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Extracurricular Activities

A Murder 101 Mystery

Maggie Barbieri

Minotaur Books

You’d think, now that she’s off the hook for murder, that Alison, an English professor at a cushy college campus just north of chaotic New York City, would be able to relax. But how can she, with a wedding in the works? A Ph.D can only go so far…

The recently-divorced Alison couldn’t be happier for her best friend, the bride Max. The problem is with the groom. Namely, his best man: the stunningly handsome yet technically married NYPD homicide detective Bobby Crawford. Alison just can’t stop day-dreaming about him—until a new nightmare unfolds.

Alison’s ex-husband has just turned up dead. And now that’s she’s being dragged into another murder investigation—his time, involving the Mob-boss parent of a student—Bobby might be the only man she can trust with her life. But will he ever make Alison his wife? With a killer on the loose, the pursuit of happiness may just have to wait…

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Chapter One

I have two best friends; one is a nymphomaniac and the other is a priest.

And then there’s Ray.

Ray's my ex-husband and what I call a "fornicator extraordinaire." Not that I had any firsthand knowledge of his prowess; our sex life had consisted of a weekly roll in the hay that usually took place between the end of whatever show was on and that local news program that begins with a solemn "It's ten o'clock. Do you know where your children are?" But from the women who flocked to Ray like bees to honey, it was obvious that he held some kind of sway over the opposite
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Praise for Extracurricular Activities

“Barbieri’s in top form as she delivers her smooth sequel to her witty debut.”—Publishers Weekly

“QUIRKY, ROMANTIC…fashionable, free-spirited [and] intense ”—Tampa Tribune
“Will please readers who like action and romance in the same package.”—Booklist
“Series Grade: A.”—Susan McBride, author of the Debutante Dropout Mysteries

“Barbieri’s in top form as she delivers her smooth sequel to her witty debut.”—Publishers Weekly

“QUIRKY, ROMANTIC…fashionable, free-spirited [and] intense ”—Tampa Tribune
“Will please readers who like action and romance in the same package.”—Booklist
“Series Grade: A.”—Susan McBride, author of the Debutante Dropout Mysteries

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Maggie Barbieri

  • Maggie Barbieri, author of Murder 101, is a freelance textbook editor as well as a mystery novelist. Her father was a member of the New York Police Department, and his stories provide much of the background for her mysteries. This is her second novel. She lives in Westchester County, New York.

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    A Murder 101 Mystery

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