About the Author

Diana Ross McCain is an independent historian who has been researching, writing, and speaking about Connecticut and New England’s past for more than thirty years. She was on the staff of the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford for twenty-five years. Since 2015 she has been a partner in “Come Home to Connecticut,” an enterprise which offers historical and genealogical research services, consulting, and programming.

Diana is the author of several non-fiction books, including It Happened in Connecticut, Mysteries and Legends of New England, and Connecticut Coast, all published by Globe Pequot Press; and the award-winning To All on Equal Terms: the Life and Legacy of Prudence Crandall. She has also written extensively for publications such as Early American Life and Connecticut magazines, and the Hartford Courant. Thy Children’s Children is her first novel.

Diana holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history, and a master’s degree in library science. A native of Ohio, Diana has lived in Connecticut for more than forty years.