Alex Brown

Alex Brown is the international No.1 bestselling author of fifteen novels and novellas including the UK No.1 eBook bestsellers Cupcakes at Carrington’s and The Secret of Orchard Cottage, and the international No.1 paperback bestsellers A Postcard From Italy and A Postcard From Paris. Her novels have been published in twenty-one countries, have hit the number one spot in three countries and have sold over a million copies worldwide. Before becoming a full time author, Alex worked in financial services and wrote the hugely popular satirical City Girl column for The London Paper.

A Postcard From Capri (HarperCollins 2022) is set in the Golden Age of Hollywood, where Kelly Sinclair is on the cusp of becoming the next big movie star. Until then, she’s spending the summer of 1953 on the magical island of Capri…Sixty years later, on a visit to her elderly grandmother’s cottage, photographer Maddie Williams unearths a box of old film memorabilia featuring a glamorous and beautiful young woman with platinum blonde hair. She also finds a postcard from the island of Capri, detailing the heart-breaking end of a passionate love affair. Her grandmother now has trouble remembering anything from all those years ago. So when Maddie is commissioned for a photoshoot in Italy, she visits Capri to see if she can find out the truth. Can she unravel the mystery and discover what really happened in the summer of 1953, and will her magical island escape hold some surprises for Maddie, too?

A Postcard From Paris (HarperCollins, 2021) introduces us to Annie who is keen to put the spark back into her life and when her elderly neighbour inherits an abandoned Parisian apartment she goes to Paris to discover more. Her curiosity takes an unexpected turn on discovering a bundle of secret diaries hidden within the walls, detailing the life of a young English woman, Beatrice, who volunteered in 1916 to nurse the soldiers in the fields of France. Captivated by the romantic City of Light, Annie realises first appearances are not always as they seem. Following Beatrice’s journey from the Great War, through the Roaring Twenties and to a very different life in WW2 Paris, Annie must piece together the events from the past, if she is to fulfil the legacy that Beatrice left for her to find…

Alex lives by the sea on the south coast of England with her family and their two glossy black Labradors. When she isn’t writing, she can be found walking on the beach, binge-watching a boxset or enjoying a French martini cocktail.

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