The Black Thumb

Professor Molly Mysteries

Book 3
Hawaiian Heritage Press
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When a death disrupts the monthly meeting of the Pua Kala Garden society, Professor Molly Barda has no intention of playing amateur detective. But Molly's not just a witness-the victim is Molly's house guest and grad-school frenemy. And Molly quickly finds to her dismay that her interest in the murder of the stylish and self-centered Melanie Polewski is more than just...academic.
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About the author

Like Professor Molly, Frankie Bow teaches at a public university. Unlike her protagonist, Frankie is blessed with delightful students, sane colleagues, and a perfectly nice office chair. She believes if life isn't fair, at least it can be entertaining. In addition to writing murder mysteries, she publishes in scholarly journals under her real name. Her experience with academic publishing has taught her to take nothing personally.

Download Trust Fall, a Professor Molly short story, at http://bit.ly/Trust-Fall

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Publisher
Hawaiian Heritage Press
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Published on
Feb 28, 2017
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Pages
344
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ISBN
9781943476169
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Humor / General
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