Sunday, June 23, 2019

Death by Dissertation by Kelly Brakenhoff-Great Escapes-Book Review

About the book 
Ambitious Cassandra Sato traded her life in Hawai’i for a dream position as Student Affairs VP at Morton College in tiny Carson, Nebraska. She expected the Midwestern church casseroles, land-locked cornfields, and face-freezing winters would be her biggest challenges, but it’s her job that’s rapidly becoming a nightmare.
A deaf student is dead and the investigation reveals a complicated trail of connections between campus food service, a local farmer’s beef, and the science lab’s cancer research. Together with her few allies, Cassandra must protect the students caught up in the entanglement.
Dealing with homesickness, vandalism, and a stalker, Cassandra is trapped in a public relations disaster that could cost her job, or more. No one said college was easy.
And others are saying 
Death by Dissertation is a great start for a debut author and I can’t wait to see what other adventures await Cassandra Sato.
~Only By Grace Reviews
Death by Dissertation was so great!!! I love cozies but I’m always looking for something different that stands out. Death by Dissertation didn’t disappoint in any sense.
~The Layaway Dragon
If you’ve ever struggled to fit in at a new job, or if you just enjoy a wry and compelling mystery, pick up Death By Dissertation. The academic personalities were so recognizable that I couldn’t help but laugh (and cringe). I can’t wait for the next installment!
~Island Confidential
Death by Dissertation has collegiate spirit, a complex crime, scientific exploration, an avaricious killer, and a gifted gumshoe.
~The Avid Reader
Death by Dissertation is an engaging mystery with puzzling clues that introduces readers to a plucky protagonist . . . Author Kelly Brakenhoff is to be commended for her insider observations and realistic portrayal of campus politics and life in a small college town.
~Book Club Librarian
Find yourself caught up in this heartwarming academic cozy mystery featuring a strong and determined female sleuth.
~Mallory Heart’s Cozies

And I thought
It is always fun to get into the beginning of a new series and this one did not disappoint.  

Not only does author Kelly Brakenhoff spin a good tale she seems to write from the heart.   

This story is engaging and keeps you a bit on the edge of your seat as you watch for clues and try to figure out just what was up. 

The story is centered around a college and those interested in staying in touch with Academia and love a good Cozy will be pleasantly pleased with this offer.  

I received a complimentary copy. 

My review will appear on Amazon, Good Reads and Social Media.
This review will also appear on My Journey Back-The Journey Back on a date in the fear future. 

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  1. Hi Lynn! Thank you for reading and reviewing my book Death by Dissertation for the Great Escapes book tour on June 23rd. I really appreciate your time and support. Have a great weekend! Kelly

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