Can you solve "Betting on Death"? Here's the scenario:
Everyone simply knew him as "Harold," one of the many street people who wandered through Las Vegas. He was seemingly a harmless, homeless person who elicited a smile and a muffled laugh whenever he was around - or so people thought.
No one would ever have imagined what would be found when he met an untimely end, hit by a speeding sportscar in front of the Labachio Hotel and Casino while a shocked entourage of erstwhile pseudo-entrepreneurs looked on in disbelief. That's when the preconceived perceptions of Harold went through a traumatic transformation. For, as police investigated, they discovered that "looks are deceiving," and that Harold was more than a mere avenue adventurer.
Who was Harold and why did he adopt his dilatory disguise? What was he looking for as he wandered waywardly in the wind? And, was his death an accident, or a premeditated plot that would have unexpected repercussions? Only expert sleuthing would produce a winning hand and solve the case.
The Suspects . . .
Preston Ellis - Premier Elvis impersonator. His dulcet tones perfectly mimic "The King." His jumpsuits are showing the strain of a few extra pounds.
Mitsy Monroe - Aging showgirl. Her portrait used to grace the billboards in front of the Labachio. Lately, she's been choreographing the shows around the corner and down the block at Fanny's Show Lounge.
"Wild Bill" Billions - Professional poker player. He wrote the book "Bet Billions," and had been a consistent Texas Hold 'Em champion - until recently.
Debra Down - Blackjack dealer at the Labachio. She knows that a lot of the people who hang around casinos aren't who they appear to be.
Jess Pawnit - Pawn shop owner. He's always amazed at what people bring into his shop just to get a few dollars for gambling.
Lisa Ride - Limo company owner and driver. She's been behind the wheel for many rich and prominent people, and knows that "What happens with Lisa, stays with Lisa."
This complete Murder Mystery Party Kit from Mysteries on the Net contains everything you need to host your own event at home or in a large facility. YOU WON'T NEED TO COPY ANYTHING for a party of up to 50 people. The kit includes:
- Complete instructions on how to run your party,
- Facilitator instructions,
- 6 suspect roles and role player instructions,
- 12 invitations to your party,
- 12 copies of "The Sin City Sizzle" newspaper,
- 12 copies of a letter from the Chief of Police,
- 24 individual clues,
- 6 copies each of two Investigative Reports,
- 6 copies of the answer sheets to be completed by your investigative teams,
- And, of course, the solution to the case.
You'll need to dissemble the kit to prepare the material for your party, and everything will be right there at your fingertips.
Your friends and colleagues will enjoy the challenge of solving a murder mystery that will be talked about for years to come.
|Publisher:||Management Strategies, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.44(d)|
About the Author
In his alter-ego as a speaker, trainer and consultant, he partners his mysteries with unique learning experiences that focus on team building, communications, negotiations and sales. These mystery seminars convey key skills in non-threatening, fun-filled programs. Holding masters degrees from the University of Southern California and Michigan State University, Jack's client base includes Jockey International, Pepsico, ShopKo Stores, the Asia-Pacific Institute for Management Development in Singapore, Thomson Audio Products Hong Kong, Connex of Romania, Multi-Finance of Athens, Greece - and many, many more.
An inveterate games player, Jack enjoys the challenge of solving puzzles and weaving together facts and details into memorable, entertaining experiences. He regularly conducts mystery writing boot camps during which he shares his unique insights about developing and facilitating murder mystery parties.
Jack met his English wife, Renira, over breakfast in Portugal while they were both living in Germany. They now have two daughters, a cat named Zoe and a house bordering a Christmas tree farm near Lake Michigan in southeastern Wisconsin where Jack maintains his subterranean world headquarters. (Some people call it his basement office.) Jack is also an award-winning printmaker and a member of both the Cedarburg Artists Guild and the League of Milwaukee Artists.