Faculty squabbling at a large state university turns deadly when professor of education Susan Lombardi joins a committee to make a tenure decision about Abby Gillette, a controversial faculty member. After one colleague is hospitalized following a suspicious fire and another is found dead in Abby's office, Susan must try to figure out who is doing what to whom...without becoming the next victim. At the same time, she must deal with her husband's highly dysfunctional family and help a friend handle a questionable romance. The second in the Susan Lombardi mystery series.
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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.