While doing a first degree in psychology, K. T. Medina joined the British Territorial Army, where she spent five years, ending up as a troop commander in the Royal Engineers. She has worked in publishing, as Managing Editor, Land Based Weapon Systems, at Jane’s Information Group, as a strategy consultant, and as a lecturer at The London School of Economics. White Crocodile, a thriller set in the minefields of Cambodia, is her first novel.

Perpetual Threat

Millions of landmines have outlived the conflicts in which they were embedded. Now rats and dogs are being used in Cambodia and elsewhere to sniff them out.