"fun mystery with crossword puzzles anthology"
When Digger Bonnet died on the Caribbean island of St.
Lucia, the secret of his treasure stash died with him. Bell
and Rosco spend a week down there. The puzzle constructor
and the private detective, with a little help from a
parrot, try to decipher the clues to Digger's treasure
puzzle. Holly, Jolly Roger is a humorous
In The Mystery of Wordworth House, a ghost tries to
an old wrong using Rosco and Belle to translate his message
to his two granddaughters. This is a cute ghost story.
When a gambler dies, he leaves a goodly amount of his
estate to an animal shelter. To find the valuables, Belle
Graham is asked to create and solve a crossword puzzle that
should lead to the money. A Crossworder's Gift is a
delightful holiday mystery.
A puzzle constructor's convention is taking place at the
hotel near the Grand Canyon with Belle as the guest of
honor. When one of the conventioneers is found dead, Rosco
and his wife start sleuthing. The Eraser's Edge is
mystery that is almost impossible to solve.
In Cross Stitch a sewing circle gets stranded during
blizzard and the five women bond with each other. After
completing a crossword, the truth about a late heiress
surfaces, but to find out what it is, the reader must
decipher the crossword puzzle.
Nero Blanc's holiday anthology makes the perfect gift for
mystery and puzzle lovers.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted August 31, 2003