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Knight, Alanna

Overview
Works: 114 works in 551 publications in 2 languages and 11,635 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Records and correspondence  Historical fiction  Biography  Diaries  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, pre, Creator
Classifications: PR6061.N45, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alanna Knight
 
Most widely held works by Alanna Knight
Castle of foxes by Alanna Knight( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter second murderer : an Inspector Faro novel by Alanna Knight( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events that cause Detective Inspector Faro to re-open the sensational case of The Gruesome Convent Murders (for which one murderer has already been executed) led him into a bewildering labyrinth of passions, betrayal, and greed concealed behind the lace curtains and respectable exteriors of Edinburgh society. The bizarre list of prime suspects includes a fanatical nun, an aristocratic hermit, a schoolboy, and a colleague of Faro's, all of whom might have had good reason for silencing the convent's second murder victim: the lovely, exotic, and amoral Lily Goldie
R.L.S. in the South Seas : an intimate photographic record by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estella by Alanna Knight( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quest for a killer : a Rose McQuinn mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1899 and strange things are happening in Edinburgh. The arrival of a circus seems to set in train a terrible series of events: the death of a clerk during a bank robbery and the suicides of two girls within mere hours of one another
Murder in paradise : an insepctor Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Inspector Faro stumbles on a plot involving the stealing of a priceless jewel. His investigation leads him to Kent, and on the trail of his nemesis Macheath. Whilst there, Faro bumps into an old school friend Erland Flett who is working alongside the artist William Morris, in a Bohemian community, not at all Faro's cup of tea
The Stuart sapphire by Alanna Knight( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, Prince of Wales and the Prince Regent is horrified to find his mistress Sarah, Marchioness of Creeve dead in his bed, strangled by the string of pearls around her neck. The Prince realizes what a scandal could come out of a dead married woman (not to mention his younger brother's mistress) so he has Tam Eildor, masquerading as a Scottish lawyer, investigate the murder
Ghost walk by Alanna Knight( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1897 and three years have passed since Rose McQuinn's husband, Danny, disappeared in Arizona. Believing him to be dead, she returned to Scotland to start her life afresh. She has now fulfilled her ambition of becoming a 'Lady Investigator, Discretion Guaranteed' and is about to marry her lover, Detective Inspector Jack Macmerry of the Edinburgh Police. But pre-wedding jitters become the least of her worries when a nun from the local convent claims to have received a letter from Danny
The inspector's daughter by Alanna Knight( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to recover from the loss of her husband and son, Rose McQuinn has returned home to Edinburgh from the American West. It seems that everything has moved on in her absence. But Rose has little time to ponder her loneliness before she steps into the shoes of her father, Detective Inspector Faro. Agreeing to investigate the strange behavior of Matthew, husband to Rose's childhood friend. Alice is convinced Matthew is having an affair but Rose suspects he might be involved in a murder
The seal king murders : an inspector Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Faro's rest is disrupted when he is called upon to investigate a surprising death. Myths and legends of the Seal King, as well as more prosaic matters, begin to cloud his inquiries. Will he be able to solve the case, or will it disappear into the annals of Orkney?
The Gowrie Conspiracy by Alanna Knight( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tam finds himself investigating the murder of Margaret Agnew, the Queen's midwife. Was it a case of mistaken identity or is it related to secrets from King James's past?
Destroying angel by Alanna Knight( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autumn of 1897 began well, but within days Rose McQuinn lost two precious things - her fiance, Jack Macmerry, and her elusive dog, Thane. Her stubborn refusal to give up her job as Lady Detective cost her the man whose love she had taken for granted
Killing cousins : an Inspector Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edinburgh's Detective Inspector Jeremy Faro is visiting the island in the Orkneys where he grew up and where his mother is temporary housekeeper at Belfray Castle. Faro's physician stepson Vince is also on the island, in response to the pleas of fellow doctor Francis Belfray, laird of the castle, to help save his dying wife, Thora. Faro arrives in time for her funeral, bringing test equipment that confirms Vince's suspicion that she died of arsenic poisoning. Could the seemingly grief-stricken husband be the culprit - or is it Norma, Thora's sister, who was once engaged to Francis and is now the fiancé of the island's new minister, Reverend Erlandson? Finding a solution grows even more urgent after a grotesque second murder - and the possibility of a third in the recent past
Deadly beloved : an Inspector Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two weeks after Mabel Kellar vanished the first grim evidence appeared. Faro held out his hand for the knife and without a second's hesitation said, 'there are undoubtedly bloodstains'. Someone had murdered the police surgeon's wife
An Orkney murder by Alanna Knight( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leaving the grime of Victorian Edinburgh behind her, Rose McQuinn makes a long-anticipated journey to visit her sister Emily in Orkney. An archaeological team excavating a peat bog near Emily's home finds a body - could it be the thirteenth-century legendary Maid of Norway? It transpires that it is the corpse of a local woman, brutally murdered, and Rose realizes that she probably knows the identity of the murderer. Reluctantly, Rose has to investigate, though she is all too aware that she will destroy for ever the happiness of those closest to her."--Jacket
The Robert Louis Stevenson treasury by Alanna Knight( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Treasury is designed as a complete work of reference on the life and work of Robert Louis Stevenson, .... From A to Z are the people he knew, his friends and family, his enemies and those who wrote about him with flattery or malice. ... Everything he wrote, including little known prefaces and dedications which often reveal how certain books came to be written, is included, as well as what has been written about him in the English language. ..."--jacket flap
Deadly legacy by Alanna Knight( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose McQuinn has agreed to help her neighbor, Mrs. Lawer, by delivering what she claims to be a family legacy to her only living relative. But Rose.s philanthropic journey takes a turn towards the dangerous when she herself is attacked on a train and Mrs. Lawer and her maid are found dead upon her return to Edinburgh
Blood line : an Inspector Faro novel by Alanna Knight( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder by appointment : an Inspector Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the latest Inspector Faro mystery, the Edinburgh detective battles against blackmail, treason, and a shattering secret he will have to reveal
The Balmoral incident by Alanna Knight( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose McQuinn is invited by her step brother Vince to stay in a small cottage on the Balmoral Estate. As Rose travels on the train with her trusty dog Thane and her step daughter Meg, 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?
 
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