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Absolutely amazing five-minute mysteries : 40 new cases of murder and mayhem for you to solve

Author: Kenneth J Weber
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It will take all of the detective skills you've got to solve each one of these 40 new twisted tales of intrigue. Read carefully to collect the subtle clues that expose the enigma of each case. If you're still stumped after five minutes, check the back of the book for the secret of whodunit and why. Ken Weber is an expert craftsman of mystery and intrigue. He lives in Toronto, Canada, where he is a professor of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Weber
ISBN: 0762417722 9780762417728
OCLC Number: 54773547
Notes: "Originally published as Armchair detective 1"--Title page verso.
Description: 180 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Unsolved cases: Safety inspection --
Best-laid plans --
Recovery at dusk --
Closing in on the hacker --
Safe shelter? --
Mule train --
Why granny doesn't retire --
Transcript: Crown vs. Jergens --
"Odd Billy" and the backpack --
Identikit decision --
Waiting for Sahdeen --
Just a dead battery --
Excerpt from scene three --
New deputy takes a wrong step --
Taggert's turf --
I saw him do it! --
Logical suspect --
Tiverton vs. Capelli --
Trevor Wilkey's journal --
Next door to the chief --
Columbo case --
Chase --
Key to the code --
One clear shot --
Blank witnesses --
"For want of a nail ..." --
One way to break up a gloomy day --
Perfect witness --
Accidental death? --
It's elementary --
Second investigation at bedside manor --
Was Lawrence really there? --
Personal effects --
Rankled brothers --
Clear case of arson --
Irish problem --
Choosing the right client --
Somewhere in the desert --
J.T.C. Kapchek's opening lecture --
Chain of the people --
Solutions.
Other Titles: Armchair detective
Five-minute mysteries
Responsibility: by Ken Weber.

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It will take all of the detective skills you've got to solve each one of these 40 new twisted tales of intrigue. Read carefully to collect the subtle clues that expose the enigma of each case. If you're still stumped after five minutes, check the back of the book for the secret of whodunit and why. Ken Weber is an expert craftsman of mystery and intrigue. He lives in Toronto, Canada, where he is a professor of special education at the University of Toronto.

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