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Slipping Through (2023)
The Lockwood Cryptid Chronicles - Book 1
(Shadowtales Publications)

Ever since he was a young boy, Cord Lockwood had been fascinated by sightings of Bigfoot. He hoped one day to see the big guy himself…until the night he did. Now, years later, Cord cannot get the encounter out of his head.

Cord and a young protégé with similar experiences embark on a journey packed with action and suspense, mystery and adventure, including an all-star cast of frightening cryptids like the Chupacabra and even the Loch Ness Monster! When Cord stumbles on a secret no human was meant to see, he finds his life in danger and the lives of anyone else who crosses his path.

If there’s one thing he’s learned in all of his adventures—never go into the woods alone! 

Ebook and Paperback


Den of the Titanosaurus (2023)
Primal Roar - Book Three
(Raven Tale Publishing)

There’s nothing more terrifying than a roar in the dark…

It is mankind’s last chance and last hope as the heroes of San Francisco descend into a deep, dark horror unlike anything they’ve faced before.

Callie heads up a mission to go deep into the Den of the Titanosaurus to stop them for good. What waits for her and her teams in a subterranean world unlike anything she’s seen?

New terrors and nightmares await in a mission so dangerous only the world’s best will survive.

Can they stop the prehistoric creatures from rising up again or will the world be doomed to a suffer new kingdom of dinosaurs? You won’t want to miss the exciting conclusion to the Primal Roar series. 

Ebook and Paperback


Rage of the Titanosaurus (2023)
Primal Roar - Book Two
(Raven Tale Publishing)

The roar was only the beginning… .

San Francisco tried to rebuild, tried to put the carnage and devastation behind them. They mourned, they honored their heroes and they moved on.

Callie, Lara and Cam were trying to do the same… until a new, more dangerous threat rose from the Pacific Ocean, a creature more savage than anything seen before it.

Now the three heroes are pulled back into action as this massive predator is out for blood. It would take only one thing to stop this new threat… the Titanosaurus.

It’s an epic showdown between two prehistoric foes and the humans are collateral damage. Beware the rage of the Titanosaurus! 

Kindle Unlimited
Ebook | Paperback coming soon.


Rise of the Titanosaurus (2022)
Primal Roar - Book One
(Raven Tale Publishing)

By the time you hear the roar, it's already too late...

In the near future, a powerful earthquake wreaks havoc on San Francisco, California but that is only the beginning of the city's troubles. From beneath the Earth and from the depths of the ocean rises something ancient, something gigantic, something... enraged. A dinosaur unlike anything in the history books challenges mankind to fight or face extinction. A dinosaur with a roar so powerful it can decimate entire city blocks. It's only a matter of time before the entire city is torn apart.

It's a race against time, a fight for survival, and a story of redemption as three storylines intersect in a final showdown with the unimaginable. The Titanosaurus is here! 

Kindle Unlimited
Ebook | Paperback


Resurrection (2022)
Book 3 of the Underground Series
(Raven Tale Publishing)

The final book of the Underground Series. Don't miss this fast-paced, action-packed finale!
As Liam and Grace rush back to New York with the help of the Boston Militia and their secret weapon, Abby and Reed face their own horrors as they try to survive Angus and his undead minions. Will our heroes ever see each other again? 



Reckoning (2021)
Book 2 of the Underground Series
(Raven Tale Publishing)

Liam and the other survivors from underground have taken refuge in New Albion, an underground bomb shelter run by the charismatic Grace and her band of fighters. The two groups join forces to take the fight to the undead armies of New York and finally get a little payback for all that they’ve lost. But in war not everything goes as planned.

Haunted by the losses in the subways, Liam struggles to find his place in the new underground while seeing his arch nemesis Angus at every turn. The unexpected waits around every corner as new villains rise and heroes fall in a clash of good against evil. When all seems lost there is still one more chance at saving humanity. Can Liam keep it together long enough to find out how?

Join the underground today!



