Books

The Important eBooks

Night of the Hell Hounds: A Ridgewood Chronicles Short Story (Green Crystal series, Book 1)

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Author’s Note: This fourth and final printing replaces the short story that preceded the novel (see below). It introduces teenager Nick Corwin, features Vree Erickson, and begins the Green Crystal series of books.

Find it at Amazon. Available ebook formats: Kindle, Text-to-speech, Screen Reader, and Kindle Lending.

Fiction: A teen and young adult fantasy short story.
Pages: 39 (4,500+ words)
Language: English
ASIN: B00AY2K1H6

After 14-year-old Nick Corwin finds a green crystal pendant in the woods behind his home, he becomes the target of a mysterious man who wants it. Meanwhile, Nick and his friends visit Myers Cemetery in Ridgewood on Halloween night. There, someone has stolen the sacred bones of its protector dogs and turned them into vicious hell hounds. The hell hounds trap Nick and his three friends inside the cemetery. Can the four defeat the hell hounds and make it out alive?


A Night of Hellhounds: A Vree Erickson Short Story (Luminary Magic series, Book 1)

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Author’s Note: This fourth and final printing replaces the short story that preceded the novel (see below). It introduces teenager Nick Corwin, features Vree Erickson, and begins the Green Crystal series of books.

Find it at Amazon. Available ebook formats: Kindle, Text-to-speech, Screen Reader, and Kindle Lending.

Fiction: A paranormal and urban fantasy short story.
Pages: 16 (3,000+ words)
Language: English
ASIN: B09BFLJ563

It’s Halloween night on Russell Ridge outside the small town of Ridgewood when lightning strikes teenager Vree Erickson and she encounters magic and hellhounds. When the hellhounds chase her to the cliffs of Russell Ridge, she finds her life is in peril and she needs magic to save it.


Those Other eBooks

Kismet: A Ridgewood Tale

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Find it at Smashwords. Available ebook formats: epub, mobi, pdf, lrf, pdb, txt, and html.

Fiction: A science fiction adventure short story.
Words: 18,950
Language: American English
ISBN: 9781310880070

A diary from the past warns Addison Taylor about her future. However, it is Christmas and she is too busy with her recent marriage and problems at work to worry about a book whose author is certainly delusional. But when she and her husband hike Myers Ridge, the diary’s warnings become real and force the couple headlong into mystery, suspense, and a strange world of past, present, and future. Will she and her husband change the past to protect their future together?


Night of the Hellhounds: A Novel

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Find it at Barnes and Noble. Available ebook format: NOOK Book.

Fiction: A science fiction and supernatural novel.
File size: 581 KB
Language: English
BN ID: 2940149975402

This is the novelization of “Night of the Hell Hounds” short story, third edition. Night of the Hellhounds: A Novel is about a girl destined by the fates to die during the summer. ~ Vree Erickson’s life has gone from bad to worse. She left the lawnmower in the rain and lightning killed her father and burned down her family’s home. To complicate matters even more, the lightning struck her and left her with psychic powers. Now, she and her family are forced to move to her maternal grandparents’ home on Myers Ridge, a strange place near Ridgewood, Pennsylvania. There, July fifth marks the annual “Night of the Hellhounds”—a time when a vengeful spirit witch and her hellhounds return to the property next door every year and reign terror there until midnight. Unfortunately, try as she may, Vree is unable to ignore the strangeness around her or the witch who wants to take away her powers and kill her. With the help of the cute boy from up the road and mysterious creatures that only they can see, Vree embarks on a difficult journey to save her life and destroy the ghost witch who wants her dead.


Margga’s Curse: A Vree Erickson Novel, Book One

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Author’s Note: This is Night of the Hellhounds: A Novel with a new title. Plus, it’s a perma-free book at Smashwords! It was supposed to replace the Barnes and Noble edition but I lost my B&N log-in info years ago when my old WinXP computer died. This book is no longer part of the Vree Erickson canon, but it’s fun to read all the same.

Find it at Smashwords. Available ebook formats: epub, mobi, pdf, lrf, pdb, and txt.

Fiction: A supernatural thriller and suspense novella.
Words: 47,210
Language: American English
ISBN: 9781311627582

15-year-old Vree Erickson and her family are forced to move upstate to her maternal grandparents’ home on Myers Ridge near Ridgewood, Pennsylvania after lightning strikes her, kills her father, and burns down her family’s home. To complicate matters more, the lightning strike leaves her with psychic powers. On the day of the move, she sees and hears mysterious invisible creatures and becomes a victim to the annual “Night of the Hellhounds” when the vengeful spirit of a witch returns to the property next door and reigns terror there. With the help of the boy from up the road, she embarks on a difficult journey to save her life and destroy the ghost witch who wants her dead.


Old Bones: A Collection of Short Stories

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Find it at Smashwords. Available ebook formats: epub, mobi, pdf, lrf, pdb, and txt.

Fiction: A collection of fantasy fiction short stories.
Words: 32,970
Language: American English
ISBN: 9781310675195

A collection of 19 short stories spanning 40+ years of the author’s career as an independent author. The stories are divided into three groups: Tales for Young Adults, Oddities, and Tales for Adults, and center on eerie Ridgewood, Pennsylvania and some of the characters who live there.


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