A Crossworder's Gift: Five Short Tales (Crossword Mysteries, by Nero Blanc

By Nero Blanc

Five xmas mysteries for readers to resolve in addition to crossword legend Belle Graham and PI Rosco Polycrates

The husband-and-wife sleuth crew 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 possibly stay simply that until Belle and Rosco can flip their remain at a snowy Montreal lodge right into a probability for a relatives to unravel the riddle in their prior . . . with assistance from a ghost. There’s no position like Las Vegas for the vacations, yet “A Crossworder’s Gift” could by no means achieve 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 bring about 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.” while a snowfall strands a five-woman stitching circle, a “Cross Stitch” in time may perhaps save—or destroy—reputations and lives if a difficult fact a couple of useless heiress is revealed.

This booklet includes 5 crossword puzzles that may be downloaded as PDFs, with solutions at the back of the publication.

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Of course. You make the best in town. And a couple cookies of your choice. ” Hannah turned and glanced at the glass serving jars behind the counter. ” “I’ll be your guinea pig,” Norman declared, twitching his nose. ” “I know. Janice Cox called me with a dental emergency on Wednesday when Mr. ” Hannah asked, realizing she hadn’t talked to Norman in a few days. “Of course. Mr. Whiskers is fine now. ” “Very carefully. ” Norman glanced at the cookies Hannah placed in front of him. ” “The fuse is a cherry stem.

It’s gorgeous! ” “No wonder it looks so sharp! ” “Those colored stones are small blue and yellow sapphires, rubies, and emeralds. And the star at the top is a perfect diamond. ” “I will,” Hannah said, closing the lid of the box reverently. ” Norman glanced around, but no one at the counter was paying any attention to them. “Yes, if it’s genuine. ” Hannah slipped the box back in the bag and secreted it behind the counter. ” “I don’t think that’ll be a problem. I’m bringing the turkey, and it’s Rose’s recipe.

If he gets held up, I’m supposed to save him a piece of Jell-O Cake. ” “Well . . there’s that, too. See you later, Hannah. I’m going to see if I can round up Tracey. ” Hannah smiled, watching her sister set out for the kitchen. She was just thinking about how pregnant women resembled sailing ships in a high wind, when she heard voices at the top of the stairs. Hannah put on the best smile she could muster, but since she’d been meeting and greeting for well over thirty minutes, it was beginning to wear a little thin around the edges.

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