The Inspector's Daughter
By (author) Alanna Knight
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Inspector's Daughter by Alanna Knight
Book DescriptionIn a desperate attempt to recover from the loss of her husband and her baby son, Rose McQuinn has returned home to Edinburgh from the American Wild West. It seems that everything has moved on in her absence, including her beloved stepbrother who has found favour at court and moved to London. But Rose has little time to ponder - her loneliness before she unwittingly steps into the shoes of her father, the legendary Detective Inspector Faro; by agreeing to investigate the strange behaviour of Matthew Bolton, husband to Rose's childhood friend Alice. Alice is convinced Matthew is having an affair but Rose suspects he may have been involved in something much more sinister - the brutal and still unsolved murder of a servant girl. If Rose continues her investigations surely she will break Alice's heart. But she is her father's daughter, and she cannot resist the urge to discover the truth. From her isolated home at the foot of Arthur's Seat and aided by a wild deerhound who has befriended her, Rose starts to piece things together, until she gets too near the truth and puts her own life in danger.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780749082031
(178mm x 111mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Allison & Busby
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alanna Knight
Akin to Murder, Paperback (August 2016)
The year is 1864 and Detective Inspector Faro's idyllic life has been shattered by the escape of convicted murderer John McLaw. With countless dead end sightings of the killer and further criminal activity Faro realises that this case is far more complicated than he had first assumed.
Balmoral Incident, Paperback (August 2015)
As Rose travels on the train with her trusty dog Vane and her niece Mabel, she wonders what exciting adventures await them at the Royal household. Little does she realise that within just 48 hours of their arrival, death will have visited the great castle ... can Rose find out what happened and prevent any more bloodshed?
Bull Slayers, Paperback (June 2015)
Travelling incognito on a secret mission to the Borders to clear the name of the Prince of Wales (in a scandal which could jeopardize his future as king), Inspector Faro unearths a plot of mayhem and murder. Descended from Border reivers, the Elrigg clan have long memories for treachery....
Murders Most Foul, Paperback (June 2014)» View all books by Alanna Knight
When the body of an unknown woman is found in an Edinburgh close, Detective Constable Faro assumes the killing is a random act of violence - until he finds a playing card, the nine of diamonds, underneath her corpse. His superiors scoff at his suspicions of a serial killer, but days later a man is attacked in the street, and left badly bruised a...
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Author Biography - Alanna Knight
Alanna Knight was born and educated in Tyneside, and now lives in Edinburgh. Since the publication of her first book in 1969, Alanna Knight has written more than forty novels (including eleven in the successful Inspector Faro series), four works of non-fiction, numerous short stories and two plays. She is a founding member of the Scottish Association of Writers and Convener of the Scottish Chapter of the Crime Writers' Association and gives talks through the Writers' Register of the Scottish Book Trust.
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