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

Epic Giveaway Contest: Summer of History!

Summer is the time for hanging out on the deck or at the beach, a book in one hand and a cold drink in the other. So what's better than having a chance at winning one of my books--The Conqueror's Wife: A Novel of Alexander the Great--this summer? How about…

New Project Reveal: A Song of War- A Novel of Troy

I've been sitting on this news for a while so I'm thrilled to finally be able to announce that I've joined the H Team to help write SONG OF WAR: A NOVEL OF TROY!  It's the Trojan War, but you've never heard it told like this before...  Due out in…

Join Me at a Historical Fiction Birthday Party!

In honor of their latest release about Patsy Jefferson, histfic authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie are hosting an epic online party this Wednesday, April 13th, which also happens to be Thomas Jefferson's birthday! There will be a whole slew of authors--including yours truly--with plenty of giveaways, historical trivia, and…

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