Alyssa Richards us the USA TODAY Bestselling author of THE FINE ART OF DECEPTION (a Time Travel Romance Series), and THE ALCOTT MANOR SERIES (a Gothic Romance Series) and CHASING SECRETS (a Romantic Thriller). She is currently working on a new Mystery Suspense series. She loves living with the South with her husband and two children. She also loves good espresso, her rescue dogs, magnolias and, of course, reading a great book. She grew up running barefoot in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, where her favorite weekly adventure was a trip to the library with her mom.