Marilyn J. Clay grew up drawing pictures, reading voraciously, and writing stories. After graduating from college with degrees in Art and English, she illustrated children’s textbooks, owned a graphics design studio in Dallas, Texas; became a fashion illustrator, and a creative director for a fashion magazine, and served as University Editor for The University of Texas at Dallas. While a member of RWA, she designed Romance Writers of America’s RITA award statuette.
For sixteen years, Marilyn published The Regency Plume, an international newsletter focused on the English Regency period. Kensington Books published six of her Regency romance novels, three were translated to foreign languages and all six are now available online as e-books. In addition, she has written three books on Regency period furniture and had essays published in The Encyclocepedia of Romanticism, Culture in Britain from the 1750s-1830s (Garland Publishing 1992).
DECEPTIONS is Marilyn J. Clay's newest historical novel set in Jamestown, Virginia in 1617. Read a bit about Marilyn's first American Colonial novel on the web page listed below! DECEPTIONS will be released from Five Star Expressions, a division of Thomson/Gale, in July 2010. For information about Marilyn J. Clay's novels or artwork, please visit: http://theregencyplume.tripod.com/