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See The Gilded Newport Mysteries at NewportStyle.Net
Each sale helps support the Preservation Society of Newport County

I would be delighted to chat via Zoom or Skype with your book club, library group, etc. Please use my Contact page if you'd like to set up a date.

Saturday, May 12th at 10:30am EDT: Join me with authors V.S. Alexander, K.D. Alden, and Traci Hall at the South Florida Fiction Writers May Meeting. We'll be discussing writing historical fiction. Alvin Sherman Library, 3100 Ray Fererro Jr. Blvd., Davie, FL 33314. $10 members; $15 nonmembers. All checks payable to South Florida Fiction Writers, Inc., may be sent in advance to: South Florida Fiction Writers, P.O Box 260296, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

Tuesday, May 30th: blogging at Romancing the Genres. LINK 


Thursday, July 20, 12-1pm, I'll be chatting with the Newport Art Museum about Murder at Beacon Rock. Join the discussion in person or virtually! Free to museum members, $5.00 nonmembers. LINK  

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, time TBA, join me at Charter Books in Newport, Rhode Island as I discuss and sign Murder at The Elms. Details to be added. Charter Books


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(The book club has been on hiatus but we hope to get back to it soon!)

9/5/2014         MURDER AT THE BREAKERS made the USA Today Bestseller list at #126

Never in my life would I have expected this to happen, but on August 30, 2014, my author ranking at Amazon was higher than J.K. Rowlings!

Sold At The Breakers Gift Shop

A Facebook Friend took this picture in the gift shop at

The Breakers!!

For more about what Emma Cross wore, who she knew and where she went on her quest for clues, see my Pinterest Board! Click HERE




And to see more about the world of Phoebe Renshaw and Eva Hunfort, Click here!

Alyssa Maxwell


  Author of the Gilded Newport Mysteries


A Lady and Lady's Maid Mysteries

Alyssa Maxwell, Author of the Gilded Newport Mysteries
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