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R. G. Ziemer


Born and bred on the south side of Chicago, R. G. Ziemer has worked in the construction trades, practiced genealogy and taught English from junior high school to college. A prize winning poet, he also contributes short fiction to literary journals, and his novel The Ghost of Jamie McVay is available from Black Rose Writing. He is frequently featured at the Waterline Writers reading series in Batavia, Illinois. When not traveling farther afield, he may be found paddling his canoe on the West Branch of the DuPage River.

Books by R. G. Ziemer

The Ghost of Jamie McVay - Book cover
Brian Krueger has a lot of problems: The death of his grandfather and his father’s alcoholism have led to hard times and a move to a new town, where his nearest neighbor is a pyromaniac and a bully. Brian runs to escape his troubles, but it’s on the gravel jogging path that he encounters the ghost of Jamie McVay. Brian and his new friend, Sharon, investigate the ghost’s origins.
Fiction > Horror & Paranormal