murder mystery

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Noun1.murder mystery - a narrative about a murder and how the murderer is discoveredmurder mystery - a narrative about a murder and how the murderer is discovered
mystery story, whodunit, mystery - a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
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Keen, hatchet-faced young men, and every one of them was the man who really unravelled some murder mystery or other, though the police got the credit for it.
As it is, there may still be some of them round, hiding in the grass with notebooks, and telling one another in whispers that they were the men who really solved the murder mystery.
A host of characters quickly become involved in a murder mystery steeped in historical background, conflicts, and politics.
Yes, it's a six-part murder mystery concerned with the Cold War - but this is an Agatha Christie six-part murder mystery concerned with the Cold War, so it's coming across as more of a jolly adventure for our out of their depth amateur detectives Tommy and Tuppence Beresford (David Walliams and Jessica Raine).
With one team of around eight collating their information, I realise I have more chance of bumping into Hercule Poirot than winning the country's only officially licensed Agatha Christie Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Experience.
SYDNEY, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anatomy of Murder, the world's first free to play online murder mystery game, has commenced with a huge AU$250,000 cash prize available to the first player able to solve the crime.
A fine murder mystery with satisfyingly complex twists of plot makes for a wonderful read
Adapted from an award-winning novel by Louise Penny, Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery is a dark murder mystery set in a peaceful Quebec town.
The one thing the reader should know is that this isn't a standard murder mystery but a blended horror/mystery cozy.
The murder mystery event is one of a series of celebrations across the West Midlands for World Book Night.
This approach keeps readers interested, capturing attention first through probing the emotionally-charged personality of an abusive director and then by offering a series of clues that embrace the essence of a murder mystery puzzle along with insights into motivations on all sides.
The Murder Mystery Evening transports guests back to 1943 as they join the Lord Provost for a VIP party in honour of one of Edinburgh's greatest heroes, Victor Stanforth.