Smart, But Dead: An Aggie Mundeen Mystery

Smart, But Dead: An Aggie Mundeen Mystery

by Nancy G. West

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Overview

ACADEMICS CAN BE MURDER

With two brilliant women scientists awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a gene-editing tool, this is a timely entertaining mystery with updates from genetic research scientists in the afterword.


Skirting forty and appalled by the prospect of slip-sliding into middle-age, Aggie Mundeen blasts off to the local university to study the genetics of aging and provide youthful hints for readers of her column, "Stay Young with Aggie." She is doggedly determined to stay young. Despite conflicts with her professor, she learns about genetics and DNA. When she discovers a dead professor, the San Antonio detective urges her to avoid the investigation. But dangerously curious and programmed to prod, she races to solve the crime, flusters the academics, winds up prime suspect and is on target to become next campus corpse.

                

SHORT LIST: CHANTICLEER INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781734117578
Publisher: Southwest Publications
Publication date: 02/15/2021
Series: Aggie Mundeen Mysteries , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 263,485
File size: 950 KB

About the Author

Author Nancy G. West was a business major who returned to study English literature and discovered that writing fiction was a lot more fun than accounting. She is the award-winning author of psychological suspense, the Aggie Mundeen Mystery Series, and The Plunge, a June 2019 selection of ALA'S Book Club and lead-in novella to The Lake Mysteries, a spin-off series featuring Aggie in a new job and location. She has also written a coming-of-age novel about a new adult whose discovery compels him to solve a mystery to save his family.

Table of Contents

Fiction: Sixty chapters

Bonus: 2020 Researchers' Updates on genetic discoveries


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