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Cynthia Kuhn Launches The Study of Secrets

The Study of Secrets

Cynthia Kuhn, award winning author of the Lila Maclean Academic Mysteries, has done it again. Don’t miss her latest installation in this terrific series.

Love academic cozies? Click the link here to read about author Mary Angela and Coming Up Murder.


The Author: Cynthia Kuhn

Cynthia Kuhn

Cynthia Kuhn

Cynthia Kuhn writes the Lila Maclean Academic Mystery series: The Semester of Our Discontent, The Art of VanishingThe Spirit in Question, The Subject of Malice, and The Study of Secrets.

Her work has also appeared in Mystery Most Edible, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Literary Mama, Copper Nickel, Prick of the Spindle, Mama PhD, and other publications.

She is professor of English at Metropolitan State University of Denver, where she teaches literature, writing, and film. In addition, she blogs with Chicks on the Case and is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, and the Short Mystery Fiction Society.

To learn more about Cynthia, click on her name or photo or any of the following links: Facebook, Twitter, Bookbub, and Goodreads


“Author Cynthia Kuhn is phenomenal at conveying the tension-filled atmosphere that inundates higher institutions…” — Kings River Life Magazine


The Book

Cynthia Kuhn

Book Five

The Study of Secrets hooked me on page one.” —Annette Dashofy, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Zoe Chamber Mystery Series

There could be nowhere more fitting for English professor Lila Maclean to spend her sabbatical than in a proper Victorian mansion. The whimsical Callahan House seems to have materialized from the pages of the mystery novels she is researching, with its enchanting towers, cozy nooks, and charming library.

Unfortunately, it also features a body in the study.

Residents of Larkston have long believed that the Callahan family is cursed—the murder on the estate sets the town buzzing. Wild rumors are fueled by a gossipy blogger who delights in speculation, and further crimes only intensify the whispers and suspicions.

A newly discovered manuscript, however, appears to expose startling facts beneath the fictions. When Lila steps in to sort the truth from the lies, it may cost her everything, as someone wants to make dead certain that their secrets stay hidden.

To buy the book click on any of the following links: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshop, IndieBound, iTunes, and kobo


Elena Taylor is the author of All We Buried, available now in print, e-book, and audio book format at all your favorite on-line retailers. And don’t forget many independent bookstores can order books for you and have them shipped to your home or for curbside pickup.

For more information on All We Buriedclick on the link here to visit the home page.

Recent Comments

  • Cynthia Kuhn
    May 27, 2020 - 9:47 am · Reply

    Thank you very much, Elena (and I join you in applauding Mary Angela’s academic mysteries too–love them)! And huge congratulations to you on ALL WE BURIED–so terrific!

  • Elena Hartwell
    May 27, 2020 - 10:18 am · Reply

    Thank you!!! So great to help celebrate your book launch! Congratulations again on book 5!

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