books about: whodunit
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Meet "detective" Timmy Failure, star of the kids’ comedy of the year. Created by New York Times best-selling cartoonist Stephan Pastis. Take Timmy Failure — the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of the best detective agency in town, perhaps even the nation. Add his impressively lazy business partner, a very large polar bear named Total. Throw in the Failuremobile — Timmy’s mom’s Segway — and what you have is Total Failure, ...
Science Games and Puzzles, Grades 5 - 8
Mark Twain Media
Connect students in grades 5–8 with science using Science Games and Puzzles. This 96-page book promotes science vocabulary building, increases student readability levels, and facilitates concept development through fun and challenging puzzles, games, and activities. It presents a variety of game formats to facilitate differentiated instruction for diverse learning styles and skill levels. Coded messages, word searches, bingo, crosswords, ...
Extreme Brain Workout: 500 Fun and Challenging Puzzles to Boost Your Brain Power
Extreme Brain Workout is a series of puzzles designed to engage the core parts of your brain that are responsible for verbal ability, logical thinking and even your IQ. Each group of puzzles progresses from simple to complex so that they are accessible and challenging for everyone, from the very beginner to the dedicated puzzle master. With each set of puzzles you'll also find information about the specific part of your brain being worked out ...
Challenging Whodunit Puzzles: Dr. Quicksolve's Mini-Mysteries
Follow Dr. Quicksolve as he teaches his son Junior how to solve 50 baffling crimes. Investigate a murder where one suspect plays loud music--and the other's hearing-impaired. Pick out the right heir to a millionaire's estate. Read carefully--the clues are there, but they're always hidden!
Two-Minute Mysteries (Apple Paperbacks)
Donald J. Sobol
Whether testing their own sleuthing abilities by working against the clock or enjoying the intrigue of unraveling the case, readers get lots of spine-tingling mystery in these thrilling puzzlers.
No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel
From “one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation” ( People ) a “refined, probing, and intelligent” ( USA TODAY ) mystery in the masterful Inspector Wexford series…more enthralling than ever after fifty years. A female vicar named Sarah Hussein is discovered strangled in her Kingsmarkham vicarage. A single mother to a teenage girl, Hussein was working in a male-dominated profession. Moreover, she was of mixed race and ...
How to Write Killer Fiction: The Funhouse of Mystery & the Roller Coaster of Suspense
Writing is all about creating an experience for the reader. Whether you're giving them a brain-teasing puzzle or an adrenaline-soaked emotional roller coaster-ride, this book helps you shape your fiction to create maximum enjoyment for your readers.Now you can learn the craft directly from one of the most respected contemporary writers in the field, Carolyn What, winner of multitudinous awards and nominations. What knows what editors want, and ...
The Story of the Little Mole Who Went in Search of Whodunit
Harry N. Abrams
Since its first publication in 1993, The Story of the Little Mole Who Went in Search of Whodunit has been charming readers young and old with its unconditionally candid tale that raises bathroom humor to new heights. Splendidly straightforward and comic, it is at first unbelievable and then irresistible. When Little Mole looks out of his hole one morning—PLOP!—something lands on his head. Whodunit? In this irreverent, forthright mystery, ...
Comprehension Mini-lessons: Inference & Cause and Effect
Scholastic Teaching Resources
Sure-fire lessons and motivating activities—from Inference Charades to Cause-and-Effect Flip Books—help every learner master the essential comprehension skills of inferring and understanding cause and effect. Each section includes a variety of lessons to reinforce skills, a test-preparation lesson and test-formatted activity page, and a fun wrap-up project with evaluation ideas. For use with Grades 4-8.
The Elements of Mystery Fiction
William G Tapply
Poisoned Pen Press
The Elements of Mystery Fiction: Writing the Modern Whonunit has guided and inspied mystery writersveterans as well as beginners-- for nearly a decade. Here William G. Tapply, with more than 20 popular mystery and suspense novels under his belt, isolates the crucial ""elements"" of the mystery novels that publishers want to publish and readers want to read--original plots, clever clues, sympathetic sleuths, memorable villains, multi-dimensional ...
