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Lexie Conyngham

Writer of historical murder mysteries
 

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A Knife in Darkness (Hippolyta Napier Book 1) by Lexie Conyngham

A Knife in Darkness
(Hippolyta Napier Book 1)

by Lexie Conyngham

The distant Scottish spa town of Ballater seems a world away from the stylish and familiar streets of Georgian Edinburgh, but recently married Hippolyta Napier is making a new life amidst its dark woods and pure, flowing waters. But suspicion, intrigue and death await both inside and outside her new home, and the forces of nature take few prisoners.

Sold in aid of Ballater Flood Fund.

An Abandoned Woman (Murray of Letho #4) by Lexie Conyngham

An Abandoned Woman
(Murray of Letho #4)

by Lexie Conyngham

A hot summer in Fife, and Charles Murray, laird of Letho, is a busy man. His servants' wing is leaking, his minister's manse is falling down, his houseguest is annoying and his neighbour's niece is entrancing. When an unknown woman dies mysteriously on his land, he can hardly find time to investigate her death – until it involves the whole village, and more violence follows. This is the fourth novel in the Murray of Letho series, set in Georgian Scotland.

Death in a Scarlet Gown (Murray of Letho Book 1) by Lexie Conyngham

Death in a Scarlet Gown
(Murray of Letho Book 1)

by Lexie Conyngham

1802. An ancient Scottish university is wracked by murder. A vindictive professor, an uncouth student, and a man seeking ministry lie dead, but who wanted to kill them? Charles Murray, a student with enough problems of his own, is drawn into the mystery, where neither innocuous accidents nor good friends are all they seem.

This is the first book in the Murray of Letho series.

Death of a False Physician (Hippolyta Napier Book 2) by Lexie Conyngham

Death of a False Physician
(Hippolyta Napier Book 2)

by Lexie Conyngham

The dreadful day is approaching for the Napiers in Ballater: Hippolyta Napier's mother is coming to stay.

But Mrs. Fettes is not just in Aberdeenshire to visit her youngest daughter: she has other reasons, and one will draw the whole family in, with deadly results.

Death of an Officer's Lady (Murray of Letho Book 7) by Lexie Conyngham

Death of an Officer's Lady
(Murray of Letho Book 7)

by Lexie Conyngham

No trace: good. No way of following her.

Lt. George Murray needs his brother Charles' help. One of his fellow officers has not heard from his wife in Edinburgh for several weeks, and he's worried. George would go himself but Charles is only in Fife and besides, George is waiting in Belgium while a small man named Bonaparte, newly back from Elba, decides whether or not to leave Paris and fight.

But what Charles Murray...

Fellowship with Demons (Murray of Letho Book 5) by Lexie Conyngham

Fellowship with Demons
(Murray of Letho Book 5)

by Lexie Conyngham

Edinburgh 1810: Charles Murray of Letho, a young gentleman of means, is in much demand: a rich widow, an old friend, and new military acquaintances all need his help. But when Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, sends him an invitation, vanity and curiosity force him to accept – and straightaway he has to deal with murder. Why did a cowardly surgeon kill a drunken engraver? And what would the consequences be, in the rainy mists of autumn?...

Knowledge of Sins Past (Murray of Letho Book 2) by Lexie Conyngham

Knowledge of Sins Past
(Murray of Letho Book 2)

by Lexie Conyngham

Scotland at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Scoggie Castle is cold and grim, but a refuge to the disinherited Charles Murray. Then a series of mysterious deaths shakes family and servants alike, and splits the local village in two. Murray is thrown once more into the midst of murder, but who has the answer in this dark rural landscape - the pig-lovers or the pig-haters?

Knowledge of Sins Past is second in the Murray of...

Out of a Dark Reflection (Murray of Letho Book 8) by Lexie Conyngham

Out of a Dark Reflection
(Murray of Letho Book 8)

by Lexie Conyngham

The most curious sensation of being watched ...

Letho, Fife, 1816: Murray and his guests all have good reasons for not attending Edinburgh's winter season, even down to the new maid. But then an old woman is found dead in the village, and murmurings of witchcraft are abroad. Suddenly everyone seems to have secrets – but who would kill to keep theirs?

Service of the Heir: An Edinburgh Murder (Murray of Letho Book 3) by Lexie Conyngham

Service of the Heir: An Edinburgh Murder
(Murray of Letho Book 3)

by Lexie Conyngham

Charles Murray is in Edinburgh when tragedy strikes him. Yet is everything quite as it seems? The deaths of a lawyer and a servant not only draw him down to Edinburgh's grim underclass, but also make him reconsider his elegant society friends. Who kills – and who gives the orders?

