Patricia Loofbourrow

New York Times and USA Today Best Selling

Science Fiction Author

Dark, vibrant tales of intrigue.

Stories with thrilling new worlds and rich complex cultures, featuring authentic people living remarkable lives, which keep you guessing until the very end.

Latest Posts

Update on The Ace of Clubs!

The Ace of Clubs: Part 3 of the Red Dog Conspiracy is back from my developmental editor! Now all I have to do is incorporate the changes he asked for to get it ready to go to my beta readers July 1st. :) Congratulations to Claudia B. and Lemka T for being added to my beta reader team! Thanks SO much to everyone who applied - I truly appreciate your interest in my book [...]

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Thrilling news!

I've got some thrilling news for you! Apparently Amazon has offered to do a special promotion on the Dark Humanity science fiction and fantasy box set that I've been part of since January. This is an amazing opportunity not only for the box set, but for the Red Dog Conspiracy series itself. So Dark Humanity isn't going away! We're looking at being able to continue having [...]

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The Merca Federal Union

Several people seemed confused about the where, when, and why's of the political system which Bridges is part of. So I thought I'd write a bit about the Merca Federal Union and its history. [...]

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How I got 50 book reviews on Amazon

I just 50 book reviews on Amazon! (actually, I'm up to 51) Authors asking about how to get book reviews, begging for book reviews, and so on, are fairly common out there. I did the same thing until I found out how to do it. Now I rarely ask for reviews, and they're appearing without me even asking for them! But it took me a long time to get to this point, and I'm writing [...]

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How to write a book review

Want to know how to write a book review for something you read? Well, it's really easy. Here's what you do: Write a couple of sentences about what you thought the book was about. Just a couple sentences. Don't tell the ending or give away spoilers. Pretend you're trying to get your friend to buy the book, and they ask "what's it about?" What did you like about the book? [...]

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The Great Villain Blogathon: Hannibal Lecter

This week, I'm participating in The Great Villain Blogathon (never fear, it's just this week) - and my contribution is to discuss one of the most frightening villains of all time: Dr. Hannibal Lecter. A brilliant multi-lingual psychiatrist, a consummate gourmet cook, an aficionado of the arts, Dr. Lecter has a horrifying secret: he's a serial killer who has his victims for d [...]

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