Alynne McFaye was born and raised on St. Helena Island, near Beaufort, South Carolina. Ever since she was a little girl, Alynne,(birth name Yalontya Simmons), has loved to tell stories and write ever since she was in grade school as a young girl. She has loved to tell stories to friends and relatives. Her first full novel, Diary of a City Girl, was self-published as an e-book.  

Alynne continues to write, finishing her first novel series ever, The Immortal Guardians, a  four part series, in 2014. Since completing her first novel, Alynne has written over thirty books, including City of Souls and The Mortensen Chronicles, a vampire love story. 

Alynne graduated from Benedict College with Cum Laude honors and a Bachelor's degree in English Literature. She currently resides in New York City and continues to write in her free time. Her favorite hobbies are listening to pop music, watching movies at home, traveling, and taking hikes.