Jack Ludlow is the pseudonym of David Donachie, who was born in Edinburgh in 1944. The author of a number of bestselling books, he now lives in Deal.
"This novel is a good read! It's lively and atmospheric and handles the characters - real personalities from history - with subtlety and sympathy. The most important character, Belisarius, is portrayed as an honest man in a dishonest world."--Historical Novels Review