Author Alyssa Maxwell at Newport Mansions Booksigning

USA Today bestselling author Alyssa Maxwell visited the homes featured in her beloved Gilded Newport Mystery series. She made stops at several of the famous homes including the Breakers and Marble House, as well as the Newport Mansion store in Bannister’s Wharf.



alyssamaxwell Alyssa Maxwell has worked in publishing as an assistant editor and a ghost writer, but knew from an early age that being a novelist was what she wanted most. Growing up in New England and traveling to Great Britain fueled a passion for history, while a love of puzzles of all kinds drew her to the mystery genre. She lives in South Florida in the current year, but confesses to spending most of her time in the Victorian, Edwardian, and post WWI eras. In addition to fantasizing about wearing Worth gowns while strolling manor house gardens, she loves to watch BBC and other period productions and sip tea in the afternoons. You can learn more about Alyssa and her books at, and friend her on Facebook at and