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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John Everson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Adult Fiction

Born: 1966 in Evergreen Park, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Lives in Naperville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

John Everson is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the novels Covenant (2004), Sacrifice (2007), The 13th, (2009) and Siren (2010), The Pumpkin Man (2011) and Night Where (2012).Over the past 15 years, John’s short fiction has appeared in more than 50 magazines, including Space & Time, Dark Discoveries and Grue, as well as in a couple dozen anthologies, most recently in A Dark and Deadly Valley, Cold Flesh, Damned, and Kolchak: The Night Stalker Casebook. His short stories have also been translated and published in Polish and French.

Published Works

  • Cage of Bones and Deadly Obsessions, Delirium Books, 2000
  • Vigilantes of Love, Twighlight Tales, Inc., 2003
  • Covenant, DP Publishing, 2012 (Originally Published in 2004)
  • Failure, Delirium Books, 2006
  • Candy In The Dumpster, Dark Arts Books, 2008
  • The 13th, Necro Publications, 2009
  • Sacrifice, Leisure Books, 2009
  • Needles & Sins, CreateSpace, 2010
  • Deadly Nightlusts: A Collection of Forbidden Magic, Blasphemous Books, 2010
  • Christmas Tales, Kindle, 2010
  • The Pumpkin Man, DP Publishing, 2011
  • Siren, DP Publishing, 2011
  • Night Where'', Samhain Publishing, (October 2012)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Cage of bones & other deadly obsessions :
ISBN: 1929653077. OCLC Number:

Delirium Books,. North Webster, IN :. ©2000.

Twilight tales presents-- Vigilantes of love /
ISBN: 0971130965. OCLC Number:

Twilight Tales,. Chicago, IL :. ©2003.

Covenant /
ISBN: 0843960183. OCLC Number:

Dorchester ;. New York :. 2008.

Candy in the dumpster :
ISBN: 097796860X. OCLC Number:

Dark Arts Books,. [Chicago, Ill.] :. 2008.

Needles & sins /
ISBN: 1889186740. OCLC Number:

Necro Publications,. Sanford, FL :. 2007.

Sacrifice /
ISBN: 0843960191. OCLC Number:

Leisure Books,. New York City :. 2009, ©2007.

The pumpkin man /
ISBN: 1428512128. OCLC Number:

Dorchester Publishing,. New York :. 2011.

When Jenn moved into the old cottage by the coast she inadvertently awakened a spirit of pure evil, the gruesome killer known as-The Pumpkin Man!

Siren /
ISBN: 1428511237. OCLC Number:

Dorchester Pub.,. New York :. 2011, ©2010.

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 her next lover.

NightWhere /
ISBN: 1609289226. OCLC Number:

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When Rae broached the idea of visiting an underground sex club, Mark didn't blink. He should have. Because NightWhere is not your usual swingers club. When Rae doesn't come home, Mark must find NightWhere again and save his wife from the mysterious Watchers who run the club.


Bram Stoker Award for Covenant.

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