Last Puzzle & Testament (Puzzle Lady, Bk 2)
Last Puzzle Testament - Puzzle Lady, Bk 2 Author:Parnell Hall Wealthy widow Emma Hurley died with only her servants at her side, but after she passes away, her greedy heirs crawl out of the woodwork to stake a claim in Emma's fortune. To their surprise, Emma was not content to leave behind a simple will. Instead, her final testament includes a clever puzzle ... one to be given only to her living heirs.... more »
The first one to solve the puzzle will inherit Emma's entire estate; everyone else will be left with a pittance. The will also stipulates that Cora Felton, local celebrity and famed author of a popular syndicated crossword puzzle column, must referee the contest.
Unfortunately, it's Cora's niece, Sherry Carter, who is the brains behind Cora's "Puzzle Lady" persona. And it's up to Sherry to unravel the bizarre riddle Emma Hurley engineered before her death. For soon it's plain that Emma's game is one without a clear winner ... and that the players could lose far more than they ever imagined!« less
Another fun romp - a puzzle within puzzle within a mystery! Cora Felton is at her best in this one, finding out that the obvious puzzle is simply a cover for the real puzzle within Emma Hurley's will. And what a surprise - you'll never guess who the murderer is! Really enjoyable read.
Second in the Puzzling Mystery series by Parnell Hall. Great for lovers of mysteries and crosswords since you can work on the crossword while the protagonist does, and help solve the crime. Very interesting series and a fun read. Great for cozy lovers.