Paul Henke : Author of the ‘Tears’ Series

Paul has led an extraordinary life. Born and raised in the mining valleys of South Wales, his father was a Polish immigrant who came to the UK during the Second World War. Paul was educated at Pontypridd Boys’ Grammar and from an early age had a burning desire to be a Royal Naval officer.

Having trained at Dartmouth Royal Naval College he qualified as a bomb and mine disposal expert, specialising in diving and handling explosives. He led a crack team of underwater bomb disposal specialists and also became the Commanding Officer of various minesweeping and minehunting ships.

He survived a machine gun attack by IRA gun runners in Ireland in 1976. Using plastic explosives he was responsible for blowing-up a number of Second World War mines found off the coast of Britain.

In the Royal Navy Paul  worked with Prince Charles for a year.

In the 1980s Paul  lived in Nigeria for fifteen months where he was in charge of a saturation diving system. He then moved to the American Midwest for a year.

Now a full time author, he travels extensively, researching material for his work. He had his name in lights when he was invited to do a book-signing on the the Las Vegas strip.

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Paul lives with his family at their home near Loch Lomond, Scotland.

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  • The Candidate – new Richard Griffiths thriller launched.

    Paul’s new thriller is now available on Kindle.  Although based loosely on some events he was involved in, the characters are all fictional.  An insight into the murky world of politics? Richard Griffiths is in a quandary: he wants his country back. Having sat on the side-lines for too long he realises he has to […]

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