Murder on the Titanic is a jigsaw puzzle with a murder mystery waiting to be solved. Although it suggests you read the story first, the City adventurers dived into completing the jigsaw instead. Assembling the 1,000-piece puzzle was made harder by the picture not being anything like the collage of photographs on the box front. The… More Murder on the Titanic
“If you enjoy curling up with a hot cocoa in one hand and a great who-dunnit novel in the other, you will want to attend the next Writers of Kern Meeting.” said the advertisement. The Writers of Kern had invited best-selling cozy mystery author Dean James, better known to his fans as Miranda James, to… More “How to Kill People for Fun and Profit” (Writing Mysteries)
I recently purchased a jigsaw called “The Da Vinci Code, Mona Lisa Revealed”. What drew me to this one was the description of a mystery jigsaw with a free UV torch. A UV Torch?! Wow, that was different. The Da Vinci Code, Mona Lisa Revealed is a 750-Piece Mystery Puzzle. As with a lot of… More The Da Vinci Code, Mona Lisa Revealed
Strolling along the prom. Paddling bare foot in the surf. Lining up for donkey rides. Hunting for crabs. Burying your dad in the sand. Spending time in the arcades. Riding the dodgems. Posing for family photos. Grabbing ice-creams, donuts, chips or jellied eels and pickled whelks as the mood takes you… The City Adventurers were… More Who can forget the thrills of a classic British seaside holiday?
After an unusual year of dance, things were heating up in the finals of the Ballroom & Latin dance championships. This year, for the first time, the championships were being covered by the local TV station. That wouldn’t stop squabbles over sequins, frenzies over feathers, and a tussle with the tango. You could even say… More Murder on the dance floor!
Yesterday, the City Adventurers were invited to join Bob Roberts and his family for an important family get-together. Bob Roberts, a retired builder and horse breeder, had invited everyone to a dinner cooked by his lovely wife, Sylvia. Unfortunately, despite bags of enthusiasm, she was not the greatest of cooks. In fact the only thing… More In Custardy!
On a walk in an ancient forest, something magical attracted us into the depths of the historic woodland. In a sunlit clearing we discovered a sad but magnificent unicorn, whose magical powers had been lost in a battle with an evil sorcerer. The unicorn pleaded for our assistance to help them regain their magical powers. Confused,… More Escape The Room Jigsaw – The Unicorn
This is the second of the trilogy of puzzles. It comes with a short story booklet that provides background for the puzzle and once you’ve successfully completed the puzzle, there are glow-in-the-dark clues that you use to solve the mystery. Update: As a Bits and Pieces jigsaw, this puzzle had very odd shaped pieces making… More The Fall of Heathmoor Manor
Another bits and pieces jigsaw where no two pieces are the same. Death in The Desert Mystery Puzzle is designed by Gene Dieckhoner. Can you solve the mystery of this puzzle? Available from Amazon at https://amzn.to/2Xg1qKS
What Happened Next? At the country fair is a mystery jigsaw from Marks and Spencer. The box depicts an idyllic day out at the county fair and you are asked to imagine what happens next. Or, more importantly, what happens when something unexpected happens…… So you have some idea of the picture you are building,… More What Happened Next?….At The County Fair