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Sean Kikkert

Writer. Author. Thinker. Storyteller.


Regency Mysteries


Sweetheart's Lake is a romantic suspense novel set during the regency period. Alicia Bartlett's love, Edmund Pembroke, is struck down by cholera just two weeks before their wedding day. His dying wish is to see Sweetheart's Lake one last time with Alicia, where he dies in her arms. Following Edmund's death, Alicia discovers that she can see Edmund's reflection in the water, and Alicia begins to visit him at the lake whenever she feels lonely, sad, or in need of a friend. Four years later Alicia marries a dashing young physician, Dr Hilary St. John. However, one night the Royal Horse Guards burst into Alicia's bedchamber and drag Hilary off to the Tower of London. Edmund appears to Alicia in a dream and warns her that both her and her husband are in grave danger.


Emily Fansworth’s perfect life is shattered in the middle of the night when the notorious highwayman, Pikehead Jack, holds up her carriage. She is forced to watch as her beloved mother and father are murdered in cold blood, and she is left for dead in the middle of the road. At the tender age of eighteen, Emily is now an orphan.

Heartbroken after losing everything dear to her, Emily tries to adapt to a new life on a farm with her long-lost aunt, uncle, and cousin. But everything is not as it seems. When Pikehead Jack is caught, he requests an audience with Emily before he swings from the gallows. It is only then that she discovers the horrible truth. Entities more powerful and evil than she can imagine are at work—powers that will not stop until she is also dead.

This is an adventure you won’t want to miss! Find out if Emily is able to solve the mystery of her parents’ murder before the assassin strikes again!

Young-adult Thrillers


When Chelsea Jackson left on her mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she expected the best year and a half of her life. However, her mission isn’t going the way she planned. Someone is looking for her. Someone who want her and her family dead.

Sister Jackson is no longer the shadowy, dangerous young woman she was before the light of the Gospel entered her life.

Can she save her family without losing herself in the process?


When sixteen-year-old Cassandra follows her pack leader into the land of Havea, she could see her people making a happy home.

At first, the people of Havea are welcoming, but the residents soon become suspicious of their new neighbors. Tensions rise between the two groups, tensions that soon escalate into bloodshed.

Brace yourself. The night of the wolf will be deadly.


Chelsea yearns to become a better person, and Trek seems like the perfect opportunity for her to do so. While Trek is hard, Chelsea feels herself stretching and growing each day.

But not everything is as it seems.

Someone is out there lurking in the darkness.
Someone is watching, waiting. 

Close enough to kill...
Will Chelsea survive long enough to develop the faith of a pioneer? 

LDS Nonfiction

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As a teen or young adult living in the last days, do you find yourself asking questions like these?
● Will I have a future—a chance to achieve my dreams and goals?
● What can I do when I feel anxious because of the chaos in today’s world?
● Does God have a plan for me?
This book will help you answer these questions and many more.  You will be empowered with courage to pursue your goals and to influence the world for good as you witness prophecy being fulfilled. Instead of feeling fearful about the future, you can feel excited about the opportunity of living in the last days.


If you read this book to your goldfish, it will turn into a shark. Okay, that won’t really happen, but the principles in this book will help you become stronger than you ever thought you could be. The Lord turned Saul into the great Apostle Paul, changed Amulek into a mighty missionary, and transformed humble fishermen into powerful disciples. You will be amazed to see how the Lord can strengthen you!


We know that family home evening can strengthen our families. But it isn’t always easy to hold FHE every week. If you struggle to plan quality lessons and activities—especially for younger children or a wide range of ages—this book is for you. Within its pages you will find a year’s worth of lessons that make gospel learning fun for the entire family.

About Me

My Bio

Sean Kikkert was born in Adelaide, South Australia. He spent the early part of his childhood in the Netherlands before returning to Australia. As a teenager, Sean loved to stay up late reading thrillers. Sean served in the Australia Sydney South Mission before completing a law degree at the University of Adelaide. He and his wife Jaquilyn were married in Hong Kong, and he is the father of five children.


Sean works as an immigration barrister, but once the working day is over, Sean writes books to keep people up at night, just as he was kept up late all those years ago. His published nonfiction works include Home Evenings for Families, Stronger, and Last Days. Sean has also written three young-adult thrillers—Dark Past, Night of the Wolf, and The Trek—and the Regency novels The Highwayman’s Confession and Sweetheart’s Lake.

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