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An Act of Murder By MaryAngela,

  • Title: An Act of Murder
  • Author: MaryAngela
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  • Page: 221
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  • In the sleepy college town of Copper Bluff, South Dakota, English professor Emmeline Prather is enjoying the start of a new semester But when one of her students dies working on the fall musical, it disrupts life on the small, quiet campus Although the police rule the death accidental, Prof Prather has good reason to suspect foul play Unmasking the murderer proves muchIn the sleepy college town of Copper Bluff, South Dakota, English professor Emmeline Prather is enjoying the start of a new semester But when one of her students dies working on the fall musical, it disrupts life on the small, quiet campus Although the police rule the death accidental, Prof Prather has good reason to suspect foul play Unmasking the murderer proves much challenging than finding dangling participles, so Em recruits fellow English professor Lenny Jenkins for assistance Together, they comb the campus and vicinity for clues, risking their reputations and possibly their jobs After an intruder breaks into Em s house, Lenny advises caution and perhaps a change of address Em, on the other hand, is all the determined to forge ahead, convinced they re on the brink of an important breakthrough Book 1 in a new cozy mystery series featuring amateur sleuth Prof Prather.
    An Act of Murder In the sleepy college town of Copper Bluff South Dakota English professor Emmeline Prather is enjoying the start of a new semester But when one of her students dies working on the fall musical it d

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    1. An Act Of Murder by Mary Angela begins with all the excitement of a new semester but also with a sense of foreboding as a student stands out from the crowd of freshmen in Professor Emmeline Prathers english class This farm boy, exploring new interests such as theatre and poetry, drops dead suddenly while working on the set of a play and his English professor, Emmeline suspects foul play It could just be that she reads too many fiction and romance novels instead of doing real research As she poke [...]

    2. This book was one of the best mysteries I ve ever read Not only was the setting a cool college campus original, the plot moved quickly and was full of surprises It kept me guessing right up until the end If you like complex plots and distinctive characters, especially main characters, this book is for you Imagine Agatha Christie mysteries with a little added humor and wit as well I can t wait for the next one in the series.

    3. I thoroughly enjoyed this book Besides being extremely well written, it touched my heart with its location South Dakota And if you ve followed me for very long you know that I consider South Dakota the greatest place on the planet Ms Angela captures the very essence of South Dakota s impeccable landscape and environment She puts you in the midst of every childhood memory I hold dear almost from the first sentence.Ms Angela also gives us a tantalizing glimpse into academia and the way things are [...]

    4. Emmeline Prather sullenly walks to the freshest grave of Copper Bluff Cemetery The English professor stares at the headstone of her student with his graded assignment in hand She d had many lengthy discussions with this boy about poetry, and had been unable to understand his reluctance in doing the assignment which, to Emmeline, had been such a simple one When he had come to her in confidence to get some underlying personal issues off his chest, she d moved the conversation back to poetry Two da [...]

    5. When one of Emmeline Prather s freshman comp students is found dead, Emmeline feels she has to understand what happened to the promising young man Of course, as a young teacher herself, she has many distractions from a possible romantic attraction to numerous committees to endless grading And some of her colleagues do not like being questioned Extra points to author Angela for coming up with an interesting motive for murder.

    6. The opening 5 pages were some of the best I ve ever read, but by page 10 it had shifted into something else I previously taught on a big 10 campus and some things just felt off to me It didn t connect with my experience I m not sure if that is because her college is significant smaller or because she is in an arts field or something else For example, on page 10, she talks about an adjunct professor trying to create a new French department How would an adjunct have the power to do that And why wo [...]

    7. I just read a really good book, y all An Act of Murder An Act of Murder is the debut novel by Mary Angela, and the first book in her Professor Prather Mystery series Let me tell you a little about this cozy mystery.An Act of Murder stars Emmeline Prather, assistant professor of English at Copper Bluff University in Copper Bluff, South Dakota She is one of the younger faculty members at twenty eight years old She is always searching for ways to look professional, and tries to keep her focus on ge [...]

    8. Dollycas s ThoughtsSet in South Dakota in a small college town, big city drama arrives with a murder of a freshmen in the theater Emmeline Prather was his English professor and she felt like she was just getting to know this young man but can t imagine why anyone would want him dead With the help of another professor, Lenny Jenkins, she is determined to find the killer while putting herself in danger.I had sympathy for the victim, his life had been the family farm and his small high school Away [...]

    9. As the first in the series, this book is special to me, and I hope readers enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it Readers who like Golden Age mysteries or modern cozies might want to give it a try Happy reading

    10. Emmeline Prather, a language professor, is an interesting choice as protagonist and amateur detective in this cozy mystery A quick, light read.

    11. I absolutely loved the setting where the story took place The author takes us to a little college town nestled in Copper Bluff, South Dakota I could picture an older university with elegant architecture with the campus filled with young adults eagerly rushing to class Emmeline Prather is an English professor who loves her job As the new semester starts she welcomes the students to her class What a treat it was to read a cozy mystery with such vivid descriptions that place you in the center of th [...]

    12. Great debut for this new series and for this author, her style is very brilliant and flowing.Emmeline teaches English in a college and really loves her job But one day the peace is shattered by a murder She can not help but investigate.The characters are believable and engaging Emmeline is a smart woman, determined and stubborn, she continues the investigation nonetheless everyone is opposed I really loved the setting of the story, this friendly college town of South Dakota.The story is well wri [...]

    13. The mystery was great, and set up nicely I found that the book just flowed into the mystery It held great clues, but twists that kept you guessing I say that about many mysteries, BUT it is important that a mystery isn t solved in the first five chapters.Please come by the blog for of my review bibliophileviews book revi

    14. 3.5 5.0Lovers of literature, quirky characters, small towns, and Hercule Poirot will delight in this suspect filled cozy mystery Read full review in the 2016 October issue of InD tale Magazine.

    15. This is a very nice cozy mystery with a great setting and interesting new detective I look forward to the next one and seeing the professor and the world grow.

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