Alana White’s debut historical mystery novel, THE SIGN OF THE WEEPING VIRGIN, set in Renaissance Italy, was published by Five Star in 2013. Her first short fiction featuring the Vespucci family of Florence was a Macavity Award finalist. Her latest historical fiction novel is COME NEXT SPRING for Middle Grade+ readers set in the Smoky Mountains of TN in the 1940s. Her book reviews appear regularly in the HISTORICAL NOVELS REVIEW. A long-time member of HNS, she has served on the Board of Directors as both the Agent/Editor Liaison and Secretary for the North American Conferences.