Award-winning author Ellen B. Alden is a former elementary teacher who began her writing career in 2016 when she published a historical fiction novel based on a Civil War letters she discovered in her attic. Her book Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke 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 in a picturesque town, North of Boston called Manchester-by-the-Sea.