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The Nitrogen Murder (Periodic Table #7)

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In the latest installment of Camille Minichino's fun, fast-paced Periodic Table mystery series, retired physicist Gloria Lamerino and her fiancé, homicide detective Matt Gennaro, attend the wedding of Gloria's best friend in California. Unfortunately, the groom has disappeared along with some top-secret research on nitrogen.

As Gloria and Matt try to figure out a connection
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Minotaur Books
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The Nitrogen Murder by Camille Minichino is the 7th book in the Periodic Table Mystery series featuring Gloria Lamerino. Retired physicist and scientific police consultant, Gloria Lamerino is visiting Berkeley for the upcoming wedding of her friend Elaine, when she becomes involved in the murder of a scientist involved in nitrogen research as well as the shooting of an EMT who was transporting him to hospital. I have been gradually working my way through this series in order and love to see the ...more
A bit slow--at times too much dialogue and not enough action. I did enjoy the relationship between our protagonist and her fiance. I may try one more in the series before moving on.
I think this could be a fine series. I may just be out of the cozy mood. I liked the characters. I liked the chemical concept-- which was handled really, really well (if you shy away from scientific characters, you don't need to here. The science is handled gently and well-- kudos on that!). But it took me a long time to get the the magic point in the book where I couldn't wait to find out what happened next --- and even after I got there I still had points where I was perfectly content to put t ...more
I loved all the science that was in here, but it was a rather bland little mystery. Perhaps my problem was that I came in midseries. This is a great read for anyone who doesn't want a gory murder mystery (just a murder mystery)!
I like a good mystery book. This one kept me guessing.
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Camille has 2 pseudonyms: MARGARET GRACE and ADA MADISON.
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