Get on the case! Help famous detective Dr. J.L. Quicksolve and his son Junior solve some dastardly crimes. Interview suspects, evaluate their stories, examine crime scenes, and take note of strange details. Be on the alert for liars, tricksters, and unlikely alibis. * Did Mary Contrary kill her new husband? Or could it have been someone else? * Who was stealing cattle from McDonald's farm? To figure that out, you'd better follow the right truck--the one with the crooks inside! * How could a thief have gotten Lucy Looker's diamond ring collection out of her mansion without leaving the premises? * Someone kidnapped Benjamin Blowhard! But look closely at the ransom note, and you might be able to rescue him. * A couple of bank robbers want to make a speedy getaway. Can you stop them before they do? * Did Bobby steal the teacher's money from her purse? There's only one way to tell... The clues are all there. By reading these mini-mysteries carefully, paying attention, and using your powers of deduction, you'll solve the crime! Or if you're stumped, sneak a look at the helpful hints. 96 pages, 25 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.
Ages 9 - 12