Stephanie Marie Thornton
Stephanie Thornton is a writer and high school history teacher who has been obsessed with infamous women from history since she was twelve.
Her first two novels, The Secret History: A Novel of Empress Theodora and Daughter of the Gods: A Novel of Ancient Egypt reimagine the lives of two of history's forgotten women: Theodora of the Byzantine Empire and Pharaoh Hatshepsut.
Her third and fourth books center around the women who stood behind the greatest conquerors the world has ever seen. The Tiger Queens is the story of Genghis Khan's wife and daughters, while The Conqueror's Wife tells of the women who both loved and hated Alexander the Great. With her love of the ancient world, she also joined the H Team to help pen a collaborative novel, Song of War: A Novel of Troy in which put a new spin on the story of Cassandra, King Priam's cursed seer of a daughter.
She lives with her husband and daughter in Alaska.
Books:American Princess, March 2019