Writer. Born in Erith, Kent. During WW2 he served in Burma where he spent eighteen hours adrift in the Indian Ocean after his ship was torpedoed. After the war he joined the Daily Express and became private secretary to Lord Beaverbrook. His prolific output included mainly historical and adventure novels. Died in Salisbury, Wiltshire.
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