Purveyor of

Thrills & Chills

Steven G. Jackson is a recovering engineering director who ignored everyone’s good advice and became a full-time writer. His background isn’t his only distinguishing attribute. Amongst his publications and productions you’ll find horror novels, mainstream thrillers, and comedies, utilizing all three halves of his brain. He is also a sought-after writing coach. And, if that wasn’t enough, he’s a fine dining aficionado and chef, and rates top restaurants around the globe. So, if you’re looking for unique thrills and chills, you’ve come to the right place.

Available December 8, 2020

The Lamia (Book One)

Evil is Preying.

With the highest possible stakes, amidst a horrific and suspenseful race against time, a reluctant psychiatrist fights a demon, a global pandemic risk, and his own troubled past in a fight for his daughter’s soul.

"The Lamia taps into the unspoken terror that only a daughter can strike in her father's heart."

—Maria Alexander, Bram Stoker Award Winning Author of Mr. Wicker and Snowed

"A year after reading... the horrifying images continue to haunt me."

—Sandra Homicz, California Writers Circle

"If only someone had a new book about a world-wide pandemic caused by a bat. Oh, wait."

—Lorenzo Porricelli, CEO & President, Gun Hill Road Productions Company

"Psychological terror at its finest."

—Maddie Margarita, writer and host of “Lit Up! OC” and “Character Floss the Podcast”

The Sequel to The Lamia

The Night Hag

Evil is back. With a vengeance.

In the sequel to The Lamia, the demon Lilith is freed from her Vatican prison by a Cardinal determined to trigger the birth of the AntiChrist, and start the world on a path to Christ’s return. But partnering with a demon is fraught with deceit and danger, and Lilith has her own plans.

Steven G. Jackson

About

Steven G. Jackson is a versatile writer. In addition to writing thriller novels and horror novels, he creates comedies as one-act stage plays and short stories. Eleven of his plays have made it to the stage. Three of his short stories have been selected for publication, and several others have won writing contests.

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The Zeus Payload

Nick King is a computer programmer and the lead technologist at his grandfather’s company, Gordon Defense Technology. When he’s not developing sophisticated security software for private and government clients, Nick and his friend and roommate, Dean Wright, travel to the Middle East in search of the terrorist responsible for the 1983 Beirut embassy bombing that killed Nick’s parents.

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Reviews are the Greatest Gift

Reviews are the Greatest Gift

Reviews are the greatest gift you can give to a writer. Writers spend most of their time in a solitary existence. A novel can take years to complete. During this time the writer is relying primarily on their own judgment about whether the work they're doing is any...

Book Carnival is Inviting You

Book Carnival is Inviting You

Book Carnival is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. STEVEN G. JACKSON, author of THE LAMIA and MERRIE DESTEFANO author of SHADE, a trilogy in conversation with MADDIE MARGARITA. Time: Jan 9, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting...

The Race is Long, and Only With Yourself

The Race is Long, and Only With Yourself. This is the mantra I live by. I'm not competing with you, or anyone else. I'm competing with myself, to be the best I can be. This mantra was valuable in my career as an engineering director and chief engineer. But it's even...

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