Geoff Mynett was born in England where he qualified as a Barrister. After emigrating to British Columbia in 1973, he became a Canadian citizen, requalified as a lawyer and practiced law until his retirement. His first book, Service on the Skeena: Horace Wrinch, Frontier Physician (Ronsdale Press, 2019), is a bestselling biography of the pioneer doctor in Hazelton in Northern BC, 1900–1936. Geoff and his wife Alice live in Vancouver and have two sons. He is an artist and a passionate believer in the importance of knowing our histories.