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The Alice Haydon Mysteries

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Paint a Murder (Book 1)

ISBN - 978-1-9161062-0-8   paperback

ISBN - 978-1-9161062-1-5    ebook

Putting together an art exhibition can be killing! 

When Alice Haydon in promoted to Senior Curator and has to put together a new exhibition, she expects it to be an interesting and fun project. However it ends up being anything but, when a dead man turns up outside her gallery and the exhibition's star painting goes missing. On top of that, Alice has a horrible row with her boyfriend.

When another artwork is stolen, Alice determines to find out what is going on. 

Where have the paintings gone? Who was the murdered man and more importantly, who killed him. With dubious help from her eccentric artist Roddy Rafferty, she follows the trail into the local council. Just when she thinks she's getting somewhere, old flame Detective Inspector Nathan Salisbury is assigned to the case. 

While juggling a complicated case, a day job and a personal dilemma, Alice is forced to make tough decisions. As she hunts for clues, time is ticking. Can she solve the mystery before she becomes the next victim?

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Sculpt a Murder (Book 2)

ISBN - 978-1-9161062-2-2 - Paperback

Organising an art collection for the Carberrys when they turn their home into a boutique hotel, is the perfect job for Alice Haydon to launch her freelance curating business. Until her client turns up dead at his own party.

When Alice starts to investigate, she finds that the family has some unusual secrets. And things get complicated when the dead man’s family get involved too. Meanwhile Alice’s brother, Christian turns up unexpectedly and is soon falling for a Bollywood star. Enlisting help from her artist friend Roddy Rafferty, Alice has to work fast to untangle the mystery and find out which one of the party guests is the murderer.

Sketch a Murder (Book 3)

ISBN - 978-1916106246- Paperback

Murder in the church hall …Alice Haydon is running an art class for the vicar with her eccentric friend Roddy Rafferty, when one of the group dies during the tea break. Alice is convinced it’s a case of foul play and she plunges headlong into local intrigue and long-simmering resentments to uncover the truth.


But with an adorable and mischievous golden retriever to look after, a distracted police detective and the launch of Alice’s new business, life in delightful Great Wheaton is certainly never simple.A bunch of eccentric characters joins the regular cast in this compulsive story of crime and art, with plenty of British wit and humour.

Snap a Murder (Book 4)

When prominent actress Anna Garson meets her end during rehearsal, at first it seems like an accident. Alice Haydon is there at the time, organising a photography exhibition for the theatre’s fiftieth anniversary. When she discovers that the actress was not popular with everyone in the cast, Alice begins to suspect foul play.

Alice starts to dig around and suspects mount up. Then she receives a mysterious threatening letter and she is forced to speed up her investigation.


Alice Haydon Mysteries  (4 Book Series)

All of Alice Haydon's murder mystery investigations are available for your reading pleasure. 

1. Paint a Murder,

2 Sculpt a Murder, and 

3. Sketch a Murder 

4. Snap a Murder

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