The Prince of Cups takes place in the lush and violent world of Renaissance Italy during the rule of the Borgias in Rome and the cult of the monk Savonarola in Florence.

Marian (originally titled The Thief’s Mistress) is set amid the earthy glamour of Robin Hood’s Sherwood.

Under the nom de plume Taylor Chase, I wrote two historical romances for Avon.  Heart of Deception and Heart of Night explored the turbulent realm of Elizabethan England, an era of brash and bawdy manners contrasting with elaborate courtly protocol, of vice and venality contending with a questing romantic spirit