Frederick Anderson


An only child who grew up in the country, I had little to do but read. I wrote my first story when I was nine, about a monster that lived in the hills behind my home. It scared me so much I hid the pages under my bed at night and still had nightmares about it!

An embryo stage career, nipped in the bud by an injudicious marriage (fortunately for the theatre, I think) and a lifetime of jobs that haven't really meant anything in themselves, but which afford me a rich font of characters. I hope they will leap from the page for you as they do for me!

This year I was short-listed for the Aeon Short Fiction Prize.

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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Divorced after discovering his wife in bed with his boss, mediocre accountant Brendan Martin's grey flannel life seems set on a course to failure.Then comes an unexpected reunion. What has happened to Sarah? Can this dejected figure be the same vibrant red-headed girl he knew at university? Finding out involves a sleigh-ride of sexual temptation, excitement and danger.
Hallbury Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Beneath the blistering sun, a village sleeps. In a dark place, a woman is ritually murdered. Hallbury will remember the day Joseph Palliser came home. Emma who loves Joe would discard her marriage to be with him; the furiously independent Sophie could so easily fall victim to his feckless appetite. But Joe has secrets neither will know, and he has only to turn over a stone or two to find
The Butterfly Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Romance » General
When a car accident takes your looks – ends your marriage and whips your fashion career from under your feet – when the only job offer you’ve got is from a man who got drunk and groped you at your wedding, what do you do? Katherine said yes. A new life beckons: a life among millionaires who buy the villas she will sell them. And then there is Jace Harter...

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