Born in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, in 1940, Cyril James Morris joined the Royal Navy at the age of 15 as an artificer apprentice. He served 22 years and retired as a Lieutenant Commander and Helicopter Maintenance Test Pilot. In his new life as a civilian, Cyril worked as an Aerostat Flight Director for an American company in many different parts of the world. He retired back to the village where he was born to pursue his hobby as a writer of poetry and prose. Cyril has one previous novel published, entitled Morgi, which is about a Welshman who saves his pub from bankruptcy. He’s currently working on his new novel, The Herring Man.