Saturday, October 20, 2018

The Spirit in Question by Cynthia Kuhn | Blog Tour with Character Guest Post & Giveaway

The Blurb

English professor Lila Maclean knew drama would be involved when she agreed to consult on Stonedale University’s production of Puzzled: The Musical.

But she didn’t expect to find herself cast into such chaos: the incomprehensible play is a disaster, the crumbling theater appears to be haunted, and, before long, murder takes center stage.

The show must go on — yet as they speed toward opening night, it becomes clear that other members of the company may be targeted as well. Lila searches for answers while contending with a tenacious historical society, an eccentric playwright, an unsettling psychic, an enigmatic apparition, and a paranormal search squad.

With all of this in play, will she be able to identify who killed her colleague... or will it soon be curtains for Lila too?

The Spirit in Question by Cynthia Kuhn
Series: A Lila Maclean Academic Mystery, #3
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Publication Date: October 2, 2018
Publisher: Henery Press
Hardcover: 252 pages
ISBN-10: 9781635114096
ISBN-13: 978-1635114096
Paperback: 252 pages
ISBN-10: 9781635114065
ISBN-13: 978-1635114065
e-Book File Size: 1972 KB
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The Character Guest Post

A Semester Plan from Professor-Turned-Amateur-Sleuth Lila Maclean

  • Make interesting classes
  • Go to faculty meetings
  • Discover body somewhere
  • Do scholarly things
  • Deal with detective
  • Teach enthusiastically
  • Vow to find answers
  • Deal with colleagues
  • Identify nemesis
  • Read student papers
  • Investigate everything
  • Avoid disappointing chancellor
  • Realize you already did 
  • Ask the right questions
  • Prepare for class
  • Make list of suspects
  • Score exams
  • Follow the clues
  • Figure out the culprit
  • Turn in grades
  • Solve the mystery

    The Author

    About Cynthia Kuhn

    Cynthia Kuhn writes the Lila Maclean Academic Mystery series: The Semester of Our Discontent, an Agatha Award recipient for Best First Novel; The Art of Vanishing, a Lefty Award nominee for Best Humorous Mystery; and The Spirit in Question

    She serves as president of Sisters in Crime-Colorado, blogs with Chicks on the Case, and is professor of English at Metropolitan State University of Denver, where she teaches literature, writing, and film. 

    For more information, please visit her at

    The Giveaway

    Follow the tour, to read other Guest Posts, plus interviews and reviews!


    October 8 – Island Confidential – REVIEW, CHARACTER INTERVIEW

    October 8 – Babs Book Bistro – SPOTLIGHT

    October 8 – Books Direct – SPOTLIGHT

    October 9 – Cozy Up With Kathy – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

    October 9 – Varietats – SPOTLIGHT

    October 9 – Handcrafted Reviews - SPOTLIGHT

    October 10 – The Pulp and Mystery Shelf – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

    October 10 – Celticlady's Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

    October 11 – MJB Reviewers – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

    October 11 – Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers – SPOTLIGHT

    October 12 – Mallory Heart's Cozies - REVIEW, CHARACTER GUEST POST

    October 13 – StoreyBook Reviews – GUEST POST

    October 14 – The Book's the Thing – REVIEW

    October 15 – Ruff Drafts – SPOTLIGHT

    October 15 – I'm All About Books – SPOTLIGHT

    October 16 – Book Club Librarian – REVIEW

    October 16 – Mysteries with Character – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

    October 17 – A Blue Million Books – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

    October 17 – Bibliophile Reviews - REVIEW

    October 18 – Cassidy's Bookshelves – GUEST POST

    October 18 – A Cozy Experience– REVIEW

    October 19 – Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews – REVIEW

    October 19 – Teresa Trent Author Blog – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

    October 20 – Jane Reads – CHARACTER GUEST POST

    October 21 - A Chick Who Reads – REVIEW

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