Excerpts from my book, “Beyond Dark”

Lavinia Thompson
10 min readOct 27, 2022

This is a bit of a different kind of post from me, straying from my true crime content to introduce you all to my love of fiction writing, and the mystery series I am writing, titled “Beyond Dark.” It follows Agent Alyssa Rawkesby, a criminal profiler tormented by her past traumas and a parent’s legacy she can never really shake. She also specializes in the psychology of female serial killers. Book one, “Belladonna”, finds her investigating a bizarre string of poisonings, and the killer’s profile and public taunts threaten to unleash Alyssa’s own unsteady history. Paired with a new rookie

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Lavinia Thompson

Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.