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Tiny, Ontario
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Born in Wales, Barrie is a former journalist, public relations consultant, college professor, broadcaster and freelance writer. He served with major publications in Canada and the United States before sharing his media expertise as a consultant, training corporate executives and Christian ministry leaders. Barrie trained many budding public relations professionals as a professor at one of Canada’s most prestigious media studies programmes in Toronto. He has lived in Virginia, California and Pennsylvania as well as Great Britain and Canada where he now lives on the beautiful blue water shores of Georgian Bay in Ontario.

He is an enthusiastic traveller, constantly thinking how to bring his latest travel discovery to life as a location in his next story. From Venice to Istanbul and many parts of Western Europe, he has also explored most corners of the United States. Many of these places will become prominent in the three books of theOak Grove Conspiracies.  Apart from travel his eclectic range of interests varies from history and politics to theology and bagpipes and transportation to hockey.

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Midland Mirror Sword-wielding author Barrie Doyle, accompanied by piper Trevor Lethbridge, welcomes visitors to a reading at the Penetanguishene Public Library on Jan. 27. The event was held to celebrate Literacy Week. The Tiny Township resident is the author of the novels “The Excalibur Parchment” and “The Lucifer Scroll,” which have references to the Georgian

“I’ve never read anything Arthurian, but we were given this book as a gift and read it aloud as a family. We were immediately swept into another world that we found absolutely irresistible. Each chapter left us craving for more, anxious for the next time we could imbibe in this feast of words. Written almost

Here’s a story that shows archaeology identifying the probability of some of the Athurian stories. In this case the location of his birthplace. More and more, historians and archaeologists are making discoveries that are pointing towards Arthur having existed and led the Celtic post-Romano Britons against Saxon invaders. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/03/royal-palace-discovered-in-area-believed-to-be-birthplace-of-kin/

What do you get when you throw together an investigative reporter, a university professor, a historian, Druids, Nazis, a host of alphabet agencies like the CIA and an ancient sacred artifact? The Lucifer Scroll – the second book in Midland, Ontario author Barrie Doyle’s The Oak Grove Conspiracies. Doyle’s sequel toThe Excalibur Parchment, literally starts

How did you do it? Writing and Creating “The Excalibur Parchment” and “The Lucifer Scroll” Interview with Barrie Doyle Perspectives on writing What was the inspiration for your first novel, “The Excalibur Parchment”? I have always been intrigued by the legend of King Arthur, Merlin, Excalibur and Camelot. Historians—who once poo-poohed the idea of Arthur

*** Post courtesy of Arts Connection *** At the end of The Excalibur Parchment, modern Druids had been thwarted in their attempt to gain control of the world by finding Excalibur, King Arthur’s legendary sword. Tonight’s guest carries on the zeal of the Druids for world domination as they search for another ancient relic in his

Tiny Township author launching new book Tiny Township author launching new book Midland Mirror By Travis Mealing NORTH SIMCOE – A Tiny Township author’s new suspense thriller will receive its official launch Sunday in Penetanguishene. RELATED STORIES Lafontaine author hopes to reach… “The Lucifer Scroll” by Barrie Doyle centres on the hunt for a legendary

Brenda McClelland wins The Excalibur Parchment’s photo contest for “most unusual photo” reading this great book. She wins a free copy of Book 2 in the trilogy (coming later this year) plus gets a character in the story named after her. She has chosen (wisely, I think) to be a goodie! She was reading the book

(Below Left) Book Release Review – Springwater News, November 6, 2014 (Above) Georgian Shores Seniors Speaker Series – Book signing and meet the author! (Above) Book Release Review – Springwater News, November 6, 2014