C E Spriggs

Clayton E. Spriggs

Clayton is the author of the critically acclaimed Johnson Road mystery/thrillers. His novels include Johnson Road, Peterson County Murders, Billy, and his newest novel, The Bone Puzzle. Clayton is an avid New Orleans Saints football fan. He lives in southeast Louisiana. You can contact him at: cespriggs@pennmillpub.com

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In this masterpiece of mayhem, Clayton E. Spriggs tells the story behind a pile of bones that sits in the coroner’s office and the detective who is assigned to solve a heinous crime.

When a severed foot is discovered in the Dead River Swamp, Detective Robert Stallworth, known for his special talent for finding dead things, is called in to look for the rest of the body. But his job gets even harder when parts of more than one body turn up. Follow the detective as he puts the pieces together to find out who the victims were, where they came from, how they ended up in the swamp, and, most importantly, who put them there.

Told in seven parts, twists and turns abound in this gripping story of manipulation, murder, and illusion. Don’t be deceived—-nothing is as it seems. Can you solve the mystery of The Bone Puzzle?

Buy The Bone Puzzle today and find out how Detective Robert Stallworth uncovers the shocking truth and finds justice for the innocent victims.


Book One – The Saga Begins

When Purvis Johnson fell on hard times, he agreed to sell most of his land to a real estate developer. Before long, the dirt road that once served as his makeshift driveway became a paved street. Newly constructed houses sprung up on both sides. Families moved in and the quiet neighborhood was on its journey to becoming the suburban utopia promised by the American Dream.

A girl goes missing. Detective Robert Stallworth, an Alabama State Trooper known for his ability to find missing things, is assigned the case. As Detective Stallworth and the local sheriff work together to solve the case, mysterious events continue to take place on Johnson Road.

One by one, tragedy will strike them all. By the time the dreamers realize they are trapped inside a nightmare, it’s too late. Something has gone terribly wrong inside the dream — something evil — something on Johnson Road.

Buy Johnson Road today to discover the truth about who is behind the horrifying events.


Book Two of the Johnson Road Saga

They cornered a killer… and unleashed his full potential…

Detective Robert Stallworth can’t shake the horrors he witnessed that fateful day on Johnson Road. As the unexpected deaths and disappearances grow, the detective’s desire to catch the killer has morphed into a personal vendetta…

When the FBI and US Marshals take the case, the Peterson County police expect a quick arrest, but Robert isn’t so sure. Recognizing the killer’s calling cards won’t stop the murders unless the detective can find him first. As they uncover the terrifying truth about their prime suspect, Robert races against time to thwart the psychopath before he demonstrates what he’s truly capable of…

Peterson County Murders is the second book in the Johnson Road Saga, a series of thrilling mystery novels. If you like gut-wrenching twists, psychological suspense, and masterful storytelling, then you’ll love Clayton E. Spriggs’ twisted tale.

Buy Peterson County Murders today to see if one man can stop a killer from becoming a legend…


A Tale Of Terror

Hidden away in the cypress swamps of the Atchafalaya Basin, a cabin sits on pilings driven into the murky waters of Bayou Noir, home to the Cajun family known as the St. Pierres. One dark night, a newborn arrives – unwelcomed and unwanted. Over time, he grows into something to be feared, chained, and hidden away in the attic. When the rising water from Hurricane Katrina reaches Bayou Noir, the St. Pierres are forced to confront the terror that awaits them.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, when a group of college kids looking for survivors in Bayou Noir disappears, Detective Nicholas Vizier and a band of local gator hunters are hired to search for the missing students. What they find is more than they bargained for. They find Billy.

From the cabin in the swamp, to the confines of St. Elizabeth’s Institute for the Insane, to the haunted ruins of Lost Bayou Plantation, Billy will send you on a terrifying adventure. So prepare yourself for the horror that you’ll encounter with every turn of the page.

Buy Billy today and discover the terror that awaits whomever is brave enough to venture into Bayou Noir.