Stephanie Cowell

STEPHANIE COWELL is the author of "Nicholas Cooke: Actor, Soldier, Physician, Priest"; "The Physician of London" (American Book Award 1996) and "The Players: A Novel of the Young Shakespeare." She is the also the author of "Marrying Mozart," which was translated into seven languages and has been optioned for a movie. Visit her at and http: // "From the Hardcover edition."