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Murder Is Academic

(The first book in the Laura Murphy Mystery series)
A novel by

Laura Murphy, psychology professor, thinks there's nothing she likes better than coffee and donuts on a summer morning until she says yes to dinner with a Canadian biker and finds herself and her date suspects in the murder of her college's president. Laura's friend, the detective assigned the case, asks her to help him find out who on the small upstate New York college campus may be a killer. The murder appears to be wrapped up in some unsavory happenings on the lake where Laura lives. A fish kill and raw sewage seeping into the water along with the apparent drowning suicide of a faculty member complicate the hunt for the killer. And then things become personal. The killer makes a threatening phone call to Laura. With a tornado bearing down on the area and the killer intent upon silencing her, Laura's sleuthing work may come too late to save her and her biker from a watery grave.


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Used availability for Lesley A Diehl's Murder Is Academic

Paperback Editions

August 2014 : USA Paperback

Title: Murder Is Academic (Laura Murphy Mystery)
Author(s): Lesley A Diehl
ISBN: 1-5009-9720-X / 978-1-5009-9720-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Murder Is Academic (Laura Murphy Mystery Series Book 1)
Author(s): Lesley A Diehl
Publisher: Lesley A. Diehl
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA