The Name of the Game Was Murder

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Thorndike Press, Aug 1, 1993 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Novelist Augustus Trevor has written a manuscript that reveals the darkest secrets of his guests. Whoever can solve Trevor's clues can have his story removed from the book. But when Trevor is bludgeoned to death, the survivors (along with the reader) are challenged to find both the manuscript and the murderer.

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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

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User Review  - Cinder - Goodreads

Probably would have enjoyed this in upper elementary school or middle school. As an adult it was just okay. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
16
Section 3
32
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About the author (1993)

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 was a past 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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