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Knight, Alanna

Overview
Works: 140 works in 685 publications in 2 languages and 11,408 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Historical fiction  Personal correspondence  Gothic fiction  Biographies  Diaries  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, pre, Contributor
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 )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 458 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 433 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
Estella by Alanna Knight( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1899 and strange things are happening in Edinburgh. The arrival of a circus, seems to set in motion 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 )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 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 seal king murders : an inspector Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 344 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 inspector's daughter by Alanna Knight( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 341 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
Ghost walk by Alanna Knight( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose McQuinn, daughter of one of Scotland's most successful policemen, followed her heart and married the man of her childhood dreams, Danny McQuinn. However, Danny's work for an Arizonan detective agency exposed him to many dangerous enemies, and one day he disappeared from Rose's life altogether
The Stuart sapphire by Alanna Knight( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 334 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
The Robert Louis Stevenson treasury by Alanna Knight( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 323 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
The Gowrie Conspiracy by Alanna Knight( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After rescuing King James the Sixth from a runaway horse, Tam Eildor finds himself in favour. As the King's new object of affection Tam has become the target for jealous courtiers - and their attentions are seriously hampering his investigation into the murder of Margaret Agnew
Deadly beloved : an Inspector Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 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
Killing cousins : an Inspector Faro mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a visit to the island where his mother still lives, Inspector Faro learns that a family friend has died of arsenic poisoning, and his investigation leads him to suspect both his teenage sweetheart and members of his family
Destroying angel : a Rose McQuinn mystery by Alanna Knight( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 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
Deadly legacy by Alanna Knight( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose McQuinn has agreed to help her neighbor, Mrs. Lawers, 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. Lawers and her maid are found dead upon her return to Edinburgh
An Orkney murder by Alanna Knight( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 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 Balmoral incident by Alanna Knight( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 263 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?
Blood line : an Inspector Faro novel by Alanna Knight( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her Majesty Queen Victoria is expected to visit Edinburgh informally when a man's unidentifiable body is found on the rocks below the castle. DI Jeremy Faro is baffled until his search reveals a jewelled cameo of great antiquity
Murders most foul by Alanna Knight( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1861. 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 and battered with the nine of diamonds in his pocket. Faro believes there's a connection. He must contend with other problems, though, if he is to solve the case. Detective Sergeant Gosse does his best to frame suspect after suspect, but remains constantly irritated by his detective constable. And although Faro's sweetheart Lizzie loves him deeply, he is not sure if he feels the same way. And what of Inga St Ola, Faro's first and only true love from his native Orkney? Amongst all this, a servant at Lizzie's place of work goes missing. Could her disappearance be linked to the playing-card killer? Beset by hostile superiors and a police-hating public, Faro feels he may never crack this confounding case
 
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Quest for a killer : a Rose McQuinn mysteryThe seal king murders : an inspector Faro mysteryGhost walkThe Gowrie ConspiracyDestroying angel : a Rose McQuinn mysteryDeadly legacyAn Orkney murderThe Balmoral incident
Alternative Names
Alanna Knight British writer

Alanna Knight Brits schrijfster

Alanna Knight escriptora britànica

Alanna Knight escritora británica

Alanna Knight scrittrice e drammaturga britannica

Cleet, Gladys Allan

Languages
English (274)

Turkish (1)