Kate Quinn

About me

Kate Quinn is a native of southern California. She attended Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Classical Voice. A lifelong history buff, she first got hooked on ancient Rome while watching “I, Claudius” at the age of seven. She wrote her first book during her freshman year in college, retreating from a Boston winter into ancient Rome, and it was later published as “Mistress of Rome.” A prequel followed, titled “Daughters of Rome,” and then a sequel written while her husband was deployed to the Middle East.

“I realized that my Roman legionary hero in `Empress of the Seven Hills’ was fighting in the same part of the world where my US Navy husband was deployed. Life imitating art, or art imitating life? I have no idea!”

Kate is currently working on her fourth novel, set in the Italian Renaissance.

From my website

Sneak Peek Excerpt from The Alice Network!

I’m thrilled to share an excerpt from my forthcoming historical novel THE ALICE NETWORK with you!  I’ll be posting another longer excerpt on May 1st as well, so make sure to check back on that date.   Chapter 1 CHARLIE May 1947 Southhampton The first person I met in England…

My New Release: Songs of Blood & Gold

Twelve bestselling historical authors bring to life to the glory of the ancient world in three novels spanning golden Greece to blood-soaked Rome: three novels in one convenient bundle! A DAY OF FIRE (Authored by: Stephanie Dray, Ben Kane, E. Knight, Sophie Perinot, Kate Quinn, Vicky Alvear Shecter) Pompeii: a…

The Next Book!

YES! I can finally spill the news: my next book after THE ALICE NETWORK! Sale announced: “Forthcoming THE ALICE NETWORK author Kate Quinn’s DARKROOM, taking place post WWII, in which a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot from the real-life Night Witch squadron join forces to track…

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