Alice McVeigh

Award-winning Historical Fiction Author


About Alice McVeigh

McVeigh has been published by Orion/Hachette in contemporary fiction, by Unbound Publishing in action/adventure and by Warleigh Hall Press in Austenesque fiction.

Her novels have won two B.R.A.G. medallions, been awarded Gold Medal/First Place is the Global, eLit and Pencraft Book Awards, been runner-up in the Independent Press Awards, been awarded as finalists in the The International Book Awards (2) the Eric Hoffer Book Awards, Rone and The Wishing Shelf Book Awards (2), and been selected by Shelf Unbound as one of the “top indies” of 2021. Two of her novels are currently finalists in the CIBA Book Awards (the Cygnus for science fiction and the Goethe for historical fiction). Her Susan: A Jane Austen Prequel was a 2021 Quarterfinalist for the BookLife Prize. Her most recent novel, Harriet: A Jane Austen Variation) was just selected as Editors’ Pick “outstanding” on Publishers Weekly.

A professional London cellist, Alice lives in London and Crete with her professor husband: their only child is completing her Masters in Chinese Literature. They also share two miniature long-haired dachshunds and an incurable addiction to tennis.