Barry Nugent wrote his first story at the young age of 11, after seeing Raiders of the Lost Ark, and never looked back. In his spare time he is one of the co-founders of the podcast/website called Geek Syndicate which focuses on all aspects of pop culture.

Barry's first novel 'Paladin' was published in 1999. In 2004 he self published his next story Unseen Shadows: Fallen Heroes, the first in a trilogy of novels. Overcoming the hurdles of being a self published book Fallen Heroes went on to be stocked by several branches of Waterstones, including their flagship store in Piccadilly. In 2011 the Kindle version of Fallen Heroes was released and soon after became a number one bestseller on Amazon. The first issue of the comic adpatation of Fallen Heroes sold out upon in under an hour at its launch .

Barry is currently writing 'Forgotten Warriors' the follow up to Fallen Heroes. He lives in Northampton with this partner Sue and their two cats/criminal masterminds Max and Frankie.