Alyssa Mackay is a writer, blogger and reviewer who is working on her first novel, a cozy mystery set in a rural Queensland town.

Her novel, The Princess Murders, was shortlisted for the Flash 500 Novel Opening Chapter & Synopsis Competition in 2016 and 2018.

Alyssa lives in Brisbane with her husband and rescue cat Lorenzo and is currently on maternity leave from her full-time job in human resources following the birth of her son, Alexander.