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!
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.
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
Size 12 Is Not Fat is the first book in the Heather Wells Mysteries series by Meg Cabot. I bought the first book when I was size 12…..and by the second book I was also size 14. i wondered how many books there would be in the series and how large Heather was expected to… More Heather Wells Mysteries
The Word Is Murder starts when an elderly woman goes into an undertaker’s, arranges her own funeral……and is murdered 6 hours later. This is the first book in the Detective Daniel Hawthorne series by Anthony Horowitz. The story started as a simple murder mystery. The first chapter sets the scene, describing a lady making arrangements… More The Word Is Murder
This is the 8th book in the Herring series by L. C. Tyler. The Maltese Herring is available from City Adventurers Solve The Murder The Plot Dr Hilary Joyner is neither well liked nor well respected among his academic peers. However, he believes his next project will bring him the recognition he deserves. He’s working… More The Maltese Herring
Although a mystery jigsaw, the picture on the box is also the picture on the puzzle. So you can do this as an ordinary puzzle without trying to solve the crime. As the picture is not altered by the story, you can do the jigsaw first and leave reading the story until the jigsaw is… More Murder at the Museum
I spotted another range of murder mystery jigsaws the other day. The Who-Dun-It? Murder series are produced by Lagoon Puzzles. As with other murder mystery jigsaws, they require you to read the short mystery story then assemble the puzzle and solve the crime. Unlike some other murder mystery jigsaws you have no idea what the… More Murder at Pelham Castle
Murder at Bedford Manor is a Bits and Pieces jigsaw by Artist Gene Dieckhoner. It includes an original story by Claudia Busto. I bought the jigsaw puzzle as it suggested you had to read the story and solve this murder mystery. Unlike other puzzles of this type, the picture on the box is also the… More Murder at Bedford Manor
Just after Christmas, the City Adventurers discovered there was to be a surprise birthday party for Constance Moaning. For those who don’t know her, Constance is a cranky old bat who gets her fun by spoiling things for her family & friends. This party was to be an extension of that, with the added bonus… More It’s My Party and I’ll Die If I Want To