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Alyssa Maxwell
Alyssa Maxwell is the author of The Gilded Newport Mysteries, a historical series featuring the glamour of a bygone era and a sleuth who hails from a less "well-heeled" branch of the Vanderbilt family. The series debuted in March 2014 with MURDER AT THE BREAKERS (a USA Today Bestseller week of... show more

Alyssa Maxwell is the author of The Gilded Newport Mysteries, a historical series featuring the glamour of a bygone era and a sleuth who hails from a less "well-heeled" branch of the Vanderbilt family. The series debuted in March 2014 with MURDER AT THE BREAKERS (a USA Today Bestseller week of Sept. 4, 2014), followed by MURDER AT MARBLE HOUSE in September 2014, and MURDER AT BEECHWOOD in May 2015. Alyssa is also debuting an English-set historical series, A Lady and Lady's Maid Mysteries, set in the post WWI era. MURDER MOST MALICIOUS releases on Dec. 29, 2015. She and her family live in South Florida, and she is a member of the Florida Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, Novelists Inc., and The Florida Romance Writers. Please visit her at http://alyssamaxwell.com, and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/alyssa.maxwell.750
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Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it 5 years ago
Book: Murder at the Breakers Author: Alyssa Maxwell Genre: Fiction/Historical/Mystery Summary: As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home,...
J.D. Holiday
J.D. Holiday rated it 6 years ago
Murder at the Breakers (Gilded Newport Mysteries #1) by Alyssa Maxwell Very Good Read! Good mysteries! LOVE the main character, Emma. VERY likable character. I love Emma's way of reasoning out the mystery! ~JD
J.D. Holiday
J.D. Holiday rated it 6 years ago
Good mysteries! LOVE the main character, Emma. VERY likable character. I love Emma's way of reasoning out the mystery! ~JD
loribonesscaswell
loribonesscaswell rated it 6 years ago
Dollycas’s ThoughtsI absolutely love this series! Emma Cross is a smart protagonist and I love following her through 1896 Rhode Island. She is a brave woman who sticks up for those in need. This time it is a baby left on her doorstep and she will not rest until she finds his mother, even when it put...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 6 years ago
This is definitely a cost mystery set in the late 1800's or early 1900's when people traveled by horse, carriage, ships or trains. I thoroughly enjoyed it. While I chuckled a few times (seems like the whole town was in the hospital at one time or another) I really did like it. I definitely did not s...
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