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$10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9780312602475
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 01/06/2012
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Crime & mystery
  • Imprint: Minotaur
  • Pages: 288
  • Price: $36.99

When young attorney Becky Baldwin hires Cora Felton to make a blackmail payment drop, it couldn't go worse: she stumbles over a corpse and a puzzle, and someone steals the money. Becky won't tell her who the client is, but the most likely suspect is Cora's least favorite ex-husband, Melvin, who claims he's being framed by a psychopath with a grudge. Soon Cora finds herself in a no-win situation. Solving the murder will either put Melvin's neck in the noose, or incur the wrath of a cunning, cold-blooded killer who delights in playing deadly mind games and may be targeting her niece Sherry and Sherry's new baby girl.

This next in the entertaining series features new puzzles by Will Shortz that help readers solve the mystery!

Author Information

Parnell Hall has been a finalist for Edgar, Lefty, and Shamus Awards. He is a former President of PWA and a member of Sisters in Crime. Parnell competes each year in the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He lives in New York City.

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