Alison Atlee

Alison Atlee spent her childhood re-enacting Little Women and trying to fashion nineteenth century wardrobes for her Barbie dolls. Happily, these activities turned out to be good preparation for writing historical novels. She now lives in Kentucky.

Books by this Author

A passionate historical debut novel about a young woman in turn-of-the-century England who finds love and independence at a seashore resort.ALL BETSEY DOBSON HAS EVER ASKED IS THE CHANCE TO BE VIEWED ON HER OWN MERITS, BUT IN A MAN’S WORLD, THAT IS THE UNFORGIVABLE SIN When Betsey disembarks from the London train in the seaside resort of Idensea, all she owns is a small valise and a canary in a cage. After attempting to forge a letter of reference she knew would be denied her, Betsey has been...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Attempt less. Fail less. Feel better." Listen, for a perfectionist, this is a lot more inspirational than it may first appear. Definitely helps me prioritize.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Probably qualifiers: "A bit." "Rather." "Somewhat." "Probably."

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Anything to do with theater.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A river otter, or maybe Australian. Either way, they're always the ones having the most fun.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Lady GaGa's costume designer has it.

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