M. D. Spenser
is the host of The Big Fat Wide Americana Hour, an internet radio show featuring diverse styles of American music.
The show offers a variety of related genres, including blues, soul, country, contemporary folk, Americana, doo-wop, jazz, and more. It has drawn listeners from around the world.
The show can be heard by clicking through to the home page on this site.
Spenser is also the author of the 36-book Shivers series.
The books were aimed at readers between the ages of 8 and 14.
The books were published by Paradise Press Inc., USA, and Peter Haddock Ltd, England, between 1996 and 1998, and they sold millions of copies in the United States and throughout the British Commonwealth.
In addition, Spenser wrote the six-book Humano Morphs series, geared to the same age group.
The first seven books in the Shivers series -- The Enchanted Attic, A Ghastly Shade of Green, Ghost Writer, The Animal Rebellion, The locked room, The Haunting House and The Awful Apple Orchard -- were republished as e-books starting from 2011, with the other books in the series to follow.
Spenser is an international journalist originally from Vermont, USA.