Five-Minute Cozy Mini Mysteries (with Solutions)
26 Whodunits That Test Your Amateur Sleuthing Smarts
Do you enjoy reading whodunits and guessing the outcome? Speculating on what, why, how, when, and where before the end? Do you have deductive reasoning skills and a good memory for detail? Does an inner alarm sound when an alibi or statement smells like a compost heap? Even one yes answer means you’ve got the investigative instincts of Jessica Fletcher, Alex Cross, or Scooby Doo’s Velma Dinkley.
But what if you don't have the time (or patience) for long reads?
In five minutes or less, try solving these 26 short cozy mysteries. Most of them are under 600 words. Challenge your inner detective to track clues while dodging red herrings to identify perps and do-gooders.
Tackle them during a coffee break, a commute, or while waiting for an appointment. Engage a partner in a friendly race to uncover the solution.
Stumped? Not to worry, the answer appears at the end of each "case."
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