Death by Diploma by Kelley Kaye


Emma Lovett leaves her philandering husband and crosses the country to begin her teaching career at a high school in Pinewood, Colorado.There, she meets Leslie Parker, a fellow teacher given to quoting Shakespeare to fit all situations, and the two become fast friends. Arriving at work early one morning, Emma discovers the body of the school custodian, a man who reminds her of her late father. When the police struggle to find the killer, the ladies decide to help solve the murder. Their efforts lead them to a myriad of suspects: the schizophrenic librarian, the crude football coach, the mysterious social studies teacher, and even Emma’s new love interest. As Emma Lovett discovers the perils of teaching high school, she and Leslie learn more than they ever wanted to know about the reasons people kill.

I dare you NOT to have a couple of chuckles reading Death by Diploma by Kelley Kaye. It is a clever who dunnit that is filled with delightful characters full of quirky sass and uncanny gifts of deduction. Ms. Kaye has her own quirky slant on murder that will take you on a twisted path to the murderer as you scratch your head knowing you didn't see that one coming. Dii at Tome Tender