Revelations (2021)
Book 1 of the Underground Series
(Raven Tale Publishing)

The war the world feared finally came except this was a different kind of war. One fought between the living and the dead. The living lost.
Liam, a former soldier in the war against the dead, had done everything he could to hold back the enemy but in the end he joined the other survivors in the only safe place left - underground.
Now Liam helps keep the last of the living safe in the subway tunnels, scavenging food by day, hiding by night, all the while haunted about how they lost the world above them. He always believed the dead had help but he could never prove it.
He would soon learn he was right all along and that there is no safe place to hide from extinction - Łunderground just might turn out to be everyones tomb after all.



Monstrous Escape (2021)
Kaiju Overlords Book 3
(Shadowtales Publications)

And the meek shall inherit…
The worms waited. Biding their time. Inhumanly patient as the humans and the Kaijus waged war with each other. Now their time has come!

The worms have risen up to claim what is theirs and they brought something with them… something ancient, something evil…

It’s an all out fight for survival as all new players enter the apocalyptic playing field. Three adventures come together with Jason and his team at the forefront.

Their biggest challenge awaits and if they can’t work together to save the day, there will be no more days. The fate of our world hangs in the balance as the Kaiju Overlords prepare their kingdom!

Kindle & Paperback


Giants Reborn (2021)
Kaiju Overlords Book 2
(Shadowtales Publications)


They thought they could breathe a little easier and start to rebuild. They were wrong. The Fire Behemoth, the great Kaiju Dragon, rose again, and this time had awakened its fearsome brethren. An all new army of Behemoths decimated the world and brought mankind to its knees.

Jason Bagley and his team of survivors now have an even bigger challenge as they navigate the post-apocalyptic wasteland—save what's left of mankind. But, among the scorched cities and the mortal dangers that fill the skies and roam the lands, is it even possible at this point?

The team will have to reach even deeper to pull off the impossible while Jason accepts that no man can be a hero without his friends. Get ready for another thrill ride full of Kaiju mayhem and pulse-pounding action in the second installment of the Kaiju Overlords series... this time with even more Kaiju!

Kindle & Paperback


Behemoths Rising (2020)
Kaiju Overlords Book 1
(Shadowtales Publications)

A future world ravaged by climate change hasn’t seen anything yet. From beneath the ground, the depths of the oceans and from high in the endless skies a trio of massive creatures rise with only one thing in mind… destruction. These gigantic monsters will spare no one and nothing, not even each other as they battle mankind and one another for world domination.

Jason Bagley heads up a team of climate soldiers. Their sleek, futuristic airships meant to battle the unpredictable forces of the weather are now the only weapon against the unimaginable. After the world’s armies fall to the fearsome Kaiju it comes down to Jason and his team to defend the imperfect world they love against their new Kaiju Overlords.

Kindle & Paperback


Breakout (2016)
(Shadowtales Publications)

Louis wakes one night to discover that his wife and daughter are gone. In a frantic journey to find them he soon discovers that the world outside is falling apart and he is trapped inside of his apartment building.

The windows won’t open, the elevators don’t work and the lobby is blocked but Louis will not be stopped until he finds his family. Danger lurks around every corner, mysteries unfold, and his once warm home becomes a breeding ground for nightmares.

Banding together with some of the other residents of the building, Louis and the others will work together to take on the end of the world, including the hungry undead that have become trapped inside the building with them.



Frozen Stiff: A Zombie Novella (2012)
(Shadowtales Publications)

The end is here. The dead walk and the living are on the brink of extinction. Brad and Travis, part of a military search and rescue operation, race against time to evacuate survivors from Seattle, Washington. When the emergency shelter becomes overrun they are re-routed to a secret base, a code Majestic base, in the Canadian Arctic to await rendezvous. Between the isolation, rising tensions, and horrible secrets locked away in the frozen waste, they’ll face a horror colder than the snowy landscape.
Ebook. 40,000 words. Available on Kindle, Nook and Kobo.

