Chris lives in New Mexico, where she enjoys hiking, reading, and watching the sunset from the patio. Her home office looks out on nature, complete with distracting wildlife such as hummingbirds, roadrunners, and foxes. Her BFA in photography is used mainly to show Facebook friends how lovely the Southwest is.
Chris Eboch is the author of over 60 books for children, including nonfiction and fiction, early reader through teen. Her novels for ages nine and up include The Eyes of Pharaoh, a mystery in ancient Egypt; The Well of Sacrifice, a Mayan adventure; and The Genie’s Gift, a middle eastern fantasy.
The Haunted series, about kids who travel with a ghost hunter TV show, starts with The Ghost on the Stairs.
Chris’s writing craft books include You Can Write for Children: How to Write Great Stories, Articles, and Books for Kids and Teenagers, and Advanced Plotting.
Her recent nonfiction titles, published under the name M. M. Eboch, include four books in the Sweet Eats with a Side of Science series, World War I Battlefield Medicine, Native American Code Talkers, A History of Film, Transportation Technology, and Chaco Canyon. She has sold over 60 writing articles to Writers Digest, Children’s Writer, and the annual Writer’s Guides. Her articles for children have appeared in magazines such as ChemMatters and Appleseeds. She has written educational test passages/items for Publishing Solutions, Pearson Education, and Six Red Marbles. Chris has her M.A. in Professional Writing and Publishing, from Emerson College Boston, Massachusetts. She has spoken at SCBWI events around the world.
Chris also writes for adults under the name Kris Bock. Kris Bock writes action-packed romantic suspense involving outdoor adventures and Southwestern landscapes. Counterfeits starts a new series about art theft. What We Found is a mystery with romantic elements about a young woman who finds a murder victim in the woods. The Mad Monk’s Treasure follows a treasure hunt in New Mexico and Whispers in the Dark involves intrigue among ancient Southwest ruins. Read excerpts at www.krisbock.com or visit her Amazon page. Sign up for Kris Bock’s newsletter for announcements of new books, sales, and more.