dozen people, until one of them, the man she was going to marry, does what has needed doing for over a hundred years. Sometimes crazy is the only option.
The Cause of the Chain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Documentary maker Hugo Emory arrives in Maryland to make a film about his sister and brother-in-law, professional ghost hunting historians and their haunted home. While there, Hugo runs into the last person he expects to find under their roof, the daughter of a judge and a state representative, the rich girl who got him arrested for statutory rape years ago and changed the course of his life.
The Ghost of the Rock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
A dangerous search for diamonds on an island with a history of murder and insanity leads Sutton De Berg and her adopted older brother Gerard Brach to remember feelings they suppressed years ago.
The Coffin Ship
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
A woman and her two young daughters on a ship filled with starving, dying Irish emigrants encounters a bigger challenge than an unknown future in America when she is faced with saving the life of two people: the captain's wife, and a recalcitrant English lord fleeing a murder charge.
The Bind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Centuries ago, an ancient alchemist's taste for young girls saw thirteen-year-old Lura Cartaun fleeing for her life. When he catches her, the old monster gives her a choice. Generations later her descendants are still trying to undo the curse placed upon them.
On The Mountain of the White Monkey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,540. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A golden-throated Brit and his sidekick cameraman try to survive an exclusive gala for the devil's daughter during the Annual Convention of Witches and Wizards in Catemaco, Mexico.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An Irish family of doctors lands in the one of the wildest towns in the old west and attempts to establish a new practice on the cowboys, prostitutes and cattlemen that routinely tear up the streets of Abilene.
The Tiger's Spring
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Simon and Terra struggle to define just what they mean to each other after a dark truth is revealed and death comes to call. The sequel to Brother Lowdown.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,350. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
With the help of womanizing friend Nolan Wulf, widower Vic Kimmler packs up his bags and his two little girls and hits the road to take over a stud farm on the Colorado border. What no one told him is that it's haunted, and a town full of maniacs wants him to take over where his father left off.
Brother Lowdown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three people with dark pasts meet when a drifter called Brother Lowdown comes to town. Simon Brith is a detective known for his intense reactions to females. Terra Donlevy is a cosmetics heiress who eschews anything feminine and harbors a violent abhorrence of most men. The oddly beautiful but twisted Brother Lowdown will target both in his terrible need for justice.
Kingsley Calendar's Experiment in the Field
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A determined billionaire takes people from refugee camps in the poorest areas around the globe and brings them to the U.S. to live in a grand humanitarian experiment that finds him strung from a tree, bloodied by the Taliban, haunted by an albino African witch then kidnapped by a homeless man with a tattoo on his butt that reads 'No Embalming'.
Dog Star Bender
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,560. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Fastidious Sirius Thorpe has been looking for his father Cygnus since he was eighteen. When his latest missing persons case starts to go in bizarre directions he realizes all is not right and soon comes to suspect he has been lured into a trap by the man he's spent half his life preparing to kill.
The Crypt Thieves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Part time bouncer and grad student Park Massey is hired by club owner Silvano Blackman to guard the crypt of a dead relative. Park is betrayed by his sister Mina who blows it up and steals only part of what’s in the coffin. She doesn’t know about the other thing in the crypt, a dangerous piece of paper from WWII that every warring nation on the planet would kill for to have in their possession.
The Bear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A man steps out of a building and into another time, where a fort is under siege from a plague and his task is to destroy the future from 1918 forward, if he can muster the will...
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When you're rich you never have to worry about being well taken care of, but when you're rich and mentally ill, well, sometimes you're just taken care of...
Satyr's Graze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,740. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Horror » Crime
In half-hearted collusion with a neighbor desperate to find a runaway husband, architect Etta Baxter agrees to vacation on the mid-California coast in the sleepy town of Satyr's Graze, where she steps into a magnificent stone house with a monster on the outside in the form of a gargoyle and discovers there might be a monster lurking on the inside as well.
The Neighborhood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Sometimes you wish you knew more about your neighbors, but the moment you find out what you thought you wanted to know, you realize you're going to need more locks...and a stronger stomach.
Green Lake
Price: Free! Words: 87,310. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
Suddenly widowed and penniless Madeleine Heron is forced to move into her sister's vacation cabin on rural Green Lake, next door to taciturn Native American conservation officer Eris Renard. Instead of the peace and solitude she hopes to find at the lake Madeleine finds herself witness to depravity, blackmail, and murder among the strange residents. And in spite of the danger, she falls in love.
The Slaughters of the Race
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In prison the elderly Chung Zhang is Joe Riggin's kindly mentor, but after women start dying upon Joe’s release he realizes Zhang befriended him for a reason. He suspects the plan for his fall is bigger than anyone imagines, involving perhaps his own goverment. Unexpected help comes in the form of cool British restaurant owner Hester Haley and the unlikeliest ally of all, a cop who believes him.
Black Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Some crimes are too horrible to forget, and some just keep happening over and over again. In a town where a frontier military fort was once converted to an orphanage for destitute children, dark deeds took place. A woman who lived there has come back to face down the ghosts that torment her but when her daughter falls for the ex-con next door she realizes the past is about to repeat itself.
A Deep Red Gold
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A death row inmate with only days to live is recruited by the FBI to obtain information from a wealthy, arrogant Egyptian believed to be behind the murders of several hundred women across the border.
The Vision And Other Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,040. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A collection of tales by the author of Brother Lowdown, Borderland, The Moons of Summer, The Neighborhood and Green Lake. Join in for the mysterious happening in The Vision and stick around until the final gasp of The Last Secret.
Betsy Klausmeyer's Cellar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A memory triggered by the sight of a birthmark in the shape of Texas causes a man to remember a place blocked from his mind since he was five years old.
The Moons of Summer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A reporter and a female police officer try to stop a small town mortician who has decided to help his finances along by creating business for himself.
Dumford Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Small towns have the dirtiest secrets, and the secrets in Dumford, Kansas are dirtier than most...and bloodier.
The Rift
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Horror » General
Life takes a surreal turn for those aboard crashed Flight 759. Captain Sena Wincott and First Officer Ben Harding are ex-lovers working together to save passengers and crew, including Scotland Yard's Aran Caine, sent after a pair of killer brothers he may be willing to free once he realizes what's actually happening, because these brothers have a particular skill that may help keep everyone alive.
Curse of the Alastor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Angelo Merona is tired of waiting for Marti Zaroni to realize she loves him. Marti, devoted to science, is infuriated by the manly Angelo. Trouble is, a demon has plagued their families for centuries and while Angelo need not worry because of his rare green eyes, everyone else is fair game, including rich Uncle Zito, his ward Goran and the brave boy Lee who helps Marti escape cruel abductors.
The Jester Takes Three
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Sonny Considine is set to see his sister Wendy marry his best friend Bannon McKay when a tornado strikes and causes enough brain damage in the groom that he doesn't remember his bride, Sonny, or the secret life he's lived in their small suburban town. Nor does he remember Jesse, the wealthy tennis pro who wants Wendy for his own.

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