Thierry Montoriol was born in 1957. A sailor and a journalist, he combines his passion for news with a love of writing. A feature writer for the magazine Bateaux, he has also contributed to the weekly Le Point and Le Parisien newspaper. When not out reporting, he divides his time between Paris, the Ile aux Moines in Brittany, and the rest of the world. He is the author of Baiser de la tortue (Gaïa, 2016).