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Out now. SALT: a post-apocalytpic thriller. Buy now.

Colin F. Barnes is a publisher and full-time writer of cyberpunk and thriller novels. He's a member of both the British Fantasy Society and the British Science Fiction Association. He honed his craft with the London School of Journalism and the Open University (BA, English).

Colin has run a number of tech-based businesses, worked in rat-infested workshops, and scoured the back streets of London looking for characters and stories.

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- Artificial Evil: Book 1 of The Techxorcist
- Assembly Code: Book 2 of The Techxorcist
- Annihilation Point: Book 3 of The Techxorcist
- Apex Cypher: Techxorcist Prequel Novella.
- SALT: A Post-Apocalytpic Thriller.

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Lately I’ve been neck deep on a number of projects, meaning the blog has been a little neglected, so to make amends and to keep everyone up to date on what I’ve been working on, I thought I would take a mid-year catch-up and assess the year so far, as well as outline what’s coming down the river for new releases for the rest of 2014.


But before that I just wanted to talk a little bit about confi...

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Artificial Evil (The Techxo...
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Dead Five's Pass
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Annihilation Point (The Tec...
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Assembly Code (The Techxorc...
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Salt: A Post Apocalyptic Th...
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Brilliant book. A story told in first person narrative of a young student balancing his life between being the best fighter in the MMO game Versus Town and managing his studies and relations with a kind of girlfriend. There's something I love about J...more
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A decent read with plenty of chewy SF conventions to get your head around. Mr Saunders does a great job with the characters and weaving the narrative of the respective story lines. I found it to be original and thought provoking. The beginning is per...more
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Pretty damned brilliant. An intriguing mystery and setting-as-character that delivers a creepy tale that will get into your subconsciousness. The best I've read from VanderMeer so far. Looking forward to reading the next one.
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Pretty decent read. The characters were familiar and the dialogue suited them well. I liked Luke's challenges but felt some of the action scenes were a little rushed in and out as were some of the climactic moments and I didn't get much of a sense th...more
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“We all make sacrifices in this world, some more than others. It’s unfortunate, but that’s the reality of this existence now. There’s no going back. There’s only forward.”
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