Death At Hilliard High

Shauna Thompson, last seen in Deadmistress as a sixteen year old student, is now the first African-American teacher hired to teach at the high school in the affluent town of Hilliard, Connecticut. Shauna is being subjected to a series of cruel but ingenious pranks and asks Susan Lombardi to help her find the culprit. Are the pranks the work of a gifted but twisted student or a jealous colleague? Meanwhile another teacher, Leo Loops, the scion of a prominent Hilliard family, disappears…

Most Likely to Murder

What high school class has a thirty-two year reunion? A class whose president has left the country, whose vice president is dead, and whose treasurer is in the Witness Protection program — in fact, Professor Susan Lombardi’s class from Count Basie High School. Susan has misgivings about revisiting her hometown: she’s leery of seeing her former high school sweetheart, now a high tech millionaire, and reluctant to get involved in a battle between her squabbling brothers…