Ally Carter (born Sarah Leigh Fogleman on January 1, 1974) is an American author of young-adult fiction and adult-fiction novels. The name Ally Carter was chosen to separate her from her other work and the last name Carter was chosen so that her books would be near her fellow adult fiction novelist Jenny Crusie. She is well-known with teens for her popular series Gallagher Girls and Heist Society.
All Fall Down, the first book in the Embassy Row series is to be released this month – January 2015. It is a new series of global proportions from master of intrigue, New York Times best-selling author Ally Carter. This exciting new series from New York Times best-selling author Ally Carter focuses on Grace, who can best be described as a daredevil, an Army brat, and a rebel. She is also the only granddaughter of perhaps the most powerful ambassador in the world, and Grace has spent every summer of her childhood running across the roofs of Embassy Row. Now, at age 16, she’s come back to stay in order to solve the mystery of her mother’s death. In the process, she uncovers an international conspiracy of unsettling proportions, and must choose her friends and watch her foes carefully if she and the world are to be saved.
Ally frequently hears from students who would like to interview her for school reports. Unfortunately, she no longer has time to honor those requests. However, there are several existing interviews—almost all of which ask the same questions that readers ask for school reports, so check them out on her website and get to know a little more about Ally Carter.