Alyssa Maxwell is an American author who grew up in New England. She has worked in publishing as a reference book editor, ghost writer, and fiction editor. She has always wanted to be a novelist. Her travels to Great Britain and Ireland, and love for all kinds of puzzles and history, made writing mysteries a nature choice. She is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, the Florida Romance Writers, Sisters in Crime, and Novelists Inc. Her work includes the Gilded Newport Mysteries series and A Lady and Lady's Maid Mysteries series. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)