Born in London to a British father and a French mother, Geoff A. Wilson grew up in southern Germany where he went to school and university. He is trilingual in German, French and English. As an academic, Geoff became a world-renowned expert on questions about the resilience of human communities, more specifically about how rural communities cope with, and adapt to, change, disturbances and disasters. Married and with one son, he lives in a small village on the south coast of Devon, UK. Geoff retired in 2019 to become a full-time fiction writer. He specialises in psychological thrillers, children’s fantasy books, short stories and dystopian novels.