By Nero Blanc

Five xmas mysteries for readers to resolve in addition to crossword legend Belle Graham and PI Rosco Polycrates

The husband-and-wife sleuth crew is again in 5 stories of vacation secret and mayhem. “Holly, Jolly Roger” takes Belle and Rosco to sunny St. Lucia within the Caribbean as they fight to decipher the clues to a mythical buried treasure. “The secret of Wordsworth House” may possibly stay simply that except Belle and Rosco can flip their remain at a snowy Montreal resort right into a likelihood for a kinfolk to resolve the riddle in their previous . . . with assistance from a ghost. There’s no position like Las Vegas for the vacations, yet “A Crossworder’s Gift” may perhaps by no means succeed in its meant recipient if Belle can’t fit up the out-of-order clues strewn all through a excessive roller’s suite to shape a crossword puzzle that might result in the money. visitor of honor at a puzzle conference close to the Grand Canyon, Belle—with assistance from her detective husband, Rosco—must get to the bottom of a murdered crossworder’s final puzzle and testomony in “The Eraser’s Edge.” while a snow fall strands a five-woman stitching circle, a “Cross Stitch” in time may well save—or destroy—reputations and lives if a confusing fact a few useless heiress is revealed.

This book comprises 5 crossword puzzles that may be downloaded as PDFs, with solutions at the back of the ebook.

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They reached the upper battlements, and Tassin wondered what the madman intended to do now; fly? As he headed for the wall, she drew breath to shout at him to stop, but he took a running jump from the battlements, dragging her with him. He released her in mid-air, and she let out a wailing scream of pure terror. The cold black moat water hit her hard, punching what little air she had left from her lungs. She sank, struggling, the foul water rushing into her nose and mouth. A hand gripped her arm and pulled her to the surface, where she coughed and spluttered.

Glaring after him, she stamped her foot in fury. How dare he run off and leave her alone and unarmed? She had wanted him to simply blow them up, not run back to them first. She wondered if she should go after him, but he had moved swiftly. An eruption of screams made her jump and gasp, shivering in her wet clothes. Within a few moments Sabre materialised from the trees, startling her again. She glared at him. " His grey eyes stared over her shoulder. " Gritting her teeth, Tassin trudged through the trees once more, Sabre at her side.

Since Torrian was on her doorstep, they had been routed and probably slaughtered, her generals captured or dead. Tomorrow, Torrian would demand her surrender, but she would fight and die with her men, by her own hand if necessary. She was in a poor tactical position. Her castle's defences were good, but three armies would overwhelm them. Tassin wondered why Manutim had given the man in the dungeon to her. One warrior would do her no good; she needed several thousand, at least. She did not know what she had been expecting, something magical perhaps, but certainly more than one man.

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