Dead Man's Puzzle

Puzzle Lady Mysteries

10. kötet
Értékesítő: Minotaur Books
4
Ingyenes könyvrészlet

Sherry is off on her honeymoon when Chief Harper comes to Cora Felton, asking her to solve a crossword puzzle found on the body of Old Man Overmeyer. Small problem. Cora is the Milli Vanilli of cruciverbalists. Her niece, Sherry, writes the crossword puzzle column for her.

Cora pokes into Overmeyer's death, hoping to prove he died of natural causes. She learns the cranky hermit was the sole surviving member of a forty-year-old stock pooling agreement, and before she can say "capital gain," the town is full of heirs. Complicating things is Sherry's ex-husband, Dennis, who is playing detective in the hopes of impressing his ex-wife. With Sherry out of town, her restraining order against him is moot, and he is taking full advantage of the fact.
With Dead Man's Puzzle, Parnell Hall delivers another stellar, puzzle-packed entry in his entertaining Puzzle Lady series.

Továbbiak

A szerzőről

Edgar, Shamus, and Lefty nominee Parnell Hall is the author of the Puzzle Lady crossword puzzle mysteries, the Stanley Hastings private eye novels, and the Steve Winslow courtroom dramas. An actor, screenwriter, and former private investigator, Parnell lives in New York City.
Továbbiak

Reviews

4,8
Összesen: 4
Betöltés...

További információ

Kiadó
Minotaur Books
Továbbiak
Kiadás dátuma:
2009. ápr. 14.
Továbbiak
oldal
336
Továbbiak
ISBN
9781429951173
Továbbiak
Továbbiak
Továbbiak
Nyelv
angol
Továbbiak
Műfajok
Szépirodalom / Rejtély és nyomozás / Amatőr detektív
Szépirodalom / Rejtély és nyomozás / Kisvárosi
Fi / Misztikus & Detective / Nők Sleuths
Továbbiak
Tartalomvédelem
Ez a tartalom DRM technológia által védett.
Továbbiak
Hangos felolvasás
Android-eszközökön áll rendelkezésre
Továbbiak
Hozzáadható a Családi könyvtárhoz

Olvasási információk

Okostelefonok és táblagépek

Telepítsd a Google Play Könyvek alkalmazást Android- vagy iPad/iPhone eszközre. Az alkalmazás automatikusan szinkronizálódik a fiókoddal, így bárhol olvashatsz online és offline állapotban is.

Laptopok és számítógépek

A Google Playen vásárolt könyveket számítógépének böngészője segítségével olvashatja el.

E-olvasók és más eszközök

Ha e-tinta-alapú eszközökön (például a Sony eReaderén vagy a Barnes & Noble Nookján) szeretnél olvasni, le kell töltened, majd át kell küldened a kívánt fájlt az eszközre. Kövesd a Súgóban található részletes útmutatást a fájlok támogatott e-könyv-olvasókra történő átviteléről.

Teljes sorozatok megjelenítése

Parnell Hall
The Chicago Sun-Times crowns Parnell Hall’s Puzzle Lady mysteries “a joy for lovers of both crosswords and frothy crime detection...Cora Felton is a lovable and unique sleuth.” Now the crime-solving powers of the inimitable Cora and her clever niece, Sherry Carter, are put to the ultimate test as they square off against a yuletide killer who hides within the white-and-black shadows of an acrostic....

A Puzzle In A Pear Tree

’Tis the season to be jolly, but Cora Felton, shanghaied into “The Twelve Days of Christmas” as a most reluctant maid-a-milking, has every right to feel like a grinch. When someone steals the partridge from the pear tree and replaces it with a cryptic puzzle she has no hope of solving, it’s almost more than the Puzzle Lady can bear. But then smug crossword creator Harvey Beerbaum solves the acrostic, and it turns out to be a poem promising the death of an actress. This is more like it! Could the threat be aimed at Cora and her thespian debut? Or at Sherry, one of the ladies-dancing? Or at Sherry’s nemesis, the pageant’s predatory lead, Becky Baldwin?

Cora and Sherry barely have time for a mystery, what with trimming Christmas trees and buying Christmas presents, but rehearsals go on, under police protection--until a killer strikes elsewhere in a most unexpected manner.Ordinarily Cora Felton would be delighted to have two murders to solve. But this time she finds herself vying with a visiting Scotland Yard inspector who appears to have an all-too-personal stake in solving the crimes. Cora does too when her own niece becomes a prime suspect and the murderer strikes again.

Is someone trying to shut down the Christmas pageant? Cora would be only too happy if that were the case, but she fears the secrets lie deeper. Now she is interviewing witnesses, breaking into motel rooms, finding evidence, planting evidence, and having a merry old time. In fact, she would be perfectly happy--if this wasn’t turning out to be a Christmas to die for!


From the Hardcover edition.
Parnell Hall
The Chicago Sun-Times crowns Parnell Hall’s Puzzle Lady mysteries “a joy for lovers of both crosswords and frothy crime detection...Cora Felton is a lovable and unique sleuth.” Now the crime-solving powers of the inimitable Cora and her clever niece, Sherry Carter, are put to the ultimate test as they square off against a yuletide killer who hides within the white-and-black shadows of an acrostic....

A Puzzle In A Pear Tree

’Tis the season to be jolly, but Cora Felton, shanghaied into “The Twelve Days of Christmas” as a most reluctant maid-a-milking, has every right to feel like a grinch. When someone steals the partridge from the pear tree and replaces it with a cryptic puzzle she has no hope of solving, it’s almost more than the Puzzle Lady can bear. But then smug crossword creator Harvey Beerbaum solves the acrostic, and it turns out to be a poem promising the death of an actress. This is more like it! Could the threat be aimed at Cora and her thespian debut? Or at Sherry, one of the ladies-dancing? Or at Sherry’s nemesis, the pageant’s predatory lead, Becky Baldwin?

Cora and Sherry barely have time for a mystery, what with trimming Christmas trees and buying Christmas presents, but rehearsals go on, under police protection--until a killer strikes elsewhere in a most unexpected manner.Ordinarily Cora Felton would be delighted to have two murders to solve. But this time she finds herself vying with a visiting Scotland Yard inspector who appears to have an all-too-personal stake in solving the crimes. Cora does too when her own niece becomes a prime suspect and the murderer strikes again.

Is someone trying to shut down the Christmas pageant? Cora would be only too happy if that were the case, but she fears the secrets lie deeper. Now she is interviewing witnesses, breaking into motel rooms, finding evidence, planting evidence, and having a merry old time. In fact, she would be perfectly happy--if this wasn’t turning out to be a Christmas to die for!


From the Hardcover edition.
©2017 GoogleA webhely általános szerződési feltételeiAdatvédelemFejlesztőkElőadókMinden a Google-ról
Ha megvásárolod ezt a tartalmat, a Google Payments használatával hajtod végre a tranzakciót, és elfogadod a Google Payments Általános Szerződési Feltételeit és Adatvédelmi irányelveit.