Alyssa Palombo is an author of historical fiction. Her novels include The Violinist of Venice, The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence, The Spellbook of Katrina Van Tassel, and The Borgia Confessions. Her next book, The Assassin of Venice, will be published by Crooked Lane in June 2024. An avid reader, she is also a classically trained musician with a love of heavy metal and rock music. She graduated summa cum laude from Canisius College in 2011. When not traveling as much as she can, she lives and writes in Buffalo, NY.