Biography of Author C.G.Buswell Chris Boddam Aberdeenshire
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Biography of Author C.G.Buswell

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Chris Buswell has a disturbed mind. Sometimes, well, most times, this overspills into his horror and suspenseful novels. They are not for the faint-hearted. If you like character-rich books with a twist, then check below for some suggestions.

Read his autobiography/self-help book about his journey with grief, PTSD and the dog who saved his life.

The Fence is the first in a new series of post-apocalyptic military survival thrillers from his torturous mind.

Group has a tantalising, 'Will they, or won't they?' storyline.

Buy One Last War at your peril! Surely, no-one's neighbour could be that crazy!

C.G. Buswell is a former army Combat Medical Technician and Staff Nurse. During a posting to the Cambridge Military Hospital in Aldershot, he began hearing tales of the the Grey Lady ghost. He worked on paediatric, intensive care, casualty and medical wards there, but never saw her. He'd have broken the basic fitness tests running records if he had! He did, however, store this information away into his troubled mind, and wrote a series of books, in the Scarlet and Grey novels and short stories series, about military ghosts. The first of which was The Grey Lady Ghost of the Cambridge Military Hospital. If you love reading about the Napoleonic Wars, then you'll love book two, The Drummer Boy, part set in Tidworth.

Chris has cared for many military heroes and the traumas he witnessed during his nursing and emergency care of them in life and death led him to develop military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He writes about this too in his books. This form of mindfulness helps keep his demons at bay by inserting them into your Kindle!

Other postings in his career included the Field Surgical team in Belize, Akrotiri in Cyprus, and Haslar Hospital in Gosport.

Chris developed a love for writing during his 10-year service career and has had numerous articles published in journals like Professional Nurse, Nursing Standard, and the Nursing Times.

C.G. Buswell now writes full-time and lives in Boddam, Aberdeenshire with his Bravehound PTSD assistance dog Lyn, fantails white doves, pigeons, and a tortoise - o aye and a wife.

He wanted to include his middle initial in his novels after George Main, his Grandfather, who served with the 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders during World War Two. His military novels feature historical actions of the Gordons.

Buried in Grief is a tale about the loss of a child. Sadly, Chris drew deeply from his own bereavement to bring this emotional rollercoaster of a novel. It helped him explore his own feelings during his mourning, but the ending terrified most readers, thanks to his dark, twisted mind. He urges you not to read it. He has had therapy and now writes gentle romance stories, of a sort!

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C.G. Buswell's books on Goodreads
reviews: 1
ratings: 4 (avg rating 4.50)

The Grey Lady Ghost: Of the Cambridge Military Hospital The Grey Lady Ghost: Of the Cambridge Military Hospital
reviews: 2
ratings: 8 (avg rating 4.38)

Halloween Treat Halloween Treat
reviews: 1
ratings: 3 (avg rating 4.00)

Christmas at Erskine Christmas at Erskine
ratings: 2 (avg rating 4.50)

The Drummer Boy The Drummer Boy
reviews: 1
ratings: 1 (avg rating 4.00)

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