Profile: Mike Martin

About This Author

Mike has a degree in mechanical engineering and a HND in multimedia. He has worked as a design engineer, a volunteer IT tutor, a medical records officer and is currently a freelance graphic designer and computer animator. The aim of his writing is to create imaginative, supernatural thrillers populated by believable characters in realistic settings. His influences are many, but he draws particular inspiration from the works of Nigel Kneale, H P Lovecraft, Arthur Machen, R Chetwynd-Hayes, John Wyndham, Stephen King, Philip K Dick, Alan Garner and M R James. He lives in the UK. Twitter: @MRMartin_Author Facebook:

This Author's Books

A shocking event on an evening train only revealed by hypnosis, a man driven to extremes to rid himself of nightmare neighbours, and a rural driving holiday stopped in its tracks by a mythical creature. Just three of the 13 Dark Tales, inspired by macabre....
ISBN: 9781786973818
Published: 14 October 2016
A headless corpse dumped in a field leads to a terrifying insight into the future, a UFO investigator gets more than he bargained for when he tracks down an eyewitness, and bank robbers find something in a safe-deposit box they wish they hadn’t. Just thre....
ISBN: 9781788769419
Published: 26 July 2019
When Colin Thurcroft decided to expand his hiking gear business with a retail outlet, the derelict shop close to the centre of his home town seemed ideal. But something truly bizarre happened there nearly forty years ago, and it has left behind some tanta....
ISBN: 9781785102523
Published: 1 November 2014
One rainy Monday morning, private detective Christine Lynch is presented with an untitled lever arch file to review.It contains the detailed research of a 19th century local mining accident.The authors have been missing for over a year. Two unrelated fact....
ISBN: 9781782998556
Published: 21 August 2013