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.
Alanna Knight was born on Tyneside, of Scots-Irish parentage. Her first award-winning novel 'Legend of the Loch' was published in 1969 and she has now totalled seventy. In an impressive writing career spanning over forty years she began with historical novels and in 1988 launched into historical crime with:
1. Victorian Inspector Faro; 2. his daughter Rose McQuinn, are available as e-books.
There is also Tam Eildor, a time-travelling detective and, an authority on Robert Louis Stevenson, 'A Violent Passion' based on his marriage to Fanny Osbourne is available in e-books.
Alanna lives in Edinburgh, in the dramatic surroundings of Scottish history. Founding member and Honorary President of the Scottish Association of Writers and Edinburgh Writers' Club and member of Crime writers' Association, she enjoys research for her books, loves travelling, walking, painting and talking to readers in libraries. Her books, also in large print and audio rate amongst 'most borrowed'.
FROM Ian Rankin:' Alanna Knight could hardly be better with a crime novelist's insight into motive and aftermath.'
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