Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Eight books about academics behaving disgracefully

T. M. Logan, the bestselling author of Lies, was born in Berkshire to an English father and a German mother. He studied at Queen Mary and Cardiff universities before becoming a national newspaper journalist.

Logan's new novel is 29 Seconds.

At CrimeReads he tagged eight favorite novels about academics behaving disgracefully, including:
Obedience by Will Lavender

The new students in Winchester University’s Logic and Reasoning class are given a startling assignment on their first day: find a hypothetical missing girl named Polly. If, after being given a series of clues, they have not found her before the end of term, she will be murdered. At first the students are as intrigued by the premise of their puzzle as they are wary of the strange and slightly unnerving Professor Williams. But as they delve deeper into the mystery, they begin to suspect the Polly story is far more sinister than a simple exercise in logical deduction…
Read about another entry on the list.

Obedience is among Jeff Somers's seven novels that show us how dangerous a college campus can be.

The Page 69 Test: Obedience.

--Marshal Zeringue