John enjoyed reading adventure from an early age, moving from text based comics to books he joined the adult library aged nine to develop interests reading about Simon Templar, James Bond and other heroes, this has continued through out adult life. An avid reader of adventure thrillers he has always tried to anticipate the authors next move. In his working life John has written many technical and management documents e.g. training manuals, strategy proposals, business presentations. Working with people from all backgrounds and a variety of ages he became a ‘communicator’ with the ability to put over ideas and stimulate participation. These skills and experiences when added to a life time of reading have helped in the development of his fiction writing.