Looking Back to the year 1990 and onward, Trooper’s story is unique. Living on the edge no longer presents an option for fine author ‘Trooper’, who lived in comfortable but necessary seclusion in a remote part of New Zealand from 1984 to 2018. The author is only known by his pen name ‘Trooper
‘ was a retired former British ex-Military Intelligence Field Officer and member of the Elite SAS.
Also a former member of the Queen’s Personal Bodyguard, often referred to as TheBlues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons)
(a cavalry regiment
of the British Army
, part of the Household Cavalry
, the Author was also a recipient of the Military Cross, Purple Heart, four oak leaves for a mentions in dispatches, and many other military campaign medals for bravery that would make any soldier proud. Upon his retirement from Military Service Trooper was also awarded the OBE by her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth
, the long and still reigning Monarch of Great Britain.
Trooper took the quill and penned down a series of excellent and exciting action adventure novels. All six novels in the series were written in fiction, however, based the suspense-filled and compelling stories upon factual events and personal experiences during a lifetime of military service in the field of covert intelligence gathering operations. The completed works are now known as the Hawkspurr Action Adventure Series loosely based on factual events that transpired during active service in the various politically challenged countries, Trooper was seconded to the various parts of the world where conflicts reigned, between the periods of ‘1952 to 1982, and can be enjoyed and downloaded from Amazon.com in both paperback/kindle format.
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I would like to introduce to you an exciting New Zealand Author TROOPER, (British born) creator of the HAWKSPURR Action Adventure Series. Trooper has written a series of Covert Intelligence Action Adventure Adult Romance Novels. The stories, categorized as Fiction are based upon the factual experience of a longstanding career in the British Military as a former Intelligence Field Officer of very high standing. Some of the story content maybe not for the fainthearted, however, these fantastic novels (six in the series plus a seventh on the way) – are a real feast for the imagination. Not only do they make for a memorable read for those keen on Military Covert Intelligence intrigue, but also prove desirable mental stimulation for young people of a legal age. Who are interested in their historical past and welcome informative educational literature on diverse cultures and human behavior, when finding themselves subjected to extreme stressful out of the ordinary conditions.
The names of all the characters featured in all his novels are fictitious but based on real people, and only those who read the books and recognize themselves in some of those characters will no doubt smile. The purpose behind the omissions of their true identity was to ensure respect for the individuals, and the consideration of their privacy and security to which all are entitled to; especially for those who served with Trooper on the various campaigns told in his novels. Also, Trooper’s personal sense of preservation and code of honor and loyalty to his Regiment, numerous of the more significant incidents he has been involved in and fall under the Official Secrets Act, have been withheld within the storytelling. Perhaps leaving some gaps however that must be left to the reader’s imagination.
So as not to exploit or abuse the privileged position of his rank and loyalty to his Regiment, Trooper has always jealously guarded and respected the highly sensitive aspects of the many incidents he has been involved in, binding him to his military obligations during his lifelong service to Queen and Country and in his very retirement from service. However, the novels nevertheless regale much of Trooper’s personal experiences in the field.
So, if you ever wondered what the life of a professional soldier was like, especially one, who served in the Elite British S.A.S., let me invite you for a peek in to find out more about a most entertaining and compelling series of Novels, written and based upon the life-long career of one of such fine professional and above all humble and loyal soldiers.
NYLES ST.JOHN HAWKSPURR is the main central character of the Series and is a representation of one of these extraordinary Professional fighting man described within the stories.
Let us take you on a fascinating journey and discover ‘the soldier, and also the man’ as you lose yourself within the storytelling. Discover how Hawkspurr performs his important assignments and highly covert duties in faraway lands. Assisted by a close band of other elite soldiers in his troop under his command, when seconded to politically challenged continents where their professional expertise in military strategies was in great demand. In countries where guerrilla warfare and genocide go hand in hand and was then and still remains to pose as a mere daily occurrence today.
-Learn of Hawkspurr’s personal hopes and aspirations
-Experience the highs and lows of his daily challenges and objectives
-Feel both the despair as well as the elation of his adversities and ultimate achievements in victories realized
-And finally, and more importantly, enjoy the thrills experienced by the different women Hawkspurr meets along the way, and the lovers that colored and enriched his personal life, when off-duty.
The Hawkspurr Action Adventure Stories were created and written as fiction – however as aforementioned, were based on some of the events and highlights, and real-life experiences of this now retired Professional soldier. Some of the incidents can never be told, not even in fiction for all of the obvious reasons; and so as never to jeopardize the safety or reveal the identities of those he worked with.
These wonderful books make for great reading for both young (of legal age) and older readership alike, irrespective of one’s literary tastes and preferences one may be partial to. For the mature reader, these great and informative novels offer the reader an opportunity to discover just what it was that men of Hawkspurr’s caliber fought for, and what they looked for when on ‘Leave’, leaving behind another successful campaign, and what they did for entertainment and relaxation lol! For younger readers, it provides an eye-opening epitaph of history and serves as a true educational opportunity whilst still being able to lose oneself in the intrigue, suspense, and excitement. It will also bring home the realization of just how fortunate so many of us today are, and to be living in a free and liberal society.