July 30, 2020

Growing up in the Fulda Gap was tense enough. Then the murder of a child in my small town took away my last illusions of shelter.



Houses are paramount in domestic suspense. After all, dark tales take place in those str...

February 19, 2019

I've been asked many times what attracted me to crime fiction and the answer is easy enough; I didn’t choose crime fiction, crime chose me. There's always been a 'trend', my favorite movies were full of suspense, the books I loved kept me on the edge of my seat, and a...

March 10, 2017

Alexandra Burt is the author of the novels Remember Mia and The Good Daughter. She was born in Fulda, Germany, a baroque town in the East Hesse Highlands. Days after her college graduation she boarded a flight to the U.S. She ended up in Texas, married, and explor...

January 19, 2017

Set in Texas, The Good Daughter is the tale of a young woman in search of her past, and the mother who will do anything to keep it hidden. Here the book’s author Alexandra Burt discusses her relationship with the Lone Star State, and how it came to inspire her thrillin...

July 22, 2015

When I was pregnant, over fifteen years ago, I had it all — a husband, a job that I was able to quit when it was time to give birth, financial stability — and the worst outcomes I imagined were weight gain and stretch marks.

Instead, I threw up for nine months. A u...

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