Kenney, Susan (1941 - )
Genre: General Fiction, Mystery
Susan Kenney was born in Summit, NJ, in 1941, received a BA from Northwestern University in 1963, and an MA and a PhD from Cornell in 1964 and 1968 respectively. She's taught at Colby College since 1968, becoming a full professor of English in 1986 and director of the creative writing program in 1991. She writes two kinds of books, academic mysteries featuring professor/sleuth Roz Howard, and a continuing saga of the Boyd family, laced with issues of illness and mortality.
Roz Howard mysteries are
- Garden of Malice (1983)
- Graves in Academe (1985)
- One Fell Sloop (1990).
Boyd Family novels
- In Another Country: A Novel (1984)
- Sailing (1987/88)
- Great Women Mystery Writers (1994; ed. Kathleen G. Klein)