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By Parnell Hall

ISBN-10: 0553581406

ISBN-13: 9780553581409

ISBN-10: 0553800965

ISBN-13: 9780553800968

Cruciverbalists, rejoice!!! choose up a pencil and prepare to resolve the puzzle--and a perplexing murder--in this full of life debut of a different beginner detective, leave out Cora Felton, the reigning queen of crosswords. Cora's an eccentric previous woman with a nationally syndicated puzzle column, an impossible to resist urge to poke into unsettling occasions, and a niece who is made up our minds to maintain her out of hassle. In a slyly fun and wickedly suspenseful secret, this pleasant heroine takes her first crack at enjoying sleuth. purely this is not enjoyable and games....It's murder.

Violent crime is uncommon in tiny Bakerhaven. whilst the physique of an unknown teenage lady turns up within the neighborhood cemetery, Police leader Dale Harper unearths himself investigating his first murder. not anything approximately this situation is simple. Even an intensive seek of the crime scene fails to bare who she was once, the homicide weapon, or why the killer left her physique in a graveyard minus her sneakers. A cryptic message on a scrap of paper she carried seems a crossword puzzle clue. might it were left by way of the killer? if this is the case, what does it mean?

Fortunately for Harper, Bakerhaven is the recent domestic of omit Cora Felton, the famed "Puzzle woman" herself, whose renowned crossword puzzle column graces newspapers national. but bringing Cora Felton into this example should be his costliest mistake. For notwithstanding she may possibly appear like a persons candy previous grandmother, at the back of these twinkling eyes and that just a little mysterious smile lies a girl with a whopping secret...and a few hidden vices. what is worse, one whiff of puzzle turns omit Felton right into a modern day omit Marple.

Now Cora is snooping via crime scenes, wondering witnesses, and gaining loads of undesirable awareness. it is simply one of these meddling, mischief-making habit that drives leader Harper to distraction and evokes many pass phrases from her long-suffering niece Sherry. but if one other physique turns up in a homicide that hits a lot toward domestic, Cora needs to discover a killer--before she lands up in a black field 3 ft across...and six down.

A scrumptious brew of colourful characters, impossible to resist intrigue, and astounding plot twists, Parnell Hall's A Clue for the Puzzle Lady is simply what a secret may still be--a beneficiant aiding of enjoyable and a puzzle that by no means fails to shock and entertain.

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