Patrick Whittaker


Patrick Whittaker is winner of the British Fantasy Society's Short Story Competition 2009. He has directed a number of short films, several of which have garnered awards for him.

He currently resides in Blackpool, England where he works as a government phone monkey.


Dead Astronauts
Price: Free! Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This highly entertaining short story collection by the award-winning Patrick Whittaker is a superb blend of sci fi, reality and general weirdness, with guest appearances by Sherlock Holmes, Lewis Carroll and Orpheus.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The seaside town of Chadham prides itself on being sleepy. Until Maniac turns it into the murder capital of Britain. Detective Inspector Harry Nyman is the world's most reluctant policeman. He'd rather be playing jazz than investigating crime. Unfortunately, murder sets its own agenda. As the body count rises, it becomes clear the murderer has an ultimate goal: to destroy Harry Nyman.
By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A disturbing tale of the bond between a boy and a girl who have one thing in common: an imaginary friend. When the doctors try to make their friends go away, they resort to desperate measures.
Price: Free! Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A woman is resurrected in virtual reality and finds herself in an afterlife unlike any promised by the religions of the world.
King Ubu
Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 . Categories: Plays » European / French
(5.00 from 1 review)
An acknowledged masterpiece of absurdist theatre. It is one of the precursors of Dadaism and – by extension – surrealism.
Angel of the Bus Shelter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
He was a geek. She was beautiful and insane. When uber-nerd Orson falls in love with a mysterious woman he meets at a bus shelter, he sets off a chain of events that leads to such unlikely events as the stars going out and buses arriving on time.
Walpurgis Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
He has no choice but to die. How he dies is up to him. Verlaine is a vampire, the last of his kind. He knows that the people who killed his brethren are coming for him. Alienated and alone, he decides to bow out in a manner of his own choosing. It is Walpurgis Night. Before it is over, Verlaine will have left a trail of death that will never be forgotten.
Riders on the Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Des and Dave Gilroy were once in a band that was going to be ‘bigger than the Beatles'. But fame and fortune eluded them and as they enter their twilight years, they decide to collect what they feel life owes them. They embark upon a bombing campaign with the aim of blackmailing a bank into paying them two million pounds.
A Plague of Hearts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
On an otherwise normal day in Wonderland, the Knave of Hearts is arrested by the secret police. Outraged by what he believes to be an injustice, his valet, the March Hare, sets out to free him. Along the way he attends a mad tea party, witnesses the death and resurrection of the Queen of Hearts and uncovers a terrifying secret that could destroy not only his world, but ours too.

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