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Judith A. Boss is the author of two novels and several short stories as well as five college textbooks, including THiNK and Analyzing Moral Issues, both among the top sellers in their fields. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, she worked as a writer/researcher for the Nova Scotia Museum. After moving to Rhode Island, she continued writing and also taught ethics and logic at the University of Rhode Island. She currently lives in southern Rhode Island with her family.

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"Fall from Grace" A Zoe Delaney mystery

When her beloved Aunt Grace is found dead on the floor of her bedroom, eleven-year-old Zoe Delaney is convinced it was murder. Determined to get to the truth of the matter, and with the help of a journal she finds under her aunt’s bed, Zoe sets out to investigate her aunt’s death.  Her covert investigation soon turns up evidence that her aunt, a highly regarded ethics professor at Rhode Island College, might not have been the person Zoe and others thought she was.  Zoe is forced to face the possibility that, rather than being an innocent victim, her Aunt Grace may have murdered several people  Should Zoe turn her discoveries over to her parents–and the  police–or destroy the evidence and save her aunt’s reputation?

Discover Rhode Island Magazine, December 2020 issue

Discover Rhode Island Magazine, December 2020 issue

From this Issue:A Beginner’s Guide: Running This year has been quite the wild ride, but I still try to count all of the things that I am thankful for each and every day. One thing I have really enjoyed is how quarantine has allowed me extra time to focus on my health...

Discover Rhode Island Magazine, November 2020 issue

Discover Rhode Island Magazine, November 2020 issue

From this Issue:A Beginner’s Guide: Running This year has been quite the wild ride, but I still try to count all of the things that I am thankful for each and every day. One thing I have really enjoyed is how quarantine has allowed me extra time to focus on my health...

Discover Rhode Island Magazine, October 2020 issue

Discover Rhode Island Magazine, October 2020 issue

From this Issue:A Beginner’s Guide: Running This year has been quite the wild ride, but I still try to count all of the things that I am thankful for each and every day. One thing I have really enjoyed is how quarantine has allowed me extra time to focus on my health...