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It's girls against boys in the biggest football game ever. But when one boy's sneakers disappear, the players stop the clock. Jigsaw and Mila take the field to find out why someone wanted to stop the big game.
Can Nancy solve this chilling mystery? Who wears a blue scarf and old rubber boots, and has broccoli for a nose? It's Sherlock--Nancy, Bess, and George's snowman! The girls are thrilled to be on winter vacation and take part in all of the season's activities!<P> Nancy's friend Deirdre has even transformed herself into Madame Chocolata, a fortune-teller who predicts the future by reading hot cocoa marshmallows! But the wintry days get a little too chilly after many of Deirdre's visions come true. Sherlock even goes missing--just as predicted! Can the Clue Crew put a freeze on this mystery before it snowballs out of control?
Famous archaeologist Lord Somerville leads a quiet life behind high walls, but is he keeping something out--or in? Things are looking up for Peter Wyatt. Now promoted to inspector and in possession of his own office, the sharp young detective is giving Andrew Tillet a tour of Scotland Yard when they run into an old friend--someone who Andrew is surprised to see again the next morning talking to police in front of Lord Somerville's villa. He's even more surprised a week later, when he learns that this man has been murdered. Andrew and the fearless Sara Wiggins are determined to find out what's inside the mysterious villa. With the help of Sara's acting skills and a young French chimney sweep named Pierre, the sleuths begin to piece together the clues, which point to blackmail and a family secret . . . one that someone is willing to kill to conceal.
The Kerry Hill Casecrackers, a group of kids spending the summer in Newport, help catch the thief of valuable antiques from Maitland Manor Historic Museum.
Blackmail leads to murder on a yacht and a cash-filled purse on the bottom of the ocean weighted down with a gun.
Detectives-in-training Milo and Jazz join forces to tackle their first big case---finding out who stole the lucky socks from the high school baseball team's star pitcher.
When Nikki and her brother Travis move to Vermont with their moms to run a bed-and-breakfast, they find a mystery waiting for them.
My secretary tells me you're Bishop William Mallory, of Sydney, Australia, and you want to see me about a manslaughter case.
During a dark and stormy night aboard ship, a man goes missing. A portrait photograph is mysteriously changed out of a frame. Perry Mason must solve the mystery to save a life.
THE CASE OF THE SULKY GIRL was only the second of the Perry Mason books ever written, published in September 1933. Perry, Della and Paul Drake all appear. And for the first time, Mason's young law clerk Frank Everly. Still no appearance by District Attorney Hamilton Burger or Lieutenant Tragg. But this is the first Perry Mason story to feature his courtroom manipulations. The story has a beautiful young blond with a fiery temper, Frances Celane, being blackmailed. Her uncle and guardian, Edward Norton, won't give her any money from her trust, so that she can pay off the blackmailer. And so before you know it, he's dead and she's accused of his murder. She's secretly been married, and that's the basis for the blackmail. Did her new husband do it? He says so, but Perry suspects he's just trying to cover for his new bride. Obviously, his client is innocent. (Aren't they always?) So just who did murder Edward Norton?
Perry Mason defends the daughter of a man convicted of armed robbery who first loses her trailer, all her clothes and her diary.
Todd and Noelle are volunteering at a blood drive when they get shocking news: Both banks in town have been robbed! This may be the Third-Grade Detectives' most important case yet.
Attacked by an invisible enemy, Hank rushes to the house to make sure his family is safe, but the house is in the path of a killer tornado and Hank gets trapped inside the house.
In the course of his job as Head of Ranch Security, Hank the dog is asked to guard five chicks, despite the fact that poultry is his favorite kind of dinner.
After a temporary typist who enjoys trick photography has left Perry Mason's office in a tearing hurry, he and Della find some diamonds stuck in chewing gum on the bottom of her desk. Her murder trial features an ending unique in the Mason series.
[From the back cover:] "Not a month goes by without a mystery being solved! Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Fruitvale is abuzz with its yearly window decorating contest. All the stores participate, and it's Casey, Dottie, and Leon's job to make sure Mrs. Calendar's bakery wins first place! As if the three friends don't have enough on their hands making pinecone turkeys and pilgrim hats, they learn that people all over town are missing jewelry. Can the Calendar Club crack the case of the missing jewels and get the bakery window looking fabulous in time for the contest?" The first Calendar Club book, The Case of the missing Pumpkins is in the Bookshare Collection. Calendar Club mysteries for the rest of the months of the year are on the way.
In this case, Pete and Penny help two toy shop owners who receive a mysterious letter in the mail. Someone may be sabotaging a big toy contest in town . . . Pete and Penny need to follow clues and solve puzzles to uncover who before it's too late! .
Jack B. Quick is surrounded by clues to solve each of four short suspense stories related to sports themes--among them bicycle racing, rowing, and orienteering. While the solution appears in the final paragraph, amateur sleuths will appreciate the trendy lingo and setting.
On the school camping trip to Bottomless Lake, Orville's nemesis Stu Frysley disappears. The adults freak out and call a search and rescue team. Could Stu have been eaten by Trixie, the Bottomless Lake monster? Wright and Wong are sure to get to the bottom of things at Bottomless Lake.
Someone has been getting into the feed shed, and Slim puts out a trap. Hank, must check the trap and help Slim nab the culprit. Unfortunately, the trap is trickier than Hank thought, and he soon comes face to face with his old buddy, Eddy the Rac.
Perry Mason acquires an interesting client, who was made trustee for the girl he loved and embezzled her funds for her own protection.
Bunny and Jack, animal detectives, investigate the disappearance of the balloons from the neighborhood toy store.
On the trail of a teddy bear thief, nancy unwraps double-dealing and double crosses! Bess is working during the Christmas rush at Beary Wonderful, a toy and teddy bear shop, when the holiday season takes a sudden scary turn. The owner's prized collection of antique teddy bears -- cute, cuddly, and worth a bundle -- has been ripped off. But the break-in is only the beginning of a much bigger and more brazen teddy bear caper. The attempted theft of Bess's own bear -- a replica of one of the antiques -- leads Nancy to believe that more is at stake than a couple of burgled bears. For Nancy knows that even something as innocent as a teddy bear can be stuffed with intrigue!
It's winter in the Texas Panhandle and the ranch is buried in snow and ice, but Sally May needs to go into town. Hank decides to follow Pete's misguided advice and bravely escort her car down the slick road. Before Hank realizes what's happening, Sally May's car skids into a snowdrift and she is angrier than ever before. And who does she blame--poor Hank! After consulting with his trusty partner Drover, Hank decides the only way to win back Sally May's affection is to be on his best behavior. Will Hank be able to turn over a new leaf and become the well-mannered dog that every owner dreams of?