Allan Levine is an award-winning internationally selling author and historian based in Winnipeg, Canada. He has written thirteen books including the Sam Klein historical mystery trilogy. Winner of the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction, the McNally-Robinson Book of the Year, the Best History Book Award at the Canadian Jewish Book Awards, and the co-winner of the J.I. Segal Prize in Canadian Jewish History. A freelance writer since the early 1980s, his work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, Maclean's, Toronto Star, the National Post, and Saturday Night. A columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press since 2010, he explains the history behind current events.