Biography

Kate Alcott

Kate Alcott is the pseudonym for journalist Patricia O’Brien, who has written several books, both fiction and nonfiction. As Kate Alcott, she is the author of THE DRESSMAKER (a New York Times bestseller), THE DARING LADIES OF LOWELL and A TOUCH OF STARDUST. She lives in Washington, D.C.

Kate Alcott

Books by Kate Alcott

by Kate Alcott - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Julie Crawford left Fort Wayne, Indiana with dreams of being a Hollywood screenwriter. Unfortunately, her new life is off to a rocky start. Fired by the notoriously demanding director of Gone with the Wind, she’s lucky to be rescued by Carole Lombard, whose scandalous affair with the still-married Clark Gable is just heating up. While Rhett and Scarlett --- and Lombard and Gable --- make movie history, Julie is caught up in a whirlwind of outsized personalities and overheated behind-the-scenes drama...not to mention a budding romance of her own.

by Kate Alcott - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Aspiring seamstress Tess, hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be a personal maid on the Titanic, becomes involved in a public scandal when the tragic disaster reveals Lady Duff Gordon’s questionable actions.