Alyssa Brugman was born in Rathmines, Lake Macquarie, Australia. Alyssa’s books have been shortlisted for many awards, such as NSW Premier's Literary Award (Ethel Turner Prize), the Queensland Premier's Literary Award, and the CBCA Book of the Year (Older Readers – Honour Book).
Alyssa lives in the Hunter Valley and runs a small business providing hoofcare, equine rehabilitation and producing nutritional supplements for horses.
Her most recent novel is Alex as Well with Text Publishing in January 2013.
Finding Grace 2001
Walking Naked 2002
Being Bindy 2004
The Shelby series of Pony Books between 2004 and 2007
The Equen Queen 2007
Girl Next Door 2009
Sequel to The Spell of Undoing.
While moored to a new world Quentaris is approached by another sky-city. The sky-traders on board seem friendly and generous, offering the Quentarans food and gems, but are in fact setting a trap for Quentaris. What are the equens and can they really heal the sick? Despite losing her special powers Tab Vidler must find some answers fast, before all is lost.