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Fred Wiehe is a creative writing instructor, accomplished author, screenwriter and member of the Horror Writers Association.

His novels, short stories and screenplays cut across several genres from horror to science fiction and fantasy.

Wiehe is the bestselling author of Aleric: Monster Hunter and Fright House.

Other than being a professional writer of both adult fiction and YA (Young Adult) fiction, he also teaches Creative Writing to children of all ages.

More about Fred Wiehe

Genres: Fantasy / SF, Horror, Non-fiction

Born: 1955

Website: http://www.fredwiehe.com

Non Series
  • Fright House (2015)
  • Aleric: Monster Hunter (2011)
  • Holiday Madness the Special Limited Edition (2012)
  • Starkville (2001)
  • Strange Days (2005)
  • Night Song (2001)
  • The Collected Nightmares (2019)
Non-fiction
  1. Creative Writing: Get Started Writing Fiction (2018)

Detailed book overview

Non Series

Fright House
Fright House is a crazy asylum turned Halloween attraction. It’s also the last place that Penny Winters should be.

Her actions have stirred the ghosts that have been dormant for quite a while; giving it power beyond measure.

Now, it not only wants to possess Penny but also soak up all her psychic energy and keep its ghosts alive forever.

Enter Tory Jackson, the only man who can save her, but not without the help of his Paranormal Scene Investigations team. Time nonetheless is not on their side as they attempt to rescue her.

Penny has to die at all costs on Halloween night, so that she can become one with the ghosts, and Fright House is willing to kill everyone!
Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-1629292274
Publisher: Caliburn Press
Aleric: Monster Hunter

A Gypsy who has lived for the last two centuries, Aleric Toma Bimbai hunts monsters for bounty.

His mission this time round is however a challenge, as he has to rescue a zombie rather than kill it.

But Wasso Wonko isn’t any ordinary zombie. He can talk and still thinks on his own. Other than that, he is also Gypsy.

As he undertakes his mission, Aleric unearths an evil plot that threatens to extinguish the existence of his people.

He will have no option but to step up against a crazy scientist and the self-professed King of the Gypsies in a series of events that will test his reputation of being unkillable.

Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2011
Ebook: B01K92VTNK
Publisher: Gauthier Publications
Holiday Madness the Special Limited Edition

Never have the holidays been as thrilling or as pleasurably frightening for Young Adults (YA) and Adults as they are in this special limited edition collection of 15 supernatural short stories.

The Halloween short stories include Trick or Treat: It's the Puppet People, Trick or Troll, The Uglies, The Halloween Box and Ghosts, Inc. This Special Edition also includes the short story Halloween Creep.

Christmas short stories on the other hand include, A Gremlin for Christmas, Holiday Madness, The Three Wolf Men, Run, Run Rudy: A Zombie's Not Too Far Behind, Santa's War and Christmas-Time Gremlins: A Sequel. This Special Edition also includes The Perfect Gift. The two short stories for all occasions Raven Mocker and Bad Moon round out this collection.

Originally written by author Fred Wiehe, all of the stories were read on the radio, especially at Halloween and Christmas, for KKUP; a nonprofit, public radio station in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2012
ISBN: 978-1481213257
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Special, Limited edition
Starkville

Starkville is under attack!

A quiet burg in the Sierra Foothills, a mysterious infection is transforming its residents into psychotic killers.

Maggie Stark is determined to go back to her hometown in order to run away from her former career and the nightmares and death that haunt her family.

But when the retired homicide detective moves from San Francisco with her eight year old son, she is shocked to discover that Starkville isn’t the place she once knew.

When Deputy Sheriff Sam Waters requests for her help, Maggie reluctantly agrees to assist with the investigation.

Matters however take a strange turn when the two encounter a one hundred and fifty year old Chinese man by the name Wing Sun.

Wing Sun not only knows the terrible secret concerning the outbreak, but it is only he who holds the key that will bring the evil in Starkville to an end.

Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2001
ISBN: 978-0595179244
Publisher: iUniverse
Strange Days

An ancient monster from a different dimension has slain Frank Talbort's wife and stolen his identity.

Having taken over Frank's body, the monster unleashes a terrible bloody killing spree in San Francisco.

As for Frank, he has to find a way of breaking free—to re-enter the physical world and stop the monster that controls his former body.

Officer Kemp lies in a hospital bed having sustained a traumatic head injury while investigating the murder of Frank's wife.

Comatose and fighting for his life, David's spirit is joined by that of Frank to reawaken the broken body. This however gives rise to a schizophrenic battle between two personalities.

With contrasting memories and emotions, the two must somehow make peace with their inner demons and work together.

Time is nonetheless not on their side, as the monster is now after David's wife.

These truly are Strange Days!

Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2005
Ebook: B01K8ZWWBQ
Publisher: Helm Publishing
Night Song

San Jose police detectives Alfie Free and Tommy Chandle have been friends and partners and for thirteen years.

Despite downplaying the ominously numbered anniversary, they are however powerless in escaping the terrible and mysterious events that lie ahead.

Soon enough, they find themselves chasing a drug kingpin and self-professed vampire.

When the body of their snitch is discovered in a back alley; all of his blood drained, the duo takes off to the Santa Lucia Mountains of Big Sur where Tommy unexpectedly inherits a ranch. 

Even that however isn’t enough to ditch the dark cloud that hovers over their thirteenth year together.

When they befriend a band of Gypsies by the name kumpania, their vacation soon turns into a mission of protecting their new friends from wolf-like beasts with blazing eyes.

Night Songs will be heard right before the beasts attack.

Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2001
ISBN: 978-0595188390
Publisher: iUniverse
The Collected Nightmares

Nightmares are always with you.

They move beneath the skin along the veins, through the synapses and into the nerves.

They creep in the darkness surrounding your heart and are a version of yourself that has gone too far; done things that can’t be taken back.

Although they always fight to control your body, only you can decide which one wins.

This is what bestselling author Fred Wiehe reveals in yet another work of art by the seasoned storyteller.

From the man who was visited in the night by a stunning yet cold woman to the three teenage friends who play with demons beyond their ken, from the vengeful patrons of a horse stable to the monster hunter who fears he might be the worst monster of all, all these perfectly crafted characters will make startling choices!

Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-1946874115
Publisher: Black Bed Sheet Books

Non-fiction

Creative Writing: Get Started Writing Fiction

Are you looking to write short stories, books and novels?

Do you want to leave readers in awe with amazing stories and unforgettable characters?

Do you fancy seeing your novel or book on Amazon or in a bookstore?

Do you want to go all the way to becoming an accomplished and celebrated author who makes a decent living out of being a professional writer?

Are you looking to achieve all this but don’t know how or where to start? If so, then this book is exactly what you will need.

In this book, bestselling author Fred Wiehe will equip you with everything you need to become a successful writer.

Don't even think about putting your writing career on hold!

Author: Fred Wiehe
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-1981083930
Publisher: Independently published