Ian Barker

Writer, tech journalist and editor 

I currently have two published novels, a book of short stories and several non-fiction pieces available. Feel free to explore the site to find out more.


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Praise for One Hot Summer

Barker’s language is a cool mix of first person narrative and angst driven, almost twitchy self-reflection. MARSocial 

Humorous, touching and brimming with energy, One Hot Summer spins something completely original out of something familiar as Barker captures a perfectly framed snapshot of teenage angst, life, love and death amidst the soaring summer temperatures of 1976. BookViral

Praise for Fallen Star

...funny, true to life and leaves you wanting more.Radio Halton

...I practically wet myself laughing. Debbie Bennett

Brimming with great characters, warmth and laughs, Fallen Star reminds us that to be charismatic and famous is to risk losing ordinary human happiness. BookViral

I enjoyed it immensely. Sine FM

...readers will find themselves turning over ideas long after the last page. Big Al’s Books & Pals

Oh Karl. How I rooted for you... 100 Romances

...an interesting portrait of fame and celebrity. Booked Up


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