I first self published in 2001, but it’s taken a decade for the market and the technology to catch up with what I want to do. My aim is to get at least three novellas published this year, though at least one of them will be under a pseudonym. –Ian Pattinson
Ian’s website
Robert Jones is back from the war. It’s been five years. Paris has been flattened, nuclear explosions have lit up the Mediterranean and the US military has destroyed itself fighting imaginary enemies. And Robert was there through it all.
How can a man who witnessed some of the most important events of recent history adapt to peace? Reconnecting with friends and family, Robert investigates a newly green Manchester and finds out about life away from the warzone.
But there are still some ghosts and secrets from his time on the continent which are ready to come back and shake up Robert’s new peaceful life. You can purchase this science fiction book today for only £2.08.

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When a kidnapping in Manchester threatens to derail a MI6 operation in Paris they call in retired operative Irwin Baker, the only person close enough to help. With less than four hours until the deadline Irwin, and his Police contact Kay Wood, must rescue the family and save the deal.

Tiger is the first in a series of stories featuring retired MI6 operative Irwin Baker. The short read is available today for £1.07.

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Tommy Hill walked back into Manchester on the tail of a thunderstorm, promising easy money and atonement for his former sins. Joe Wilkinson doesn’t want anything to do with his former friend, but it’s not going to work out that way. Once again the Police think he’s involved, and some want revenge for Hill’s escape last time, and there are some dangerous characters who already think he’s Hill’s bag man. Can Joe stay out of jail and alive long enough to keep his name clean? And who is the mystery blonde who wants to buy his art?

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