Nathan Squiers is the author of The Crimson Shadow Series which includes two novels and a number of short stories that go along with them. The paranormal thriller novels are titled Noir and Sins of the Father. Another novel on his roster is Curtain Call: A Death Metal Novel. You can read about all of these below. He will also be featuring authors on his blogs during the fair.
Crimson Shadow: Noir
**This book contains mild graphic language that may not be suitable for younger readers**
Xander Stryker wants to die. Ever since witnessing his mother's murder at the hands of his abusive stepfather when he was a boy, he has spent every day trying to reach that goal. But every night he's denied the death he craves. When his eighteenth birthday approaches,an unforeseen chance for change is offered when his life is plunged into chaos and he's dragged into a supernatural world of vampires and other creatures of darkness. Caught in the depths of this new reality, mysteries of hissupernatural lineage begin to unravel and Xander is given the ultimate choice: Continue on with his wretched life or begin a new one as the vampire he was always meant to be. Unfortunately, the supernatural world can be just as unforgiving and brutal as any other and Xander's choice is met with disastrous consequences. Now, with the chaos of the new world pressing down on him, his past reemerges and once again threatens to crush him. Will Xander be able to use his new strength to conquer his fears, or will he succumb to his own bloody darkness...
...and allow it to finally destroy him.
Crimson Shadow: Sins of the Father
Xander’s had it rough… …and while the trials and tribulations of the young vampire’s life have left him with a fiery rage, things are finally beginning to come together. Armed with his trusty revolvers, Yin and Yang, and a thirst for death and destruction, there is nothing that his expertise and fury can’t stand against! Except the spell-binding Estella… **** Estella finally has her best friend back… …and, despite her many years of training in the art of magic, it wasn’t until recently that she discovered just how deep the paranormal world goes. But no matter how overwhelming the revelations might be, she’s found reassurance and comfort in the depths of Xander’s supernatural embrace… **** With their relationship’s intensity growing, a new threat emerges from Stryker family’s past; one with a personal vendetta and visceral goals. Even with the help of some unlikely new allies, will the paranormal pair(and their blossoming relationship) be able survive the infernal rage?
Curtain Call: A Death Metal Novel
A promising career in the music industry was on the horizon for up-and-coming heavy metal band, Bloodtones. Even for their non-human members, this is the opportunity of a lifetime!
Yes, life was good… until it took a hellish turn.
After a bizarre encounter, Bloodtones' lead-singer Bekka finds herself sharing her body with a slew of terrified beings and in mortal danger from wraithlike forces capable of superhuman feats.
When fans can be otherworldly assassins and every mood-swing can end in an exploding amp, Bloodtones' rock-solid future is rapidly crumbling before their very eyes. What hope do the five have against a force that neither their magic or paranormal members can begin to explain? With no choice but to fight, Bekka and her band-mates soon find themselves struggling for not only their music…
… but their very lives.
Short Stories in the Crimson Shadow Series include:
A Tasty Nostalgia
Christian's a FREAK
Just Another Night
LUNA(tic) Parts 1-3
True Love's First Kiss
What Happens in Vegas
These will all be available soon! Nathan is in the process of re-publishing his work.