James Becker spent over twenty years in the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. Throughout his career he has been involved in covert operations in many of the world's hotspots, including Yemen, Russia, and Northern Ireland. He writes action-adventure novels under the name James Barrington and military history under the name Peter Smith in the UK.
Praise for The First Apostle
"Fast-paced action propels the imaginative and controversial plot." --Publishers Weekly
Praise for The Messiah Secret
"An entertaining, hunt-and-chase thriller that races from the English countryside to a hidden valley in the Middle East.... Appealing and clever protagonists coupled with intriguing history..." --Publishers Weekly