About Colin F. Barnes
Colin F. Barnes is a publisher and writer of science fiction thrillers. He honed his craft at the London School of Journalism and the Open University, where he studied 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—which he found in abundance.
His main influences are: William Gibson, Ray Bradbury, Margret Atwood, Michael Crichton, Iain M. Banks, and Phillip K. Dick.
Colin is from Essex, United Kingdom. His hobbies include building mechs, photography, pondering the end of the world as we know it, and being manipulated by an evil, but infinitely cute, black cat.
Earlier this year I created a box set of the four Code Breakers novels. I didn’t think much of it at the time; I thought it would just give readers a more convenient way to own the whole series and save a couple of dollars/pounds in the process. And then I got featured by BookBub, Read more about Code Breakers Now In Audio[…]
Whether to write a sequel to Hollow Space: Venture is a decision I have been mulling over for the past year. Should I write the follow-up or not? Should I find a co-writer or not? And often the loudest of these thoughts: what would Steve want? Read more about No More Hollow Space
I’m really pleased to announce the launch of my latest book, SOIL, book 2 of the Last Flotilla. It’s published by Amazon Publishing’s 47North imprint and I couldn’t be happier. This book concludes the story as set out in SALT and I hope all those who enjoyed SALT will get the same kind of kick Read more about SOIL – New Release[…]
Amazon’s publishing imprint, 47 North, are publishing the new version of my post-apocalyptic thriller, SALT: The Last Flotilla Book 1, on October the 13th, 2015. Those who have already SALT might be wondering what’s different. Well, apart from an extra copy edit to make a few things more consistent and some reordering of content, there Read more about SALT – New Release[…]