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If God Doesn't Show (2012)
(Permuted Press)

John’s first full-length novel co-written with R. Thomas Riley.  A fast-paced mash-up of Apocalyptic fiction and Cthulhu Mythos. Features Riley’s recurring character Gibson Blount. Murderous cults, the walking dead, shadow creatures and one pissed off Elder God, it’s all in a day’s work for Gibson Blount! Available in ebook, trade paperback and audio book. Look for it in book stores as well. 230 pages.



The Fetch
The Retro Terror Series Book 1 (2020)
(Shadowtales Publications)

Two of the most powerful sorcerers of their time will clash in a battle so unnerving, so unwavering that death seems the only reprieve. Or is it?
Jake and Isabelle are opposing forces of nature; he wants to protect and right wrongs with good magic and she wants to use unrelenting evil to do her bidding with black magic. But when Isabelle summons the Fetch, the most powerful evil to ever fight by her side, the battle for control and the underlying deception run deeper than anyone could have imagined.

A pulpy, campy ode to the Made-For-TV Horror movies of the 70s/80 with a dash of Satanic Panic.

Available for Kindle Unlimited & Paperback.


Let's Play In The Garden
The Retro Terror Series Book 2 (2020)
(Shadowtales Publications)

Beware the Answers you Seek

Being a teenage girl can be awkward but Merydith senses that she's different than the other girls. For one, she’s drawn to the sprawling family garden in ways she can’t explain.

Living in isolation in the country with strict grandparents, Merydith dreads trips into town because of the gawks she and her family receive. But it's one of the few times she gets to see her grandfather outside of his workshop where she is never allowed to go.

When tragedy strikes, Merydith doesn't think things could get any worse. But now there's a murderer in the neighboring woods and the pull to the garden is worse than ever.

Why is Merydith so drawn to the garden? What is her grandfather keeping from her in his workshop? What will happen if Merydith gives into temptation and faces the horror of her true existence?

A pulpy, monstrous ode to the science-gone-mad creature features of the 70s/80s.

Available for Kindle Unlimited & Paperback.


Goddess of Bane
The Retro Terror Series Book 3 (2021)
(Shadowtales Publications)

She is the Goddess of the Night, the mother of darkness and death and she is going to make the small New England town of Thindleson pay.

Paul Callaway, the new town historian, moved to Thindleson to start a new life. Little did he know that he’d become embroiled in a fight for not only the town’s life but maybe the entire world. Joining forces with scientist Karen Nevins, the two strangers will need to unravel the dark history of this quaint New England town as a powerful entity, that only strikes at night, stalks its streets!

Goddess of Bane is a lurid, schlocky tale of supernatural revenge in the tradition of the horror tales of the 80s.

Kindle & Paperback


Best of Shadow Tales:
Early and Reprinted Works
(Shadowtales Publications)

The author's ultimate collection. Experience some of John Grover's best horror and dark fantasy fiction. This book collects twenty previously published short stories that have appeared in magazines such as Flesh and Blood magazine, horror anthologies such as Epitaphs, the New England Horror Writers anthology, and his published collections like A Beckoning of Shadows published by Naked Snake Press.
Take a shadowy journey through Grover's writing career, a journey that began in the eighties and is still going today with such tales as The Men's Room, Melissa's Wagon, Windblown Shutter, The Mute People and The Heirloom.
Contains a preface by the author and introduction by K. H. Koehler.

Kindle | Nook


Creatures & Crypts (2011)
(Shadowtales Publications)

Creatures of the living and the dead gather in a book of over 70,000 words and 20 stories. This massive volume contains new work and previously published tales including the second place winner of the New Bedlam short story contest–Unknowable. From the Grim Reaper to vengeful ghosts, shambling zombies and monsters that only inhabit the author's imagination this book has something for everyone. Available on Kindle and Smashwords for your Nook, iPhone, Kobo or Tablet.

Amazon | Nook


Feminine Wiles (2011)
(Shadowtales Publications)

Finally, the new ebook version has arrived of the author’s popular collection. All new cover art for the digital version by Christopher Zibelli.
16 tales of wicked women now for the Kindle and Smashwords..

