John Barber has been writing professionally since 1996 beginning with articles for magazines on social and local history.


His first published book in 2002 was a non-fiction work entitled The Camden Town Murder which re-opened an investigation into the famous murder mystery of 1907.

The Book of Life by John Barber John Barber’s latest release:


A new Inspector Winwood murder mystery

The Book of Life

available as an eBook for $2.99.


Chief Inspector Steve Winwood is called out to the Football Club when one of the directors is found in the supporters bar with his head almost severed from his body.


The other directors at the Board meeting saw or heard nothing of an intruder.


To solve the case Winwood has to dig deep into the history of its founder and the very strange rules by which the Club is run.

John Barber, author