R.S. Fleming was born in Pierrefonds, Quebec, and has lived in Mississauga, Ontario, Winnipeg, Manitoba, and the Prince Edward County. He served for twenty-two years in the RCAF as an aviation technician and instrument electrician, and was awarded a Canadian Forces Decoration and clasp as well as the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for meritorious service. Fleming is now a full-time author. Kate Tattersall Adventures in China is his first book.