M T McGuire


M T McGuire is a 46 year old stay-at-home mum. She used to do stand up but sat down to write books when she got married. Sixteen years later, she has finished the K'Barthan Trilogy. She still checks all unfamiliar wardrobes for a gateway to Narnia, which probably tells you everything you need to know about her. She lives in Bury St Edmunds with a McOther a McSon and a McCat.

If you've read any of her stuff, she'd like to say, 'thank you' and hopes you enjoyed it.

Her blog is at http://www.mtmcguire.co.uk and she's MTMcGuireauthor on twitter.

Where to find M T McGuire online


K'Barthan Extras, Hamgeean Misfit
Read the K'Barthan Series? Want to know what happened to The Pan of Hamgee between Unlucky Dip and Few Are Chosen. This series answers that question. All the Pan of Hamgee's adventures as a gofer in Big Merv's organisation.
Small Beginnings
Price: Free!
Nothing To See Here
Price: $2.99 USD.
Close Enough
Price: $2.99 USD.
Too Good To Be True
Price: $4.99 USD.


Too Good To Be True
Series: K'Barthan Extras, Hamgeean Misfit, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,810. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When The Pan of Hamgee encounters some mudlarkers trying to land a box on the banks of the River Dang he is happy to help and is rewarded with some of the contents. Amazed, he realises it's one of the most expensive delicacies available in K’Barth, Goojan spiced sausage. If he can sell it, the sausage might spell the end of his troubles. Or it may bring a whole load more.
Close Enough
Series: K'Barthan Extras, Hamgeean Misfit, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As recently appointed delivery man for Big Merv, one of Ning Dang Po's most powerful crime bosses, The Pan of Hamgee is ordered to deliver a gift to Big Merv's current girlfriend. With a pair of bespoke-made, sapphire and diamond earrings on board, and a trip across the city in the offing, what could possibly go wrong? Everything. This book is written and spelled in British English
Nothing To See Here
Series: K'Barthan Extras, Hamgeean Misfit, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It’s midwinter. Preparations for the biggest religious festival in the K’Barthan year are in full swing. Religious activity might be banned but no-one’ll ignore Arnold, The Prophet’s Birthday. Can The Pan of Hamgee deliver the traditional Prophet's Birthday gift to Big Merv's business associates, evade the security forces and make it back across town to an unofficial celebration with his friends.
Small Beginnings
Series: K'Barthan Extras, Hamgeean Misfit, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 20,230. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When your very existence is treason, employment opportunities are thin on the ground. But when one of the biggest crime lords in the city makes The Pan of Hamgee a job offer he can’t refuse, it’s hard to tell what the dumbest move is: accepting the offer or saying no to Big Merv. Neither will do much for The Pan’s life expectancy. Small Beginnings is written in British English
K'Barthan Box Set
Series: K'Barthan. Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 521,810. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
All The Pan of Hamgee wants is a quiet life. So why did he have to fall in love with a woman living a different version of reality, upset a murderous tyrant and then run out of places to hide? Now all he has to do is face his inner demons, rescue everything he holds dear and save the world, or die trying. Oh yes, and he's an abject coward. Great. No pressure then.
Escape From B Movie Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Andi Turbot is shocked when her best friend, Eric, reveals that he's an extraterrestrial and not just any ET either. He’s Gamalian: 7ft, lobster-shaped and covered in goo. Then he tells her about the Apocalypse, really ruining her day. It's Armageddon for Earth unless Eric’s Gamalian superiors step in. Trapped on their ship, Andi must convince them to save Earth or escape and save it herself.
Looking For Trouble, K'Barthan Series: Part 4
Series: K'Barthan, Part 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,380. Language: British English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Pan of Hamgee doesn’t believe in miracles but if he’s going to save K’Barth it looks as if he might need one. He's not as alone as he thought. He even has a plan for once. He just needs to keep his head down and maintain a low profile. He must be brave and clever and stay in control. That's going to be a first. But the hardest part will be staying alive long enough to put his plan into action.
One Man: No Plan, K'Barthan Series Part 3
Series: K'Barthan, Part 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,870. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In only 5 days Lord Vernon will gain total power and destroy K'Barth unless The Pan can stop him. Because even though the Candidate, the person prophesied to save K'Barth, has appeared it's still going to be down to The Pan to set things right. But he hasn't a clue where to start or if he even can. The future hangs by a thread and the only person who can fix it is The Pan: a man without a plan.
The Wrong Stuff, K'Barthan Series: Part 2
Series: K'Barthan, Part 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 158,880. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Pan of Hamgee has escaped from police custody in K’Barth, switched realities and foiled Lord Vernon’s attempt to kidnap Ruth, the Chosen One from the Festival Hall. Now, to save her life The Pan must introduce Ruth, the woman of his dreams, to the person prophesied to be the man of hers. And he knows he must do it fast. Before Lord Vernon finds her. But can he bring himself to unite them?
Unlucky Dip
Series: K'Barthan, Prequel. Price: Free! Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Pan of Hamgee, a starving outlaw, bumps into Big Merv; the meanest, scariest gangster in the City and without thinking what he is doing, steals his wallet. When Big Merv realises what has happened The Pan's future looks short. Unless he can persuade Big Merv to let him go he will be recycled into the Outer Ring Road, currently being constructed round the City. U certificate. 4,000 words.
Few Are Chosen, K'Barthan Series: Part 1
Series: K'Barthan, Part 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,240. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Meet The Pan of Hamgee: coward, unwilling adventurer and, by some miracle, K’Barth’s longest surviving outlaw. When he unwittingly sets himself on a collision path with K’Barth’s despot ruler, adventure, not to mention trouble, look certain. "The Hitch Hiker's guide meets James Bond."
The Tale of Spam City
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Griselda, the Spam Eating Wench of Noop has never clapped eyes on a can of spam, let alone eaten any. If the situation becomes public knowledge her family faces social disgrace. But the world tinned-meat by product crisis is deepening and spam is thin on the ground. Only Griselda can save her family from ruin but can she find some spam before the truth gets out? British English, light swearing PG
They Came, They Saw, They Took the Tinfoil
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Gerry wakes up in in a bath full of cold water in her interview suit and best shoes. How did she get there? How did she sleep and why is there nothing aluminium left in the flat? Her flatmate Jane wants a shower, her other flatmate, Nina, is looking for her saucepans but Gerry... she just wants answers. British English, a bit of light swearing U/PG
Bog Man
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A perfectly preserved pre-historic cadaver is discovered in the fens and brought to a Museum. For the new Director it should present a major opportunity but is it real? And if it is, how come the pre-historic ring it's wearing also bears the marks of a local shop. And where is the Museum's Head Electrician? If the Director doesn't find answers soon the unthinkable may happen. He may look an idiot.
Is This Heaven?
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Michaela Stevens has just died but, she wonders, can a gay lady get to heaven and if so, should it be like this? Should the heavenly host be that way? And is there a place in heaven for so many baked beans? Short story at about 4,500 words - no adult content but some light swearing so I'd rate it at a PG. British humour and spelling.

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