DAVID GIBBINS is the New York Times bestselling author of seven previous historical adventure novels that have sold almost three million copies and are published in thirty languages. After taking a PhD at Cambridge University, he spent almost a decade teaching archaeology, ancient history and art history as an academic in England, before giving up teaching to write fiction full-time. He is a passionate diver and has led numerous underwater archaeology expeditions, some of which have resulted in extraordinary discoveries of ancient shipwrecks and prehistoric artefacts. David divides his time between England and Canada, where he does most of his writing.
"' ... mix of intrigue and powerful battle scenes ... the novel rings true with the sound of hand-to-hand combat'" --Kirkus Reviews