mystery novel

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Noun1.mystery novel - novel in which the reader is challenged to solve a puzzle before the detective explains it at the end
novel - an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
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This is a very long mystery novel, and I am looking forward to hearing about what is real and what is not.
This charming mystery novel says those who are always around you make the truest kind of family.
Alternating narratives construct this mystery novel that also comments on writing itself and its power to transport and comfort but also deceive.
Although especially geared to the subtleties of mystery and crime writing, Guide to Writing the Mystery Novel is packed with tips, tricks, and techniques that any aspiring author will find invaluable.
Monk Helps Himself is based on the TV series created by Andy Breckman but provides an original mystery novel based on the Monk character.
Rowling is 'very angry' after finding out that a British law firm allegedly leaked that she had authored a mystery novel, 'The Cuckoo's Calling', under pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Each volume in the series is a stand-alone mystery novel.
Essays include, Martha Grimes and the English Pub and Mystery, Murder, Misery and Meat, which discusses the presence of animals in the mystery novel.
Jennings, a former Ryerson instructor and a psychotherapist by trade, published her first mystery novel and Murdoch mystery in 1997, set in Victorianera Toronto and featuring the forward-thinking detective William Murdoch of the Toronto Constabulary.
A whole lot of mystery for one's money, "Jaguar Moon/House of Doors" is a top pick for any mystery novel fan living on a budget.
The competition was won by Shaw for his mystery novel entitled The Way Life Should Be, and Edwards, who came in second place, is also having his thriller Fire Bell in the Night published.
Everybody has a motive for murder in Crosby's lively first mystery novel, which boasts a memorable and quirky cast of characters, more than a little down-home humor, plenty of suspense, a dash of romance, and a great deal of interesting history and information about the American wine-making industry.