SL Beaumont


SL Beaumont is the author of the romantic mystery saga, The Carlswick Mysteries. She lives in beautiful New Zealand with her husband, three teenage sons and an enormous fluffy cat. Her passion for travel has seen her take many long haul flights from New Zealand. Her love of history helps determine the destination and the places she visits are a constant source of inspiration for her. She is a Chartered Accountant by day, having worked in London, New York and Auckland, and an author by night.

The titles in The Carlswick Mysteries series have been awarded honorable mentions at the San Francisco and New England Book Festivals, both The Carlswick Conspiracy and The Carlswick Deception have been Finalists in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards and The Carlswick Deception was a Reader's Favorite YA Mystery Finalist.

Beaumont is currently working on her next book. You can join her Reader's Group here:

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The Carlswick Mysteries
Stephanie Cooper, a New Zealander studying history at Oxford University, spends her holidays in Carlswick village with her English grandmother. She discovers that her family is embroiled in a bitter feud with the Knox family which dates back to World War II. Like a modern day Romeo and Juliet, Stephanie and James Knox, lead guitarist for the up and coming band The Fury, fall in love. In an effort to resolve the feud, Stephanie encounters an implacable adversary in James' brother Alex. She finds herself caught up in a world of secrets, intrigue and danger with an enemy who will do anything to triumph, even if it means destroying her and her relationship with James. Book 1: The Carlswick Affair Book 2: The Carlswick Treasure Book 3: The Carlswick Conspiracy Book 4: The Carlswick Deception Book 5: The Carlswick Mythology

The Carlswick Affair

Price: $3.99 USD.


Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Two aliens, posing as human teenagers, Jules and Tom, are assessing Earth’s suitability for colonisation. But things do not go to plan. Jules has fallen in love with a human and Tom discovers that a variant of a plague on Earth could mean the destruction of their kind. Can they stop the impending invasion before it's too late?
The Carlswick Affair
Series: The Carlswick Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Who do you trust when everyone around you has secrets? Stephanie Cooper's fateful meeting with James Knox, guitarist for indie band The Fury, in Carlswick village sets off an unforeseen chain of events. A family feud dating back to World War II threatens to keep them apart, but however great the danger Stephanie knows she must uncover the secrets hidden beneath the ancient roof of Knox Manor.

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