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B-Very Flat

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Is anyone really safe? Not necessarily. At nineteen years old, Serena Brinkman, an undergraduate violin major at Tilton University, seems to have a very secure future; she's got good looks, money, people who love her, and rare musical talent. She's also got a coveted Amati violin, a musical rival, friends whose secrets she knows, and an obsessed fan.

Serena's dreams are sha
Softcover, 202 pages
Published 2010 by Publish America
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Marina Sofia
There is a gentleness about this book: the characters are complex and none of them completely unlikeable, the police and amateur detective are not at loggerheads but are courteous towards each other and help each other tactfully, the mystery is resolved through much thinking and talking and interviewing rather than chase and sooting action scenes.
Yet it's not ditzy cozy literature either. It's a campus novel with a real puzzle at its heart, with the author laying the cards out on the table and d
Craig Sisterson
Sep 08, 2015 Craig Sisterson rated it really liked it
Shelves: crime, thrillers
A violin virtuoso dies mysteriously on the night of a big performance, and police detective turned Tilton University professor Joel Williams investigates in this engaging mystery.

Serena Brinkman is nineteen years old and seems to have the world at her feet: she's an undergraduate violinist and music major at Tilton University with good looks, good friends, plenty of money, and a phenomenal musical talent. But the very things that give her such a good-on-the-surface life also put that very life i
Carol Balawyder
Jul 06, 2016 Carol Balawyder rated it it was amazing
If you’re looking for a good whodunit book consider reading Margot Kinberg’s B-Very Flat. The setting takes place on a university campus where Serena Brinkman, an up-and- coming violinist is found dead. The motives for her murder are many: money, career advancement, obsession, jealousy and Kinberg makes sure through her swift pacing to keep us on our toes. The characters are well-drawn and the dialogue moves the plot forward. Although the novel is light and entertaining it does not lack in ...more
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Margot Kinberg is a mystery author and Associate Professor. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Kinberg graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, then moved to Philadelphia, which Kinberg still considers home.

Kinberg had always been fascinated by crime fiction and mystery novels. In fact, she became an "addict" while still in her teens. So in 2007, she began her fiction writing career with h
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