Sticks & Scones (Goldy Culinary Mysteries, Book 10)
Diane Mott Davidson
Celebrated for her unique blend of first-class suspense and five-star fare, Diane Mott Davidson has won scores of fans and earned a place on major bestseller lists across the country. Now she dishes up another dangerously tasty treat of murder and mystery. For Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz, accepting a series of bookings at Hyde Castle is like a dream come true. It’s not every day that she gets to cook authentic Elizabethan fare--especially ...
The Riddle at Gipsy's Mile (An Angela Marchmont Mystery) (Volume 4)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Lost in the mists of the Romney Marsh, Angela Marchmont stumbles upon the body of a woman whose face has been disfigured - presumably to prevent recognition. Who is she, and what was she doing out there in the middle of nowhere? The search for answers will take Angela from a grand stately home to London's most fashionable - and disreputable - nightclub, and into a murky world of illegal drinking, jazz music and lost souls.
Great Quicksolve Whodunit Puzzles: Mini-Mysteries for You to Solve
Get on the case! Help famous detective Dr. J.L. Quicksolve and his son Junior solve some dastardly crimes. Interview suspects, evaluate their stories, examine crime scenes, and take note of strange details. Be on the alert for liars, tricksters, and unlikely alibis. * Did Mary Contrary kill her new husband? Or could it have been someone else? * Who was stealing cattle from McDonald's farm? To figure that out, you'd better follow the right ...
The Next Time You See Me: A Novel
Holly Goddard Jones
Hailed as “an astoundingly good novel” by Gillian Flynn, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Gone Girl , and winner of the 2014 Kentucky Literary Award, The Next Time You See Me is a gripping tale of mystery, desperation, and redemption. When a small Southern town’s most fiery single woman is found dead in the woods, it’s not just her secrets that threaten to surface. There’s Ronnie’s sister, Susanna, a dutiful but ...
The Murder at Sissingham Hall (An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 1)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
On his return from South Africa, Charles Knox is invited to spend the weekend at the country home of Sir Neville Strickland, whose beautiful wife Rosamund was once Knox's fiancee. But in the dead of night Sir Neville is murdered. Who did it? As suspicion falls on each of the house guests in turn, Knox finds himself faced with deception and betrayal on all sides, and only the enigmatic Angela Marchmont seems to offer a solution to the mystery. ...
A Cold Heart: An Alex Delaware Novel
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis summons his friend psychologist-sleuth Alex Delaware to a trendy gallery where a promising young artist has been brutally garroted on the night of her first major showing. The details of the murder scene immediately suggest to Alex not an impulsive crime of passion but the meticulous and taunting modus operandi of a serial killer. “No one does psychological suspense ...
Great Book Of Whodunit Puzzles: Mini-Mysteries For You To Solve
Test your powers of deduction on 43 phony alibis, baffling clues, bits and pieces of evidence. Decipher codes as you match wits with such great detectives as Will Ketchum and Donna DiAnsa, as well as law enforcement officers like Luke Sharp, Hans Zupp and Carla Kopp. For many of the puzzles you'll find extra hints and clues to help you along, if you need them! "A clever presentation of entertaining puzzles...."--Mathematics Teaching in the ...
Murder at Hatfield House: An Elizabethan Mystery
FIRST IN A NEW SERIES! 1558. Kate Haywood, a simple musician in the employ of a princess, will find herself involved in games of crowns as she sets out to solve the murder of the queen’s envoy.... England is in tumult under the rule of Queen Mary and her Spanish husband. Confined to house arrest at Hatfield House, young Princess Elizabeth is the country’s greatest hope. Far from court intrigues, Elizabeth finds solace in ...
Investigating Murder: Detective Work and the Police Response to Criminal Homicide (Clarendon Studies in ...
Oxford University Press
Investigating Murder provides a unique insight into how police detectives investigate and solve murders. Based upon observation of murder squads at work, interviews with detectives and detailed analysis of police case files, it provides an original and innovative account of the practices and processes involved in the investigation of serious violent crimes, as well as some of the problems that are often encountered in the conduct of this work.
Rumpole and the Golden Thread
Retirement is out of the question for the aging London barrister Horace Rumpole. He's back in another collection of delightful stories. In this collection of stories, Rumpole continues to juggle the vagaries of the law, the ambiguities of crime, and the contradictions of the human heart.
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