Mary Kay Thill
Just completed her debut philosophical historical fiction novel The Uncrowned King: Lorenzo Medici. The seeds of the Italian Renaissance liberated philosophy and significant art like no other time in history. In 1449 Florence gave birth to a cosmic soul, Lorenzo De’ Medici, who lives with a passion for romance and poetry, but was destined to fulfill his family’s legacy of banking and politics. This novel vividly recreates the life of Lorenzo. His conflicts of morality and tradition erupt with a blend of historical fact and emotionally complex fiction capturing political intrigue, religious differences, artistic triumph and the passion he feels for his mistresses.
The author lives near Chicago. She has a 30 year career as a Family Therapist giving an emotional edge to her writing. This novel combines her passion for religion, philosophy, the renaissance, and Italy.