Crosswords get the Hollywood treatment in this mystery featuring PI Rosco Polycrates and master puzzle solver Belle Graham.
Jamaica Nevisson - or Cassandra Lovett, as she's known to the adoring fans of her daytime soap - has vanished without a trace. She and her pal, Genie Pepper, went pleasure yachting off Nantucket, only to end up lost at sea. So far only the charred hull of the boat has turned up. Called in by Pepper's husband, Massachusetts detective Rosco Polycrates and crossword editor Belle Graham uncover a list of potential evildoers that reads like a who's who of Hollywood vipers, including paparazzi stalker Reggie Flack, Jamaica's longtime nemesis. But when Belle starts receiving cryptic crosswords, she believes the women are alive and in grave danger. Now she's up against the clock as she races to unravel the messages before someone completes an across-the-board coup. Because with two down, that leaves only one more to go.
This audiobook includes six crossword puzzles that can be downloaded as a PDF, with answers.