A Course in Murder by Elizabeth Chater
After college student Button Gwinnett witnesses and becomes a suspect for a murder, she sets off to clear her name and reveal the killer, before she becomes the next victim!
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About the Author
Elizabeth Chater was the author of more than 24 novels and countless short stories. She received a B.A. from the University of British Columbia and an M.A. from San Diego State University, and joined the faculty of the latter in 1963 where she began a lifelong friendship with science fiction author Greg Bear. She was honored with The Distinguished Teacher award in 1969, and was awarded Outstanding Professor of the Year in 1977. After receiving her Professor Emeritus, she embarked on a new career as a novelist with Richard Curtis as her agent. In the 1950s and 60s she published short stories in Fantastic Universe Magazine and The Saint Mystery Magazine, and she won the Publisher's Weekly short story contest in 1975. She went on to publish 22 romance novels over an 8 year period. She also wrote under the pen names Lee Chater, Lee Chaytor, and Lisa Moore. For more information, please visit elizabethchater.com.
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A Course in Murder by Elizabeth Chater 4 STARS You can tell by the style of clothes and a few other items that the book was written many years ago but the story is still revelant today. I read it in one quick session of time. It was entertaining even though I figured out the guilty party early in. Button had a busy first weeks of collage. She made an enemy of fellow freshman, got asked out by senior, even had a Dr. fall for her, witness a murder, couple trys at her life, someone harassing her and be a suspect on the murder. Button is a Preacher's daughter who's real first name is Boadicea. Its entertaining I would love to know more about Button's life. I would read more from Elizabeth Chater in the future. I was given this ebook in exchange of honest review from Librarything. ebook PUB 11/28/2012
Button Gwinnett's first semester in college is fraught with excitement. She's supposed to attend the Freshman Welcome Hop with BMOC Bill Major, but while escaping the unwanted attentions of Dr. McGavin behind the library, she witnesses a murder. The police show up and find a body at the bottom of the cliff. Soon the body count rises, and Button becomes the primary suspect. With the help of beau Bill and her roommate, Cleo Carter, she sets out to uncover the identity of the murderer and clear her name, before she becomes the next victim.