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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 her debut novel, Publish or Perish. In that novel, Kinberg put her experience in the world of higher education to use in creating a murder mystery that takes place at fictional Tilton University. This story introduces Joel Williams, a former police detective-turned-professor, who teaches in Tilton University's Department of Criminal Justice. In this
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Average rating: 4.16 · 57 ratings · 30 reviews · 18 distinct works
B-Very Flat (Joel William, #2)

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B-Very Flat (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: 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 shattered when she suddenly dies on the night of a major music competition. Serena's partner, sure that her death was not an accident, asks for help from Dr. Joel Williams of Tilton's Department of Criminal Justice. Williams, a former detective, becomes convinced that Serena was murdered, when he learns how unsafe her world really was. As he works with the Tilton Police Department to uncover the truth, Williams finds that Serena's looks, money, and talent, far from securing her future, made her a target.

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Margot Kinberg My pleasure, Robert - it's nice to "meet" you.


Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, Margot.


Margot Kinberg Beth wrote: "Hi Margot,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!"


Nice to see you here, too, Beth :-)


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Beth Hi Margot,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


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