The primary supporting characters are also likeable.
I also appreciated the quick resolution near the end; this author doesn't add useless information; the book resolves well and leaves us wanting more.
The plot moved along, the characters were definitely interesting and developed, and the killer was well hidden until the end.
Have you ever gone through the books on your kindle and found some that you had no memory of buying? This was one for me. Read morePublished 6 months ago by JZS
There’s not much to say really because this is a cozy mystery and they kind of always follow the same rules, you know. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Isa @ Words in a Teacup Reviews
Academic politics is usually conducted with verbal barbs, but in this novel, poison is employed to murder chemistry professor Keith Appleton at fictitious Henley College in... Read morePublished 15 months ago by D. E WARD
Enjoyable read - interesting characters - liked the campus locale and the fact that the heroine is a math professor.
Professor Sophie Knowles is a mathematician professor at Henley College. In her spare time she likes to create brain teasers and solve puzzles. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Cozy Reader
It was quite enjoyable having a "nerd"-such as a math professor- for a main character, who is not your usual conundrum amateur sleuth- police aren't knocking on her door... Read morePublished 21 months ago by avidreader4fun
I needed a break from dark, angsty thrillers and this was perfect. I'm a big science nerd, and I liked the characters and setting a lot. Didn't stop reading until the end. Read morePublished 22 months ago by greyhound
The Square Root of Murder is the first book in the Professor Sophie Knowles series. Sophie Knowles is an associate math professor at Henley College in Massachusetts. Read morePublished on February 2, 2013 by Lynn T.
As an old Math major I appreciate the heroine being a math teacher. I think all math teachers are heroes. The plot was great and held my attention to the end. Read morePublished on September 9, 2012 by Mystery Reader