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The purloined puzzle

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Amateur sleuth and crossword impresario Cora Felton is asked to solve a puzzle, only to find that it's been stolen—and a murder weapon has been left in its place.
When the obnoxious sixteen-year-old Peggy Dawson asks Cora Felton to solve a puzzle for her, Cora is delighted to find that the puzzle has been stolen. She is less delighted, however, when a blood-stained knife is found in its place.
Soon a body is discovered in the middle of Main Street, and Cora has a murder investigation on her hands. It does not help matters when she hears that her least favorite ex-husband, Melvin, is in town pulling a real estate scam, particularly when she discovers that Melvin may have purchased the knife. Now it's up to the Puzzle Lady to figure out what really happened, in The Purloined Puzzle, from the New York Times' bestselling author Parnell Hall.

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Amateur sleuth and crossword impresario Cora Felton is asked to solve a puzzle, only to find that it's been stolen—and a murder weapon has been left in its place.
When the obnoxious sixteen-year-old Peggy Dawson asks Cora Felton to solve a puzzle for her, Cora is delighted to find that the puzzle has been stolen. She is less delighted, however, when a blood-stained knife is found in its place.
Soon a body is discovered in the middle of Main Street, and Cora has a murder investigation on her hands. It does not help matters when she hears that her least favorite ex-husband, Melvin, is in town pulling a real estate scam, particularly when she discovers that Melvin may have purchased the knife. Now it's up to the Puzzle Lady to figure out what really happened, in The Purloined Puzzle, from the New York Times' bestselling author Parnell Hall.

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subject_facetCrossword puzzle makers -- Fiction
Felton, Cora (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Women detectives -- Fiction
title_displayThe purloined puzzle
title_fullThe Purloined Puzzle
The purloined puzzle / Parnell Hall
title_shortThe purloined puzzle
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Felton, Cora (Fictitious character)
Fiction
Investigation
Murder
Mystery
Women detectives