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Alanna Knight


Scotland (b.1923)

aka Margaret Hope

Since the publication of her first book in 1969, Alanna Knight has written novels (including the successful Inspector Faro series), works of non-fiction, numerous short stories and two plays. Born and educated in Tyneside she now lives in Edinburgh where the Inspector Faro and Rose McQuinn mysteries are set. She is a founding member of the Scottish Association of Writers and Convener of the Scottish Chapter of the Crime Writers' Association.
 

Genres: Historical Mystery, Mystery, Romantic Suspense, Historical Romance
 
Series
Gothic Mysteries
   1. Legend of the Loch (1969)
   2. Dead Man's Moon (1972)
     aka Lament for Lost Lovers
   3. The Midnight Visitor (2013)
   4. Castle of Foxes (1981)
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Inspector Faro
   1. Enter Second Murderer (1988)
   2. Blood Line (1989)
   3. Deadly Beloved (1989)
   4. Killing Cousins (1990)
   5. A Quiet Death (1991)
   6. To Kill a Queen (1992)
   7. The Evil That Men Do (1993)
   8. The Missing Duchess (1994)
   9. The Bull Slayers (1995)
   10. Murder by Appointment (1996)
   11. The Coffin Lane Murders (1998)
   12. The Final Enemy (2002)
   13. Death at Carasheen (2004)
     aka Unholy Trinity
   14. Faro and the Royals (2005)
   15. Murder in Paradise (2008)
   16. The Seal King Murders (2011)
   17. Murders Most Foul (2013)
   18. Akin to Murder (2016)
   19. The Dower House Mystery (2019)
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Annie Kelty
   1. The Monster in the Loch (1999)
   2. The Royal Park Murder (1999)
   3. Dead Beckoning (1999)
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Rose McQuinn
   1. The Inspector's Daughter (2000)
   2. Dangerous Pursuits (2002)
   3. An Orkney Murder (2003)
   4. Ghost Walk (2004)
   5. Destroying Angel (2007)
   6. Quest for a Killer (2010)
   7. Deadly Legacy (2012)
   8. The Balmoral Incident (2014)
   9. Murder Lies Waiting (2018)
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Novels
   The October Witch (1971)
   Castle Clodha (1972)
   The White Rose (1973)
   A Stranger Came By (1974)
   A Violent Passion (1974)
     aka The Passionate Kindness
   The Most Tragic Tay Bridge Disaster (1976)
     aka A Drink for the Bridge
   The Wicked Wynsleys (1977)
   Girl on an Empty Swing (1978)
   The Queen's Captain (1978) (as by Margaret Hope)
   Hostage Most Royal (1980) (as by Margaret Hope)
   The Black Duchess (1980)
   The Shadow Queen (1980) (as by Margaret Hope)
   Colla's Children (1982)
   Perilous Voyage (1983) (as by Margaret Hope)
   The Clan (1985)
   Estella (1986)
   The Sweet Cheat Gone (1992)
   Strathblair (1993)
   This Outward Angel (1993)
   Angel Eyes (1997)
   Miss Havisham's Revenge, Estella's Missing Years (2014)
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Collections
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Plays show
 
Non fiction show
 
Alanna Knight recommends
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Crash Land (2016)
Doug Johnstone
"A haunting, unforgettable page-turner that ticks every excellence box in crime writing."

Anthologies containing stories by Alanna Knight
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Guilty Consciences (2011)
(Crime Writer's Association Anthology)
edited by
Martin Edwards
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The Mammoth Book of Dickensian Whodunnits (2007)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley

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