Book List in Order: 24 titles


  • Praise for VOODOO HEART:“Voodoo Heart offers a solid blend of supernatural horror and hard-boiled detective fiction, and should appeal to horror devotees as well as mystery buffs.” — Booklist“Part police procedural, part s...



  • “Voodoo Heart offers a solid blend of supernatural horror and hard-boiled detective fiction, and should appeal to horror devotees as well as mystery buffs.” — BooklistWhen Detective Lawrence Ribaud wakes alone in a bloody bed with h...



  • "John Everson's newest novel is so powerful, so terrifying, so implacable in the evil it describes, that I could not stop reading." - The Haunted Reading Room  Austin secretly wishes his wife would drop dead. He even says so one boozy midnight at ...



  • Rumor has it that the abandoned house by the cemetery is haunted by the ghost of a witch. But rumors won't stop carpenter Mike Kostner from rehabbing the place as a haunted house attraction. Soon he'll learn that fresh wood and nails can't keep decad...



  • Tales beyond the darkness! If you could bring your daughter back from the dead...should you? If you could forget the worst event in your life...would you? In this collection of twenty-five dark tales from Bram Stoker Award-winning author John E...



  • Its roots are old...and twisted! The blood of the tree is its sap. It has sustained Scott Belvedere's family for generations. It's the secret ingredient behind the family's intoxicating ale and bourbon, among other elixirs. But only when Scott inher...



  • The end is coming. But how will it arrive?From alien civilizations bent on human destruction, to demonic incursions from beyond the event horizon, to the dangerous malevolence that lives within us all, Equilibrium Overturned drags you into the heart ...



  • Their bites are more than deadly... The small town near the Everglades was supposed to offer Rachel and her son a fresh start. Instead it offered the start of a nightmare, when an unknown breed of flies migrated through the area, leaving painful ...



  • 20 tales of obsession, dark decadence and erotic horror! Meet a witch who conjures genital dragons while singing Manilow. A woman who provides a true window to her soul. A dirty deal with the devil on the side of a road. And a real cage of bones! The...







  • When a quartet of co-eds decide to reenact The Blue Lagoon on an abandoned Florida Key, they find more than just sex and sand is on the agenda. Stings turn out to play a part in their weekend as well. Lots and lots of stings. But those were just the ...







  • Raymond is such a failure, he can't even kill himself and get it right. Cindy just plain doesn't care; she'll get on her knees for anyone beneath the football field bleachers to score a nickel bag hit. And Sal is a frustrated goon with a hook nose an...



  • Peteyboo was just a hungry bug with 18 legs and 37 eyes, but he was very sad, because while he had a lot of legs, he had no friends. But then one day, when he finds a strawberry to eat, he also finds a hungry worm. And before you know it, both of the...



  • After her father's gruesome murder, Jenn needed a place to get away from it all with some friends, to take her mind off her grief. The empty seaside cottage she inherited seemed perfect. Jenn didn't know that the cottage held arcane secrets, mysterie...



  • The debut Dark Arts Books release compiles 12 new and used horror stories by four darkly humorous and horrifically dark Chicago authors: Jay Bonansinga, Bill Breedlove, John Everson, and Martin Mundt.CANDY IN THE DUMPSTER includes Jay Bonansinga's sh...



  • CHRISTMAS TALES offers three “ghosts of Christmas” in its three stories celebrating the magic of the season, as well as the lyrics of four original holiday songs. While primarily known as a Bram Stoker Award-winning horror author, John Everson ex...



  • Roses scented with bitter deception.Oracles redolent in hidden redemption.A body-mod-obsessed ingenue with an amputee fetish. A demon gone soft on a bitter angel. Dreamcatchers.An alternate Nativity with a pimp God and a non-compliant Mary. Stupid Bi...








  • Evan is entranced by the alluring song of the beautiful naked woman he saw in the surf one lonely night. But this is no mere seductress. She is a siren, one of the legendary sea creatures who prey on unsuspecting men. And she has claimed Evan as h...



  • Castle House Lodge. A century ago it was an exclusive resort hotel. But for years it's stood empty, a haunting shadow of its former glories. Now, after twenty-five years of rumors and ghost stories, the overgrown grounds are showing signs of being te...



  • They're coming. They are a race of sadistic spirits known as the Curburide, and they are about to arrive in our world, bringing with them horrors beyond imagination. The secret to summoning--and controlling--them has fallen into the hands of a beauti...



  • To the residents of the sleepy coastal town of Terrel, the cliffs of Terrel's Peak are a deadly place, an evil place where terrible things happen. Like a series of mysterious teen suicides over the years, all on the same date. Or other deaths, usuall...



Award-Winning Books by John Everson

Covenant
2005 Bram Stoker Award -- First Novel