Jack Whyte was born and raised in Scotland and emigrated to Canada in 1967. He is an actor, orator, singer, and poet, and was awarded an honorary doctor of letters for his contribution to Canadian popular fiction. He is the author of the Dream of
Eagles series (eight Arthurian novels set in Roman Britain) and the Templar Trilogy
(featuring the legendary Knights Templar). Whyte’s novels are also published in the
United States, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France, the Netherlands,
Portugal, Spain, Italy, Brazil, and Russia. He lives in Kelowna, British Columbia.