Bernard Rossi was born in Frankston and lived there until he joined the Royal Australian Air Force at 20 years of age. He spent 11 years in the RAAF as an engine fitter working with the Roulettes and on F111s before owning and operating his own business. Bernard has worked in mines and hotels and has spent time in the Public Service. He has been writing in one form or another for almost thirty years and has had a number of short stories and poems published and is now concentrating on his books. Bernard still works full time as a manager in an IT area but is spending more and more time concentrating on a career as a writer.