Patrick Samphire

Biography

Dinosaur hunter. Accidental archeologist. Armchair adventurer.

Some of these things may not be true about Patrick Samphire.

What is true is that Patrick is the author of extremely exciting and occasionally funny books for middle grade readers, and of more serious and magical short stories for adults. His first novel, Secrets of the Dragon Tomb, was published by Henry Holt / Macmillan on January 12, 2016. His second novel, The Emperor of Mars, will be published in 2017.

He’s also a web and ebook designer.

Where to find Patrick Samphire online


Books

The Dinosaur Hunters: A Secrets of the Dragon Tomb Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Mystery, murder, and adventure on Mars in 1815. The famous jewel thief, the Glass Phantom, has come to Mars, and Harriet George’s hapless brother-in-law has been told to track him down. Harriet knows he’ll never manage it, so she comes up with a plan: she’ll capture the thief herself. Even if she and Bertrand have to follow her suspects on a perilous dinosaur hunt in the deadly Martian wilderness…
Bone Roads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A ghost searches for revenge in ancient Egypt. A boy unearths the bones of a dragon. A girl risks awakening a dark god to save her dog… These nine fantasy short stories were previously published in magazines including Realms of Fantasy, Strange Horizons, and Black Static. "Marvelous" - Colin Harvey, Suite101. "This one kept me turning the page without pause" - Scott Sandridge, Tangent Online

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