Books tagged: academic mystery

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Murder in the Philosophy Department
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Who killed Niles Norman, the new head of the philosophy department?
Docketful of Poesy
Series: Poetic Death Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Mad, bad, and dangerous to know. Theater of the Absurd takes on a whole new meaning when former teacher and Byron scholar Grace Hollister is hired as a script doctor for a cable film production -- and murder is the director.
Russian Bear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
When the Russian Bear, a Faberge Imperial Egg, becomes part of a bequest to Kananaskis University it is out of spite for her abusive husband that the wife of the Chair of the Board of Governors steals the egg. Follow a trail of covetous behaviour, arrogance, lies and murder as Dr. Trenwith Morrisey recovers the egg and learns that colleagues' agendas are more highly valued than truth.
Maze in Blue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
2012 IPPY E-Book Regional Bronze Award Winner University of Michigan senior Denney Silber believed true friends could always be counted on. They were there for football games, sorority parties, and the little bumps in college like bad hair days, dating woes, and cramming for exams. Most importantly, Denney knew friends don't kill friends.
Audition for Murder
Series: Maggie Ryan, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nick and Lisette O’Connor need a change. They leave New York City for a semester as artists-in-residence at a college upstate, professional leads in a campus production of Hamlet. Threats and accidents follow Lisette, and Nick worries it might be more than just petty jealousy. Maggie Ryan, a student running lights for the show, helps investigate a mystery steeped in the turmoil of 1967 America.
Murder Is Academic
Series: Maggie Ryan, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the spring semester of 1968, brutal attacks draws campus women together to study self-defense and the psychology of rape. Mary Beth Nelson struggles to keep the Lords of Death at bay by immersing herself in researching Mayan languages. Her new housemate, Maggie Ryan, has her own secrets. When murder strikes close to home, Maggie investigates with a little help from her friends.
Seven Characters in Search of an Author
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,250. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An ominous threat keeps everyone guessing as the fall term opens at Southwestern College. A prize-winning novel could bring a much needed windfall to the small school. But is the story a gift, or a warning of what lies ahead? Only the author knows, and he - or she - is strangely silent.
Coda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder followed Albert around the world, from one concert stage to another, like a string of blood-red pearls, forcing him out of his academic womb, naked and exposed, trailing him to the edge of the abyss. Now, in Oxburgh Hall - more a place of the past than the present - he'd finally found a place where death couldn't find him. Then it did
Death by Disputation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,620. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas Clarady is sent to Cambridge to infiltrate a group of radical Puritans with Francis Bacon as his spymaster. When Tom finds his tutor hanging from the roof beams, his first suspect is the volatile poet Christopher Marlowe. Chased by three lusty women and spurred by the exacting Bacon, Tom risks his very soul to catch the criminals.