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Autumn Shades:
An Ode to the Season
(2016)
(Shadowtales.com)
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!
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Urn of Orgo

Breakout (2016)
(Shadowtales.com)
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.
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Urn of Orgo

The Urn of Orgo :
The Books of Braenyn #6
(2015)
(Shadowtales.com)
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?
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Ancestors

The Song of the Ancestors:
The Complete Series (2015)
(Shadowtales.com)
This volume collects all four books in the series. Join the Elf, Fairy and Amazon races as they join together and put aside their differences to stand united against the darkest of evils.
Over 389 pages of epic fantasy action and adventure. Ebook with paperback coming soon.
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Ashes of Orum

The Ashes of Orum:
Song of the Ancestors Book IV (2014)
(Shadowtales.com)
The final book in the Song of the Ancestors series. Learn of the origins of the three races of Orum, their ascension to the dominate species in the realm and the return of the first race... the first people that started it all. 
With the return of the race of the Sun comes the return of great evil. Once again war will grip the realm, and the children of the leaders will be at the forefront, taking the ranks of the front line and leading the people of Orum into a new age.  From windows into the past to a doorway to the future, the realm itself has reached its end and its up to one hero to save all of his people... before their own world destroys them. 
Ebook. 117 pages.
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Mount Vapor

Duel on Mt. Vapor:
The Books of Braenyn #5 (2014)
(Shadowtales.com)
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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Knightshade

Knightshade: Perdition Bleeds (2014)
(Shadowtales.com)
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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Tarrow's Tale

The Fetch (2014)
(Shadowtales.com)
War of Witches.
Isabelle Thicket, a sorceress of the black arts is about to collide with Jacob Norsen, a sorcerer of white magic, and all Hell will break loose. Isabelle will stop at nothing to get what she wants and Jacob will do anything to protect those he loves. Two of the most powerful forces of nature will clash in a battle to the death and their power will unleash a greater evil... an old, hungering evil that will threaten the world.
There's no safe place to hide from... The Fetch.
Ebook or paperback. 204pages.
Also available on Nook and Kobo.

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Family Bonds

Unearthed:
Tales of Hidden Horror
(2014)
(Shadowtales.com)
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.

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Tarrow's Tale

Tarrow's Tale:
The Books of Braenyn #4
(2013)
(Shadowtales.com)
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.

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Family Bonds

Family Bonds:
The Books of Braenyn #3
(2013)
(Shadowtales.com)
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.

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Ballad of the Fallen

Ballad of the Fallen: Song of the Ancestors, Book III (2013)
(Shadowtales.com)
The third book into the Song of the Ancestors fantasy series finds a new threat rising in the realm of Orum. The Necromantic clans have come to power and all races of the world must band together to stop this new threat before they destroy not only the realm but the entire universe with it.
Ebook. 106 pages. Amazon exclusive.

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Oblivion 6

Oblivion 6 (2013)
(Shadowtales.com)
A sci-fi action novella. Six strangers. One suicide mission. And everything in the balance. A powerful cult intent on cleansing and renewing our world has unleashed an ancient evil. Time is running short, leaders of the Earth have no weapon mighty enough to defend their lands, no plan to avoid the inevitable catastrophe. Enter Oblivion 6— a team of psychics brought together by a secret government agency to stop the annihilation of mankind. It’s a race against time in this fast-paced, action-packed sci-fi novella, pitting an unlikely gang of heroes against god-like foes from another reality. The streets are their battleground, the stakes are apocalyptic and the fate of our world is in their hands. Contains Bonus Material: An Excerpt from Frozen Stiff: A Zombie Novella. 
Ebook and Paperback. Amazon. Also available at B&N and Kobo.

