Selected Works

Historical Fiction
Six authors bring to life overlapping stories of patricians and slaves, warriors and politicians, villains and heroes who cross each others' path during Pompeii's fiery end.
Caught in the deadly world of the Renaissance's most notorious family, three outsiders must decide if they will flee the dangerous dream of power.
The Borgia family begins its legendary rise, chronicled by an innocent girl who finds herself drawn into their dangerous web.
The lives of an ambitious soldier, a patrician heiress and a future emperor fatefully intersect.
The Year of Four Emperors - and four very different women struggling to survive
A brilliant and paranoid Emperor, a wary and passionate slave girl who will survive?

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New Project!

April 18, 2016

Tags: a song of war, the H team, SJA Turney, Vicky Alvear Shecter, Russell Whitfield, Libbie Hawker, Christian Cameron, Stephanie Thornton

I have been LONGING to share this new project, and finally I can: the H Team is back with a fabulous new collaboration. Vicky Alvear Shecter, Simon James Atkinson Turney, Russell Whitfield and I are joined by new team members Christian Cameron, Libbie Hawker, and Stephanie Thornton in a seven-part tale of the Trojan War.

You know the story of the Iliad . . . but not like this.

Expected release date: October 2016


  1. April 20, 2016 9:41 PM EDT
    Hi Kate
    I am so happy about the new 3rd book project the topic
    sound great the last 2 books were very enjoyable. I know
    you were finishing up your own book my question is can you
    give any details topic/potential release date will this be a
    stand up novel or a series.Again thanks for your books
    Frank v
    - Frank Venezio
  2. April 22, 2016 10:30 AM EDT
    No plot details yet, though hopefully soon! (Maybe as early as next week . . .) The next book will be a standalone in a new era, possibly with a release next summer, but that's all still up in the air!
    - Kate Quinn
  3. April 23, 2016 10:19 AM EDT
    Yes! I'm excited to hear about your next solo project. You make history exciting and bloody!
    - Juliet
  4. April 23, 2016 11:40 PM EDT
    That's my aim! ;)
    - Kate Quinn