Michael lives on the Sunshine Coast with his wife, Kerry. His interests include family, travel, bushwalking, sports, movies, reading and research. A graduate of QUT, he holds a BA in International Studies and Psychology, and a Master of Justice in Strategic Intelligence. A former career military intelligence officer, Michael served overseas in Asia, South-East Asia, Africa and the Pacific region and was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. His first published novel, The Kissing House, a spy thriller based in East Timor, was longlisted in the Yeovil Literary Prize in 2018. Michael brings a sense of authentic narration to his exciting and enjoyable books for reader's to experience.