Alyssa Everett writes character-driven historical romance–which means you might not find pirates or spies in her stories, but you will find heroes and heroines striving to do the right thing no matter what the obstacles in front of them. Her stories are set in and around the regency period, from 1811 to 1820, when the Prince of Wales ruled Britain as Prince Regent while George III was suffering bouts of insanity.
Alyssa grew up in Florida, where from an early age most of her favorite books had dukes in them. She spent her formative teen years working at a nearby theme park, doing just about every odd job a person can do, from collecting garbage to captaining an African boat cruise.
She married her college sweetheart and dropped out of the work force a few years later to raise a family. Starved for adult interaction, she began inventing grown-ups on the page. Since she could make her heroes look any way she liked, she gave them topboots and expert tailors. The result was her first regency romance.
Alyssa sold her first regency, A Tryst With Trouble, to Dorchester Publishing. However, financial problems at Dorchester led the company to postpone the release, and the publisher suspended operations before the book could be published. Alyssa’s second regency, Ruined by Rumor, became her debut romance when Carina Press published it in May of 2012. Her next regency with Carina, Lord of Secrets, was released in March of 2013. Her original regency romance, A Tryst With Trouble, will be published by Carina Press in September of 2013.
A fan of Halloween, the perfect shoes, and springer spaniels, Alyssa now lives with her husband and their three children in Pennsylvania, where writing continues to be her favorite excuse for putting off housework and aerobic exercise.
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