Stephanie Cowell is the author of Nicholas Cooke, The Physician of London, The Players: a novel of the young Shakespeare, Marrying Mozart and Claude & Camille: a novel of Monet. She is the recipient of an American Book Award. Her next novel is Robbie: an Edwardian Love Story, set in the English midlands 1900 between a young male artist and a man who is running from memories of his failed marriage and his brutal childhood. Her work has been translated into nine languages, optioned for a movie, chosen for The History Book Club, and made into an opera. Stephanie’s website is http://www.stephaniecowell.com.