Denise Fitzpatrick

Denise Fitzpatrick lives with her husband Bryan, and dog, Chico, in Tauranga, New Zealand.

Her travel experiences around North America and life in Tauranga provided many settings for her books in the 'September Series'. Her new thriller featuring Detective Inspector Ian Anderson, is a spin-off from this series. 

When she is not writing, Denise can be found walking the many stunning tracks and trails around Tauranga where she draws inspiration for her books.



  • Adult Fiction


  • Novelist






Savage Point

Savage Point is the first book in the new Detective Inspector Ian Anderson thriller series. 

A Killer is Watching...

A bride's wedding ends in tragedy when her matron of honour is brutally murdered. DI Ian Anderson leads the investigation. He will need all his skills to find the killer whose identity and trademarks are as mysterious as the motive behind the crime. 
He suspects two businessThis explosive  owners of having secrets they don't want unearthed. But are they capable of murder? 


Primed For Evil

'Primed For Evil' is the next highly anticipated thriller from the author of Savage Point. 

When Detective Inspector Ian Anderson receives a chilling message on a lazy Sunday morning, he meets death in the form of a beautiful young factory worker, Jess Barton. Her mangled body leaves few clues for the dedicated detective.

It is a complex case, with suspicion falling on many of the factory workers, and becomes infinitely more complicated as new facts are uncovered. With pressure mounting from his superior officer to arrest someone… anyone… coupled with family problems haunting him, he is in a desperate race to uncover the truth. 

As he searches for the real killer, he unearths dark, long kept family secrets. As one by one these secrets are uncovered, who will be destroyed next. And will they open the door to deadly danger for the seasoned detective and his team?