Alexandra Walsh was a journalist for over 25 years; writing and editing for many national newspapers and magazines. She worked in television as an associate producer and director, with a brief stint in radio. For a number of years, she wrote television and film scripts before combining her two passions of history and fiction to write The Marquess House Saga, a series of a dual timeline conspiracy thrillers, moving between the present day and Tudor England. The Marquess House Saga explores a secret hidden within history and the potential havoc its revelation could wreak. While the conspiracy theory is entirely fictional, the history in each book draws on as much fact as possible and has taken over ten years to research.
Published by Sapere Books the series comprises four novels and a short story all of which have been Amazon bestsellers. Book One: The Catherine Howard Conspiracy, Book Two: The Elizabeth Tudor Conspiracy, Book Three: The Arbella Stuart Conspiracy, Short story: The Weeping Lady Conspiracy and Book Four: The Jane Seymour Conspiracy.
Alexandra is also the author of two dual timeline Victorian novels, published by Sapere Books: The Wind Chime and The Music Makers. These have both been Amazon bestsellers in the UK, Canada and Australia. All her books are available as audio books.
Alexandra has signed a four-book deal with Boldwood Books and is currently working on her first book for them, which will be released in April 2023. This is a dual timeline Victorian story set in Crete.
What reviewers have said about: The Marquess House Saga:
“Well done, Alexandra Walsh … historical fiction of the highest order!”
– Rob, NetGalley reviewer
“I especially enjoyed the importance the author has placed on the women of the time…” Book Blogger: Karen at GoBuyTheBook
“The twists to Tudor history left me breathless…” Stephanie, book reviewer @bookfrolic
“Walsh has presented through this trilogy an incredibly intriguing alternate story so realistic that it might have actually happened…” Worlds Unlike Our Own
The Wind Chime:
“The Wind Chime will engage all of your senses as you see the beautiful Victorian mansion, feel the heartbreak, smell the ocean air, taste the tears of grief, and hear the wind chime calling you home. This is a soul-touching and captivating read. Highly recommended.” Bonnie Demoss, Editors’ Choice, The Historical Novel Society
“Beautifully written with unforgettable characters,” Carol McGrath, author The Damask Rose
The Music Makers:
“Alexandra Walsh is truly a mistress of the dual timeline, possessing that rare skill of being able to grip the reader equally in both.” Jane Cable, author The Olive Grove