Christopher Leppek


Author and journalist Christopher Leppek, with The Stanley Hotel reflected in his sunglasses. ©Shari Valenta

Author and journalist Christopher Leppek, with The Stanley Hotel reflected in his sunglasses. ©Shari Valenta

Since before he could grow a mustache, Christopher Leppek has made his living as a writer. He is a professional journalist, long associated with Denver’s Intermountain Jewish News as a reporter and editor. His freelance work has appeared in The New York Times, the Rocky Mountain News, the Navy Times, The Pueblo Chieftain, and many other publications.

In addition to Apollonia (Palaver 2015), he is the author of the mystery novel The Surrogate Assassin (Write Way Publishing 1998), a Sherlock Holmes pastiche, and the co-author, with Emanuel Isler, of the horror novels Chaosicon (Write Way Publishing 2001) and Abattoir (Dark Moon Books 2012). The latter work is currently in development as a motion picture.

A native of Saginaw, Michigan, Leppek lives in Denver with his wife, Lisa, and sons, Noah and Adam.


Books by Christopher Leppek