The Subject of Malice by Cynthia Kuhn

The Subject of Malice
(A Lila Maclean Academic Mystery)
by Cynthia Kuhn

About the Author

The Subject of Malice (A Lila Maclean Academic Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
4th in Series
Henery Press (July 23, 2019)
Hardcover: 244 pages
ISBN-10: 1635115140
ISBN-13: 978-1635115147
Paperback: 244 pages
ISBN-10: 1635115116
ISBN-13: 978-1635115116
Digital ASIN: B07RDZ99PL
The organizers have rustled up plenty of surprises for the literary conference at Tattered Star Ranch. But the murder of an influential scholar wasn’t on the program—someone has clearly taken the theme of Malice in the Mountains to heart. This shocking crime is only the beginning: Other dangers and deceptions are soon revealed.
English professor Lila Maclean has a full agenda: She must convince a press to publish her book (possibly), ace her panel presentations (hopefully), and deal with her nemesis (regrettably).
However, when Detective Lex Archer requests Lila’s academic expertise, she agrees to consult on the case. While her contributions earn high marks from her partner, it could be too late; the killer is already taking aim at the next subject.
As Lila races to keep her colleagues alive, publish or perish takes on new meaning.

About the Author

Cynthia Kuhn writes the Lila Maclean Academic Mysteries: The Semester of Our Discontent, The Art of Vanishing, The Spirit in Question, and The Subject of Malice. Honors include an Agatha Award for best first novel and Lefty Award nominations for best humorous mystery. She blogs with Chicks on the Case and is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and International Thriller Writers. For more information, please visit

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Twitter: @cynthiakuhn

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  1. Congrats on this tour and thank for the opportunity to read about another great book out there to read. It helps out so I can find books I know my family will enjoy reading. Thanks as well for the giveaway.

  2. I think this has a fantastic cover, very inviting

  3. I really liked the description of the book. Sounds like a great book.

  4. Will this be available in print? Thanks!
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  5. I love cozy mysteries! What a treat this is.

  6. Thanks for so much hosting--and thanks, everyone, for stopping by and leaving such lovely comments!

    Glorious, yes, it's available in ebook, paperback, and hardcover. :)

  7. I like the cover, but it doesn't scream Texas ranch or mountains to me.


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