The Campus Murders

Mike McCall

Gil Brewer, Ellery Queen

fiction mystery
dark lighthearted mysterious slow-paced

192 pages | first published 1969

The co-ed missing from Tisquanto State is the daughter of Governor Sam Holland s rival for reelection and best friend. But she is more than that. She is Laura Thornton, a human being somehow the pawn and victim of angry student upheavals not even the governor understands

Who is behind the terror found a focus in Laura s disappearance? Who is inciting Tisquanto s protests and riots a madcap prankster, an earnest reformer or a conspiracy sworn to the college s destruction?

It is a case for Mike McCall, the governor s special assistant, a two-fisted troubleshooter who finds his crimes in the crises of modern America Mike McCall, who finds on Tisquanto s campus not only the raging hatreds of rebelling youth but murder!"

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