Andrea Penrose

Andrea  Penrose

Andrea Penrose is the bestselling author of Regency-era historical fiction, including the critically acclaimed Wrexford & Sloane mystery series and Regency romances under the pen names Cara Elliott and Andrea Pickens. She is a three-time RITA Award finalist and the winner of various writing honors, including two Daphne Du Maurier Awards for Historical Mystery and two Gold Leaf Awards. Her books have been translated into 10 languages. A Yale University graduate with a B.A. with a B.A. in Art and a M.F.A. Andrea fell in love with Regency England after reading Pride and Prejudice as a Graphic Designer, and she's had a lifelong interest with the era's whirling silks and radical new ideas.

She lives in Connecticut and blogs at with a group of historical fiction authors. and @AndreaPenroseBooks are more places where you can find her.