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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The dialogue is quite good; all of the teen and adult characters in the novel speak with distinct, natural voices in this well-written mystery novel.--Walter Hogan
One of the books voted in the top 10 was Holes - a 1998 comic mystery novel aimed at young adults, written by Louis Sachar.
This movie is adapted from the Japanese mystery novel The Devotion of Suspect X(YAgisha X no Kenshin; by Keigo Higashino.
A highly sophisticated mystery novel, Tangerine reels you into a stiflingly intense and glamorous world you won't soon forget.
The Bishop's Pawn: A Novel is the unabridged audiobook rendition of a mystery novel laced with historical fiction, featuring the iconic Justice Department operative Cotton Malone.
This is a very long mystery novel, and I am looking forward to hearing about what is real and what is not.
Newton's first mystery novel and now out in paperback, follows her memoir Tasting Home: Coming of Age in the Kitchen, three single-authored scholarly monographs, and two edited collections in gender studies.
This is a highly readable book for 9-13 both as a gripping mystery novel but also as a staging post for further historical research and perhaps as a precursor to reading the real Conan Doyle books in maturity.
Sammy and the Headless Horseman is a ghostly mystery novel for young adults, perfect for the Halloween season.
Buck, who was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, used his knowledge of show business to craft the mystery novel "A Blood Red Rose," and he wrote the western novel "Wheeler's Choice." He and his wife, Carol, had seven children and were married for 63 years.
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.