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Cynthia Kuhn

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Cynthia Kuhn writes the Lila Maclean academic mystery series. Her work has appeared in McSweeneys Quarterly Concern, Literary Mama, Copper Nickel, Prick of the Spindle, Mama PhD and other publications. She teaches literature, writing, and film at Metropolitan State University of Denver and serves as president of Sisters in Crime-Colorado.

Genres: Cozy Mystery

Agatha Award Best First Book winner (2016) : The Semester of Our Discontent

Cynthia Kuhn recommends
The Woman in the Camphor Trunk (2017)
(Anna Blanc Mystery, book 2)
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"Anna Blanc is back with another brilliant and captivating romp! The Woman in the Camphor Trunk is as fast, funny, and rich as the first excellent book in the series, with a tightly plotted mystery, compelling characters, and a vividly drawn setting. The extraordinary Anna navigates turn-of-the-century Los Angeles with a fearless and feisty charm. A fascinating read—not to be missed!"
Killer Chardonnay (2020)
(Colorado Wine Mystery, book 1)
Kate Lansing
"Killer Chardonnay offers a wonderful blend of suspense and humor. You’ll raise your glass to Parker Valentine, the charming sleuth at the center of this twisty and satisfying mystery. A most delightful debut!"
Open for Murder (2020)
(Happy Camper Mystery, book 1)
Mary Angela
"Open for Murder is an absolute delight! You’ll adore your visit to the charming Spirit Canyon, where nothing is quite as it seems. The very talented Mary Angela has created a gorgeous setting, a lively cast of characters, and a tremendously satisfying mystery that will keep readers happily guessing."

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