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whodunit

slang A story focused around the mystery of a crime or series of crimes, especially murder, and discovering who committed it. He has written novels in several other genres, but his whodunits are by far his most popular books. I'm currently writing a whodunit about a group of friends who become stranded in a cabin in the mountains, when one of them is suddenly found murdered.

whodunit

(huˈdənɪt)
n. a detective story. (see also thriller-diller.) I go through about three whodunits a week.
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WHEN it comes to whodunits, I must confess to not being a huge fan, but the brilliance of Agatha Christie is that she weaves plots of intricate subtlety that leave you scratching your head for 95% of the time.
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And it's up to you and your fellow guests to find out "whodunit".
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One of their newest and best in their outstanding 'Selected Shorts' audio book series is the 3 CD collection "Whodunit? comprised of a compilation of short stories that include Dashiell Hammett's "The Creeping Siamese" performed by John Shea; "C.
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African-American author and publishing industry expert Mark Allen Boone presents The Demise of Luleta Jones, a whodunit novel set in Chicago, Illinois and Nashville Tennessee about the mysterious death of a public school teacher from a recently gentrified neighborhood.
This is a well-written, fast-paced whodunit. The story is compelling without being too graphic or gory, and the plot twists are believable.
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(Her current work at Metro Pictures understands banality and melodrama as homologous.) In "Bus Riders," people--students, shoppers, seniors, commuters--are observed on excursions around the city; in "Murder Mystery People," characters out of what seems to be an Agatha Christie--type country-house whodunit (or maybe just a game of Clue?) are on display: the wife, the butler, the maid, the actress, the movie director, the reporter, and so on.
As the historical whodunit unfolded the finger of suspicion pointed to the King.