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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!
This mind-bending collection of five-minute mysteries, packed with clues and solved at the back of the book, is an armchair detective's dream-come-true.
It's like 43 rousing games of "Clue" in short-story form-and what could be more fun than that? These engaging puzzlers test readers' crime-solving skills by presenting stories of robbery, fraud, espionage and murder, replete with all the clues needed to unravel them. But never fear-frustrated sleuths will find solutions tucked away at the back, along with lots of crime-solving tips. This entertaining volume that can be savored or devoured, sampled or read straight through until morning. More than 100 amusing illustrations accompany the mysteries.
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.
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.
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