Genre: Mystery/Thriller Short Stories

Meet The Author

Erik Powell, Sr. is a Greenville, SC, native recently retired and relocated to Key West to write. Running From Lions, based on the author’s South African safari in 2013, was a Finalist in the 2018 Mystery Fest Key West’s Whodunit competition. A romantic comedy play, Chicago Love Tapestry, was the Literary Night Choice of the Ganymede Fall Arts Festival in Washington, DC, and a novella adaptation was serialized in Music And Lit Review. Mr. Powell served as Literary Editor of Thane Prose and Press in NYC and was recently promoted to Editor-in-Chief by founder Neal Boulton.

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Erik Powell

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Running From Lions
Whodunit Award Winner

by Erik Powell, Sr.,
$3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback

An international cast of sophisticates on safari in South Africa are harassed by a killer lion – and by a human killer – in the last days of Mandela. Two Americans visit an African wildlife reserve run by a German family. A mysterious curfew restricts their movements, but guided daily forays into the Lowveld and liberating Happy Hours allow new relationships to form and to develop – and to cause old resentments to resurface and to fester, leading to murder.
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