books about: whodunit
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 ...
Almost Perfect Crimes: Mini-Mysteries For You To Solve
Study evidence, look for clues, and use your powers of deduction to solve more than a dozen dastardly crimes. Following each short story puzzle are five pieces of evidence, including things like witness testimony, autopsy and crime scene reports, background checks, car and house searches, and personal effects, that you can investigate by turning to different pages of the book. Examine them all, or just a few, in order to come to a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
HowDunit - The Book of Poisons
Writer's Digest Books
Discover Deadly Doses to Kill Off Characters The readers of your crime and mystery stories should be trying to figure out "whodunit"not wondering why your facts don't make sense. If you want to kill off characters with something poisonou
The Diamond Mystery #1 (The Whodunit Detective Agency)
Grosset & Dunlap
Somebody is stealing diamonds from the jeweler Mohammed Carat! It looks like the culprit is someone on his staff, but who? Is it Luke Smith, the recently hired fitness fanatic with a taste for the finer things in life? It surely can’t be Vivian Leander, the loyal shop assistant who is now short of money . . . The police in the little town of Valleby are stuck, so they contact young detectives Jerry and Maya, classmates who run their own ...
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 ...
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.
Rock Climbing Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks, 3rd
Completely revised and updated with route descriptions, topos and photos of this southern California climbing area.
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 ...
The Hotel Mystery #2 (The Whodunit Detective Agency)
Grosset & Dunlap
It is Christmas Eve, and the grand Braeburn family has come to stay in the luxury suite of Valleby’s hotel. With them, they have brought their extremely valuable dog. The hotel manager promises the family that he’ll take great care of their dogbut before they know it, the dog has gone missing without a trace! Jerry and Maya, the local young detectives, are brought in to help sniff out the missing hound. All the evidence suggests that one ...
LIFE Picture Puzzle Mysteries
Editors of Life
Everyone likes to solve a puzzle, especially when murder and mayhem are on the line. We'll set up the scene for you to solve whether it be real life photos you've never seen before, images from actual crime scenes and forensic laboratories, pictures of the favorite haunts of notorious criminals, as well as clips from your favorite movies and TV shows - but you'll have to find the clues hidden in the Spot-the-Difference puzzles. With puzzles ...
Rumpole of the Bailey
In these witty and comic stories, Horace Rumpole takes on a variety of clients and activities. He, of course, brings each case to a successful end, all the while quoting poetry and drinking claret.
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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