Erik Tavares

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Erik Tavares

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Born in California, raised in Alaska, with time on the Oregon Coast, Erik Tavares’ writing includes genre fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, advertising and everything in between.

By day, he teaches elementary school. By night he directs Shadows Haunted Attraction ( during the Halloween season.

He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and two children.

The Dark is Pervasive

I have been pleased with the sales of my first novel, but realize there is a long way to go before I can claim writing as a viable career. The single biggest factor, so it's said, in generating sales is being prolific - which can be challenging.

One of the disadvantages of handling a unique genre is, well, keeping it unique. Right now, the plot of my second book in the series involves so many convo Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2013 11:27 Tags: gothic-horror, ideas, novel, sequel
Average rating: 3.6 · 154 ratings · 34 reviews · 1 distinct workSimilar authors
House of Corruption

3.60 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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“Cold. Foggy cold. Soaking through fabric, biting into the skin, clutching the bones until flesh crawled.
There was no moonlight, only orange, smoky lanterns, and the light made the snow glitter and turned the shadows into blood.”
Erik Tavares, House of Corruption
tags: horror

“A snap of bone echoed behind them, the bloody cry of a lamb that had wandered into the dark.”
Erik Tavares, House of Corruption


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