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Let's Play In The Garden

Let's Play In The Garden (2013)
(Shadowtales.com)
Merydith knows that she's different from all the other girls. She feels it deep down inside of her each time she and her brothers walk through her grandfather’s big old house and grand, secret garden.
Merydith never questioned her grandparents' stern rules, her isolation, the shunning her family receives in town... or the strange work her grandfather does all day in his workshop. Until now.
Merydith is determined to come face to face with the truth, even if it means facing the horror of her existence.
Get lost in the garden today.
Ebook with Paperback coming soon. 207 pages. Available at Amazon, B&N & Kobo.
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Grimstone

Possessing The Grimstone (2013)
(Shadowtales.com)
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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Namiss

The Scepter of Namiss:
The Books of Braenyn #1
(2012)
(Shadowtales.com)
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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Ashburn

The Fallen Church of Ashburn:
The Books of Braenyn #2
(2012)
(Shadowtales.com)
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.

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If God Doesn't Show 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.
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Frozen Stiff Frozen Stiff: A Zombie Novella (2012)
(ShadowTales.com)
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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The Human Condition Song of the Ancestors Book II:
The Human Condition
(2012)
(ShadowTales.com)
Book 2 of John’s fantasy series and the sequel to Web of the Spider Queen.
The Human Condition finds the races of Orum in the grip of civil war. Friend will become foe, allies will become bitter enemies, sides will be taken and war will once again threaten the realm with total destruction, this time at their own hands. Ebook. Novella 30,000 words.

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Song of the Anccestors Book 1 Song of the Ancestors Book I:
Web of the Spider Queen
(2012)
(ShadowTales.com)
Amazon Exclusive.
Combining elements of horror and sword and sorcery, John Grover weaves an epic fantasy tale full of action, mystery and suspense.

A long vanquished evil has returned to the beautiful and peaceful realm of Orum. An evil that will stop at nothing to plunder and enslave all of the realm’s people and lay waste to its lands. An evil that refuses to die, that has ravaged every realm it has touched. Its name is Sinnia, the Spider Queen and she has set her eyes back on the one world that eludes her grasp.
Ebook  Novella. 20,000 words.
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Shadow Tales - 2nd Edition (2012)
(Double Dragon Publishing)

My very first collection has been revised and re-released by the publisher. Contains 15 tales that bear witness to new kinds of monsters and a different type of terror.
Freshly edited stories containing a new wrap around  story and bonus material-story notes by the author. All new cover art by David E. Chrisom.
Ebook. Available in many formats direct from the publisher or on Amazon kindle.

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Creatures & Crypts Creatures & Crypts (2011)
(ShadowTales.com)
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.
Ebook.
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Feminine Wiles Feminine Wiles (2011)
(ShadowTales.com)
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. Only $2.99
Don’t miss out on this great price! Ebook.
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terror in small doses Terror In Small Doses (2011)
(ShadowTales.com)
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.
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beckoning A Beckoning of Shadows (2011)
(Naked Snake Press)
Re-release of my short story collection featuring 16 tales with an introduction by Jason Brannon and all new cover art. A child’s toy holds the darkest of secrets, the dead won’t let a rock star find peace and a secluded religious communtiy hides its demons in a journey through the shadows.
Available in Kindle and Paperback. 164 pages.
  Out of Print
tandem Tandem of Terror (2010)
(Library of Horror Press)
Co-written with Eric S. Brown this massive collection of short fiction contains 48 tales with over 100,000 words. The Library’s biggest collection and a labor of love from both authors. Spanning a lifetime of work from our humble beginnings all the way to today. This book features some of our best work as well as some never before seen stuff. Get it today! Trade Paperback. 304 pages.
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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.
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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.
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Space Stations and Graveyards (2003)
(Double Dragon Publishing)
A collaborative effort involving three of the most talented young horror writers today. "Space Stations and Graveyards" is a collection of 24 stories that reflect their love of science fiction and horror. And many of the stories within are actually an amalgam of the two genres. This book is a treat for the mind and soul... a must read for those familiar with these talented writers... and a gotta try for those that are not! Trade Paperback. 188 pages.
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