Katie MacAlister (born 1964) is a Seattle-area author of fiction and non-fiction. Her most popular titles are historical, contemporary, and paranormal romance. She also writes young-adult books under the pseudonym Katie Maxwell and mysteries under the pseudonym Kate Marsh.
MacAlister's contemporary and historical books frequently feature anglophile, flawed heroines. Her heroines are frequently tall, rubenesque, klutzy, or divorced. Their male counterparts are typically alpha males who have had something happen in the past.