Virtual Interview with author Alyssa Maxwell

Virtual Interview with author Alyssa Maxwell

1st Feb 2023

On Thursday March 31st, 2022, the Newport Historical Society continued its virtual interview series with bestselling author Alyssa Maxwell. NHS Executive Director Ruth Taylor askedAlyssa about her research process and how she translates historical facts into historical fiction.

Alyssa is the author of The Gilded Newport Mysteries and A Lady and Lady’s Maid Mysteries. She has worked in publishing as a reference book editor, ghost writer, and fiction editor, but knew from an early age that she wanted to be an author. Growing up in New England and traveling to Great Britain fueled a passion for history, while a love of puzzles drew her to the mystery genre. She and her husband make their home in South Florida. She is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, the Florida Romance Writers, and Sisters in Crime. You can learn more about Alyssa and her work at

Watch the full virtual interview here!

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