Monthly Archives: February 2021

Birthday Mysteries: Happy Birthday to Me!

Birthday Mysteries: Happy Birthday to Me!

Today is my birthday. In lieu of cake, how about a few birthday-themed mysteries?  Here’s a list:


Birthday Crime Fiction

Happy Birthday, Turk! by Jakob Arjouni and Anselm Hollo
A Birthday to Die For by Frank Atchley 
The Birthday Murderer by Jay Bennett
Birthday Can Be Murder by Joyce Cato
A Catered Birthday Party by Isis Crawford
The Birthday Gift by Ursula Reilly Curtiss
Murder Can Botch Up Your Birthday by Selma Eichler
The Nanny by Dan Greenburg
The Happy Birthday Murder by Lee Harris
Birthday Party by Marne Davis Kellogg
The Birthday Girl by Stephen Leather
The Birthday Murder by Lange Lewis
False Scent by Ngaio Marsh
Birthday Party Murder by Leslie Meier 
Birthday, Deathday by Hugh Pentecost
Birthday Dance by Peter Robinson
The Birthday Bash by Elizabeth Sorrells
Don’t Scream by Wendy Corsi Staub
The Birthday Present by Barbara Vine
The Mortician’s Birthday Party by Peter Whalley
The Fortieth Birthday Body by Valerie Wolzien
The Birthday by Margaret Yorke
“The Birthday Dinner” by Donna Andrews in Death Dines In, edited by Claudia Bishop & Dean James

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Happy Birthday to me!
Paul Revere’s Horse is Missing!

Paul Revere’s Horse is Missing!

History Mystery (Grades 3-6):   Paul Revere’s Missing Horse  THE BRITISH ARE COMING! THE BRITISH ARE COMING … and our hero Paul Revere has lost his horse on the eve of his famous ride. Join the glory-driven Paul as he stumbles and bumbles his way through colonial Boston in a desperate and frantic search for his… Continue Reading…

The Mystery Shop celebrates 32 years!

The Mystery Shop celebrates 32 years!

The Mystery Shop performed our first show on February 17, 1989. How it all began Way back in the Fall of 1988, several of us were involved in community theatre.  We were approached by a guy who owned a Bed and Breakfast in Wheaton, Illinois. He said he need to bring in weekend business and… Continue Reading…

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