LIDE, Mary. Also writes as Mary Lomer, Mary Clayton. British. Genres: Novels, History, Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Writer. Has worked as a historian and as an English and history teacher at universities and secondary schools in the United States and abroad; International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, administrative assistant, 1981-84; The Writer's Center, Bethesda, MD, teacher of writing workshop, 1989-90. Publications: Ann of Cambray, 1984; Gifts of the Queen, 1985; A Royal Quest, 1987, in U.K. as Hawks of Sedgemont, 1988; Isobelle (in U.S. as Diary of Isobelle), 1988; Tregaran, 1989; Command of the King, 1990; The Legacy, 1991; (as Mary Lomer in U.K.) Fortune's Knave, 1992; The Homecoming (in U.S. as the Seascape), 1992; Polmena Cove, 1994; The Word Is Death, 1997; Death Is the Inheritance, 1998. AS MARY CLAYTON: Pearls before Swine, 1995; Dead Men's Bones, 1996; The Prodigal's Return, 1997. AS MARY LOMER: The Bait, 1961; Robert of Normandy, 1991. Address: c/o Goodman Associates, 500 West End Ave, New York, NY 10024, U.S.A.