Barry Hunt

Biography

Born in Bristol, Barry was educated at the Cathedral School and then read English at St Peter’s College, Oxford. After graduating, he worked in the Civil Service before teaching at a Bristol Secondary School. Thinking he would like a change of career, he later qualified in Law at the University of West of England, but decided to remain in education. He expanded his teaching to include Law as well as English and Drama.

Barry is a keen amateur artist and has illustrated a number of texts for others as well as providing paintings for websites. He has also worked on set design for local drama groups and written several plays, including one musical.

A few years ago he took early retirement to concentrate on writing. Following a trilogy of books for young adults, he started to write action thrillers and ‘Bad Blood’ is the third story featuring DCI Charlie Watts and the MI6 agent, Daniel Rankin.

Barry still lives in Bristol where he enjoys spending time with friends, visiting the theatre, gardening and water-colour painting.

Barry still lives in Bristol where he enjoys spending time with friends, visiting the theatre, gardening and water-colour painting.

Where to find Barry Hunt online


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Books

Bad Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When the body of a brilliant micro-biologist is found on the pavement below a multi-storey car-park, all the signs point to suicide. But one officer in MI6 is not so sure. Daniel Rankin enlists the help of Charlie Watts, a retired police detective, to investigate further. What they uncover will eventually lead to a desperate race against time.
The Maddalena Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This exciting, fast-paced thriller takes the reader on a chase through Italy and Eastern Europe as a young MI6 agent goes on the run for her life. Meanwhile, a KGB Major makes an alarming discovery. The Maddalena is planning a revolution and, as secrets start to unfold, nobody knows who they can trust. Nobody is safe in this race against time.
The Code-breaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Clare Galbraith was working as a code-breaker for MI6 when she was murdered. Tom, her partner, soon realises she was not just the victim of a mugging but, as he begins to unravel the truth, he finds himself caught up in a terrorist plot. At the centre of everything is the coded message Clare left behind. Does it contain the answers he is looking for and will he be able to crack it in time?
Julius and the Black Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Time-shifter Julius and his companions are in trouble. On returning to the present day they find themselves in a different world from the one they left. Whilst they were away, history was changed and the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand, the event which led directly to the First World War, didn’t happen. The only way they can now return to their own world is to change history back again
Julius and the Mona Lisa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa, was stolen in 1911 from the Louvre it was called the greatest theft of the twentieth century. Details surrounding its disappearance were never properly explained - until now. When twins, Vicky and Josh, find out the truth, they ask their uncle Julius, a time-shifter, to take them back in time to restore the original to its proper place.
Julius and the Titanic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,600. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
If you could travel back in time and knew what was going to happen, wouldn’t you want to try and save the Titanic? Julius and the Titanic will captivate anyone who wants to discover more about what led up to that fateful night of 14th April 1912 as well as fans of time-travelling. The events on board have been carefully researched using real characters on board at the time.

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