I was born in the United States and grew up in Massachusetts, where I acquired a life-long interest in the American Revolution. After graduating from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, I gained my PhD in history at University College London. I was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1999. I now live in Scotland with my husband, who is British. I have lectured in American history at Dundee and Edinburgh Universities, where I specialized in the Revolutionary era.
Books in order of publication:
Britain and America Go To War: The Impact of War and Warfare in Anglo-America, 1754-1815 – 2004
When London Was Capital of America – 2010
The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain’s Wars for America – 2021