Chris Stenson is an aspiring author who is working on getting his first book published, Sins of the Mother in his series Maiden Mother Crone, a fantasy, mystery novel series using a little bit of Norwegian folk magic.



  • Roadkill Surprise in The Horror Zine Magazine Summer 2021 Paperback
    “A savage cry cut through the forest. Animals of all sizes stood at rapt attention. Minutes passed. Ears twitched and nostrils flared. A small creature broke from the snowy undergrowth and dashed towards freedom, zigzagging around tree trunks and diving through thickets of thorns, employing whatever acrobatics it could to keep death at bay. A darkness blacker than the shadows followed. Rage built inside. The hunger grew. The tiny morsel wouldn’t sedate its appetite. The creature desired flesh—tender and sweet, and blood, rich and warm.”
  • Sins of the Mother
    All Isabelle wants is a history. She invents one, only to learn the story she’s writing is real. The demons from her mothers past want her soul, for the darkness inside to be set free, for the doors between realities to be opened. The war for Isabelle’s soul has begun.
  • Two Bobby’s in the The Gates of Chaos Anthology
    “The darkness of the stairway seemed to swallow Bobby as he ascended. He made careful steps, his favorite blanket clutched in his fingers, thrown over his shoulder like a protective cape. He sensed something was wrong before the smell crinkled his freckled nose. A rotten, earthy aroma floated down from the second floor. He stopped at the top of the stairs; the dread of the unknown prickled his skin.”

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