Michele Scott

new york times & USA today best selling author


I’ve been writing since I can remember! I always loved to read and write and wrote my first “book” when I was 12..of course it was about horses. Horses are my other passion and outside of writing I am the Vice President of our family business where we manufacture sports medicine products for horses. If you read my books you’ll find a few have an equestrian theme or background to them.


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I grew up in the foothills of San Diego county where we always had horses and I started riding as a little girl. I was also a competitive gymnast for seven years as a kid and give credit to the sport in providing me with the skill of tenacity and determination.

I think it’s one of the reasons why I can write under the gun!

I went to college at The University of Southern California and studied journalism. But, I always wanted to write fiction. Soon after I graduated I had my first son and wrote my first novel! That was 1991 and I have been writing books ever since. I love it!!

I’m a mom to three amazing, grown children. I love to cook! I’ve written 36 books…. 7 of them were co-authored projects and a number of the others were written under my pen name, A.K. Alexander. I just recently moved from my hometown of San Diego to San Francisco where I am brewing a new mystery series or two in my head!

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An amateur sleuth with a knack for uncovering skeletons in other’s closets, while keeping her own tightly locked away. Set in the monied circles of Napa’s wine country.

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