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Stephen Barker

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Stephen was born in England but nowadays lives with his family in New Zealand. Books and reading have been a lifelong passion. After school Stephen went to Sheffield University and studied medicine, where he kept his love of writing alive by contributing to student magazines. Medicine has led him into some unusual locations - such as time as a student intern in Borneo - and a couple of years after graduation the attraction of a working holiday in New Zealand became too much.
It’s now over twenty years since Stephen arrived in New Zealand. It was during coastal walks with his young family that the idea for his first published novel ‘The Secret of Spirits Bay’ and its sequel 'The Riddle of The Stones' first came to life.
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Average rating: 4.26 · 46 ratings · 13 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Riddle of The Stones

4.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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The Secret of Spirits Bay

4.22 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Deadwater Lane

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Murder at Pembury Hall: A J...

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The Crags of Loch Crian

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'The Crags of Loch Crian'

Thank you to all the kind people who entered my Giveaway for "The Crags of Loch Crian". I'll be getting the books out to the lucky winners in the next day or so. Hopefully those who weren't lucky will try this exciting story anyway! All the Best, Stephen.The Crags of Loch Crian Read more of this blog post »
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