Murder most puzzling : twenty mysterious cases to solve / Stephanie von Reiswitz.
Murder Most Puzzling is a gorgeous and witty book that invites readers to play detective and solve a series of absorbing, murder-mystery-themed puzzles. Readers are cast as the faithful sidekick to amateur sleuth Medea Thorne in order to solve 20 puzzling cases. Meet a cast of colorful characters from ghost hunter extraordinaire Augustin Artaud, to Leonard Fanshawe, a competitor in the Annual Perfect Pickled Foods Festival. A witty riff on the classic whodunit that brings out everyone's inner detective. Each mystery is sumptuously illustrated. The mysteries require different deductive tactics, making them a good brain exercise A body in the topiary garden, a death at a clairvoyants' convention, and the mysterious accident of the boating lake. Prepare for a whirlwind adventure, laced with humor and a dash of the macabre. This book will delight fans of Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Edward Gorey. This is a collection of darkly humorous puzzles. Features illustrations in a gorgeous gothic style by Stephanie von Reiswitz. Perfect for Edward Gorey fans, mystery buffs, puzzle addicts, and fans of true crime podcasts and TV shows. You'll love this book if you love books like The Gashlycrumb by Edward Gorey, File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents by Lemony Snicket, and The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket
- ISBN: 9781452171609
- ISBN: 1452171602
- Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
- Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, 
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The Collector -- Pickled delights -- The Boating Lake -- The Chocolate Box -- The Hesperides -- Sweet Death -- The Topiary Garden -- The Funeral Party -- Serial Murder -- A Haunting -- Death in the Fountain -- Poisoned Patisserie -- Deadly Preserves -- A Dangerous Dinner -- The Cruciverbalist Case -- Halloween -- Murder in the Laboratory -- The Missing Will -- The Clairvoyants' Convention -- The Explorer returns
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|Genre:||Detective and mystery fiction.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Ste. Genevieve County Library||793.73 Von Reiswitz (Text)||33358000338791||New Non-Fiction||Checked out||06/06/2023|