K.J. Heritage


K.J.Heritage is a UK author of mystery/crime sci-fi and epic fantasy—all with a strong emphasis on action and adventure and occasionally a little humour.

He was born in the UK in one of the more interesting previous centuries. Originally from Derbyshire, he now lives in the seaside town of Brighton.

He is a tea drinker, Asperger's warrior and Twitter aficionado: @MostlyWriting


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Smashwords Interview

Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written
I've written four books and many novellas and short stories. I've three more books close to release sometime in the next six months. And a fourth book - a paranormal London mystery - is almost done.

I believe in having many fingers in many pies. It suits how I like to write.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest book - out November 2017 (ish) - is book two of my space noir action mystery series: Vatic.

Part one was inspired by... who knows?

I had this idea about a guy waking up from hyposleep with no idea who he was or what was happening.

It was supposed to be a short but was soon a full novel. A thrill ride.

I love it when that happens.
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Where to find K.J. Heritage online

Where to buy in print


Vatic (français)
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: French. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Les morts n'ont pas toujours dit leur dernier mot Préparez-vous à ne plus vouloir dormir une fois plongé dans Vatic ! Un délice de science-fiction ! Kate Danley, auteur et bestseller US TODAY. Rentre-dedans, jusqu’au-boutiste et implacable – laissez Vatic vous emmener dans une enquête sans pitié. Peter Cawdron, bestseller international en science-fiction.
Quick-Kill and the Galactic Secret Service (Part Two)
Series: Quick-Kill. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The 2nd part of Quick-Kill and the Galactic Secret Service by K.J.Heritage There is no in between... Brand new, gender-re-orientated and ‘green behind the ears’ Galactic Secret Service agent—code name Quick-Kill—is on her first mission as a man. A mission she’s keen to get over and done with as soon as possible. But nothing in the Galactic Secret Service is ever easy. Not even close.
Quick-Kill and the Galactic Secret Service (Part One)
Series: Quick-Kill. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Another fast-paced thrill-ride from bestselling UK author, K.J.Heritage Never, ever, let yourself never get caught… who knows what may happen? The forgotten, seedy backwater planet of Plenty (the most unfortunately-named world there ever was), is no place for a girl to grow up parentless and alone. But self-styled, femme fatale and genius gun-for hire, Quick-Kill, was no normal kid.
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“The best thing since Hugh Howey’s Wool! Prepare to lose sleep reading Vatic! Delicious Sci-Fiction!” –Kate Danley, US TODAY bestselling author. The dead don't always die... Vatic, a half-alive empath with no memory of who or what he is, will die in six-hours if he can’t find out why Chen Jelinek died—or so the Company tells him. And ‘the Skilled always get their guy’… don’t they?
The Scowl (The IronScythe Sagas Book 1)
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Dark, epic fantasy at its very best” And from the dark unknown came a hooded avenger... When the Scowl is brought before the court of King-Emperor Jhaz'Elrad, accused of murdering a young noble, he is unexpectedly saved from execution by the ambitious Dracus Krall. Including: Part One: Flesh Golem Part Two: Weirding Part Three: God Gold
Flesh Golem: The Scowl - Part One (The IronScythe Sagas)
Series: The IronScythe Sagas Books 1-3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An introduction to the IronScythe Sagas. The Scowl: Part One - Flesh Golem. A complete, Free novella “Dark, epic fantasy at its very best” And from the dark unknown, came a hooded avenger...
The Complete Indie Editor - 55 Essential Copy-edits for the Professional Independent Author
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Stay ahead of the competition with this easy to use, step-by-step guide. The Indie Editor is a one-stop copy-editing shop to improve your novel before publication. Including: *Redundant adjectives & overuse of adverbs *Over thirty overused words & phrases such as that, it, up/down, was/were, etc. *Proper use of italics, quotations & capitalisation & a whole lot more...
Blue Into The Rip (Into The Rip #1)
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
HOME IS 400 YEARS AWAY A Rip in the fabric of time, a far-flung globally warmed future, a flooded Earth and the only remainder of civilisation—a militaristic organisation living underneath 'Desert Amazon'... Getting back home was the only thing that mattered to messed up, mixed race teenager, Blue & that was the problem – home was four hundred years in the past.

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