Ellen B. Alden is a former elementary teacher who began her writing career in 2016, when she published an historical fiction novel based on a surprise discovery in her attic.  The novel was awarded Best Fiction novel by the Independent Publisher of New England in 2017, and sent her on a book tour throughout New England, the Midwest and Ireland.

Ellen is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College in Vermont.  She also attended Pepperdine University and Merrimack College Graduate School of Education.

Ellen loves sailing on the Maine coast and Cape Ann with her husband and three children.  She lives North of Boston in a little town called Manchester-by-the Sea.