Alexandra was born in Germany. After her college graduation she moved to Texas and, while pursuing literary translations, she decided to tell her own stories. After three years of writing classes her short fiction appeared in the Freedom Fiction Journal, All Things Girl, MUSED Literary Review, and Heater Crime Fiction Magazine. She is a member of Sisters In Crime, an organization promoting the advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers. She live in Texas with her husband, her daughter, and two Labradors.
Praise for The Good Daughter: `A stunning read from a superb storyteller.' CLARE MACKINTOSH `The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt is stunning. Every landscape, from rural Texas to the dark past of the characters, is intricately and beautifully crafted, pulling you in from the very first page to the very last. Rarely do we get to enjoy psychological suspense with such extraordinary descriptive narration. It's a wonderful read!' WENDY WALKER Praise for Little Girl Gone: `Fast-paced and gripping...the author's ability to keep the reader guessing undoubtedly make this novel difficult to put down.' INDEPENDENT `Compelling.' THE SUN `A good, twisty read.' DAILY MAIL `Does not disappoint...stunning surprises at every turn.' MY WEEKLY `A gruesomely compelling tale.' METRO `A page-turner too addictive to put down.' OPRAH `Your heart will beat faster with every page.' HUFFINGTON POST `A twisty, gripping read - beautifully written and impossible to put down.' MEG GARDINER, Edgar Award winning author