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The Crossword Murder

Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine
Series: Crossword Mysteries, Book 1
Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
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Summary

Solving puzzles can be murder when a PI and a crossword editor join forces to catch a killer in the first novel of Nero Blanc's fiendishly clever crossword mystery series.

Playboy Thompson C. Briephs has just been found strangled in his bed. The police believe the Newcastle Herald crossword editor, a scion of a blue-blooded New England family, died from kinky sex gone wrong. But cop-turned-private investigator Rosco Polycrates thinks there's a six-letter word for what happened. Enlisting the help of Annabelle Graham, the crossword editor for a rival paper, Rosco unearths a crazy quilt of suspects who had it in for the victim - and one of them was blackmailing him.

Belle is certain the answers lie in Briephs's twisty puzzlers. Now she and Rosco will have to employ some dazzling wordplay of their own to stop a cunning killer from crossing paths with another victim.

Listeners will delight in solving the crime, along with six crossword puzzles, which can be downloaded as PDFs, with answers in the back of the book. The Crossword Murder is a book to be savored by mystery lovers and crossword-puzzle enthusiasts alike.

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©1999 Cordelia F. Biddle and Steve Zettler, This edition published in 2014 by Open Road Integrated Media, Inc. (P)2015 Audible Inc.

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  • Joe C. Smith
  • 20-03-19

outstanding

loved it, enjoyed it had bad language. Can't wait to start the next fabulous book.

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  • Beatrice
  • 04-05-15

Interesting Concept

This is a very good read. The storyline is solid and the characters developed.

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  • Donna J. Shaw
  • 21-04-15

Save your time & money

Awkward plot, poor character development beyond stereotypes, and no suspense. One of those rare books in which I found myself not caring who the killer was. I gave up on it about 2/3 of the way through.