Mat Coward


Mat Coward is a British writer of crime fiction, SF, humour and children's fiction. He is also gardening columnist on the Morning Star newspaper. His short stories have been nominated for the Edgar and shortlisted for the Dagger, published on four continents, translated into several languages, and broadcast on BBC Radio. Over the years he has also published novels, books about radio comedy, and collections of funny press cuttings, and written columns for dozens of magazines and newspapers.

Where to find Mat Coward online


The Plot So Far
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 . Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening » Vegetables
Mat Coward has been writing a monthly gardening column for the Morning Star newspaper since 1993, mostly concentrating on the organic cultivation of fruit and vegetables. This collection gathers around 100 of his favourite columns from the last two decades.
So Far, So Near
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A collection of 17 extraordinary SF stories, by one of Britain's most acclaimed short story writers.
In and Out
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A murder mystery set in a London pub, and investigated by Detective Inspector Don Packham and Detective Constable Frank Mitchell.
Soother's Boy
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A fantasy novel for older children, by the author of 'Twenty Seventeen'.
Till You Drop
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Suppose all the monsters in the world went on strike ...? Till You Drop - a novella about zombie capitalism!
Acts of Destruction
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A critically-acclaimed police procedural novel, set in a near-future Britain.
Cats & Crooks
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nine stories of cats and crime, by one of mystery fiction’s most acclaimed writers of short stories.
You Can Jump and Other Stories
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Twelve tales of crime, from one of the most acclaimed short story writers of his generation.
Neighbours From Hell
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A comedy horror story for older children, set in suburbia. Twelve-year-old Splodge Hodge lives with his family (Mum, Dad, Non-Existent Sister, and Phart the Dog) on an ordinary, peaceful housing estate somewhere in England. Peaceful, that is, until a new family moves in across the road.
Cannibal Victims Speak Out! And other astonishing press cuttings
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
A hilarious collection of misprints, double entendres, crazy headlines, bloopers and other amazing press cuttings.