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5 Minute Mysteries: Cases From The Files Of Ed Noon, Private Eye (Ed Noon #32)

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Mass Market Paperback, 106 pages
Published 1978 by Scholastic
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Conrad
Nov 02, 2016 Conrad rated it it was ok
5 Minute Mysteries, Michel Avallone, Mystery, I thought that the book was pretty good because it was a lot of unsuspected turn outs. I think that two parts of the story that where the most enjoyable for me where when at the beginning the first mystery and at the very end the last page of the book with all the little jokes because they were the most funny to me. I think that if you are someone who likes to read a lot of mystery books then this would be a good one for you.
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Mar 21, 2010 Bryan rated it really liked it
Shelves: mystery, ya
Some of these are not as "black-and-white" as I would like. They are small stories, and each one is supposed to have an "aha" that the reader needs to pick up on, thereby giving all the clues necessary to solve the mystery.

However, as I've said, some of these are still a bit speculative. Sometimes the detective just acts on a hunch, and then the criminal is jarred and reveals the rest of the crime.

So... if the rules were different, and if we were instructed to "find the clue that leads to a hunc
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Michael Angelo Avallone was a prolific American author of mystery and secret agent fiction, and novelizations based on TV and films. He claimed a lifetime output over 1,000 works, including novels, short stories, articles, published under his own name or 17+ pseudonyms.
His first novel, The Tall Dolores 1953 introduced Ed
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