The Name of the Game Was Murder

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Paw Prints, Oct 4, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction
18 Reviews
Samantha does not want to go when great-uncle Augustus Trevor blackmails a group of celebrities to participate in a "game" at his island mansion--but when Uncle Augustus is found dead, Samantha must join the game. Reprint.

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User Review  - Mandy - Goodreads

Joan Lowery Nixon is an excellent writer in all regards, a shame her name and stories aren't very popular. She builds up suspense and distrust yet in a realistic level without using too many cliches ... Read full review

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User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

This book is a very good book but is EXTREMELY SIMILIAR TO AND THEN THERE WERE NONE. The whole idea is the same just about I kind of think its a good book, but really a knock off Read full review

About the author (2008)

Joan Lowery Nixon was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in journalism and later an education certificate from California State. She has written over 100 mystery books for young adults. She is known for her Orphan Train Adventure Series and other titles including A Family Apart, The Seance and Other Side of the Dark. Her works have earned her the honor of being the only writer to win four Edgar Allen Poe awards and in addition, two Spurs from Western Writers of America. She is currently the President of the Mystery Writers of America. She died from complications of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was 76.

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