John Ringo (born March 22, 1963 in Miami-Dade, Florida) is an American science fiction and military fiction author who writes full time. He has had several New York Times best sellers.
Ringo's childhood was spent largely in transit; by the time he graduated from high school, he and his family had spent time in 23 foreign countries, with Ringo alone attending classes at fourteen different schools. Among the countries he spent the most amount of time in were Greece, Iran and Switzerland before settling with his parents and six siblings in Alabama. This amount of travel led to what he refers to as a "wonderful appreciation of the oneness of humanity and a permanent aversion to foreign food."
His books range from straightforward science fiction to a mix of military and political thrillers. To date, he has over two million copies of his books in print, and has been translated into seven different languages.
Together with Victor Mitchell, Ringo wrote the short story "A Ship Named Francis", the most humorous aproach on the Honorverse so far. "Let's Go To Prague" was written by Ringo alone, and both stories are featured in the anthology The Service of the Sword.
Work (Honorverse only) Edit
- "Let's Go To Prague" in The Service of the Sword (2003)
- "A Ship Named Francis" in The Service of the Sword (2003)