It’s not like me to wish someone ill. I try to get along with everyone, not always an easy task for a new department chair. But seeing the good in the officious and incurious Kathy Banks, my liaison in Mahina State’s Student Retention Office, is beyond my ability.
“So, Moana, what’s it like to work for The Most Hated Man in Hawaii?”
“We don’t call him that,” she giggled and lowered her voice. “Not to his face, anyway.”
It’s the perfect time to pick up these three Mother’s Day mysteries.
When the owner of the French Quarter’s premier joke and novelty shop, Jape & Jest, dies, Mary-Alice and Swamp Team Three investigate. But the ladies soon find that nothing is as it seems in this case, and an unseen killer might have the last laugh.
“You may wonder what my least-favorite student was doing in my living room. In a twist of fate that might seem hilarious if it happened to someone else, he was now my stepson.”
Go ahead and judge a book by its cover. You’ll probably be right.
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…… Read more “Let’s talk about campus murder mysteries”
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