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I'm a writer. Historical fiction, local history, westerns, and non-fiction.

Background Information

Born by the River Tees in Yorkshire, England, Chris Scott Wilson was educated at Barnard Castle School and West Middlesbrough College Of Further Education. He has worked in the hotel trade, a newspaper office, accountancy, non-destructive testing, the music business, and also in physical testing for British Steel, later Corus. With interests ranging across both fiction and non-fiction, he is the author of ten published books, has contributed to newspapers and magazines, written promotional material for international and local musicians and local businesses. He has also edited a book by local writers. He lives with his wife, Susan, on the Yorkshire coast where they spend as much time as possible on their boat.

My western writing was very probably influenced by Louis L'Amour and J.T. Edson as I read many of their books. Historical fiction: Nobody comes close to C.S. Forester, but also like Alexander Kent, Dudley Pope, Nicholas Monsarrat without neglecting Patrick O'Brian. Many other writers in many fields I admire and it would seem churlish just to pick out one or two.


Birth Place
Middlesbrough,  UK

Won Writer of The Year for two years - Middlesbrough Writers Group.

Additional Information

Latest releases are : Double Mountain Crossing (western fiction), Fight At Hueco Tanks (western), The Quantro Story (western) and The Copper City (western), Desperadoes (western),all in ebook format from Boson Books of North Carolina. Latest release is Scarborough Fair, maritime historical fiction telling the story leading up to John Paul Jones' great victory against a British warship at Flamborough Head, near Scarborough, Yorkshire in 1779 when he became America's first naval hero... Also the author of The History Of Saltburn (non-fiction) Saltburn Times (non-fiction) Captain Cook, Man Of the Sea (non-fiction) A Flavour Of Whitby (non-fiction) Cleveland's History (editor)(non-fiction)

Contact Information
Boson Books,
3905 Meadow Field Lane 
Raleigh NC 27606   USA
Contact Author: Chris Scott Wilson
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Chris Scott Wilson
My own site with News, Archive articles and original book covers, information about my books past & present, with sample reads from each book, and also contact info.

Boson Books
My USA publisher for ebooks

Read a recent interview with Chris here

Chris's YouTube Channel here
Exciting video trailers for Chris's books can be found here on YouTube.

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