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About the author:
Carole Shmurak is Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University and the author of eleven books. Deadmistress, her first mystery featuring professor/sleuth Susan Lombardi, was named a Notable Book of 2004 by Writers Notes Magazine. Other Lombardi mysteries include Death by Committee, Death at Hilliard High, and Most Likely to Murder. As Carroll Thomas, she co-authors the Matty Trescott novels, one of which (Ring Out Wild Bells) was nominated for the Agatha for best YA mystery of 2001.


A Susan Lombardi Mystery

Authored by Carole B. Shmurak

The headmistress of an exclusive private school for girls has been found murdered in her office. When professor Susan Lombardi learns that her friend John is the prime suspect, she sets out to clear his name, but her research uncovers some troubling secrets about the school's faculty and students. And soon it becomes clear that John is not the only one with a motive for murder.

"This is a story about puzzles and people, and that's where it shines." - Kim Malo, Mystery Morgue
"There is a continual twinkle in the author's prose." - Steve Lewis, Mystery File

Publication Date:
1456324187 / 9781456324186
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths

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