The Mammoth Book of Perfect Crimes and Impossible Mysteries

From the likes of Robert Randisi, Peter Crowther, and Max Rittenberg, those 30 tales of surprising and very unlikely crimes will fascinate and intrigue the reader who grapples with their tricky puzzles. a guy by myself in an all-glass mobile sales space, obvious on CCTV and with out one close to him, is killed by way of an ice choose. a guy sitting on my own in a room is shot through a bullet fired in simple terms once—over two hundred years in the past. a guy enters a cable-car by myself, and is obvious for the complete trip, in basic terms to be came across useless while he reaches the ground. a guy gets mail according to letters it sounds as if written via him — after his loss of life. The huge ebook of ideal Crimes and very unlikely Mysteries is a gorgeous selection of fresh and formerly unpublished tales, in addition to many tales from infrequent secret journals showing for the 1st time in publication form.

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