LeVar Ravel

Suspense, Fantasy Fiction…and More!

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Welcome to my website! I'm LeVar Ravel, and I write fantasy, sci-fi, psychological suspense, and other stories for all ages.

Care to travel through time? Or to outwit spies and criminals with fantastic powers? Maybe instead you'd like a gripping drama set in the same world you live in? Then click on the menu up top to check out my novels, short novels, and short stories. Or scroll down this page to learn about my newest book, Stories with a Scowl! And don't forget to get your FREE story by signing up for my email newsletter!

Plots with a punch.

Villains with a vicious streak.

Writing with a roundhouse kick.


Stories with a Scowl, a collection of psychological suspense tales, is for sale right here as a Kindle eBook for only $4.99! It's available for borrowing in Kindle Unlimited and also by Amazon Prime members who own Kindles. A paperback edition is for sale, too!

Explore the sinister side of life in this collection for older readers—four short novels and a short story.

Join characters both heroic and horrible as they face all sorts of deadly doings—unsolved knifings, dangerous gangs, dire domestic secrets, government conspiracies, and more—with thought-provoking drama to go with it.

Handle with care. These stories have a mind of their own, and they like to roam the most desolate forests and darkest corners of the world. Read this book and you’ll be biting your nails in suspense—if the book doesn’t bite you first…

If you like the intelligent thrillers of Graham Greene, Ruth Rendell, Barbara Vine, and Patricia Highsmith, check out Stories with a Scowl!

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In Stories with a Scowl, you will read:

Rough Company

A quiet nerd falls into the company of four men who might have perpetrated a series of knifings.

Surprise Party

Events reveal more than just birthday cheer when a housewife hosts her husband’s lover at a surprise party.

Big Brother

Investigating a mysterious tragedy, a rising intelligence agent discovers the full extent of his agency’s dangerous power and philosophy.

Bird Blind

Spying on her new neighbors, a teenager grows fascinated by the boy in residence, who might have more problems in his life than she realizes.

Man's Worst Friend

Unimaginable evil is unleashed when a social worker discovers the truth behind her friend’s gentle-looking dog.

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Includes cover illustrations for all five stories!

Get it as a Kindle eBook for only $4.99, or as a paperback! Read a free sample at Amazon before you buy! Are you an eBook lover with no Kindle? No problem!

You can also click on the instant book preview gadget near the bottom of this page to check out the eBook! Use it to read the sample online, or press "Read in Kindle" in the preview gadget to download the sample to your Kindle device!

This book is also available for borrowing by members of Kindle Unlimited and members of Amazon Prime who use Kindles (via the Kindle Owners' Lending Library).

Categories: Psychological Suspense / Literary Drama

Reading Audience: Recommended for adults and mature teens (about 16 & up). (Strong but not graphic violence; prejudiced remarks and slurs; mild cursing; mature drama.)

Length: 369 pages (based on paperback edition)

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