Amazon | Nook


Tales of Hidden Horror
(Shadowtales Publications)

Lurking. Creeping. Hiding...
Ten horrors revealed. Ten horrors realized. Ten horrors Unearthed.
Discover what lives beneath an ancient graveyard. Know the depths of love and madness. Witness a new world on the other side of a bridge. Explore the many rooms of a house of lies. Uncover the secrets beneath an idyllic lake.
Once the horrors have revealed themselves it's already too late.

Ebook for Kindle. Also available at B&N and Kobo.


Autumn Shades:
An Ode to the Season
(Shadowtales Publications)

8 Flash fiction stories and poems capture the spirit and author's love of the season.
Come on a magical journey with John Grover as he weaves all original tales set on or around Halloween. It's a landscape of jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, goblins, and crisp Autumn nights. From pumpkin patches to haunted houses, step into a world that is forever Halloween. The spookiest time of year!

Kindle | Nook


Whispering Shadows (2009)
(Rainfall Books)

A chapbook collection with original cover art in Rainfall books’ H.P. Lovecraft inspired line of chapbooks. Number 089. Featuring three all original tales: The Keswick Oddity, The Case and Sugar Shack. Please note only available in the UK through the publisher’s site. Chapbook. 44 Pages.



Terror In Small Doses (2011)
(Shadowtales Publications)

Re-release from the limited edition print chapbook. For the first time these six flash tales are now available exclusively for the Amazon Kindle. Makes a great sampler at a great price. Only 99 cents! Cover art by Kirk Alberts, the artist of the original chap.
Contains bonus material: A free excerpt from Feminine Wiles–16 Tales of Wicked Women. Ebook.



Angels, Ashes & Alchemy (2009)
(Double Dragon Publishing)

In this collection: Angels, Ashes and Alchemy you will meet the pivotal players in this eternal struggle of good against evil, the war between Heaven and Hell and the hapless humans caught in the middle. Some souls are champions of the light, some are not so holy, while still others fall somewhere in between. All are but casualties in the constant fight we call existence. Which side are you on? Ebook. 110 Pages.




Knightshade: Perdition Bleeds (2014)
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

It is the year 1412 in the continent of Eurone. King Gravynmere has sent some of his best soldiers to investigate strange stories in the nearby border town of Faxon. 
The men will soon learn there is more truth than fancy to these stories, for something walks in the fields, something with cloven hooves and fire dripping from its hands. 

The king will rally his son, Prince Quinn, his entire army and all of the Kingdom of Vanosia to confront the very forces of darkness in an epic tale of adventure, magic and mystery as the veil between their world and Perdition grows thin. 

Join the Prince as he battles for his land, his people and his beloved on a mission that will take him to ends of the world and back, through pain and sacrifice, war and horror as what is below claws its way to above. 
Ebook. 244 pages.

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Knightshade: Shadow Scourge (2018)
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

The long-awaited sequel to Knightshade: Perdition Bleeds.
The Great War with Perdition has ended but all is not well in the continent of Eurone. Prince Quinn, half human, half shade, lives in exile at the hands of his father, King Harlequin. The King withers into depression, leaving the kingdom of Vanosia weakened and open to attack. It is now that the Shrouded Woman seeks vengeance for the death of her sister at the hands of Prince Quinn. She will stop at nothing to see the extermination of the royal family and all of Vanosia.

Kindle | Nook


Web of the Spider Queen (2020)
The Orum Chronicles Book 1
(Shadowtales Fantasy)


Her name is Sinnia, she is the Queen Mother of dark spiders and she has returned to Orum to finally conquer the one world that eludes her grasp.

Nix, the leader of the last nation of Elves, unites the people of Orum to make one last stand. Elves, Fairies and Amazons must work together to stop the monstrous queen from stealing the very essence of their beloved realm. It's a tale of fantasy action and adventure as massive armies make their last stand on bloodied battlefields and the leaders of the realm embark on a perilous quest of epic proportions and self-discovery.

