By Nero Blanc
Five xmas mysteries for readers to unravel besides crossword legend Belle Graham and PI Rosco Polycrates
The husband-and-wife sleuth group is again in 5 stories of vacation secret and mayhem. “Holly, Jolly Roger” takes Belle and Rosco to sunny St. Lucia within the Caribbean as they fight to decipher the clues to a mythical buried treasure. “The secret of Wordsworth House” may well stay simply that except Belle and Rosco can flip their remain at a snowy Montreal hotel right into a probability for a kin to resolve the riddle in their earlier . . . with the aid of a ghost. There’s no position like Las Vegas for the vacations, yet “A Crossworder’s Gift” might by no means succeed in its meant recipient if Belle can’t fit up the out-of-order clues strewn all through a excessive roller’s suite to shape a crossword puzzle that may result in the money. visitor of honor at a puzzle conference close to the Grand Canyon, Belle—with assistance from her detective husband, Rosco—must resolve a murdered crossworder’s final puzzle and testomony in “The Eraser’s Edge.” whilst a snowstorm strands a five-woman stitching circle, a “Cross Stitch” in time may save—or destroy—reputations and lives if a complicated fact a few lifeless heiress is revealed.
This publication includes 5 crossword puzzles that may be downloaded as PDFs, with solutions at the back of the e-book.
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