Russell Whitfield was born in Shepherds Bush in 1971. An only child, he was raised in Hounslow, West London. Russell’s near life long fascination with ancient Greece and Rome was sparked by seeing The Three Hundred Spartans on ITV in the seventies. Educated to A-Level, he did not complete college, preferring instead to seek fame and fortune in a heavy metal band. Fame and fortune were not forthcoming and following a series of jobs he now works as an internet content editor. Russ lives with his wife and daughter in Surrey.
Gladiatrix was Russell’s first novel, published in 2008 by Myrmidon Books. The sequel, Roma Victrix, continues the adventures of Lysandra, the Spartan gladiatrix.
For more information on Russell please visit his website here: www.russellwhitfield.com