Last puzzle & testament: Puzzle Lady Series, Book 2

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Pick up your pencil and get ready to solve a puzzle--and a puzzling murder--in the hit series that provides a dandy puzzle, congenial characters, plenty of laughs, and a true original in Cora Felton, the Puzzle Lady (Publishers Weekly).
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display_description It's no mystery why readers love the Puzzle Lady, Miss Cora Felton, the eccentric amateur detective who keeps everyone guessing as she keeps herself in the thick of trouble. Find out why critics agree that "Cora is emerging as a lovable and unique sleuth" (Chicago Sun-Times) in "a fun series for mystery fans and cruciverbalists" (USA Today).
Wealthy widow Emma Hurley died with only her servants at her side — but after she passes away, her greedy heirs crawl out of the woodwork to stake a claim in Emma's fortune. To their surprise, Emma was not content to leave behind a simple will. Instead, her final testament includes a clever puzzle ... one to be given only to her living heirs.
The first one to solve the puzzle will inherit Emma's entire estate; everyone else will be left with a pittance. The will also stipulates that Cora Felton — local celebrity and famed author of a popular syndicated crossword puzzle column — must referee the contest.
Unfortunately, it's Cora's niece, Sherry Carter, who is the brains behind Cora's "Puzzle Lady" persona. And it's up to Sherry to unravel the bizarre riddle Emma Hurley engineered before her death. For soon it's plain that Emma's game is one without a clear winner ... and that the players could lose far more than they ever imagined!
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subject_facet Connecticut -- Fiction
Crossword puzzle makers -- Fiction
Detective and mystery stories, American
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction
Women detectives -- Connecticut -- Fiction
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Last puzzle & testament / by Parnell Hall
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title_sub Puzzle Lady Series, Book 2
topic_facet Crossword puzzle makers
Detective and mystery stories, American
Fiction
Inheritance and succession
Mystery
Women detectives