A Lesson in Murder Author:Augustus Cileone A series of perversely arranged murders seems to be connected to the wealthy friends and alumni of the elite Eastern Friends School in Pennsylvania. English teacher Maxwell Hunter has a knack for understanding literature's mysteries with all their red herrings and odd clues, and he offers his unofficial help to the investigating detective. It's ... more »an offer that the tough, no-nonsense Lieutenant Frank DiSalvo finally accepts when clues at the crime scene point to an intricate cat and mouse game. The killer is playing with bits and pieces of classic literature: a coin found in a dead woman's mouth; ashes marking another victim's face; a yearbook picture marked with a green dollar sign.
Shocking as the crimes may be, the truth proves far more explosive as Hunter realizes the lessons he's taught in class for years are now being played out in spilled blood.« less