!!> Reading ➽ The Name of the Game Was Murder ➶ Author Joan Lowery Nixon – Buyphenergan500.us

The Name of the Game Was Murder 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.

!!> Reading ➽ The Name of the Game Was Murder  ➶ Author Joan Lowery Nixon – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • The Name of the Game Was Murder
  • Joan Lowery Nixon
  • English
  • 04 September 2018
  • 0440219167

    10 thoughts on “!!> Reading ➽ The Name of the Game Was Murder ➶ Author Joan Lowery Nixon – Buyphenergan500.us


  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here What a silly, silly book Epically 90s and cheesy I read a zillion books like this when I was, like, twelve.As a kid, I probably would have liked this in a non ironic way, as opposed to the laughing way that I kind of enjoyed it now We have an intrepid fifteen year old heroine who wants to be a writer and in the meantime can recognize the Shah of Iran in a photo and barely flinch at the murdered body of her great uncle What do these eclectic characteristics have in common They all make Sam What a silly, silly book Epically 90s and cheesy I read a zillion books like this when I was, like, twelve.As a kid, I probably would have liked this in a non ironic way, as opposed to the laughing way that I kind of enjoyed it now We have an intrepid fifteen year old heroine who wants to be a writer and in the meantime can recognize the Shah of Iran in a photo and barely flinch at the murdered body of her great uncle What do these eclectic characteristics have in common They all make Sam the perfect protagonist to solve this rather silly mystery.It s pretty funny how easily the characters narrow the suspects to the wrong set of people And they don t even consider the possibility, however remote, that this could have been an outside job Even though one character jokes about the old the butle...


  2. says:

    Agatha Christie s And Then There Were None is one of my all time favorite books, so when I was searching for novels that were similar, this one popped up and I was eager to give it a read There are many, many things to like about this book, and very little about which I can quibble.Sam made for a wonderful protagonist, in that she was super bright and her observations about the other characters and situations in which she found herself were so wonderfully snarky that at times she felt almost Agatha Christie s And Then There Were None is one of my all time favorite books, so when I was searching for novels that were similar, this one popped up and I was eager to give it a read There are many, many things to like about this book, and very little about which I can quibble.Sam made for a wonderful protagonist, in that she was super bright and her observations about the other characters and situations in which she found herself were so wonderfully snarky ...


  3. says:

    I know I read this in middle school, but remember next to nothing about it.


  4. says:

    This was my very first mystery read My middle school librarian recommended me to this author starting with this book I instantly became obsessed and have loved mysteries ever since.


  5. says:

    I enjoy this tale, Samantha had set her heart on bring a writer and what better way to make sure you are on the right path than getting some feedback from an actual writer and better still if that writer is a family member But when Sam meets the famous writer who is related to get by marriage she realizes that not all writers are nice S he turns out yo be a mean sourpuss who is also blackmailing the friends he invited for the weekend into play a game which turned deadly for him Sam is smart an I enjoy this tale, Samantha had set her heart on bring a writer and what better way to make sure you are on the right path than getting some feedback from an actua...


  6. says:

    My students loved this mystery Lowery is such a great writer that you find yourself engulfed in her mysterious plot There enough twists and turns to keep you guessing till the end.


  7. says:

    Samantha is a teenage girl and when she grows up she wants to be a writer One of her favorite authors is married to her aunt so she decides to go visit them for 2 weeks When she arrives she realizes Augustus Trevor the author isn t as nice as he seems He has this party planned and there is going to be a game The first clue was really personal so in the middle of the night somebody kills him Can Samantha find out the murder I really enjoyed this book I like how when he died I was already Samantha is a teenage girl and when she grows up she wants to be a writer One of her favorite authors is married to her aunt so she decides to go vis...


  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The Name of the Game was Murder is a mystery novel that would be suitable for sixth graders and older to read The stories main character, Samantha, is visiting her great aunt and uncle at their mansion on an isolated island Samantha s great uncle, Augustus Trevor, is a famous writer who she hopes can give her hints on her own stories However, Augustus is angered when she meets Samantha because he has planned to have other guests at his mansion that weekend Augustus has planned a game inv The Name of the Game was Murder is a mystery novel that would be suitable for sixth graders and older to read The stories main character, Samantha, is visiting her great aunt and uncle at their mansion on an isolated island Samantha s great uncle, Augustus Trevor, is a famous writer who she hopes can give her hints on her own stories However, Augustus is angered when she meets Samantha because he has planned to have other guests at his mansion that weekend Augustus has planned a game involving his guests, where they must solve a series of clues to find the manuscript of his story The guests are motivated to find the manuscript because in the story is some secret that each guest has tried to keep hidden Augustus even has his wife, Thea, play his awful game because she has a hidden secret as well The night following the fir...


  9. says:

    Samantha finally gets to visit Aunt Thea and her famous husband, Augustus Trevor who is a writer She looks forward to getting his opinion on her writing She then finds out that she s now trapped in a game that Trevor sets up he knows a deep secret about the celebrities that he has invited and if they don t solve the game, then the book he wrote about the secrets will be published ...


  10. says:

    Title The Name of the Game Was MurderAuthor Joan Lowery NixonSeries N ARating Summary 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.Review Nixon writes mystery like I ve never seen I ve always been a bit cautious around myst Title The Name of the Game Was MurderAuthor Joan Lowery NixonSeries N ARating Summary 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.Review Nixon writes mystery like I ve ne...

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