Julian Worker


“Little Known British Traditions” is my first book of humourous stories.

One of my stories, Safari Sickness, has been recently published in an anthology called “Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana” by Travelers’ Tales.

Other articles have recently appeared in the Expeditioner online e-zine, and in Americas the magazine of the Organization of American States.

My travel stories have appeared in The Toronto Globe and Mail, The National Catholic Register, International Travel News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Southern Cross newspaper in South Africa.

On the Internet my writing has appeared on the following websites: In the Know Traveller, Go World, Paperplates, Intravel, and GoNomad.

I have also taken many photographs that have appeared in travel guides/articles by National Geographic, Thomas Cook, The Rough Guides, and The Guardian.

Where to buy in print


The Melton Lazars Mystery: An Inspector Knowles Mystery Book 5
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Knowles has to work out why a bookseller was murdered. His investigation is complicated because he had feelings for the murdered lady. Along with Detective Sergeant Rod Barnes he has to turn the page and cover all eventualities.
The Black Hill Hotel Mystery
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Someone is leaving tracks in the snow around The Black Hill Hotel and no one can work out why. Inspector Colin Knowles is called in when one of the guests has their wallet stolen in the middle of night. Knowles is attacked and left for dead in a snowy field, but is rescued by his favourite dog, Bingo the retriever, and his owner Adelaide Hills. Then a body is found in a snowdrift.
The Frisby Waterless Murders: An Inspector Knowles Mystery Book 3
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The third book in the Inspector Knowles series sees Knowles and Sergeant Barnes investigating why the wrong person died on a murder/mystery excursion on a steam train. It seems more than one person wanted the victim dead and the question is: who murdered Major Harkness in full view of 24 people without any of them noticing?
The Manton Rempville Murders: An Inspector Knowles Mystery Book Two
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Another day in the life of Detective Inspector Colin Knowles and another murder. Bingo the retriever has been finding bodies again. This time someone left a sword in the back of Edward Pritchard in the local monastery.
The Goat Parva Murders: An Inspector Knowles Mystery
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Just a typical Tuesday night in the English country hamlet of Goat Parva. The stalkers in the rhododendrons are busy watching the exhibitionists in the windows. Nothing unusual. Until that is when Bingo the retriever returns with a pair of shoes that were last seen adorning the feet of well known voyeur Clem Shapiro.
Travel Tales From Exotic Places Like Salford
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford is a collection of 31 travel stories. These stories are part memoir and part travelogue. In some places travellers visit, the most memorable moments can be conversations with locals that provide a different perspective either on life in general or on one certain specific item such as a national stereotype.
Sports The Olympics Forgot
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The world has many interesting sports such as Bog-snorkelling, Conkers, Egg-and-Spoon Racing, and Sack Racing. Sports the Olympics Forgot describes 40 more sports in a similar vein, all of which haven't started yet. All the stories are individual and distinct and can be read independently, a book for the busy individual who perhaps has five minutes to spare to understand the sports involved!
40 Humourous British Traditions
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Britain has many well documented, yet strange traditions such as Bog Snorkelling, Bonfire Night, Cheese Rolling and Haxey Hood. This book describes 40 more traditions in a similar vein, all of which are less well known. All the stories are distinct and can be read independently; this is a book for the busy individual who has a spare five or ten minutes to discover the secrets of Biscuit Rolling.

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