Death in an Ivory Tower Author:Maria Hudgins A LEGEND TO KILL FOR — A coveted invitation to a highbrow conference at Oxford is way up there on medieval history professor Dotsy Lamb's bucket list. With scholars from three continents and an honest-to-goodness ghost floating by during the welcoming dinner, the Lingering Effects of the King Arthur Tales on Life in Elizabethan England promises a... more » lively symposium. Until one of the scheduled speakers is found dead.
Glastonbury contrarian Bram Fitzwaring planned to produce a set of ancient bones to prove to the snooty, disbelieving history buffs that the owner of the legendary sword of Excalibur was no myth. But it isn't King Arthur's life that has Dotsy ferreting out clues—it's Fitzwaring's demise from a suspicious case of low blood sugar. Then someone close to her is shot, outraging Dotsy…while somewhere in the hushed, hallowed halls of Oxford, a killer patiently waits to turn her into the next antiquity.« less