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  • Puzzling Ink

    by Becky Clark

    series A Crossword Puzzle Mystery #1
    1 DOWN: DEATH BY HOMICIDEQuinn Carr wishes her life could be more like a crossword puzzle: neat, orderly, and perfectly arranged. At least her passion for puzzles, flair for words—and mild case of OCD—have landed her a gig creating crosswords for the local paper. But if she ever hopes to move out of her parents’ house, she can’t give up her day job as a waitress. She needs the tips. But when a ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Punning with Scissors

    by Becky Clark

    series A Crossword Puzzle Mystery #2
    1 DOWN: A PERSON OF INTERESTQuinn Carr has been quietly creating crosswords for the Chestnut Station Chronicle in her small Colorado town since she was in high school, but she has yet to solve the puzzle of how to make a living from her passion. So she lives with her parents and works at the local diner, catering to regulars like The Retireds, a charming if cantankerous crew of elderly men. The ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Fatal Solutions

    by Becky Clark

    series A Crossword Puzzle Mystery #3
    1 ACROSS: HUMAN REMAINSCreating crossword puzzles for the Chestnut Station Chronicle won’t allow Quinn Carr to quit her diner waitress job any time soon. But it does provide an outlet for her organizational OCD, and also lets her leave subtle hints for police chief Myron Chestnut, an avid puzzler, when his investigations need some direction. Some mysteries, though, leave even Quinn stumped—like ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

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  • Unexplained!

    Strange Sightings, Incredible Occurrences, and Puzzling Physical Phenomena

    by Jerome Clark

    Weird stuff happens! The mysteries of the unexplained examined with a critical eye of a highly-respected, prize-winning paranormal investigator.An authoritative, intelligent, and well-reasoned examination of strange artifacts and events that have long perplexed scientists, Unexplained! Strange Sightings, Incredible Occurrences, and Puzzling Physical Phenomena is an award-winning exposition of the ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Puzzling Adventures: Tales of Strategy, Logic, and Mathematical Skill

    by Dennis E. Shasha

    Hours of recreational reckoning.Collected and enhanced from Dennis Shasha's popular Scientific American column, here are thirty-six of the most innovative and emotive mathematical puzzles ever to appear in its pages. Edgy, challenging and representing the ultimate in recreational mathematical games, Puzzling Adventures dares the reader to work out the logic underlying venture fund investments, ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Murder Most Puzzling

    Twenty Mysterious Cases to Solve

    by Stephanie von Reiswitz

    Murder Most Puzzling is a gorgeous and witty book that invites readers to play detective and solve a series of absorbing, murder-mystery-themed puzzles.Readers are cast as the faithful sidekick to amateur sleuth Medea Thorne in order to solve 20 puzzling cases.Meet a cast of colorful characters—from ghost hunter extraordinaire Augustin Artaud, to Leonard Fanshawe, a competitor in the Annual ... Read more

    $9.59 USD

  • Puzzling People

    The Labyrinth of the Psychopath

    by Thomas Sheridan

    As well-researched as a scholarly work, yet with the immediacy and accessibility of a layman, Puzzling People is a first-person account of the cheats, the charlatans, the liars, the neglectful parents, abusive teachers, two-faced politicians and their Psychopathic Control Grid, tyrannical bosses and colleagues from hell we have all encountered, including the lying lovers who use us then lose us in ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Lies Told Under Oath

    The Puzzling Story of the Pfanschmidt Murders and of the Surviving Son—Victim or Villain?

    by Beth Lane

    In 1912, a prosperous Illinois farm familyCharles; his wife, Mathilda; their fifteen-year-old daughter, Blanche; and boarding schoolteacher Emma Kaempenwere brutally murdered, the crime concealed by arson, and the familys surviving son, handsome Ray Pfanschmidt, arrested. He was convicted by the press long before trial. In Lies Told Under Oath, author Beth Lane retells the story of the murders, ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Thinking Inside the Box

    Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them

    by Adrienne Raphel

    **“This cultural and personal history of crosswords and their fans, written by an aficionado, is diverting, informative, and discursive.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ ChoiceA delightful, erudite, and immersive exploration of the crossword puzzle and its fascinating history**Almost as soon as it appeared, the crossword puzzle became indispensable to our lives. Invented practically by ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Do Fish Drink Water?

    Puzzling And Improbable Questions And Answers

    by Bill McLain

    Is it true that elephants are afraid of mice?How much gold does the United States store in Fort Knox?Why do I get a headache when I eat ice cream too fast?How did the "seventh inning stretch" originate?As the official webmaster for Xerox, Bill McLain was surprised by the kinds of questions he was receiving, like whether people born blind can see in their dreams and why rabbits are associated with ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Potato Chip Puzzles

    The Puzzling World of Winston Breen

    by Eric Berlin

    series The Puzzling World of Winston Breen #2
    Read Eric Berlin's posts on the Penguin Blog.When puzzle addict Winston Breen and his best friends head to an all-day puzzle hunt with a $50,000 grand prize, they’re pumped. But the day is not all fun and games: not only do they have a highstrung and highly competitive teacher along for the ride, but the puzzles are hard even for Winston, the other schools’ teams are no joke, and someone in the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Puzzling World of Winston Breen

    by Eric Berlin

    series The Puzzling World of Winston Breen #1
    Winston Breen says the only thing better than discovering a puzzle is stumping someone else with it. But when his sister uncovers mysterious strips of wood with words and letters on them, even Winston himself is stumped. Soon the whole family (and some friends) are caught up in the mystery and off on a scavenger hunt that just may lead to a ring worth thousands of dollars! Chock-full of puzzles to ... Read more

    $7.99 USD