Service of the Heir is the third in the Murray of Letho series, set in Georgian Scotland.

Slow Death by Quicksilver (Murray of Letho Book 9) by Lexie Conyngham

Slow Death by Quicksilver
(Murray of Letho Book 9)

by Lexie Conyngham

It's a long walk home to Ulster from Glasgow University – and even longer when the journey is interrupted by murder. Murray of Letho is staying with an old friend in the fishing village by Loch Ryan where the unpopular Newell meets his death. Missing his daughter, resenting his mourning and distracted by an abundance of charming female company, Murray struggles to find the murderer amongst a host of suspects, in a village where every...

The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India (Murray of Letho Book 6) by Lexie Conyngham

The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
(Murray of Letho Book 6)

by Lexie Conyngham

1812 – Recovering in Naples from the intrigues of Scottish politics, Charles Murray is drawn further afield by urgent news of an old servant in distant Mughal India. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. But that is no recipe for an easy life, and with imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him to the East, and redeem himself in his own...

The War, The Bones and Dr. Cowie by Lexie Conyngham

The War, The Bones and Dr. Cowie

by Lexie Conyngham

Far from the London Blitz, Marian Cowie is reluctantly resting in rural Aberdeenshire when a German 'plane crashes nearby. An airman goes missing, and old bones are revealed. Marian is sure she could solve the mystery if only the villagers would stop telling her useless stories – but then the crisis comes and Marian finds the stories may have a use after all.

Thrawn Thoughts and Blithe Bits by Lexie Conyngham

Thrawn Thoughts and Blithe Bits

by Lexie Conyngham

A collection of short stories, some featuring Scottish Georgian detective Murray of Letho, some not; some seen before, some not; some long, some very short. Find a whole new dimension to car theft, the life history of an unfortunate Victorian rebel, a problem with dragons and a problem with draugens, and what happens when you advertise that you've found someone's leg.

Windhorse Burning by Lexie Conyngham

Windhorse Burning

by Lexie Conyngham

'I'm not mad, for a start, and I'm about as far from violent as you can get.'

When Toby's mother, Tibet activist Susan Hepplewhite, dies, he is determined to honour her memory. He finds her diaries and decides to have them translated into English. But his mother had a secret, and she was not the only one: Toby's decision will lead to obsession and murder.

A Splendid Salmagundi by Kath Middleton, D M Andrews, Tim Arnot, R J Askew, Baarbaara, Andrew Barrett, Kath Brinck, Michael Brookes, Alexandra Butcher, DD Chant, Mel Comley, Lexie Conyngham, Raymond Daley, Ian Ellis, Robert Franks, Cornelius Harker, Mark R Faulkner, Vic Heaney, Jonathan Hill, Darren Humphries, Andrew Lawston, Stephen Livingston, Will Macmillan Jones, M T McGuire, Kath Middleton, Marc Nash, Harry Nicholson, Jenny Shaw, Rosen Trevithick, Simon Turpin, David Wailing, Jim Webster, Philip Whiteland

A Splendid Salmagundi

by Andrew K. Lawston, Kath Middleton, Lexie Conyngham, M T McGuire, Rosen Trevithick, D M Andrews, Tim Arnot, R J Askew, Baarbaara, Andrew Barrett, Kath Brinck, Michael Brookes, Alexandra Butcher, DD Chant, Mel Comley, Raymond Daley, Ian Ellis, Robert Franks, Cornelius Harker, Mark R Faulkner, Vic Heaney, Jonathan Hill, Darren Humphries, Andrew Lawston, Stephen Livingston, Will Macmillan Jones, Marc Nash, Harry Nicholson, Jenny Shaw, Simon Turpin, David Wailing, Jim Webster, Philip Whiteland

A delicious salad of short stories seasoned with a light dusting of poems, covering a variety of genres. You will find one or two true stories, some humour, some horror, fantasy, adventure and science fiction. Many are Amazon published authors whose work you may already have read. Others will soon be favourites.

Contributors are alphabetically, DM Andrews, Tim Arnot, RJ Askew, Baarbaara, Andrew Barrett, Kath Brinck, Michael Brookes, Alexandra Butcher, DD Chant, Mel Comley, Lexie...

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