Kris Bock

Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Adventures:       suspense and romance in the Southwest

Books for Children by Chris Eboch: historical fiction, mysteries and ghost stories

Kris also writes for children, under the names Chris Eboch and M.M. Eboch. She writes historical and contemporary adventure novels for ages 9 and up as Chris Eboch.

THE EYES OF PHARAOH, set in Egypt in 1177 BC, follows the three friends as they investigate a plot against the Pharaoh. This story of drama and intrigue brings an ancient world to life.

THE WELL OF SACRIFICE is a middle grade historical adventure set in ninth century Guatemala. Kirkus Reviews called The Well of Sacrifice, “[An] engrossing first novel….Eboch crafts an exciting narrative with a richly textured depiction of ancient Mayan society….The novel shines not only for a faithful recreation of an unfamiliar, ancient world, but also for the introduction of a brave, likable and determined heroine.”

Chris Eboch’s HAUNTED series for ages 8-12, follows a brother and sister who travel with their parents’ ghost hunter TV show. They try to help the ghosts, while keeping their activities secret from meddling grownups.

THE GHOST ON THE STAIRS is set at a Colorado hotel haunted by a ghost bride from the 1880s who is waiting for her missing husband to return.

THE RIVERBOAT PHANTOM features a steamboat pilot still trying to prevent a long-ago disaster.

In THE KNIGHT IN THE SHADOWS, a Renaissance French squire protects a sword on display in the Metropolitan Museum in New York City.

Kris has also written two books under the name M. M. Eboch. JESSE OWENS: YOUNG RECORD BREAKER and MILTON HERSHEY, YOUNG CHOCOLATIER are part of Simon & Schuster's Childhood of Famous Americans series, for ages 7-12.

MILTON HERSHEY, YOUNG CHOCOLATIER is a biography of chocolate king Milton Hershey. After a tumultuous childhood, Milton started work at an ice cream parlor at age 14. At 18, he opened his own confectionery shop -- and lost it six years later. After a string of failures, he finally found success -- and went on to start a school for underprivileged children that remains to this day.

JESSE OWENS: YOUNG RECORD BREAKER is an inspiring story, focused on Jesse’s childhood. Through hard work and courage, African-American runner Jesse Owens overcame racism, poverty and poor health. He won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics, in Hitler's Germany, proving that Blacks could compete at the highest level.

Novels

romantic adventure
a treasure hunting adventure in the dramatic and deadly New Mexico desert.
A romantic treasure hunt in the Southwest
action and romance with an Arizona treasure hunt
An artist finds danger and romance when she inherits a New Mexico art camp.
When Audra stumbles on a murder victim in the woods, people aren't happy about her bringing the crime to light.
A young archaeologist stumbles into danger among ancient Southwest ruins.
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