Lyn Hamilton (1944-2009) was a Canadian author of mystery novels. She wrote the Lara McClintoch series. Prior to becoming a novelist, Lyn worked in communications for both public service and private companies in her hometown of Toronto, Ontario. She later taught mystery writing at the School for Continuing Studies of the University of Toronto. Lyn was always interested in archeology, but never had the patience to take it up as a profession.

Lyn Hamilton made her debut as a novelist in 1997 with the novel The Xibalba Murders. Below is a list of Lyn Hamilton’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mystery Books

The Xibalba Murders (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Maltese Goddess (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Moche Warrior (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Celtic Riddle (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The African Quest (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Etruscan Chimera (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Thai Amulet (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magyar Venus (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Moai Murders (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Orkney Scroll (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chinese Alchemist (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Lyn Hamilton Synopses: The Xibalba Murders by Lyn Hamilton introduces readers to the Lara McClintoch character. Traveling to Mexico to assist a friend, Dr. Castillo, with a mysterious project, Lara McClintoch is shocked when she arrives to discover the doctor murdered and begins an investigation in the jungles of Mexico.

The Maltese Goddess is the second book in Lyn Hamilton’s Lara McClintoch series. Lara McClintoch travels to Malta to furnish the home of architect and womanizer Martin Galea, but when he turns up deceased, Lara must sort through the mysteries of the ancient world and the dangers of the present to catch a murderer.

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