A showdown is inevitable in the Color Of Evil Series. Who will triumph? WHO will win and who will die?

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The Color Of Evil

Tad McGreevy has a power that he has never revealed, not even to his life-long best friend, Stevie Scranton. When Tad looks at others, he sees colors. These auras tell Tad whether a person is good or evil. At night, Tad dreams about the evil-doers, reliving their crimes in horrifyingly vivid detail. Tad doesn’t know if the evil acts he witnesses in his nightmares are happening now, are already over, or are going to occur in the future. He has no control over the horrifying visions. He has been told never to speak of his power. All Tad knows is that he wants to protect those he loves. And he wants the bad dreams to stop. Read More >>

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Red Is For Rage

When Stevie Scranton goes missing, best friend Tad vows to do everything he can to find him. Even if Stevie is dead, his family craves closure. Tad enlists the help of retired policeman Charlie Chandler and a team of volunteers. This rag-tag team of detectives continues searching for Stevie Scranton, the misfit of Sky High. In their search, they discover a monster every bit as dangerous as Pogo and must confront him in order to save Stevie. Michael Clay escapes custody. On the loose again, Pogo’s actions restart the vicious cycle of violent nightmares. Pogo poses a threat to the entire town of Cedar Falls. Read More >>

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Khaki = Killer

Tad McGreevy and his classmates at Sky High once again grapple with life and death issues as graduation looms at the end of senior year. Familiar characters reappear: Charlie Chandler, Jenny SanGiovanni, Melody Harris, Janice Kraemer, Stevie Scranton, Heather Crompton, and Kelly Carter, Officer Friendly Lenny McIntyre. Innocent lives hang in the balance as escaped serial killer Michael Clay targets Tad McGreevy. His return can mean only one thing: death. As the teenagers near the end of their high school careers, they face obstacles, challenges, dangers and, choices that will change their lives forever. Read More >>

About the series

What makes this series unique?
Tad must wage a silent war against those who would harm the ones he loves.

Tad McGreevy possesses a special power that allows him to see auras around others, and later at night, relive the crimes of those with the color of evil (khaki). Tad doesn’t know whether the events he experiences in his nightmares are happening now, happened in the past, or are going to happen in the future.

About the first installment in THE COLOR OF EVIL, Jonathan Maberry said, “old-school psychological horror, artfully blended with new-school shocks and twists.” The mysteries begin to deepen at the end of Book 1, when a main character disappears. The stakes heighten in RED IS FOR RAGE as we are introduced to Daniel Malone and learn of his penchant for kidnapping underage boys.

Tad loves Jenny SanGiovanni and Stevie is smitten with Janice Kramer. Even the adults get into the act, as Jenny’s mother marries a former policeman. Some of the romances are bound to fail, but more romance awaits and more heartbreak with it.

If you possessed a power that, might predict the future, what do you think would happen to you?
Find out in Book #4, SCARLET SUMMER, not yet released!

  • Perfect for readers aged 15-25

  • For those who like to be scared

  • Just a little bit

  • Full of action

The Characters

These four teenagers are the main characters of the series.

Tad McGreevy

A soft-hearted, loyal friend. Son of Jim and Jeannie McGreevy. Younger brother of Sharon.
Possesses the ability to see “auras” around others that tell him whether the person is good, bad, kind, etc. The power is called Tetrachromatic Super Vision and also can cause blinding headaches. The “color of evil,” in Tad’s world, is khaki.

Stevie Scranton

The geeky, funny, class clown who is the best friend of Tad. Son of Sally and Earl Scranton.
A bit of a social outcast, but sensitive and kind. Stevie had some problems at birth (born without a fontanel) and older sister, Shannon, is “the smart one” leaving Stevie as the “troublemaker.” Stevie is close to his mother. His father Earl regards him as a wimp.

Jenny SanGiovanni

Cute, blonde cheerleader. Daughter of Andrea SanGiovanni (Tuttle) and Jeff SanGiovanni.
Jeff had the Budweiser distributorship in Cedar Falls, but Jeff and Andrea divorced and Jeff married Tammy. Jeff was an NRA gun nut. He had a vast collection of guns under lock and key in his attic. Jenny has an older brother and sister: Frank and Cynthia.

Janice Kramer

Busty Italian cheerleader who once dated Jeremy Gustaffsson. Her father is a baker and her mother is a housewife.
Her parents are staunch Catholics. She also has an older sister, Claire Kramer Richardson, who is married to Stephen and works at a bank. Claire and her husband have been unsuccessfully trying to start a family.


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