John Barber


Born on January 14, 1950. My teenage years were misspent playing music in a rock and roll band and I played music professionally until my late 20's. During this time, I obtained a pilot's license and spent as much time as I could with my head in the clouds. After leaving music, I became a teacher and taught math and computers for eleven years. From teaching, I became an assistant principal and finally, a principal at a middle school. I worked for the school district for thirty five years before retiring in 2011. My wife of 43 years and I have two beautiful daughters who are both successful at what they do. We spend most of our time in Lakeland, Florida but we also find time to stay in our condo near Cocoa Beach.

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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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A short science fiction story about the first deep-space mission to find a planet suitable for colonization. The explorers discover proof that they are not alone but their discovery will haunt them as they struggle to solve the mystery of the enigmatic artifact they find. Included is a preview of the first six chapters of the Post-apocalyptic novel, 'Gods in the Mirror'.
The Gods in the Mirror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The world is dark and mankind is on the verge of extinction. Small groups of humans live in isolation and scavenge artifacts left by the ancient people. Priests claim to talk to the gods and rule the populace but keep the wealth for themselves. Four friends set out to change the world and settle the question of the gods once and for all. What they find will change them and their world forevever.

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