Jack Conway (J. North Conway) is the author of a dozen nonfiction books from a variety of publishers including, William Morrow, Lyons Press, Globe Pequot, History Press, Arcadia and Skyhorse. Queen of Thieves, published by Skyhorse in 2014 has been optioned as a television series by Gaumont Pictures, USA. The Big Policeman, published by Globe Pequot/Lyons Press, in 2010 was optioned by Carl Beverly at CBS television for a series. And King of Heists, also published by Globe Pequot/Lyons Press, in 2009, was chosen as one of the top five books of the summer of 2009 by Readers' Digest and it has been optioned four times, twice by Black Bear and twice by Jeremy Renner's Combine. Although these are all still under option agreements, no principal photography has taken place on any of the projects. Conway is also the author of, New England Rocks, by History Press (2017); Attack of the HMS Nimrod: Wareham and the War of 1812, History Press, (2014); The Cape Cod Canal: Breaking Through the Bared and Bended Arm, by History Press (2008); Shipwrecks of New England (2000), New England Visionaries (1998) and New England Women of Substance (1996) all published by Covered Bridge Press; American Literacy: Fifty Books That Define Our Culture and Ourselves published in 1994 by William Morrow and From Coup to Nuts: A Revolutionary Cookbook published in 1987 by Quinlan Press. He lives in Assonet, MA.