When I saw a “Murder Mystery Workshop” advertised on Eventbrite I was intrigued. So I booked my ticket and joined one other person for what turned out to be an interactive workshop, not the talk-by-author I had been expecting. I suppose I should have realised it would be interactive. I was a “workshop” after all.… More Deadly Distractions host a Murder Mystery Workshop
In June The City Adventurers went time travelling back to the 1920’s again to help solve a murder from 1929. That was the year when something terrible occurred at Thornbury Manor, home of the Maltravers family. Lies, deceit, treachery and fraud……and even a dead body! (Well this was a Murdered For Money production so what… More Sudden Death at Thornbury Manor
Witchnapped in Westerham is the first book in the Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cozy Mystery series by Dionne Lister. It’s very easy to read and is a great introduction to the Lily Bianchi series. Years ago Lily’s parent’s left Australia for a holiday in England and disappeared. She was left alone with her brother. Then he… More Witchnapped in Westerham
The City Adventurers stumbled upon another online murder mystery company to try. Femme Fatalities is a family run business, led by three ladies. What is more, they play all the characters within each mystery themselves! We signed up to play “Terror In The Toy Box” where all the suspects, as well as the victim, were… More Terror In The Toy Box
Over the last Bank Holiday the City Adventurers took a trip back in time to 1923 and arrived at the home of Lady Rothersfield. It was her birthday weekend and her family were gathering for a family portrait. In attendance were her two children, Lord Anthony and Miss Annabel. Nice but dim Lord Anthony was… More A Brush with Death
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)
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!