Angus Konstam is the author of over 50 books, and several books on piracy, including The History of Pirates, and Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate. He worked as the Curator of Weapons at the Tower of London and as the Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. He lives in Edinburgh.
Peter Dennis studied illustration at Liverpool Art College and has since contributed to hundreds of books. A keen wargamer and modelmaker, he lives in Nottinghamshire, UK.