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Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates. Mrs. Abner Rymer needs help from Parker Pyne. She may be a rich widow, but she's been shunned by her friends and is very lonely. After Pyne takes her to see Dr. Constantine, an Oriental sage, Mrs. Rymer passes out and awakens with a totally different identity!
Nancy, Bess, and George are in Chicago for the Mystery Lovers convention--and two of the two stars scheduled to appear have been kidnapped! Some think it's just a ratings ploy, but Nancy uncovers the truth. Can she save the missing stars before someone in the TV ratings war makes a killing?
Perry Mason is almost stumped by the case of the Klondike millionaire imprisoned in Seattle and wanted for murdering the same man in both Alaska and California.
Perry Mason defends a woman accused of poisoning her husband--even though witnesses saw the corpse climb out the motel window.
The contribution box at the Lakeport Kids' Mini-Marathon to Help the Hungry is missing and it is up to the twins to solve the mystery in order to prove Nan innocent.
Join the Clue Club members--characters from the best-selling Clue Jr. board game--and follow clues within the text to solve eight puzzling mysteries.
There's a new dog on the ranch, and Hank's none too pleased about it. He's supposed to keep an eye on Jake, but Jake has other plans.
Someone has broken into the safety depository at the Wilputte Bank & Trust, but nothing has been stolen. Nancy is called in to investigate--and meets a couple of robbers comparable to Bonnie and Clyde!
Jigsaw Jones must figure out a way to trap Santa Claus so that Sally Ann Simms can meet him.
A baby-peddling doctor is murdered, and Mason's client, John Kirby, is lying. The famous lawyer must discover the killer's identity before Hamilton Burger can crucify both Kirby and Mason's professional ethics in court. Suspects abound, from the screaming woman heard at the crime scene, to John Kirby, to the second woman seen fleeing out the back door ...
Samantha Scarlet, Peter Plum, Georgie Green, Wendy White, Mortimer Mustard, and Polly Peacock are members of the Clue Club. In this book you can match your wits with this gang of junior detectives to solve eight mysteries. Read carefully and look at each picture for clues. Can you guess who did it? Check the solution that appears after each story to see if you are right!
Help the Clue Club crack cases at a campsite, the beach, and even during a piano recital.
Identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are members of a mystery-solving group called the Snoopers Club and Jessica has found their first case. She thinks Mr. Kringle, the new custodian at school, looks just like Santa Claus. She sees him checking over a long list of names. Is it his gift list? Jessica and Elizabeth and the other Snoopers uncover a number of convincing clues. Mr. Kringle couldn't really be Santa Clause, could he?
Hank the Cowdog is at it again! There's a burglar on the loose, and he's robbing houses with the help of a super-sneaky, super stinky secret weapon. As Head of Ranch Security, Hank knows it's his job to protect the ranch and all the buildings on it. So when a suspicious character comes sniffing around Slim's bachelor shack, Hank heads right into action. But does Hank have what it takes to save the day even after getting caught in the line of fire?
A secretary, convinced her boss is being blackmailed, hires Perry Mason to secure evidence. But when her boss is found murdered, she needs him to defend her on murder charges.
After her well-to-do Aunt Sarah is caught shoplifting, Virginia Trent is convinced she needs to seek psychiatric help for kleptomania. So why does Virginia turn to legal eagle Perry Mason? Because a cache of valuable diamonds--left in Sarah's care--has suddenly vanished into thin air. Virginia thinks Sarah swiped the stones, but gem dealer Austin Cullens begs to differ. In fact, he's prepared to forgive and forget--until he is mysteriously murdered and Sarah is caught running from the crime scene. Now it appears the lady with the sticky fingers may have blood on her hands. ...
A dynamic young businesswoman is in danger of losing control of her flower shop, and someone sends poisoned bonbons to a nightclub hostess. Mason must reacquire some stock and defend the businesswoman. This novel is the first to feature Lt. Arthur Tragg.
When Eve's biological sister goes missing, the nun heads to Las Vegas to track her down before it's too late.Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The authorities wonÆt act without evidence of a crime, but Eve knows something suspiciousùand possibly deadlyùis afoot. Challenged to put her newfound gifts as a PI to the test, Sister Eve heads west to Las Vegas to uncover clues about her sisterÆs whereabouts.What nefarious scheme has Dorisanne become involved in? Is her life in danger? And what is DorisanneÆs estranged husband hiding? Sister Eve will discover there's always more going on in Sin City than meets the eye.
[From the back cover:] "There can only be three in the Freaky Joe Club Those are the rules, set down by Freaky Joe himself in the big red book, slightly chewed on one corner and wrapped in a locked bicycle chain. The newest chapter of the Freaky Joe Club consists of Conor, Timmy, and Jack, and their mission is to solve crimes and fight evil in Ship's Cove, Texas -- if they can only convince anyone that there is evil in Ship's Cove. When the Imagination Railroad competition comes to the Edith R. Hammerrocker Elementary School, the Freaky Joe Club is determined that their team, the Sea Dragons, will triumph over their archrivals, the Sharks -- even though it's tough to beat the Sharks at anything. Will the Sea Dragons find out why Conor has disappeared? Who is Ralfaella Luderino, and why is she so interested in an old team called the Mermaids? And who exactly are these Mermaids anyway? And most of all. . . WHO IS FREAKY JOE?" You can count on the three boys in the Freaky Joe Club to do and say things so funny you'll be thinking, "I can't believe he just did that!" and, "I can't believe he just said that!" This might be the funniest mystery series you've ever read. Look for the rest of the books in this series in the Bookshare Collection. They are: Secret File #1: The Mystery of the Swimming Gorilla, Secret File #2: The Case of the Smiling Shark, Secret File #3: The Mystery of the Morphing Hockey Stick, Secret File #4: The Case of the Psychic Hamster and Secret File #5: The Mystery of the Disappearing Dinosaurs
Ellen Robb does more than just sing for her supper -- she also dances and sells cigarettes in a two-bit gambling parlor in a one-horse town. But when she hits a sour note with her scheming employer by refusing to help fleece a fat-cat customer in a crooked card game, she finds herself out of all three jobs. That's when she sings her song of woe to Perry Mason, who promises to turn her blues into greenbacks with the help of his crack team, Della Street and Paul Drake, and a hefty lawsuit. Things are humming along just fine -- until murder interrupts the merry melody of Mason's crafty legal maneuvers. When the vindictive wife of Ellen Robb's not-so-secret lover turns up shot to death, Mason is certain it's a frame-up -- and that his songbird client's belligerent boss is to blame. Until his own gun is found at the scene. The cocksure Mason will have to change his tune -- and do some quick thinking -- or else this case could be his swan song. The Perry Mason Novels Criminal lawyer and all-time #1 mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner wrote close to 150 novels that have sold 300 million copies worldwide. Today, the great Gardner tradition continues with many of his classics back in print, as well as brand-new additions to the ever-popular series starring the incomparable Perry Mason.
Perry Mason is engaged by beautiful young Edna Hammer who's worried that her uncle, Peter B. Kent, is sleepwalking again. Last time he was sleepwalking, he carried a butcher knife, and his then-wife Doris Sully Kent felt he was trying to murder her. She since filed for divorce and left the household. But Peter Kent is up to his old tricks again, and young Edna is afraid that his business partner Frank B. Maddox is the new intended victim.
While having a picnic on the docks, animal detectives Bunny and Jack meet a dog whose one and only lawn chair is missing, and they set out to solve the case.
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! 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?
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?
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