John Stack was born and lives in County Cork. He has always wanted to write but has done a variety of jobs ending up in IT. He is presently writing the second novel in the series. He is married with two children.
`Strong characters, excellent action, SHIP OF ROME builds to a suberb climax'CONN IGGULDEN `Peopled with characters both fictional and historical, this debut novel - the first in the Masters Of The Sea series - gives a fascinating and evocative insight into the high politics and military life of the times'Daily Mail `This is a seriously entertaining book for anyone who enjoys stirring descriptions of ancient warfare. You can almost taste the salt, see the blood and hear the shouts and screams...John Stack is to be welcomed into the ranks of first-rate historical writers'Tuam Herald `Crank up the testosterone, this one's a fighter!'U Magazine Ireland