Mystery tagged posts

The Mystery of Samplers

Monday, 11 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

Basically, the word Sampler refers to the sample made by a young girl as practice in stitchery. The mystery lies in knowing so little about these exceptional pieces of history.

My heroines, at twenty-one years of age, for example, live in the Regency era, 1800-1820. As little girls at the age of eight or nine years of age, they would have made Samplers. Where are the many Samplers made by young girls of that era, and before? Some have been preserved in museums, but I suspect a great many are in private homes, passed down from family to family.

My husband’s family, (from Yorkshire, England) had a great, great, great aunt, who made an exquisite Sampler in 1798, at nine years of age, while Jane Austen was alive...

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Opportunities For Mystery Shoppers

Monday, 11 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

This one came up last year as well for review.  Since then, we have gotten more and more inquiries about which Mystery Shopper Sites out there really help you to get started in the business of Secret Shopping?

We started our research and discovered that there plenty of sites and clubs claiming to help you get started with Mystery Shopping.  After checking and reviewing them, talking with customers, we narrowed it down to a dozen or so to look further into.

Out of the 12 or so we started with, we discovered three of them that were legit in their claims and actually got you started in a short period of time.  We had good feedback from members who are currently making money as mystery shoppers.

You will be required to fill out surveys and forms for the shopping or eating out you do...

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The Mystery Writer Ahmad Khawaja

Monday, 11 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

Ahmad Khawaja, the known Agatha Awardee, first started writing at the age of 11 after reading his first suspense and mystery novel. The first novel he read was that of Edgar Allan Poe’s Murders in the Rue Morgue. Ever since then the boy Ahmad had been inspired to relive his own creative mysteries through his writings.

Ahmad Khawaja was born in Oregon, Texas on 1981 as the middle child out of 5 kids. Living in a poverty state, Ahmad enjoyed his free time at the local library and spent his time reading books. Ahmad’s first novel after reading Poe never got published as his manuscript was burned during a house fire. Still, it did not hinder his talents to be known to the world...

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Mystery Behind Choosing Rocket Spanish

Thursday, 14 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

Whether learning something can be darn difficult or not, that would depend on several factors. There’s the degree of difficulty and the details involved regarding the subject or that something you are trying to learn. It also depends on the learning tools you are using and of course the willingness of the person to learn. You know that learning can be about perspective as well. Some learn well and fast because they enjoy gaining that information and that they know and understand the purpose why they are learning a particular thing.
Learning a new language is something that many individuals would count as a tough task. However, that’s not usually the case. As mentioned earlier, it can be because of the tools that the student is using...

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Mystery Shopper Employment Agency Reviews

Sunday, 17 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

Does this really work?

Thats probably what you are wondering at this point, since it all seems too good to be true. I have signed up for numerous and various of other websites that claimed to offer mystery shopping jobs to me, but they all ended up just giving me a whole bunch of nothing. That all changed once I found this Mystery Shopper Employment Agency, it truly changed my life. They offer 24/7 help and support via phone and email, and there is ALWAYS a real person to handle your concerns and answer your call. So yes, this definitely works and you are bound to love your new job!

Can I really work ALL over America?

Regardless of where you live, as long as you are over 18 years of age, you can work anywhere in America as a mystery shopper...

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Mystery Stories, Print Or Audio Books, Are Timeless In Suspense

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

In 1819, author E.T.A Hoffmann wrote a brilliant novel “Das Fraulein von Scuderi” a highly suspenseful, well written plot of twists and turns with believable characters and descriptive terrains, which became a back drop for many authors to emulate. It is widely thought that Edgar Allen Poe’s novel, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” was influenced by Hoffmann’s work. Writers of all genres can usually agree that they have been influenced by earlier works. Arthur Conan Doyle was one such writer. His “Sherlock Holmes” books inspired not only future writers but Hollywood as well.

It was during this time, (the 1920s), that the dime novels were in full swing. These novels were printed on cheap pulp paper (hence the name “pulp fiction”) and were affordable to all...

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The Wyvern Mystery: Great Horror Classic At Cheap Price

Saturday, 23 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

THE WYVERN MYSTERY is masterpiece that comes from a well-known Irish author Sheridan Le Fanu who has written dozen of horror books which are quite thrilling and are selling well in the market. The Writer in this fascinating love story has managed to keep reader guessing by incorporating a rich combination of mystery and horror. This is why it is more popular than other cheap horror books available in the market.

The WYVERN MYSTERY is among the best cheap books with a thrilling romantic story. It tells you the story of a helpless girl who is brought up by a Squire who hastened the murder of her late father. Anyway, she grows up and gains the love of Squire and his squire’s elder son, Charles...

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Music Review of Twenty One by Mystery Jets

Saturday, 23 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

“Mystery Jets” are a four-piece indie rock band from Twickenham, London. They were formed before 2005 and currently they comprise of Blaine Harrison (Vocals, Keyboards and Percussion), William Rees (Guitar, Percussion, Keyboards and Vocals), Kai Fish (Bass, Guitar and Vocals), Kapil Trivedi (Drums). Mystery Jets also have an additional member Henry Harrison.

Twenty One welcomes us with opener “Hideaway”. It starts off with some sirens, as if some houses or buildings are on fire and waiting for the arrival of Firemen. Before long, the bass just comes in with a lazy and draggy sound to it joined by steady drum beats. It has this disco feeling too...

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8 Tips to Get Your Mystery Murder Fiction Published

Friday, 29 July 2016 Mystery  No comments

It can’t be denied that I am green in the community of published authors. Our debut mystery book, LIAR LIAR, is planned to be released in September 2010. My sisters and I signed a two book contract with Poisoned Pen Press and we are completing the second mystery novel in the Cat DeLuca series now. Many people wonder about the ways we beat the bleak publishing odds and now I will tell them. If you have no particular qualifications or very little good sense you can get published too.



Here are my 8 tips to writing fiction and getting your mystery book published:


1) Design a book jacket with the name of your novel, drape it over a hardback book and carry it with you. Picture your published murder mystery on the shelves of bookstores everywhere...

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Wicked-the Musical Mystery

Monday, 1 August 2016 Mystery  No comments

Wicked is one of the most popular musicals in recent memory. With songs and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman, the story is loosely based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. The show celebrated its 7th Anniversary on October 30, 2010. It is currently the 25th longest-running show in musical theatre history and the 17th longest-running Broadway show, having played over 2,926 performances to date.
The short Munchkins feeling comfortable with middle-class stability and the Tin Man is victimized by the domestic violence. Instead of these evident tales, a little green-skinned girl is the centre of the story of Wicked. Her name is Elphaba...

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