Susanne Alleyn




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The granddaughter of children’s author Lillie V. Albrecht (author of Deborah Remembers, The Spinning Wheel Secret, and three other historicals, all now available for Kindle), Susanne Alleyn definitely doesn’t write for children, unless, like her, they have found guillotines, high drama, and the French Revolution fascinating since the age of ten or so.

Susanne grew up in Massachusetts and New York City. After studying acting and singing, and earning a B.F.A. in theater from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Susanne eventually came to the conclusion that, as an actor, she was quite a good writer, and that sending out manuscripts to editors and agents was still easier on the nerves than going to auditions. (She can, nevertheless,
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"A young woman of reputable status is found dead in her blackmailer’s apartment in post-Revolutionary France. Tortured by the events in his own past, undercover police agent Aristide Ravel is called upon to investigate these crimes and soon finds h..." Read more of this review »
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"Set during the French Revolution. A detective novel with many twists and turns. Good insight into life at the time. Good characters and motives. "
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“or even mid September 1793, when Terror—the policy of intimidation—was officially declared "the order of the day" and the Law of Suspects was passed, which made it far too easy for a citizen to be suspected and imprisoned for counter-revolutionary sympathies or even for apathy, and which greatly expanded the powers of the Revolutionary Tribunal.”
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Susanne Reading and writing, cool! Thanks!


Jeannie and Louis Rigod Susanne,

Thank you for your friendship. Your books look interesting. Have a happy Spring/Summer of reading/Writing.

Jeannie and Louis


Susanne Thanks, Beth!


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Beth Hi Susanne,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


Daniel
Susanne, I've added Game of Patience, A Treasury of Regrets and your other book A Far Better Rest to my to-read list.


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