Tasha Alexander attended the University of Notre Dame, where she signed on as an English major in order to have a legitimate excuse for spending all her time reading. Following graduation, she played nomad for several years, she lived in Amsterdam, London, Wyoming, Vermont, Connecticut and Tennessee before settling with her husband, the also writer Andrew Grant, in Chicago. When not reading, she can be found hard at work on her next novel.

Book List in Order:21 titles


  • In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Po...


  • In UPON THE MIDNIGHT CLEAR, a heartwarming new Christmas short story featuring Tasha Alexander's beloved Victorian sleuth, Lady Emily and her husband, Colin, discover a clue in a Christmas cracker that leads to a true holiday miracle.While most of Lo...


  • Lady Emily and her husband Colin must stop a serial killer whose sights may be set on the new king, Edward VII. On her deathbed, Queen Victoria asks to speak privately with trusted agent of the Crown, Colin Hargreaves, and slips him a letter with ...


  • For readers of A Dog Named Christmas and The 13th Gift comes a story that will touch the hearts of anyone who has struggled to keep the Christmas Spirit in the face of an increasingly materialistic world.Bobby and Susan Thompson should have been exci...


  • In Amid the Winter's Snow, an uplifting Christmas story in Tasha Alexander’s acclaimed series, Lady Emily and her husband Colin take on a case that proves the enduring power of love. Emily and Colin Hargreaves are looking forward to nothing more th...


  • From New York Times bestselling author Tasha Alexander comes the latest installment in the Lady Emily series. Death in St. Petersburg is a gripping new tale that will mesmerize fans of historical fiction and classic mysteries alike. After the fina...


  • In this gripping new novel in the New York Times bestselling series, Lady Emily travels to Greece where a ghost from her past returns to haunt her amid the ruins. On a quest to distract her lifelong friend Jeremy from his recent heartbreak, Lady E...


  • Emily and husband Colin have come to the French Riviera for what should be a joyous occasion - the engagement party of her lifelong friend Jeremy, Duke of Bainbridge, and Amity Wells, an American heiress. But the merrymaking is cut short with the sho...






  • 'Tis the season for murder, mayhem, and mistletoe across the pond from New York Times bestselling author Tasha AlexanderIn this new short story from Tasha Alexander, Lady Emily -- called "Victorian London's most colorful and delightfully eccentric sl...


  • After an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveler Estella Lamar. Each small dis...


  • From New York Times bestselling author Tasha Alexander comes STAR OF THE EAST, a Lady Emily holiday story that will enchant readers and keep them guessing until the very last page...Emily and Colin Hargreaves make it a rule to spend as little time as...


  • A ruined abbey on a beautiful estate in Derbyshire, a murdered peer, and a most unlikely romance make "New York Times" bestseller Tasha Alexander's new novel "Behind the Shattered Glass "absolutely irresistible Anglemore Park is the ancestral hom...


  • Years ago, Emily's childhood nemesis, Emma Callum, scandalized polite society when she eloped with an Italian count. But now her father-in-law lies murdered, and her husband has fled, making him the prime suspect. Alone in her empty palazzo, there's ...


  • Secrets prove deadly in this new novel from Tasha Alexander featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves. Some very prominent people in London are waking up to find their doorsteps smeared with red paint, the precursor to the revelation of a dark secret -- and ...


  • Set in the lush countryside of Normandy, France, this new novel of suspense featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves is filled with intrigue, romance, mysterious deaths, and madness. Returning from her honeymoon with Colin Hargreaves and a near brush with ...


  • Looking forward to the joys of connubial bliss, newlyweds Lady Emily and Colin Hargreaves set out toward Turkey for an exotic honeymoon. But on their first night in the city, a harem girl is found murdered -- strangled in the courtyard of the Sultan'...


  • At her friend Ivy's behest, Emily reluctantly agrees to attend a party at the sprawling English country estate of Lord Fortescue, a man she finds as odious as he is powerful. But if Emily is expecting Lord Fortescue to be the greatest of her problems...


  • The Elizabethan Age was a time of war, passion, and spectacular power. The Virgin Queen battled foes, lovers, and even her own sister, making an indelible mark on her beloved England and the rest of the world. THE GOLDEN AGE is the sequel to the 1998...


  • London's social season is in full swing, and the Victorian aristocracy can't stop whispering about a certain gentleman who claims to be the direct descendant of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. But he's not the only topic of wagging tongues. Drawing r...


  • Emily agreed to wed Philip, the Viscount Ashton, primarily to escape her overbearing mother. Philip's death while on safari soon after their wedding left Emily feeling little grief, for she barely knew the dashing stranger. But her discovery of hi...