"Suspects- and motives- abound, but can Kellen solve the mystery before his past catches up to him or the sheriff strangles him?" ~ Amazon Reviewer
My Academic Mysteries page is up to 19 authors. I've made some additions, both classic and modern, but it's possible I still don't have them all. Any great campus crime authors who should be on this list?
I love campus mysteries (which is why I write them) and have been collecting them here. Come have a look and tell me who's missing! If you're an author and are already listed, tell me what changes you'd like in your description.
It’s December in Copper Bluff, and from hillside to hallowed hall, everyone is merry—or will be as soon as semester break arrives. Students are studying, professors are grading, and Emmeline Prather is anticipating the university-sponsored holiday concert. Friend and colleague Lenny Jenkins will be accompanying the visiting quartet, Jazz Underground, and Em can’t think of … Continue reading New campus cozy: A Very Merry Murder (A Professor Prather Mystery) by Mary Angela
Let’s talk about campus murder mysteries. I love reading them and writing them. What is it about academia that sparks thoughts of murder? Of course there's the old saying that "campus politics are so nasty because the stakes are so small." But that's more of an observation than an explanation. I have some ideas: Clashing … Continue reading Let’s talk about campus murder mysteries
Announcing book #2 in Mary Angela's campus cozy series! Start with an unlucky number. Throw in a romantic location. Include a dashing Frenchman and an uncompromising professor. And you have all the ingredients for a passport to murder. This semester, it seems that Professor Prather's dreams are about to come true. Ever since she was … Continue reading New mystery in Mary Angela’s campus cozy series: Passport to Murder
>>>Enter to win an e-copy of Failure is Fatal<<< Someone at Professor Laura Murphy’s college appears to be playing a joke on her by planting sexually explicit stories in her research results... but the joke turns deadly when one story details the recent stabbing murder of a coed. Eager to search out clues, Laura ignores … Continue reading #Giveaway and New Campus Murder Mystery: Failure is Fatal by Lesley A. Diehl
“With The Rise of the Red Queen, Bourne Morris is poised to become the queen of academic mysteries and suspense.” – Gigi Pandian, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mysteries A beautiful journalism student is abducted by a man with unusual and frightening expectations. While searching for her missing student, Red … Continue reading The Secret Crime on Campus: Guest Post by Bourne Morris, author of Rise of the Red Queen