When insurance investigator and math genius Duncan Dewar is drawn to the tiny village of Taye, Scotland in order to look into the suspicious death of a policy holder, he finds more than he bargained for. His past and present are about to collide. Is a ghost seeking vengeance against members of Clan MacNab for the slaughter of her loved ones hundreds of years ago? Will Duncan be the next victim of the merlon murders? Follow Duncan on a culinary tour of breathtaking Scotland as he navigates through relationships with quirky family members and villagers in his quest for answers. The Merlon Murders I is part one of a two-part mystery and the beginning of the Duncan Dewar Mysteries Series.
Victoria Benchley lives with her husband of over twenty years and their two children on the West Coast of the United States. She grew up reading the classics and counts Dickens and the Bronte Sisters as her favorite authors. After a career in corporate America spanning public accounting, cash management, and real estate investments at national and international firms, she chose to become a stay-at-home mom and full-time taxi cab driver for her children. She is a Christian and enjoys quilting, cooking, and traveling (including road trips!), as well as reading and writing. On Sunday afternoons during football season, she can be found enjoying an NFL game.