Chris Lunda

Biography

Charles Christopher Lunda was born on June 24th, 1963 in Houston Texas, the first child of Charles and Patsy Lunda. Growing up in the suburbs of New Orleans from the age of one through high school, he later attended Baylor University where he studied Theater, Journalism and English Literature. Following Baylor he continued his studies at North Texas State University where he focused on the study of playwriting and screenwriting collaborating on several stage adaptations. It is this training that makes his novels intensely cinematic.

After university he served in the United States Coast Guard aboard a 378 foot high endurance cutter spending time in the Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska and the South Pacific. Having developed a love for the sea, his corporate life was spent as a marine surveyor which afforded him the opportunity to travel extensively visiting 26 countries. He has lived in New Orleans, Dallas, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Singapore. Now residing in the small beach community of Gulf Shores, Alabama with his wife Christina Kourt, he has ventured away from his playwriting past and ventured into the wonderful world of novels. Represented by an agent and published by the independent imprint East Village Press his current project The Voodoo Prophecies has been well received and he is currently working on Book 2 of the trilogy 'The Voodoo Prophecies and the Rise of the Nephilim.' - written by Joyce Howard

Smashwords Interview

What's the story behind your latest book?
Growing up in New Orleans I was fascinated by the spiritual history of the city and attending Baylor University offered me the unique opportunity to view religion through a historical perspective. This story is based on my perception of the paranormal and how in a fictional world they might relate to religious parable, myth and legend.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Previously having written for the stage I was always tempted and finally succumbed in 2011.
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Series

Books

The Voodoo Prophecies and the Original Sinner
Series: The Voodoo Prophecies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
New Orleans - Summer 1975 - Coming of age six teens are trapped inside a Haitian prophecy. From 17th century Rome, a secret order of Ursuline nuns, survivors of history's largest mass possession, join together with the The Vampires of the Cross and Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau to battle the immortal witch and New Orleans mass murderer Madame LaLaurie who seeks the release of Satan’s first born son.

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