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Alastair B. DavieAlastair B. Davie is a retired corporate publicist living in Northbrook, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. He was born in England in1945, and lived in Windsor.

He was educated in the United Kingdom at Langley School, Norfolk, and at the Institute of Marketing’s College of Marketing. He was commissioned in the Royal Marines Reserve and served for seven years. He worked for the Financial Times and Reuters before moving to the United States in 1976.

Over a 25-year career in the United States, he provided public relations, marketing communications and investor relations services for clients of leading public relations agencies and corporations. He retired in 2002 as director of corporate communications for Foster Wheeler Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

His retirement has enabled him to take up his first love of writing, particularly historical fiction of the twentieth century. He combines his fascination for history and his creative ability to weave an enthralling story so that the reader learns how historic events affected the ordinary person. A Sixth Sense is his first novel in is set initially in worn-torn Europe of the 1930s and 1940s. It follows the life of a young Irishman struggling to make a life for himself while avoiding the pitfalls of his past.