Gary Kittle


Gary Kittle is the author of thirteen eBooks. He was twice shortlisted for the Essex Book Festival Short Story Competition and his play 'Walking Through Wire' was staged (and filmed) in London in 2014. Many of his shorter screenplays have been filmed by Film Colchester and DT Film Productions. 'Data Protection', written by Gary for Dan Allen Films, was shortlisted for the Sci-fi London 48 Hour Film Competition. He has won the 1000 Word Challenge with 'The Uncertainty Principle', and twice been shortlisted, finishing runner-up with 'Kismet'. He was also runner-up in the Storgy Halloween Short Story Competition with 'The Gag Reflex'. He is also the author of a serial horror novel, 'A Town Called Benny', with episodes published fortnightly. Outside of self-publishing, Gary is also heavily involved with DT Film Productions. Their first full feature film, Dragged Up Dirty, on which Gary is an executive producer is due for release in 2023. The full-length documentary, Hearts Without Homes, on which Gary contributed as a writer, is also out this year.
'Crowded House' follows on from the success of 'The Hanging Rail'.
Gary lives and writes in Wivenhoe, Essex, and strongly suspects that given his frantic writing schedule, he has developed the ability to travel through time.
Visit him now at
Where darkness rises.

Where to find Gary Kittle online


Crowded House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Isolated and struggling to cope, April is taunted by the phantoms of her past. Twisted thoughts are tormenting her. Malevolent shadows are dancing in the windows. Can she survive her latest, darkest crisis? Alone and sinking fast, like a witch thrown into a pond, April has only her harrowing thoughts and secret terrors for company. Can she survive, or will her shattered past finally rip her apart?
Where Darkness Rises
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
WHERE DARKNESS RISES, FEAR DESCENDS. From souls lost in purgatory to the lost pages of history. From the secret world of the paranormal to the private hell of psychosis. Never predictable. Always astounding. The ultimate volume of dark diversity for the connoisseur of dread.
The Hanging Rail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
When Wendy treats herself to the latest must-have fashion accessory, a trans-dimensional wardrobe, the future looks bright. But this particular model has a surprise for her, an unexpected guest hell-bent on dragging a screaming Wendy back into her troubled past. With her sanity unravelling by the hour, Wendy must put up the fight of her life if she is to avoid a place on the ominous hanging rail.
Twisted Vigilantes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,390. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Extraordinary situations call for desperate measures in this special three book collection of taut psychological thrillers. Includes BULLY FOR YOU, GLASS ALIBI and THE HOUSE RULES.
A Town Called Benny: Volume One - The Beholders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Violent crime is on the increase. Random, motiveless attacks on strangers stretch police resources to breaking point. Thousands of sick people hunt down innocent victims, who in turn become sick and predatory. If DS Hawthorne didn't know better, he would swear he was witnessing a zombie apocalypse. The only problem is, there are no zombies...
The House Rules
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An unexpected visit from a stranger brings dark news for widowed Christine. Her House can prove that she forgets things. Her House insists she is at risk. And her House is never wrong.
The Gag Reflex - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A childless couple invoke an ancient fertility rite guaranteed to give them the baby they crave. But what will they have to pay in return? This short story, runner up in the STORGY Halloween Short Story competition, is taken from DARK HEARTS, a collection of fourteen heart-stopping, thought-provoking short stories destined to linger in the mind’s sleepless corners. DARK HEARTS. COLD BLOOD.
Dark Hearts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This chilling collection is an ideal choice for those late night reads you know you really shouldn’t look at. The shocking secrets and twisted plots will both captivate and disturb you. From the disconcerting to the outright scary, there’s something to unnerve the bravest of dark fiction fans. Your heart will beat that little bit faster as the Dark Hearts chase you deep into a restless sleep.
Price: Free! Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2019 . Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Four contemporary radio plays featuring a visit from beyond the grave, a horrific accident caused by a hot-headed teenager, the smiling face of the new far right in British politics, and a black comedy about fundamentalist terrorism. Tripwires is where darkness rises...
Price: Free! Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018 . Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Plays » LGBTQ+
This collection of claustrophobic stage dramas begins with ‘Chalk for Cheese’, a play about guilt and reconciliation between a father and son, with a distinctly peculiar resolution. ‘Stitching the Cherry’ is a three-act family drama, again centered on unfinished business, this time between two siblings. The third, ‘Walking Through Wire’, tackles the subject of homosexuality during World War Two.
Glass Alibi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Geoff is obsessed. His wife, Claire has a secret hidden on her phone, and the more she tries to hide it, the more he thinks he knows what it is. Tormented by jealousy, Geoff decides he won’t lose Claire without a fight. But will his gambit prove decisive or disastrous? With the clock ticking, Geoff must save his marriage, cover his tracks, and keep the police at arm’s length. At any cost…
If Looks Could Kill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Originally Published: March 21, 2016 by Gary Kittle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Very soon every woman in Britain will be forced to wear the burqa. Confined to their homes, they are the victims of a biological terror attack that strikes at the heart of Western Civilisation. But a kidnapped refugee girl may hold the key to finding a cure; and as the ransom deadline approaches, one man must stand up for truth and justice. In the War on Terror, the mirror is now a secret weapon.
Dumb Angel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,620. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 . Categories: Screenplays » Sci-Fi, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
At last Don has a wife who will do anything he demands, without question. And if she really was his wife he’d be breaking several laws; so it’s lucky she’s only an android sex toy that looks like her. Acting out his deepest, darkest fantasies Don goes too far, causing the android to malfunction. But at least there are no witnesses - until the doorbell rings and standing outside is the real Mary.
Nine Lives
Price: Free! Words: 35,930. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Complex characters include an ex-RAF crewman haunted by his memories of the Dresden fire bombings, a conscientious objector forced onto the parade ground, a cross-dresser meeting his estranged father, a moral dilemma for Hans Asperger and a young Norman Wisdom struggling against social and family hardships. For the reader who enjoys variety as well as surprises, Nine Lives will leave you purring.
Bully for You
Price: Free! Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Chris Haynes thinks he has everything under control until his wife leaves him and a mugger jumps him after work. Now his son is rebelling big time, the mugger hasn't finished with him, and there's something under the summer house he would rather keep secret. It's time for Chris to prove himself as a father and a man, but fighting back could be his biggest mistake in this volatile crime thriller.

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