Victoria Alexander
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Victoria Alexander

New York Times bestselling author Victoria Alexander was an award winning television reporter until she discovered fiction was much more fun than real life. She turned to writing full time and is still shocked it worked out.

Since the publication of her first book in 1995, she has written thirty-one full length novels and six novellas. Find a complete list on her website http://www.victoriaalexander.com and chat with her on facebook https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaAlexandersPlace

The Perfect Wife--originally published in 1996 and reissued in March 2008--hit #1 on the New York Times list. Sixteen of her books are bestsellers hitting the New York Times, USA Today and/or Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. With books translated into more than a dozen different languages she has readers around the world and has twice been nominated for Romance's Writers of America prestigious RITA award. In 2009 she was given a Career Achievement Award from RT Bookclub and was named Historical Storyteller of the year in 2003. In 2008 she was the keynote speaker for the Romance Writers of American annual conference in San Francisco. Victoria credits much of her writing success to her experiences as a reporter.

Her years as a broadcast journalist were spent in two radically different areas of the country: Nebraska and West Virginia. In West Virginia, she covered both natural and manmade disasters. She was on the scene when a power plant construction accident in a small town left 52 men dead. She once spent the night on a mountain waiting to learn of the fate of coal miners trapped in a mine collapse. Victoria was producing a newscast when her husband (who worked at the same television station) and several other journalists were held hostage by a disturbed Vietnam veteran. In Nebraska, she reported on the farm crisis and watched people lose land that had been in their families for generations. She covered the story that was the basis of the movie BOYS DON'T CRY and once acted as the link between police and a gunman who had barricaded himself in his home. Her investigative work exposed the trucking of New York City garbage to a small town dump in rural Nebraska.

During her journalism career, Victoria covered every president from Ford to Clinton. She knows firsthand what it feels like to be surrounded by rising floodwaters and inside a burning building. She's interviewed movie stars including Kevin Costner, ridden an elephant and flown in a governor's helicopter. She's covered a national political convention and Pope John Paul II's historic visit to Denver as well as small town festivals celebrating everything from walnuts to Glen Miller. Her work was honored by numerous organizations including the Associated Press who called a feature about a firefighter's school "story telling genius". It was the encouragement she needed to turn from news to fiction. She's never looked back.

Victoria is a former president of the Omaha Press Club and in 2009 was named an OPC Face on the Barroom Floor. A caricature portrait of her joined previous faces including presidents, sports figures and politicians in a tradition that began in 1971.

Victoria claims her love of romance and journalism is to due to the influence of her favorite comic book character: Lois Lane, a terrific reporter and a great heroine who pursued Superman with an unwavering determination. And why not? He was extremely well drawn.

Victoria grew up traveling the world as an Air Force brat. Today, she lives in Omaha, Nebraska with her husband and her dogs. Victoria had two bearded collies, Sam and Louie (named from characters in one of her books). Sam (on the left), the best dog in the world for 13 ½ years, passed away in September 2010. Louie took on the position of loyal companion and did a fine job even though he doesn't understand that kitchen counter surfing is not allowed! Now he's been joined by Reggie, king of the lilacs.

They all live happily ever after in a house under constant renovation and the accompanying parade of men in tool belts. And never ending chaos. Victoria laughs a great deal--she has to.

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Best Sellers

    • The Lady Travelers Guide to Deception with an Unlikely Earl

    • Lady Travelers Society
    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Harry Armstrong has spent years in Egypt, recovering relics and disregarding rules. Now, he’s back in England with a new title and a new purpose: penning his exploits. But his efforts are overshadowed by London’s favorite writer about Egypt, whose stories are complete rubbish....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delicious

    • By Karina08 on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentlemen

    • Lady Travelers Society, Book 1
    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Embark on the breathtaking romantic adventures of The Lady Travelers Society in the brand-new series....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Who doesn't enjoy traveling?

    • By LilMissMolly on 07-05-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • My Wicked Little Lies

    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    Evelyn Hadley-Attwater has it all - a genteel Victorian life replete with loving husband, ball gowns and elegant parties. No one, including the man she married, suspects that she was once “Eve,” a spy....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, lazy writing

    • By N. Hopkins on 09-18-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • His Mistress by Christmas

    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 115

    Lady Veronica Smithson has been perfectly happy as a widow - and thoroughly independent. Still, the right gentleman could provide the benefits of marriage without the tedious restrictions....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I love a good farce

    • By Kimberly on 06-28-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • What Happens at Christmas

    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 93

    Camille, Lady Lydingham, knows precisely what she wants for Christmas - an official engagement to a handsome, dashing prince....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A CARRY ON OF A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-13-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Lady Travelers Guide to Larceny with a Dashing Stranger

    • With Bonus Story "The Rise and Fall of Reginald Everheart"
    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Willie and Dante know they're playing with fire in the magical moonlit city. Their common quest could compromise them both...or lead them to happily ever after....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unique Historical Regency Romance!

    • By LilMissMolly on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Importance of Being Wicked

    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    For Winfield Elliott, Viscount Stillwell, finding a prospective bride always seemed easy. Perhaps too easy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun in a very safe way

    • By Karen on 03-15-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Shocking Secret of a Guest at the Wedding

    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Gemma Dawson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    The bride and groom cordially request your presence for a wedding at Millworth Manor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful and funny stories

    • By Regina on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Scandalous Adventures of the Sister of the Bride

    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 110

    Lady Hargate and Mr. Russell, previously acquainted during one unforgettable night in New York City when caution - and clothing - were thrown to the wind, will choose to pretend they have never met....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Snobbish annoying rather stupid heroine

    • By Sara on 08-15-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Secrets of a Proper Lady

    • By: Victoria Alexander
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Lady Cordelia Bannister simply cannot marry a man she has not chosen herself, no matter what her father decrees....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • mixed feelings

    • By Melinda Parmer on 03-27-08

    Regular price: $13.68

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