Chris Bradford – Author, Musician, Black Belt Martial Artist & Samurai Swordsman

Chris Bradford Came To Saudi Arabia


Chris Bradford is the author of the Young Samurai and BODYGUARD series.

He has written 18 fiction books to date, been published in more than 20 languages and nominated for over 30 book awards, including winner of the Northern Ireland Book Awards 2011 and the Brilliant Book Award 2014.

He has also written five non-fiction books on songwriting and the music business, notably the critically acclaimed Heart & Soul: Revealing The Craft Of Songwriting.

Chris says, “I write the type of books I’d want to read – books filled with relentless action, believable characters and a plot that twists and turn through the pages!”

In April 2016 Chris came to Saudi Arabia to visit our school and wowed the pupils, staff and parents not only with his incredible Samurai Sword and Martial Arts skills but also to talk about his writing and love of reading.

A fantastic morning was had by all. Thanks Chris!

More information on Chris’ visit, presentation and the subsequent effect on our small man can be found at this blog page – Two Fried Eggs & A Big Fat Bottom, (apologies to new readers of Every Inch Of Tarmac, it is a family friendly blog I promise).

To find out more about Chris, his writing, his martial arts and music take a look at his website –

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