Profile: John Knight

About This Author

Barebones: Born 1949. Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK. Married since 1976. Two daughters, youngest deceased 2021 aged 37. Three grandchildren. Formerly a teacher. Retired 2007. Started writing in 2007. Places lived: Yorkshire, Spain, Cheshire. Favourite cities: Edinburgh, Krakow. Languages spoken: English, Polish, Spanish, French. Favourite authors: Albert Camus, Jane Austen. (Too many others to mention). Literary influences: No idea. Music: Soul & Northern Soul(1950s to present), Jazz (from BeBop to Weather Report). Sub Culture affinity: Mods Politics: Socialist. Religion: None. (Despise them all, some even more than others). Philosophy: Existentialism.

This Author's Books

Just because she died it doesn’t mean he’s dead.When Alice, a 1960s fashion model decides to disappear, she leaves a manuscript with her friend, Angie Thornton.Can Alice’s bizarre admissions be true? Or is her mysterious manuscript nothing more than an el....
ISBN: 9781803022215
Published: 23 October 2021
Given a second chance at life with no possible way of returning to your old life, would you take it? No matter how different, strange, and improbable the circumstances of a new life? Alice is not the person she appears to be... When Alice, a 1960s fashion....
ISBN: 9781835971840
Published: 11 June 2024
The drug fuelled all-night Mod dance scene of the Sixties is the backdrop to a secret love. Soul music the soundtrack to this intense love affair. You're never too young to fall in love. Some things are just meant to be. A wink outside church one Sunday b....
ISBN: 9781788761017
Published: 9 November 2017
The drug fuelled all-night Mod dance scene of the Sixties is the backdrop to a secret love. Soul music the soundtrack to this intense love affair.
ISBN: 9781788760430
Published: 8 February 2023
JIMMY MACK 1967 – Let The Good Time Roll (Side B). What happens when fame and fortune come calling? Mack, Effy and Angie find instant success in the fashion world of the 1960s. But nothing is straightforward or simple. This is a love story with a differen....
ISBN: 9781839455926
Published: 10 December 2020
Mack, Effy and Angie are three smart, sharp and stylish young Mods in search of a future. Soul music and the all night dance scenes of Halifax, Bradford and Manchester’s famed Twisted Wheel club are the backdrop to their lives. Mack and Effy’s love affair....
ISBN: 9781788765534
Published: 25 January 2024
Mack, Effy and Angie are three smart, sharp and stylish young Mods in search of a future. Soul music and the all night dance scenes of Halifax, Bradford and Manchester’s famed Twisted Wheel club are the backdrop to their lives. Mack and Effy’s love affair....
ISBN: 9781788766234
Published: 30 November 2018
The 3rd Novel in the Jimmy Mack 1967 trilogy. The Swinging 60s come alive as we follow the lives of Jimmy Mack and his friends. "London calling… And James ‘Mack’ MacKinnon and the New Breed collective are answering the call. Touted as the new teen David B....
ISBN: 9781839456947
Published: 12 January 2021
Let The Good Time Roll (Side B) - The Jimmy Mack 1967 Trilogy - 2 What happens when fame and fortune come calling? Mack, Effy and Angie find instant success in the fashion world of the 1960s. But nothing is straightforward or simple. This is a love story ....
ISBN: 9781839450716
Published: 9 February 2024
'Street Fighting Man’ is the 7th novel in the 1960s Jimmy Mack series and the second novel in the 1968 trilogy. The 1968 trilogy follows the 1967 trilogy. ‘Alice’, a parallel story, is also part of the series. The series follows the rise of James ‘Mack’ M....
ISBN: 9781835970089
Published: 23 December 2023
The Jimmy Mack novels follow James ‘Mack’ MacKinnon’s rise to the top as a Sixties fashion photographer. From teenage Mod to manhood, his shared love affair with a fashion designer and a model is at the core of this saga. As their fame grows, they will fi....
ISBN: 9781803028804
Published: 28 July 2023
The Jimmy Mack novels follow James ‘Mack’ MacKinnon’s rise to the top as a Sixties fashion photographer. From teenage Mod to manhood, his shared love affair with a fashion designer and a model is at the core of this saga. As their fame grows, they will fi....
ISBN: 9781803028958
Published: 23 August 2023
Fashion photographer Mack MacKinnon’s world is on fire!For some, 1968 is the year of sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’roll.For Mack it’s sharing a love life under one roof with fashion designer Effy, and model Angie. When Effy returns from the States, she is no lo....
ISBN: 9781803026374
Published: 25 January 2023