writes historical fiction because she loves adventure in far-off times and places.
In real life, she's explored ruins, castles, and cathedrals on four continents
and has met fascinating characters who sometimes find their way into her
fiction. Stephanie is just as happy at home in Minnesota with her husband, four
adult children, two cats and a dog. When she's not reading, researching, or
writing, she's avoiding housework and dreaming about her next adventurewhether
it be in person or on the page.