Roger Bray, raised in Blackburn, Lancashire served in the Royal Navy for ten years, including service during the Falklands War.
Migrating to Australia he spent seventeen years as a police officer before being medically retired after being seriously injured while protecting a woman in a domestic violence situation. Enrolling in university he obtained firstly as bachelor degree in Politics and International Relations then a master degree in International relations. The work involved in the degrees re-lit his love of writing which he has had since school. He then traveled and lived in Germany and the UK for a couple of years with his wife before returning to Australia. Currently living near Brisbane. Married with three grown children, working on writing full time, and loving every minute of it.