Derek Paterson

Biography

Derek Paterson lives in Scotland and writes Science Fiction, Fantasy (the gory kind), adventure and crime fiction.

Where to find Derek Paterson online


Books

Double or Quits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
“Lucky” Malone's uncanny ability to buck the odds draws him to the attention of gangster boss Jimmy the Nose, who wants him to pull a heist. In fact he insists. Femme fatale Velma tags along to keep an eye on Malone. Trouble now! A Fantasy/Noir Mystery, circa 6.5K words.
The Corpse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A young woman lies dead in the morgue, brutally slain. Her distraught fiancé admits to killing her. But Kapitan Franz Drubber of the Ministry of State Security discovers the murder is anything but simple. A Fantasy/Horror Mystery, circa 10.5K words.
The Werewolf's Curse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Newly arrived in Schloss von Krazny, half-vampyre swordmaster Manfred must solve a grisly series of what appears to be werewolf-related killings. But there's a deeper conspiracy afoot in this ancient brooding citadel that defends the Prussian Empire's Eastern Mark, involving an insane Moskovian monk, a resurrected corpse, and mad science run amuck!
OMG My Boss Is A Werewolf, I Know, Right?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Suddenly unemployed, office clerk Jane reluctantly applies for a secretary's job working for shady private investigator Dick Kruger. Soon she's kidnapped by mobster boss Mickey Ferro, whose howling mad gang makes her doubt her sanity. Is she going crazy, or are these guys werewolves? And can her would-be boss rescue her before they eat her?
Dial W For Writer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Pulp fiction writer Betsy has to think fast when Rose, a member of her writing group, asks for help. Rose has left her romance novel manuscript in gangster boss Pete Pazzini's office, and if he finds out she's looked at his hit-list, she's dead! Luckily Betsy has assistance from her lead character, Bonnie, a beautiful femme fatale who becomes more real to Betsy than ever in her hour of need.
Starship Captain: Call To Arms (The Demon Wars #2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Captain William Star returns to Sol System and finds Space Navy's home fleet has been attacked and annihilated by a superior opposing force. The cunning enemy lurks in ambush and Star is ordered to counterattack at once. But he sets course for Mars instead, risking court martial and charges of cowardice. Can Star tilt the balance or is it already too late?
The King's Secret Service - A Steampunk Adventure Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,170. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Irish smuggler Shaun Keagan's run of good luck comes to an end when the British Secret Service sends him on a spy mission to France, to discover why a Prussian ironclad lies crippled in a French port. Maybe Keagan's quick wits will see him safely home, although the Prussians would rather see him safely dead! Steampunk historical adventure in the swashbuckling tradition!
Starship Captain: Red Alert (The Demon Wars #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Four colony worlds abruptly cease communication. Probe ship Bluebird under the command of Captain William Star is tasked to investigate Procyon Colony. Upon arrival in the system, Bluebird encounters radioactive debris, the remains of the two probe ships Star was to rendezvous with. Hundreds of colonists are dead or missing. The war has begun. But who is the enemy?
A Dark Renaissance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
In the city of Florenz, two young political rebels conspire to end a despicable tyrant's iron rule, unaware that their enemy and his deadly guard captain are trying to stop a monstrous fiend with no face who is murdering young ladies and stealing their body parts.
The Vampyre's Kiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Manfred is recruited by Eva, the Kaiserine's daughter, to assist in the underground war between the Secret Police and the vampyres of High Sazburg. But when the vampyre Families also attempt to recruit him, Manfred finds himself immersed in a deadly conflict that threatens to overwhelm the entire city. Adding to his woes, a grim specter from his past seeks to renew his acquaintance.
The Kaiserine's Champion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A former Prussian soldier is bitten by a vampyre but is offered a chance to become human again -- if he will fight in the arena, and kill everyone who stands against him! Fantasy/Alt. History novella, 27,000 words.
Them's The Breaks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A detective in a future high-tech society must solve an unusual murder whose trail leads to unexpected places. Sci-Fi short story, 11,000 words.
Partings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The crew of a spaceship trapped in hyperspace have a chance to return home... at a price. Sci-Fi short story, 2600 words.
Made In Heaven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On Ganymede, a lovelorn woman pursues the pilot of her dreams, with the help of a nutty A.I. and a bunch of little guys. Sci-Fi short story, 6,000 words.
The Draw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's high noon on Ganymede when a homicidal cyborg comes lookin' for trouble. Sci-Fi short story, 4300 words.
Paradigms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An offworld research station is about to be fried unless its suspicious crew can learn to trust an ex-military rogue Artificial Intelligence to protect them. Sci-Fi short story, circa 8,000 words.

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