New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author

The Red Dog Conspiracy

Steampunk Crime Fiction

Bridges. A once-beautiful domed city in the center of the former US, now torn by war and split between four feuding crime syndicates. The only way out is through the Aperture, controlled by a ruthless Family who charges exorbitant amounts for the privilege of travel outside of the dome.

This is where our story begins.


Vulnerable - Now Available!

An impossible situation in a dystopian society.

This 6000 word prequel to the Red Dog Conspiracy tells the story of how Mrs. Bryce and her two sons came to be in Bridges in the first place.

Find out more about Vulnerable here.

About the author

Patricia Loofbourrow was born in southern California in 1962. She began writing poetry in her teen years, and wrote her first novel during the 2005 National Novel Writing Month, going on to write ten novels, four novellas, and well over 100 short stories, mostly speculative fiction. She became a USA Today and NY Times best-selling author in February 2017 with her debut novel The Jacq of Spades as part of the Dark Humanity science fiction and fantasy box set.

Patricia Loofbourrow grew up on Heinlein, Bradbury, and Asimov, and found at an early age that she loved science. Earning a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry from Cal Poly Pomona then an MD from Rush University, Dr. Loofbourrow practiced family medicine for ten years before changing careers in 2000 due to disability.

After leaving medicine, Patricia Loofbourrow ran one of the first “ask a doctor” patient education websites from 2000-2004. She has been a long-time member of the Forward Motion Forums, and was the founder of Fifty Word Fiction on DeviantArt. She has worked as a freelance non-fiction writer and editor since 2000, and currently lives in Oklahoma with her husband and three grown children.

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