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John Everson

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John Everson is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the novels Covenant, Sacrifice, The 13th, Siren and The Pumpkin Man, all released by Dorchester/Leisure Books in paperback and by Delirium, Necro and Bad Moon Books in limited hardcover. His sixth novel, NightWhere, was a 2012 Bram Stoker Award Finalist. The Family Tree, NightWhere and Violet Eyes, his "creepy spider novel" were released from Samhain Publishing. In January 2017, Redemption, the long-awaited sequel to his novels Covenant and Sacrificewas released. His 10th novel, The House By The Cemetery was released in October 2018 from Flame Tree Press. His 11th novel, The Devil's Equinox, was released by Flame Tree in June 2019.

A wide selection of his short fiction has been collected in five short story collections - Deadly Nightlusts (Blasphemous Books, 2010), Creeptych (Delirium Bo/>

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message 9: by John

John Everson Thanks Bryce!

And Hi Lee!


message 8: by Bryce

Bryce Warren Thanks for adding me! I really enjoy your stuff!


message 7: by Lee

Lee Thompson Thanks for the add, John!


message 6: by Brett

Brett A new book! Just in time for my favorite holiday too. I can't wait to read The Pumpkin Man and am going to tell everyone else they HAVE to buy it.


message 5: by Rosemary (last edited Jun 20, 2009 05:08PM)

Rosemary Your "Needles & Sins" just gave me the shivers!


message 4: by Ed

Ed Thanks for the friend add, John, and connecting on GR. Nice to meet you here. Best for your books. I'll look for your books. Have a great weekend. Ed


Kristen Whoo hoo, I'm officially a fan now! What a nifty new button.. do you get to see who your fans are?


message 2: by Eric

Eric Reading and turning people on to Covenant! Can't wait to finish.


Bradley Hello John, I hope you are having a good day! =)

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