Stephanie Thornton

About me

Stephanie Thornton is a writer and history teacher who has been obsessed with infamous women from ancient history since she was twelve. Her debut novel, The Secret History: A Novel Of Empress Theodora, will be published by NAL/Penguin in July 2013. Daughter of the Gods: A Novel of Ancient Egypt will hit the shelves May 2014. She lives with her husband and daughter in Alaska, where she is at work on her next novel.

From my website

Mother, Wife, Teacher... Oh yeah, Writer Too...

Let's start this with a confession: I'm jealous of other writers.  Specifically those authors who get to stay at home and write all day. Those writers post their daily word counts on Facebook and Twitter and I cringe a little, knowing that mine will never compare.  But that's okay. It took me…

Goodreads Giveaway: 10 Signed Copies of Daughter of the Gods!

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Why I Write the Way I Do

I love historical fiction.  In fact, I love all types of historical fiction, from epic Gone With the Wind-type sagas to historical mysteries like Gary Corby's The Pericles Commission to read-through-the-night dramas in the style of Kate Quinn's Mistress of Rome or Stephanie Dray's Lily of the Nile trilogy. I…

 
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