His debut novel, Spoils, draws on his experience of serving in the US army in Iraq. Van Reet, a trim Texas-born 35-year-old, is not from the Andy Mc Nab school of boasting.
Quietly spoken and modest, he downplays his war record.
I will not be renewing my membership because the second person I met up with through BM has proved to be my perfect match. Thank you for working way above the level of my expectations!
I was lured in by the cracking profile of someone who has subsequently remarketed himself to me as a mediocre dullard. I didn't need it, however, as I had already received a Valentine from the wonderful man whom I met through Blues Match and with whom I am still head over heels in love.
It’s sound advice, though, if you’ve commanded a tank, been shot at by jihadis and won a medal for valour.
Brian Van Reet has indeed commanded a tank, been shot at by jihadis and won a medal for valour.
Dear Blues Match, I'm replying to the email not because I'm unhappy about the message in any way, but because I think I should get you to take my message off the site as I'm getting married soon to someone I met through your good offices.
Hi there, The reason for cancelling my membership is that I am now in a very promising relationship with a man I met on Blues Match!
Emma was the first person I'd ever met through any kind of internet dating and she's amazing. I've decided to cancel my membership because, on my third BM date, I met someone with whom I clicked almost immediately.
In that con, businessmen were contacted by an individual allegedly trying to smuggle someone connected to a wealthy family out of a prison in Spain.
In exchange for assistance, the scammer promised to share money with the victim in exchange for a small amount of money to bribe prison guards.
But apparently, Ivory is real, and plans to screen and connect a (curated) list of high-rollers through yacht parties and VIP events.
Though it parades itself as a dating app for anyone “ambitious”, its demands for “profession” and “alma mater” paint a startlingly different picture.