Included is a free short story, entitled “Spring and a Young Woman’s Fancy”, followed by a mystery game called “One Mystery Author Too Many”. Download the introduction, then take a look at the clues package and finally read the final act to learn the identity of the murderer. Try it with your friends…
As you read this fictional story about a murder that took place in Acadia National Park, references are made to an actual crime committed in 1987, when a man named Dennis Larson pushed his new bride to her death, shortly after taking out a $400,000 life insurance policy on her. The details of that case will be highlighted in a future blog.
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You can either try to solve this mystery on your own, or invite friends to participate. The first attachment provides a few paragraphs to introduce the story line, followed by a list of characters. The second attachment is a package of clues, some of which are needed to solve the mystery. Be warned that some of the clues are red herrings. The third and final attachment is a short play designed to reveal the identity of murderer. Feel free to divide the roles among your friends and or just read through by yourself to find out whodunit!