John Campbell


Author of Walk to Paradise Garden, living north of Milwauke, WI with my wife Pamela and our two dogs.
Walk to Paradise Garden earned an editor's desk review wherein Harper Collins described it as "compulsively readable".
I am indebted to Wendy Bertsch and Robert Davidson of Ocean Highway Books for the final preparation of my novel, to Richard Sutton of RSCommunications for the cover and photographer Brian Jacky for the author portrait. Please also check out the fine works of historical fiction on Past Times Books.

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A Lark Ascending
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
While trailing suspicious youths in Whitechapel, 13-year-old Malcolm stumbles upon a plot to purge Limehouse of its Chinese inhabitants. Someone dear to him is murdered and a mysterious young woman offers her help to find the killer, but the alliance complicates his life even further. When he discovers the connection between the murder and the looming crisis, will he be up to the challenge?
Walk to Paradise Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Amid the chaos of the Western front in 1914, young humanitarian John Armitage meets a British nurse, Evelyne Grenville, a lady with admirable courage. Could they make a difference? Will Evelyne’s secret life bring calamity on them both? Their philanthropic life course encounters joy, forgiveness, horrific tragedy and a special-needs boy who helps them recover. It’s a Walk to Paradise Garden.

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adventure    chicago    england    fiction    historical 1920s    history    london    philanthropy    teen    wwi