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Geraint Jones


Geraint Jones joined the British Army Reserves at 17, whilst studying towards his BA in history and politics from Lancaster University.

Upon graduating, he entered regular service with the infantry, deploying on three tours of duty to Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as experiencing dozens of countries around the world.  For his actions in Iraq, Geraint earned the General Officer Commanding’s Award for Gallantry. Following Afghanistan, he was selected for the Reconnaissance Platoon, the elite within the battalion, and served as his unit’s Physical Training Instructor. Upon leaving the military, Geraint worked to protect commercial shipping against Somali and Nigerian based piracy.

Geraint has collaborated with James Patterson for Heist and Private Royals, and his first novel Blood Forest was published in April 2017.