Christopher Robin Nicole was born on 7 December 1930 in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana), where he was raised. He is the son of Jean Dorothy (Logan) and Jack Nicole, a police officer, both Scottish. He studied at Queen's College in Guyana and at Harrison College in Barbados. He was a fellow at the Canadian Bankers Association and a clerk for the Royal Bank of Canada in Georgetown and Nassau from 1947 to 1956. In 1957, he moved to Guernsey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, where he currently lives, but he also has a domicile in Spain. On 31 March 1951, he married his first wife, Jean Regina Amelia Barnett, with whom he had two sons, Bruce and Jack, and two daughters, Julie and Ursula, they divorced. On 8 May 1982 he married for the second time with fellow writer Diana Bachmann.

As a romantic and passionate of history, Nicole has been published since 1957, when he published a book about West Indian Cricket. He published his first novel in 1959 with his first stories set in his native Caribbean. Later he wrote many historical novels set mostly in tumultuous periods like World War I, World War II and the Cold War, and depict places in Europe, Asia and Africa. He also wrote classic romance novels. He specialized in Series and Sagas, and continues to write into the 21st century with no intention of retiring. He signs his books as Christopher Nicole and uses several pseudonyms, some of them female. Pseudonyms used include: Peter Grange, Andrew York, Robin Cade, Mark Logan, Christina Nicholson, Alison York, Leslie Arlen, Robin Nicholson, C.R. Nicholson, Daniel Adams, Simon McKay, Caroline Gray and Alan Savage. He wrote disaster thrillers in collaboration with his wife, Diana Bachmann, under the penname Max Marlow. Under his different pseudonyms he has worked with many publishing houses: Jarrolds, Hutchinson, Simon & Schuster, Coward-McCann & Geoghegan, Jove, Michael Joseph, Mills & Boon, and Severn House.

Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • When lovely American heiress Diana Hayman disappears on her honeymoon in Russia, her uncle, CIA agent John Hayman suspects that lethal KGB operative Anna Ragosina is baiting a trap for him. SHE WAS AN AMERICAN HEIRESS WITH BORODIN BLOOD, A BEAUTIF...


  • He had the noble looks of a Borodin. And the heart of a Soviet spy... With the brutal murder of the legendary Tatiana Borodin, a fabulous chapter of Russian history had come to an end. Now only her son, Gregory, remained in the homeland to wonder if ...


  • In a World Ruled by Fear She Danced to Her Own Wild Rhythms. In the wake of Revolution, Russia's premier aristocrats, the Borodins, have scattered across the globe. Only Tatiana remains in the homeland -- Tattie, whose world-renowned dancing has ma...


  • A world at war - A generation in love - A glorious saga continues! Germany had dreamed a madman's dream. Storm clouds had gathered over the globe. And two pairs of lovers prayed that their private hopes would not be crushed in the clash of nation...


  • The Borodins - a dynasty as old as their homeland. Born to soft privilege and iron power, they are now swept into a tempest of War and Passion. And as the old ruler falls and his glittering empire turns to dust, the Borodins and those they cherish mu...


  • Saga of the Borodins, one of the families who for centuries steered the golden destiny of Russia, amid the fabled Court of the Tsars. The dynasty that rode high to the crest of power-only to reach the brink of a rebel-torn New Age. Prince Peter: the ...