Patrick Samphire

Biography

Dinosaur hunter. Accidental archeologist. Armchair adventurer.

Some of these things may not be true about Patrick Samphire.

What is true is that Patrick is the author of extremely exciting and occasionally funny books for middle grade readers, and of more serious and magical short stories for adults. His first novel, Secrets of the Dragon Tomb, was published by Henry Holt / Macmillan on January 12, 2016. His second novel, The Emperor of Mars, was published in 2017.

He’s also a web and ebook designer.

Where to find Patrick Samphire online


Books

A Spy in the Deep (The Casebook of Harriet George, Volume 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A Spy in the Deep is Harriet George’s second adventure, full of mystery, action, and humor. Join Harriet and Bertrand as they try to unweave another tangled mystery on Regency Mars.
The Underwater Ballroom Society
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a world of sparkling adult fantasy and science fiction stories edited by Stephanie Burgis and Tiffany Trent and featuring underwater ballrooms of one sort or another, from a 1930s ballroom to a Martian hotel to a grand rock 'n roll ball held in the heart of Faery itself. Stories by Ysabeau Wilce, Y.S. Lee, Laura Anne Gilman, Cassandra Khaw, Patrick Samphire, Shveta Thakrar and more.
The Dinosaur Hunters (The Casebook of Harriet George, Volume 1)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Mystery, murder, and adventure on Mars in 1815. The famous jewel thief, the Glass Phantom, has come to Mars, and Harriet George’s hapless brother-in-law has been told to track him down. Harriet knows he’ll never manage it, so she comes up with a plan: she’ll capture the thief herself. Even if she and Bertrand have to follow her suspects on a perilous dinosaur hunt in the deadly Martian wilderness…
Bone Roads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A ghost searches for revenge in ancient Egypt. A boy unearths the bones of a dragon. A girl risks awakening a dark god to save her dog… These nine fantasy short stories were previously published in magazines including Realms of Fantasy, Strange Horizons, and Black Static. "Marvelous" - Colin Harvey, Suite101. "This one kept me turning the page without pause" - Scott Sandridge, Tangent Online

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