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- DescriptionProfessor Karen Pelletier is about to realize her dream; after six years in the English Department at New England s exclusive Enfield College, she is up for tenure. Then Professor Joseph Lone Wolf, her rival for the one tenured spot in the department, whose ethnicity gives him mirity-preference status, is found dead from an overdose of Peyote buttons. First on the list of suspects, Karen is harassed by a homicide cop with a grudge against his colleague, the love of Karen s life, Lieutenant Charlie Piotrowski. On campus, political passions rage. Two of Karen s favorite students, Khalida Ahmed, a hijab-wearing Muslim, and Hank Brody, a coal-miner s son on full scholarship, are caught up in the furor. Without the presence of her beloved Charlie, w serving a tour of duty with the National Guard in Iraq, will Karen be able to survive the investigation, protect her students, and find a permanent niche in the world of academe? And what if the killer feels the need to strike again?
- Author BiographyJoanne Dobson teaches English at Fordham University. Her first Professor Karen Pelletier academic mystery was an Agatha nominee. She and her husband live in the New York City area and have three grown children.
- Author(s)Joanne Dobson
- PublisherPoisoned Pen Press
- Date of Publication01/01/2010
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleProfessor Karen Pelletier Mysteries (Hardcover)
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPoisoned Pen Press
- Weight386 g
- Width147 mm
- Height220 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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