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Richard Salter

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in The United Kingdom



Member Since
July 2010


Richard Salter has been writing for over 25 years, so you would imagine he’d be a lot better at it by now.

His latest release is a collaboration with Steven Savile on a brand new thriller for the Ogmios Directive! Shining Ones features members of the team introduced in Savile's Silver on a new mission in South America.

His debut novel, The Patchwork House, is a haunted house tale with a time travel twist!

He is the editor of a Doctor Who anthology and the mosaic novel, World’s Collider, and co-editor of the charity anthology Fantasy For Good, which features some huge names in fantasy fiction and is raising money for The Colon Cancer Alliance.

His short fiction appears in various anthologies including Solaris Rising: The New Solaris Book of Sc

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World's Collider: A Shared-...

3.97 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Patchwork House

4.05 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Doctor Who Short Trips: Tra...

3.86 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2008
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Gotrek and Felix: The Antho...

4.08 avg rating — 371 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Solaris Rising: The New Sol...

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Horror for Good: A Charitab...

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3.84 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Fantasy For Good raises over $10,000 for the CCA

Fantasy For Good – the paperback cover

Yes it’s true! The Colorectal Cancer Alliance has confirmed to our publisher, Nightscape Press, that Fantasy For Good – A Charitable Anthology has raised at least $10,290.82 for their outstanding organisation!

I say at least because it’s been a time-consuming challenge tracking down all the payments that go directly from Amazon to the CCA (Nightscape Pres...

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Fantasy For Good by Jordan Ellinger
"As with any anthology, there will be good and bad.

This collection was curated to raise money for colon cancer research, touching on a disease that is personal to one of the editors and to several of the contributors.

Most of the stories within this..." Read more of this review »
Solaris Rising by Ian Whates
"A Smart Well-Mannered Uprising of the Dead - Ian McDonald - 4 stars
Amusing. Mark Zuckerberg take note.

The Incredible Exploding Man - Dave Hutchinson - 2 stars

Sweet Spots - Paul di Filippo - 3 stars
Entertaining if a touch predictable (if y..." Read more of this review »
Solaris Rising by Ian Whates
"Since it's a short story anthology, it's hard to review. Some stories I really liked, some I couldn't be bothered finishing even though short"
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Then, like a light switch, my brain turns off.
5* Really enjoyed this story, even through the early confusion. Want more!
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If everybody did anything they liked, the universe would explode. How I would love to put that theory to the test.
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“They say that 'Guns don't kill people, people kill people.' Well I think the gun helps. If you just stood there and yelled BANG, I don't think you'd kill too many people.”
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