Scott Wittenburg


Scott has written twelve novels including his most recent, Guess Who's Next, which is Book 4 of the Alan Swansea Mystery Series. Other titles include The Smithtown Project, The May Day Murders Sequel, The May Day Murders, Greshmere, See Tom Run, Katherine's Prophecy and The Wall. Scott has also written two non fiction photography books including Built From Scratch: Adventures In X-ray Film Photography With A Homemade 11x14 View Camera and The Story Behind The Images. He is also host of the popular photography podcast, Photography 101.

Scott lives in Worthington, Ohio with his wife, Marilyn.

Where to find Scott Wittenburg online


The May Day Murders
This series includes the original May Day Murders and The May Day Murders Sequel


Guess Who's Next
Series: An Alan Swansea Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Somebody has it out for PI Alan Swansea, and he has no idea who or why. From the moment he reads the message etched into his wife’s gravestone, he is thrust into a desperate search for an unknown madman in this chilling psychological thriller. While struggling for survival in a video game inspired fight to the finish, Swansea wonders if he is going to lose a lot more than just his first case.
The Smithtown Project
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Americans are struggling to survive after sixteen years of ultra-conservative control when Olivia joins an activist group striving to end the tyranny. After the group’s black leaders are gunned down, the teen devises the Smithtown Project, a blueprint for a more humane America. But the project is at a standstill and PI Ethan Pierce has to find out why. What he reveals turns the country on its ear.
The Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A parallel universe. Does one exist? Someone is about to find out. Adam Fuller is a struggling musician who has moved to New York with hopes to be a rock star. Ellen Brigatti is a renowned NYC photographer whose life couldn’t be better—or so it would seem. But both Adam and Ellen are heading down a path of self-destruction that will eventually lead them to a place beyond their wildest dreams.
Built From Scratch: Adventures In X-ray Film Photography With A Homemade 11x14 View Camera
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2019 . Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
The host of Photography 101 chronicles how he created an 11x14 view camera and uses it to photograph black and white images with X-ray film. What follows is the teacher’s quest to fine-tune his creation while taking studio portraits of his photo students over a three-year period. Included are critiques of his un-retouched darkroom photos, tips on X-ray film processing, creative lighting and more.
The Wall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
October, 1969. High school senior Pete Ebbons awakens with amnesia and discovers that everyone in Portsmouth, Ohio has vanished. He soon finds out that the town is surrounded by a towering wall and he’s trapped inside. His lifeline is Meredith, the only person he can contact by radio. With her help, Pete attempts to escape and regain his memory. But will she be his savior or his total undoing?
The May Day Murders Sequel
Series: The May Day Murders, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The killer is back. A decade has passed since his conviction, but he’s escaped prison. Meanwhile, Sam Middleton tries to cope with his wife’s death, certain the killer is to blame. Is his daughter’s family next? While Sam is in London, Inspector Clive Hogarth is in pursuit of a serial rapist plaguing the City. Can Hogarth piece everything together before Sam’s whole world comes crashing down?
Double Trouble
Series: An Alan Swansea Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,040. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Alan Swansea teams up with Amanda Linville to investigate the murder of Jodi Wilburn, ex-wife of Amanda’s childhood friend. As evidence mounts, time is running out to find the real killer. Alan gets an urgent call to bust a sex trafficking ring exploiting children in Columbus, leaving Amanda on her own to work the Wilburn case. Can Alan and Amanda come through in time, or will time run out?
The Story Behind The Images
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014 . Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
From fashion to still life to alternative processes, take a journey behind the lens with the host of Photography 101 as he presents what went into each image and what went on behind the scenes. Explore a variety of photographic techniques while learning tips on how to shoot compelling fashion and portrait shots in the studio and on location.
The Barcode Murders
Series: An Alan Swansea Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private investigator Alan Swansea is back in action as he tracks down a cold-blooded serial killer who has resurfaced from obscurity. It's been a year since eight-year-old Chloe McPherson was abducted and later found dead in the bottom of a ravine. Now it's up to Swansea to piece together the mystery surrounding this cold case and determine if a recent murder is somehow connected.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Former high school sweethearts Daniel and Megan Kendall are living in wedded bliss until their world is suddenly turned upside down by a calculating, cold-blooded killer. Enter Greshmere, who finds himself in a new body and a strange but familiar place without a clue to his past. What ensues is Greshmere’s extraordinary journey of rediscovery as he unravels the mystery of his former life.
Katherine's Prophecy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,490. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Emily Hoffman has been haunted for years by horrifying nightmares that won’t go away. These all too real dreams involve Emily’s long deceased family members and her abusive father, Charles. The mystery begins to unravel soon after Emily joins forces with struggling New York photographer Lenny Williams and the two eventually discover that their chance meeting was anything but mere coincidence!
The Collector
Series: An Alan Swansea Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 130,670. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
What at first appears to be an online hoax launches retired PI Alan Swansea into an investigation exposing a gang of sex traffickers. Once it becomes clear that young Eastern European girls have been abducted and forced to take part in a deranged artist’s bizarre project, Swansea is engaged in a harrowing race to find the girls before they are thrust into an even more unthinkable situation.
The May Day Murders
Series: The May Day Murders, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2010 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The tranquility of Smithtown, Ohio is shattered when David Bradley arrives home to find that his wife has been raped and murdered by someone who left no clues behind except the words “May Day” painted on her body. Reporter Sam Middleton is determined to help police find the killer of his ex-wife's friend as they learn that another Smithtown woman has been murdered. Who will the next victim be?
See Tom Run
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2009 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Tom Grayson returns home from an errand to discover that his family has mysteriously disappeared. Prior to this discovery, he has been tormented with guilt by a secret that only he and a former lover share. In a desperate search to find his missing family, Tom embarks on a journey that can only be described as surreal as he becomes an unwitting detective with a mission: to set the record straight.

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