Yet, the world of Orum is not all that it seems for it harbors an ancient secret that could shatter the uneasy alliance of its people and lead them down even darker paths that will change the realm forever.

Ebook only.


Ballad of the Fallen
The Orum Chronicles Book 2

(Shadowtales Fantasy)



The Ashes of Orum
The Orum Chronicles Book 3

(Shadowtales Fantasy)



The Scepter of Namiss:
The Books of Braenyn #1
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

Meet Braenyn, elf, thief, magic-user. He lives a rogue's life with his lover, the shape-shifter, Tarrow. Together they try to survive and better their situation in a mad world filled with warlords, cut-throats, supernatural horrors, trows, gibbelins and ogres.
Braenyn's resolve is about to be tested and his world shattered when he goes after the fabled scepter of King Namiss. Secrets that should have remained buried rise up to haunt the elf forever.
Join the continuing adventures of Braenyn the elf thief and a world filled with magic, mystery, and adventure in the tradition ofdungeons and dragons and the pulp fiction of old.
Ebook. Short story. Available at Amazon, B&N and Kobo.

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The Fallen Church of Ashburn:
The Books of Braenyn #2
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

After discovering the secret of his lineage, Braenyn races back to his homelands to confront his mother and his life of lies. Abandoning Tarrow in shame he stops to rest in the human town of Ashburn. While drinking his sorrows away a desperate young girl stumbles into the tavern with a tale too horrible to believe.
When no one steps up to help, Braenyn offers his assistance and goes to investigate the girl's tale of a haunted church and things that go bump in the night. Soon Braenyn descends into a world of primal terror and the very bowels of hell itself. Will the entire town fall to the denizens of the damned or will the elf come to the rescue of those he despises... humans?
Ebook. Short story Available at Amazon, B&N and Kobo.



Family Bonds:
The Books of Braenyn #3
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

The third entry into the Books of Braenyn. The elf thief returns home to confront his mother about the dark secrets she’s been keeping and is forced to make the ultimate village when a dark army invades his homeland.
Ebook for Kindle. Also available at B&N and Kobo.



Tarrow's Tale:
The Books of Braenyn #4

The fourth episode of the Books of Braenyn is told from the viewpoint of Braenyn’s shape-shifting lover Tarrow. Discover his origins, his people and how he came to use his powers for fighting and self-defense. Ebook available on Kindle, Nook and Kobo.



Duel on Mount Vapor:
The Books of Braenyn #5 (2014)
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

Braenyn and Tarrow head to the city of Green Spires to sell the Gem of Iplorius to the King. While there the King makes another offer to the elf thief that he simply cannot resist. 
Against the warnings of his lover, Tarrow, Braenyn sets out on a new journey that will take him into the Whitewood Mountains and up the treacherous slopes of Mount Vapor. He will get one step closer to the secrets of his lineage and discover a greater challenge than he bargained for. 
Duel on Mount Vapor is number 5 in the Books of Braenyn. It is part of an over-arching story line. This story is approximately 8,000 words. 
Pick-up Books 1-4, available now! 
Short Story.

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The Urn of Orgo :
The Books of Braenyn #6
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

Braenyn races against time to save his dying lover and enters the darkness and madness of the Temple of Orgo in search of the serpent goddess’s fabled urn. Will he reach it in time?



Possessing The Grimstone (2013)
(Shadowtales Fantasy)

A mage finds his magic, a leader finds her strength, a hero finds his courage.
An unknown enemy rises in the uncharted lands of the east, emerging from the mists of the Fifling sea. Armed with a powerful magical artifact thought lost over a thousand years ago, they’re destroying everything in their path. Yet hope remains, for this unstoppable evil only possesses one piece of this weapon, the Grimstone. Should they discover the remaining pieces, the world will fall.
Ebook. 185 pages. Available at Amazon, B&N and Kobo.



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