Time Split

Website for the author, Patricia Smith


I often tell people I’m an astronomical bore. I’m absolutely nuts about astronomy and also writing apocalyptic thrillers. You can’t shut me up about either.

I have enjoyed writing stories all my life.

I received my first telescope for Christmas 2005. Since then I’ve enjoyed many nights, freezing until I couldn’t stand it anymore, looking at the delights of the Universe and the magical wonders of alien worlds.

I started my career in computing, but presently work at a college helping students to improve their numeracy and English skills. The rest of my time is worked around my writing.

I live in Northumberland, England, with my husband and three cats. Whenever possible, we (not the cats) like to go walking in the magnificent Northumberland hills and mountain biking at Kielder Forest.

My choice of genre stems from my love of apocalyptic thrillers and the ‘What if?’ scenario.

I strive to give the reader a rollercoaster ride of emotions and excitement, mixed in with a good dash of fear – all from the safety of their armchair.

A link to my Amazon author’s page:  www.amazon.com/author/patricia_smith

The prologue and second chapter from the novella, Time Split, are available for you to read free on this site.  The full version of Time Split is available at the Kindle Store at  www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005EI9IN8 and www.amazon.com/dp/B005EI9IN8 

Sample chapters from Distant Suns (the prologue and chapter seven which gives a better idea of how the novel evolves) can also be read as a post on this site.  A full version of Distant Suns is available at the Kindle Store at www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006LWWLSK and www.amazon.com/dp/B006LWWLSK  

The sequel to Distant Suns: Distant Suns – The Journey Home, is now available at the Amazon and Smashwords online stores.

All copies of my books are available in paperback, through the Amazon stores.

I hope you enjoy my work as much as I enjoy producing it.