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By Parnell Hall

Omit Cora Felton, the eccentric novice detective larger referred to as the Puzzle girl, likes not anything greater than to unravel a great mystery–and this time she’s received a killer on her palms. What isn’t confusing is why critics agree that “Cora is rising as a adorable and specific sleuth” (Chicago Sun-Times) in “a enjoyable sequence for secret lovers and cruciverbalists” (USA Today).

Bakerhaven, Connecticut, feels like the appropriate position to host a charity crossword-puzzle tournament–after all, the city is domestic to Cora Felton, the loved puzzle columnist often called the Puzzle girl. A slew of star contestants are at the means. And the locals were invited to problem the veteran puzzlers head-on. yet quickly the town’s cognizance is fixated on anything way more debatable than crosswords...when the physique of town tart is chanced on mendacity lifeless on her kitchen ground. earlier than a person can cease her, Cora is sizzling at the path of the reality, interviewing nosy associates, digging up dust, and drawing out a lonely recluse who simply may perhaps carry the foremost to cracking the crime. yet will she remedy the case earlier than the competition involves a dangerous finish? Cora once more proves that sleuthing spells S-U-S-P-E-N-S-E–up, throughout, and down!

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Spot what? " "What are you talking about? There's nothing new in that book. " "Then you missed it! We're both over here in Headquarters. " "Bob? " But Bob had hung up. Jupiter gulped the last bite of toast, and hurried out of the house and across the street to the salvage yard. When he emerged through the trapdoor into Headquarters, Pete and Bob grinned maddeningly at him. "A detective has to keep his eyes open at all times," Pete said with mock seriousness. " Bob chortled. "If there was really anything to miss," Jupiter muttered.

Yes, I am the manager," the short man snapped, and went on glaring at Jupiter. " "That will not be necessary," Ndula said quietly. "We will settle the bill. " The manager stared at them, confused and suspicious. "Don't you think I can see--" "He looks like Ian," MacKenzie said, "but we assure you he is not," and he explained the resemblance of the two boys. "Perhaps you saw my picture in the paper the other day," Jupiter added, eager to prove who he was. The manager shook his head. "We've been extremely busy this week hosting a small conference.

Uncle Titus cried. "No," MacKenzie said. "I don't think they are in any immediate danger, Mr Jones. The kidnappers must keep Ian safe or he'll be no use to them against Sir Roger, and I don't believe they will harm Jupiter. This is a political action, not a kidnapping for ransom, and they wouldn't want to anger the American government unnecessarily. " "Then we'll make sure they don't get back to Nanda," Chief Reynolds said. " "They certainly have an escape route planned," Ndula said. "Bob said suddenly.

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