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Overview

Ken Weber is back with a brand new mystery series, once again testing your sleuthing savvy, daring you to demonstrate your powers of deduction. In forty new stories from the master of five-minute fun, you are the detective, challenged to find the clues hidden in the stories and solve the mystery. And the best part is, you never have to leave your living room. From easy mind teasers for the faint of heart to difficult challenges for the bravest puzzlers, The Armchair Detective #1 will keep you reading long into the night. So recline, relax, and join the ranks of the armchair detectives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773761421
  • Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2000
  • Series: Five-Minute Mysteries Series
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Memorandum xi
Check the Footprints! xiii
File #1 Blowing Up the Mackenzie Building 1
File #2 The Worst Kind of Phone Call 5
File #3 A Courtly Gesture 8
File #4 A Dispute on the Ledge 11
File #5 Setting Up the Hit 15
File #6 Under the Home Team Bench 18
File #7 First Impressions Revised 22
File #8 Collecting a Betrayal Fee 26
File #9 Nobody Hides Forever 30
File #10 The Initiation 34
File #11 Taking Over the Thomas Case 38
File #12 A Career Adjustment for Lonnie the "Dipper" 42
File #13 A Second Witness 46
File #14 A Preview of the Contract 49
File #15 A Hero Mistreated? 52
File #16 Concentrating the Search 55
File #17 Don't Get Caught Speeding in Polk County! 58
File #18 The Unseen Hijacker 64
File #19 A Rash of Break-ins 68
File #20 Random Shots by the River 71
File #21 An Eye for Details 75
File #22 Nathan Greeley's Personal Effects 78
File #23 Hunting the Blue Morpho 82
File #24 All the Pieces in Place 85
File #25 The Kid's Idea 89
File #26 The Case of the Skull & Anchor 92
File #27 Milverton's Deception 95
File #28 Fishing out of Season 98
File #29 The Last Wish of Latimer Orkin 101
File #30 Death in Benton County 105
File #31 The Coroner's Decision 109
File #32 Where to Send the Dogs 112
File #33 Time for the Mortars? 115
File #34 When Bad Things Come in Threes 119
File #35 Incident at Garibaldi Park 123
File #36 Every Dead Body Has a Story to Tell 129
File #37 A Bad Day to Go up the Mountain 133
File #38 The View from the Parapet 139
File #39 Everything Checked and Double-Checked 142
File #40 Murder at the CBA! 145
Solutions 151
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2011

    Help!

    I, too, love the book. However, part of my solutions section is missing. So I cannot figure out some cases.

    Can anyone who has read this tell me the solution to "File #31: The Coronor's Decision"?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2011

    Need a question answered before i can give a good review

    If anyone has read this book i would really appreciate if someone would tell me the solution to Just a dead battery. My book got damaged and the solutions part is ruined and its driving me nuts not being able to figure this one out? Please help.

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