Rick Stroud has written: The Book of the Moon, The Phantom Army of Alamein, and Kidnap in Crete. With World War Two veteran Victor Gregg, he has produced a trilogy of books about Gregg’s life: King’s Cross Kid, Rifleman, and Soldier Spy.
His new book, I Am Not Afraid of Looking into the Rifles is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.
He is a trustee of the London Library, and lives in London.
Kidnap in Crete:
‘Stroud has a storyteller’s eye for human detail matched with a researcher’s diligence.’
Independent on Sunday
‘Fullest most fluent record of the kidnap yet written’.
William Dalrymple, New Statesman
‘A ripping yarn with a great adventure at its heart.’
‘A pure adventure story, hard to beat’.
Phantom Army of Alamein
'A gem of a book and a classic of its kind.'
Told with clarity, humour and precision.
Agent: Patrick Walsh