Lyn Hamilton


Born
in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
August 06, 1944

Died
September 10, 2009

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Lyn Elizabeth Hamilton was a Canadian author of archaeological mystery novels.

She worked in communications in the public service and private companies before publishing her first novel at the age of 50. She had been director of Cultural Programs Branch for the province of Ontario and director of public affairs for the Canadian Opera Company. Later, Hamilton taught mystery writing for the School for Continuing Studies of the University of Toronto and served as writer-in-residence for libraries in North York and Kitchener.

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The Xibalba Murders The Maltese Goddess The Moche Warrior The Celtic Riddle The African Quest The Etruscan Chimera The Thai Amulet
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“The bus had a name too. Elaborately painted letters across the back declared it to be “Old but Sexy.” It occurred to me that as I slipped inexorably into middle age, such a title might be the best I myself could hope for.”
Lyn Hamilton, The Maltese Goddess

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