Michael Patrick Hicks

Biography

Michael Patrick Hicks is the author of a number of speculative fiction titles. His debut novel, Convergence, was an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2013 Quarter-Finalist. His most recent work is the horror novel, Mass Hysteria.

He has written for the Audiobook Reviewer and Graphic Novel Reporter websites, in addition to working as a freelance journalist and news photographer.

In between compulsively buying books and adding titles that he does not have time for to his Netflix queue, he is hard at work on his next story.

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Books

Broken Shells: A Subterranean Horror Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Broke and recently fired, Antoine DeWitt knows the winning Money Carlo ticket that has landed in his mailbox from a car dealership is nothing more than a scam. The promise of five thousand dollars, though, is too tantalizing to ignore. Instead of finding easy money, though, Antoine finds himself trapped in a deep, dark hole, buried alive and face to face with a horde of living nightmares.
The Marque
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Western
The world has fallen beneath the rule of alien invaders. The remnants of humanity are divided into two camps: those who resist, and those serve. Darrel Fines serves. He is a traitor, a turncoat who has betrayed his people, his wife, and most of all, himself. In this new world order, in which humanity is at the very bottom, Fines is a lawman for the violent and grotesque conquerors.
Mass Hysteria
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Carried to Earth in a freak meteor shower, an alien virus has infected the animals. Pets and wildlife have turned rabid, attacking without warning. Soon, the city of Falls Breath will find itself in the grips of mass hysteria. To survive, humanity will have to fight tooth and nail.
Black Site
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Inside an abandoned mining station, in the depths of space, a team of scientists are seeking to unravel the secrets of humanity’s origin. Using cutting-edge genetic cloning experiments, their discoveries take them down an unimaginable and frightening path as their latest creation proves to be far more than they had bargained for.
Preservation: A DRMR Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Kari Akagi is ex-British Special Forces, augmented by her government to be the prime soldier. In the wake of a devastating attack that cost her her legs, she has a new mission – protecting South Africa’s endangered species as a ranger for the Kruger National Park game reserve.
Emergence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Still recovering from the events that befell her in Los Angeles, Mesa Everitt is learning how to rebuild her life. The murder of a memorialist enclave changes all of that and sets into motion a series of violence that forces her into hiding. The ghosts of her haunted, forgotten past are about to emerge.
Revolver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cara Stone is a broken woman: penniless, homeless, and hopeless. When given the chance to appear on television, she jumps at the opportunity to win a minimum of $5,000 for her family. The state-run, crowdfunded series, Revolver, has been established by the nation’s moneyed elite to combat the increasing plight of class warfare. There’s never been a Revolver contestant quite like Cara before.
Let Go
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » General
Widowed and with retirement drawing near, Everett Hart believes he has already lost everything - until the dead begin to rise. Trapped in a cheap restaurant with a small band of other elderly survivors, Everett is forced to decide if he’ll fight for whatever scraps of a future remain, or if he will simply… let go. LET GO is a short story of approximately 10,000 words.
Consumption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Reclusive chef Heinrich Schauer has invited six guests to a blind twelve-course tasting menu. While snow blankets the isolated Swiss valley surrounding his estate, the guests feast eagerly, challenging one another to guess at the secret tastes plated before them. As they eat, each guest is overtaken by carnal appetites, unaware of their host’s savage plans...or of the creature lurking below.
Convergence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jonah Everitt is a killer, an addict, and a memory thief. After being hired to kill a ranking officer of the Pacific Rim Coalition and download his memories, Everitt finds himself caught in the crosshairs of a terror cell, a rogue military squadron, and a Chinese gangster named Alice Xie. Xie is a profiteer of street drugs, primarily DRMR, a powerful narcotic made from the memories of the dead.

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