Gavin Mortimer

Gavin Mortimer was born in London and now lives in Montpellier in the south of France. He began writing full-time in 1996 and has contributed to a broad cross-section of publications, from Esquire to the BBC History Magazine and the Observer. His previous books on Lord Stirling’s men and the Blitz were published in the UK.

Books by Gavin Mortimer

<a href=""><strong>The Great Swim</strong><br />The Epic Tale of the Race to Conqueror the Channel</a><br /><a href="" class="plain-link">In the aftermath of the Great War when the world was still trying to bury its wounds, one story captivated Europe and America – the battle between four young women to be the first to conquer the formidable waters of the English Channel.</a><a href=""><img  src="" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a>