"Whereas before, sugar was only available in the shops of apothecaries, who kept it exclusively for invalids, today people devour it out of gluttony [...] What used to be a medicine is nowadays eaten as food."
I write historical fiction set in sixteenth century France. An avid reader who fell in love with all things French as a teen, I went on to earn a Ph.D in French literature from Princeton. My stories grow from my research and my desire to make Renaissance Europe come alive for modern readers. Explore my blog and immerse yourself in this fascinating era!