(Pdf or epub) Death Among the Dons by Janet Neel

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Death Among the Dons

Stone Two students are molested a prominent professor is stabbed and the school is torn apart by the debate over whether to admit men As Francesca draws ever closer to the dangerous passions behind the serene academic facade award winning mystery writer Janet Neel brings us her most stylish and suspenseful novel to da. Enjoying this series

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Throughout her career in Her Majesty's Civil Service Francesca Wilson has shown herself to be cool assured and supremely competent It is something of a surprise therefore when Francesca married now to Police Superintendent John McLeish and on maternity leave with their young son seems to be going to pieces Of course t. I am a sucker for crime stories set at university and this one delivers on that Also it s a women s college even better The main characters d

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He baby does cry all the time and Francesca never seems to get out any Help arrives in the form of a nanny and an offer of part time work as the Bursar of London's distinguished all women's Gladstone College Combining motherhood and career seems to be the perfect solution for Francesca until the trouble begins at Glad. Nice old fashioned England based mystery


About the Author: Janet Neel

Janet CohenJanet Neel Cohen Baroness Cohen of Pimlico is a British lawyer and crime fiction writer She was educated at South Hampstead High School Hampstead London England and graduated from Newnham College Cambridge University in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts BA Honours LawShe started to work as a practising solicitor in 1965 She married James Lionel Cohen son of Dr Richard Henry Lionel Cohen on 18 December 1971 She was a Governor of the BBC between 1994 and 1999 She was created Baroness Cohen of Pimlico in the City of Westminster life peer on 3 May 2000 and sits as a Labour peer in the House of LordsAs Janet Neel and Janet Cohen she is the author of crime fiction novels



10 thoughts on “Death Among the Dons

  1. says:

    I am a sucker for crime stories set at university and this one delivers on that Also it's a women's college even better The main characters didn't really get introduced right away so that was a little disappointing Also it was pretty clear towards the beginning of the end who the culprit was and why But the writing is good

  2. says:

    As anyone who spends any time with Inspector Morse knows university is a hotbed of marital affairs poisonous envy general iniuity and financial chicanery In short murder is to be expected among the donsWhen Samantha Wilson desperate to get a break from caring for her endlessly crying infant took a part time bursar job at Gladstone College she did not know she was in a hotspot of killings assaults and political rage She thought

  3. says:

    This was a good read It takes place at a women's college in London which is in financial difficulties Early in the book the warden dies and a new warden and bursar are hired Soon two students are attacked on campus and then

  4. says:

    Francesca decides to go back to work after having a baby but is soon involved in a crime Her detective husband arrives to sort things out Worth trying

  5. says:

    Nice old fashioned England based mystery

  6. says:

    guessed in spite of red herrings good characters

  7. says:

    amanda cross in oxfordfrancesca doesn't have it uite together as harriet vane but she is a likeable character and the plot is well

  8. says:

    A bit like An Inspector MorseLewis mystery set in a women's college I bought my copy at a Newnham College reunion where the author Janet Neel was speaking

  9. says:

    Enjoying this series

  10. says:

    This book in the series of Chief Inspector John McLeish and Francesca Wilson was not as interesting as the last two It was just too easy for the reader to figure out the guilty party

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