Formula for Murder (mystery/suspense) Learn what your handwriting reveals A secretive college professor is brutally murdered. Scribbled notes become clues in this first book in the Kat Everitt handwriting analysis series. The book provides the reader with a new twist to solving the crime, as Kat Everitt, handwriting analysis enthusiast, studies suspects’ handwriting to reveal weaknesses or dark secrets. This female sleuth’s inquisitiveness ensures she investigates violent deaths that threaten the peace of her tranquil community in the Pocono Mountains. Readers who follow the chapter clues can apply the information to their own writing, or that of friends and enemies. In “Formula for Murder” Kat resolves to find the killer of a professor by interviewing suspects after their handwriting analysis pinpoints them as suspicious characters. An ex-cop’s daughter and administrator for Mountain View University, Kat zips through life and the murder investigation on stiletto heels, never slowing to meet the challenge of helping the police explore the lives of the victim and his associates. This suspenseful story moves rapidly from local characters and esteemed scientists to determine motive while Kat probes personalities and secret foibles. Kat, a zany, yet intelligent protagonist, shuffles through the clues of human failings to a sad, yet satisfying conclusion.