Comments on his previous books were:
War of the Black Heavens: The Battles of Western Broadcasting in the Cold War
It is not only a significant contribution to contemporary history but it also makes for a revealing and first-class read.
Queen Victoria and the Discovery of the Riviera
The most delightful study is this short and very well researched book by the former General Manager of Reuters, Michael Nelson.
Andrew Roberts, Sunday Telegraph
Americans and the Making of the Riviera
This is a plumcake of a book, full of tasty morsels.
Patrick Middleton, The Riviera Reporter
Profits from the sales of this book will go to the charity SOS Children, Pakistan
Michael Nelson was General Manager of Reuters and revolutionised its financial information services.
Since he retired from Reuters in 1989 he has written books about broadcasting and also the French Riviera.
He is married to Helga (née den Ouden) and lives in London and Opio in the South of France.