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The Art of Vanishing

(2016)
(The second book in the Lila Maclean Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
A quirky mystery set in "the treacherous world of academia - seething with manipulation, jealousy, and relentless ambition. A terrific plot." - Hank Phillippi Ryan, Mary Higgins Clark Award - winning author of Trust Me

A Lefty Award Nominee for Best Humorous Mystery

When Professor Lila Maclean is sent to interview celebrated author and notorious cad Damon Von Tussel, he disappears before her very eyes. The English department is thrown into chaos by the news, as Damon is supposed to headline Stonedale University's upcoming Arts Week.

The chancellor makes it clear that he expects Lila to locate the writer and set events back on track immediately. But someone appears to have a different plan: Strange warnings are received, valuable items go missing, and a series of dangerous incidents threaten the lives of Stonedale's guests. After her beloved mother, who happens to be Damon's ex, rushes onto campus and into harm's way, Lila has even more reason to bring the culprit to light before anything - or anyone - else vanishes.

This mystery in the Agatha Award - winning series is "tightly plotted with a deliciously memorable cast of characters . . . Kuhn's smart sense of humor made every page a pleasure" (Marla Cooper, author of the Kelsey McKenna Destination Wedding Mysteries).

"Whether Stonedale University English professor Lila is confronting a backstabbing colleague or investigating a murder attempt on a cantankerous bestselling author, readers will root for this enormously likeable heroine." - Ellen Byron, USA Today - bestselling author of Plantation Shudders

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Used availability for Cynthia Kuhn's The Art of Vanishing

Hardback Editions

July 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Art of Vanishing (A Lila Maclean Academic Mystery)
Author(s): Cynthia Kuhn
ISBN: 1-4328-4894-1 / 978-1-4328-4894-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Art of Vanishing (Lila MacLean Academic Mystery)
Author(s): Cynthia Kuhn
ISBN: 1-63511-172-2 / 978-1-63511-172-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henery Press
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Art of Vanishing (A Lila Maclean Academic Mystery) (Volume 2)
Author(s): Cynthia Kuhn
ISBN: 1-63511-169-2 / 978-1-63511-169-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henery Press
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Kindle Editions

February 2017 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Art of Vanishing (A Lila Maclean Academic Mystery Book 2)
Author(s): Cynthia Kuhn
Publisher: Henery Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU