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New York Times, Wall Street Journal & USA Today bestselling author. Her work has been translated into eight languages and tops lists for the most anticipated reads of the year.



Launching Fall 2021



The Cleopatra’s Daughter Trilogy: Lily of the Nile; Song of the Nile; and Daughters of the Nile.

“Lily of the Nile is graceful history infused with subtle magic and veiled ancient mysteries, at a time of immense flux and transition...Meticulously researched, thoroughly believable, this is a different kind of book, and a true achievement.”—Vera Nazarian, two-time Nebula Award–nominated author of Lords of Rainbow
“With clear prose, careful research, vivid detail, and a dash of magic, Stephanie Dray brings true life to one of Egypt’s most intriguing women.”—Susan Fraser King, bestselling and award-winning author of Queen Hereafter and Lady Macbeth

America’s First Daughter (Co-Authored with Laura Kamoie)

“Painstakingly researched, beautifully hewn, compulsively readable -- this enlightening literary journey takes us from Monticello to revolutionary Paris to the Jefferson White House, revealing remarkable historical details, dark family secrets, and bringing to life the colorful cast of characters who conceived of our new nation. A must read.” Allison Pataki, New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Empress

“Authors Dray and Kamoie have performed tireless research. Whether it’s detailing Patsy’s life as a debutante in Paris, where she dances with Lafayette and witnesses the first flickers of the French Revolution, or recounting the world of a Virginia plantation, they’ve done their homework.” Kirkus Reviews


My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton (Co-Authored with Laura Kamoie)  


"Not since I read Erik Larson's Dead Wake have I had such an edge-of-my-seat immersion into historical events. [...] No study of Alexander Hamilton would be complete without reading this book."-Karen White, New York Times bestselling author

​"If you've ever wanted to banter with Hamilton or share a dish of tea with the Marquis de Lafayette, open the covers of My Dear Hamilton and step right in to Eliza Hamilton's parlor [...] The gang's all there!" ~ Lauren Willig, New York Times Bestselling Author

Stephanie is also a co-author of two historical novels including A Day of Fire: a Novel of Pompeii; A Year of Ravens: A Novel of Boudica's Rebellion; and Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women.

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