Kenya born, Irish by blood and UK resident, Ben Kane's passion for history has seen him change career from veterinary medicine to writing, and taken him to more than 60 countries, and all 7 continents. During his travels and subsequent research, including walking hundreds of miles in complete Roman military gear, he has learned much about the Romans and the way they lived. Ten of his thirteen novels have been Sunday Times top ten bestsellers, and his books are published in twelve languages; a million copies have sold worldwide. In 2016, his research was recognised by Bristol University with an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. Kane lives in Somerset with his wife and children, where he writes full time.
To read one of Ben Kane's astonishingly well-researched, bestselling novels is to know that you are, historically speaking, in safe hands. - DAILY MAIL Fascinating - THE TIMES A stunningly visual and powerful read: Kane's power of description is second to none... Perfect for anyone who is suffering from Game of Thrones withdrawal symptoms - THE LADY Ben Kane's new series explores the bloody final clash between ancient Greece and upstart Rome, focusing on soldiers and leaders from both worlds and telling the story of a bloody war with style - SUNDAY EXPRESS (on Clash of Empires)