April 2014 Non-fiction John Blake Publishing Ltd

Standing Tall: The Taliban nearly killed me... but they couldn't take away my fighting spirit. This is my inspirational story. Andy Reid

Corporal Andy Reid was an ordinary soldier, serving in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. But his life changed for ever on Tuesday 13 October 2009, when he was blown up by a Taliban improved explosive device (IED). It was touch and go whether he would survive. Yet survive he did. This is the incredible story of a truly inspirational man.