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Edith Skom

Born: N/A
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Edith lives in Winnetka.

Biography: Skom is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer Emeritus for the Writing Program at Northwestern University. She writes mysteries featuring English professor Beth Austin. Her book, ''The Mark Twain Murders'' was nominated for an Agatha, an Anthony, and a Macavity award.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Edith Skom on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The Charles Dickens murders /
ISBN: 0440217768 OCLC: 43108731

Dell, New York : ©1999.

The George Eliot murders /
ISBN: 044021775X OCLC: 34794710

Dell, New York : [1996], ©1995.

It is not much of a Hawaiian holiday for professor Beth Austin of Chicago. First a dress designer falls to her death, next the tennis coach is murdered on the hotel's jogging trail, then an advertising executive has his throat cut. Beth turns sleuth to catch the killer. By the author of The Mark Twain Murders.

The Mark Twain murders
ISBN: 0440206081 OCLC: 22136901

Dell Publishing, New York : [1990], ©1989.

Professor Beth Austin and a handsome FBI agent join forces to delve into the lives of her eccentric colleagues.