Wearmouth & Barnes

Wearmouth & Barnes are two British authors who started Vast Frontiers Ltd and write together, creating new worlds, vivid characters, and gripping story lines. At least we think we do. Check out our range of books:

The Critical Trilogy

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BioPicture188Colin F. Barnes is a publisher and full-time writer of science fiction and techno thrillers and a member of both the British Fantasy Society and the British Science Fiction Association. He honed his craft with the London School of Journalism and the Open University (BA, English). He has a number of publishing credits with stories alongside authors such as: Hugh Howey, Brian Lumley, Ramsey Campbell, and Graham Masterton.

He takes his inspiration from a range of authors: Shirley Jackson, Margaret Atwood, Ray Bradbury, H.P. Lovecraft, Michael Crichton, and Phillip K.Dick among others. Colin is most well known for his cyberpunk series CODE BREAKERS and his apocalyptic novels, SALT and SOIL, published by Amazon’s 47North imprint.

You can find Colin in the following places: Facebook | Amazon | Website


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Darren Wearmouth spent six years in the army before pursuing a career in corporate technology. After fifteen years working for large telecommunications firm and a start-up, he decided to follow his passion for writing.

His first novel was the best-selling FIRST ACTIVATION that he later sold to Amazon’s publishing imprint, 47North in a two-book deal. Darren is represented by Paul Lucas of Janklow & Nesbit. Darren’s a member of the International Thriller Writers organisation and currently lives in Manchester, England.

You can find Darren in the following places: Facebook | Twitter | Amazon | Website