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Born in 1961, Frank Gardner is the BBC's Security Correspondent, reporting for television and radio on issues of domestic and international security, notably on Islamist extremist related terrorism. A fluent Arabist, with a degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies, he was previously the BBC's Middle East Correspondent based in Cairo, and before that in Dubai. In June 2004, while reporting in Riyadh, Frank and his cameraman, Simon Cumbers, were ambushed by Islamist gunmen. Simon was killed outright, Frank was shot multiple times and left for dead. Against all expectations, he survived and, in 2006, published his acclaimed and bestselling memoir, Blood and Sand. In 2009 he published Far Horizons, a much praised account of his life as an inveterate traveller and explorer. He has written for the Economist, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and Time Out and has been published in The Best of Sunday Times Travel Writing. Awarded an OBE in 2005 for services to journalism, Frank Gardner was profiled in the BBC's television series, Who Do You Think You Are? in September 2015. Frank lives in London with his family. Look at Frank Gardner on Youtube.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Frank Gardner

Crisis by Frank Gardner
Crisis
Frank Gardner
January 2017 Debut of the Month. This is a fabulous, heavyweight whammy of a debut novel. The BBC’s security correspondent Frank Gardner has entered the world of the spy thriller, and with his background, knowledge, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2017
Crisis by Frank Gardner
Crisis
Frank Gardner
Introducing Luke Carlton - ex-Special Boat Service commando, and now under contract to MI6 for some of its most dangerous missions. Sent into the steaming Colombian jungle to investigate the murder of a British intelligence officer, Luke finds himself caught...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2016

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