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Murder at the Chessboard: And 43 Other Perplexing Whodunit Puzzlers to Test Your Crime-Solving Skills

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Can you catch the culprit? Grab your magnifying glass and join the ranks of great detectives featured in Murder at the Chessboard.

Devised for amateur sleuths of all levels, Murder at the Chessboard is the ultimate companion for a cold night, a long trip, or an evening of fun with friends, and family.

These 44 absorbing whodunit puzzlers are sure to sharpen your natural deduction skills and exercise your brain cells as the clues, alibis, and testimony pile up for you examination and analysis. You'll discover nothing is "elementary" in the crime-solver's world, and no one can be trusted. Start with the simpler mysteries at the beginning of the book, and as you hone your powers of deduction, progress to the more challenging ones. You'll be a super-sleuth in no time!

Couldn't crack a challenging case? Check the solution in the back of the book and see just how twisted the plot can get!

Synopsis:

Solve perplexing mysteries and baffling murder cases - without leaving your armchair!

Search for clues, evaluate evidence, and exercise your brain to solve these and other challenging whodunit puzzlers:

Who killed sweet Mama Maria Monteneras in the cool, pine-forested estate of Hacienda del Sol, on the very anniversary of her husband's death

Who murdered Robert Dunhope of Dunhope & Henson, a prosperous insurance agency, at an intimate New Year's Eve party?

How was a world-famous musician silently poisoned at his own concert, while everyone else survived?

Still puzzled? Flip to the end of the book and put it all together. Crime-solving has never been more rewarding. Or more fun.

Synopsis:

This collection of five-minute mysteries is ideal for the armchair detective. Packed with clues and solved at the end of the book, these 43 mini-mysteries test the reader's crime-solving skills with stories of robbery, fraud, and murder. Illustrations.

Table of Contents

PUZZLING PREDICAMETS

CRYPTIC CASES

CURIOUS QUANDARIES

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579121624
Editor:
Houdunitz, P. T.
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Editor:
Houdunitz, P. T.
Author:
Houdunitz, P. T.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Puzzles
Subject:
Games-General Puzzles
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
TR-00-25
Publication Date:
20010601
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.00x6.00x1.00 in. .78 lbs.

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Murder at the Chessboard: And 43 Other Perplexing Whodunit Puzzlers to Test Your Crime-Solving Skills
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"Synopsis" by ,
Solve perplexing mysteries and baffling murder cases - without leaving your armchair!

Search for clues, evaluate evidence, and exercise your brain to solve these and other challenging whodunit puzzlers:

Who killed sweet Mama Maria Monteneras in the cool, pine-forested estate of Hacienda del Sol, on the very anniversary of her husband's death

Who murdered Robert Dunhope of Dunhope & Henson, a prosperous insurance agency, at an intimate New Year's Eve party?

How was a world-famous musician silently poisoned at his own concert, while everyone else survived?

Still puzzled? Flip to the end of the book and put it all together. Crime-solving has never been more rewarding. Or more fun.

"Synopsis" by , This collection of five-minute mysteries is ideal for the armchair detective. Packed with clues and solved at the end of the book, these 43 mini-mysteries test the reader's crime-solving skills with stories of robbery, fraud, and murder. Illustrations.
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