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Murder at Kingscote


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In late nineteenth-century Newport, Rhode Island, journalist Emma Cross discovers the newest form of transportation has become the newest type of murder weapon . . .

About the Author

Alyssa Maxwell began a love affair with the city of Newport years ago. Time and again the colonial neighborhoods and grand mansions drew her to return, and on one of those later visits she met the man who would become her husband. Always a lover of history, Maxwell found that marrying into a large, generations--old Newport family opened up an exciting new world of historical discovery. Today, she and her husband reside in Florida, but part of her heart remains firmly in that small New England city of great historical significance. For more info please visit


Praise for Alyssa Maxwell and her Gilded Newport Mysteries!


"Tightly plotted . . . Maxwell evokes the contrasts of Victorian Newport with her customary insight."
--Publishers Weekly

"Another tricky mystery set against the backdrop of some great real-life mansions, some of which remain open to anyone who wishes to visit."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Will appeal to those who enjoy historical mysteries with strong, ahead-of-their times female characters like Kerry Greenwood's Phryne Fisher and Rhys Bowens' Molly Murphy."

"An intelligent, well-written mystery."
--Suspense Magazine


"Plenty of red herrings and an intimate look at the world of the wealthy and famous make for a rich broth of a mystery."
--Kirkus Reviews


"Emma is an interesting, independent career woman in this satisfying first-person account that includes well-drawn characters."


"Another entertaining entry in this cozy series."
--Library Journal


"Maxwell again deftly weaves fictional and real-life characters into her story."
--Publishers Weekly


"Sorry to see the conclusion of Downton Abbey Season 4? Well, here is a morsel to get you through a long afternoon. Brew some Earl Grey and settle down with a scone with this one."
--Washington Independent Review of Books

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