An unseemly lesson…in murder.
The year is 1896, and college professor
Concordia Wells has her hands full: teaching classes, acting as live-in
chaperone to a cottage of lively female students, and directing the student
But mystery and murder are not confined to the stage,
especially when the death of Concordia’s sister, Mary, appears to be foul play.
To make matters worse, the women’s college is plagued by malicious pranks,
arson, money troubles, and the apparent suicide of a college official. With her
beloved school facing certain ruin, Concordia knows that she must act. As she
struggles to seek justice for her sister and discover who is behind the college
incidents, there are some closest to Concordia who do not appreciate the
unseemly inquiries and bold actions of the young lady professor. Can she
discover who is responsible…before she becomes the next target?
its memorable characters, non-stop plot twists, and depiction of life in a
late-nineteenth century women’s college, Dangerous and Unseemly is a suspenseful
and engaging contribution to the cozy historical mystery genre. Fans of Harriet
Vane and Maisie Dobbs will find in Concordia Wells a new heroine to fall in love