Tom Barber


Born in Sydney, Australia and raised in England and Brunei, Tom Barber has always had a passion for writing and story-telling. It took him to Nottingham University, England, where he graduated in 2009 with a 2.1 BA Hons in English Studies. Post-graduation, Tom moved to New York City and completed the 2 Year Meisner Acting training programme at The William Esper Studio, furthering his love of acting and screen-writing.

Upon his return to the UK in late 2011, Tom set to work on his debut novel, Nine Lives, which has since become a five-star rated Amazon UK Kindle hit. The following books in the series, The Getaway, Blackout, Silent Night, One Way, Return Fire and Green Light have been equally successful, garnering five-star reviews in the US and the UK.

In his late-twenties, Tom spends most of his time back and forth between the US and the UK. He loves movies and good thrillers and hates coffee and bad weather.

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Green Light (Sam Archer 7)
Price: $5.78 USD. Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A nineteen year old woman is gunned down in a Queens car park, the latest victim in a brutal gang turf war that goes back almost a century. Suspended from duty, his badge and gun confiscated, Archer is nevertheless drawn into the fray as he seeks justice for the girl. People are going missing, all over New York. And soon, so does he.
Return Fire (Sam Archer 6)
Price: $4.72 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Four months after they first encountered one another, Sam Archer and Alice Vargas are both working in the NYPD Counter-Terrorism Bureau and also living together. But a week after Vargas leaves for a trip to Europe, Archer gets a knock on his front door. Apparently Vargas has completely disappeared. And it appears she’s been abducted.
Silent Night (Sam Archer 4)
Price: $4.72 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A dead body is found in Central Park, a man who was killed by a deadly virus. Someone out there has more of the substance and is planning to use it. Archer must find where this virus came from and secure it before any more is released. But he is already too late.
Blackout (Sam Archer 3)
Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 82,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Three men have been killed in the UK and USA in one morning. The deaths take place thousands of miles apart, yet are connected by an event fifteen years ago. Before long, Archer and the ARU are drawn into the violent fray. And there's a problem. One of their own men is on the extermination list.
One Way (Sam Archer 5)
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 87,080. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On his way home on a Sunday afternoon in New York City, NYPD Detective Sam Archer gets caught up in a sudden, violent ambush on the Upper West Side. Forced to flee with four US Marshals and a young girl they are protecting, Archer and the group end up trapped inside a Harlem housing block,, their ambushers sealing off the building so they can't escape. And there are more killers on the way.

Tom Barber’s tag cloud

abduction    action    actionpacked    afghanistan    burn    burning    counterterrorism    counterterrorist    detective    detective action    fire    harlem    intense    lab    london    mafia    marshals    marshals service    medical    mystery    new york    nypd    police    revenge    russia    russian mafia    science    sex trade    snow    terrorism    terrorist    threat    us marshals    virus    war    winter