Derek Paterson

Biography

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

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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.
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.
Them's The Breaks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. 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: 8,090. 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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