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Merryll Manning: Trapped on Mystery Island

4.40  ·  Rating Details  ·  10 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
The first of a series of mystery thrillers, featuring Police Sergeant Merryll Manning of the Paradise Police Department. (Paradise is the author's fictional capital city of Florida, and is not based on Miami). The action takes place on an otherwise deserted island in the Florida Keys, where a number of guests assemble in an old Dominican Priory for a mystery weekend.
Paperback, 200 pages
Published September 13th 2008 by (first published June 24th 2008)
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Conan Tigard
Nov 15, 2015 Conan Tigard rated it liked it
I love to sit down and read a good mystery novel. I love the tension that fills these types of books as the main character tries to figure out who the guilty party is. Agatha Christie was the master of this type of story, which is why I absolutely adore her. With her highly interesting main characters of Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple, you knew that you were always in for an thrilling read.

Merryll Manning: Trapped on Mystery Island is the first book about Merryll Manning and it has a lot of
B.K. Walker
May 28, 2010 B.K. Walker rated it really liked it
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Trapped on Mystery Island by John Reid is a fantastic read! Reid wastes no time getting into the action.

Meryll Manning is a police officer, and having a weakness for his girlfriend Susan, they participate in a murder mystery weekend adventure.

Each of the 13 guests plays a role in this game of Clue. By process of elimination, each guest must figure out who the murderer is, taking the grand prize of $5000.

When there is a real murder, Merryl and guests try to pin the murderer down while main
Bobbie  Crawford
If your “whodunit” Mystery Island vacation turned deadly, who would you turn too? Who would you trust? Sergent Merryll Manning was looking forward to a short, weekend vacation with his nubile and manipulative girlfriend, Susan. Using his finely-honed investigative skills, Merryll plans to quickly identify the "Mystery Island Killer" and win a sizable-sum of prize money; as luck would have it, nothing goes according to plan.

Merryll Manning: Trapped on Mystery Island is a suspenseful story, writte
Nathan Hayes
Aug 26, 2010 Nathan Hayes rated it it was amazing
Police sergeant Merryll Manning is on vacation on an island in the Florida Keys for a Murder Mystery weekend. The plan is to solve the mystery and win a cash prize of $5,000.00. Easier said than done. Merry has his teenage-looking girlfriend Susan Ford along for the trip. Susan isn't above using her sexuality to keep Merryll flustered and under her thumb.

Merryll Manning: Trapped On Mystery Island by John Howard Reid was published more than twenty years ago in Australia. The first installment of
May 16, 2010 Cheryl rated it really liked it
Detective Merryll Manning and his girlfriend, Susan Ford are finally taking a honey moon together. They have arrived in sunny Cross Keys Island. Unfortunately, Merryll and Susan are not alone. They will be spending their honey moon with eleven other strangers for a Mystery Weekend. The grand prize is five thousand dollars.

Some of the other people joining Susan and Merryll include Brinton Blythe, who is an actor to members of the Paradise AVEPA Club. AVEPA stands for American Veterans and Ex-ser
Apr 30, 2010 Tami rated it it was amazing
Merryll Manning would rather be anywhere but Cross Keys Island. The only reason that this police sergeant is here is his girlfriend Susan. For some reason, Susan has in her head that she’s going to win the five thousand dollar prize during this Mystery Weekend.

Merryll really isn’t up for a murder mystery drama. After all, he has plenty of real police work at home. Still, Susan has a way.

The weekend starts off pretty well. Merryll correctly identifies the first “victim”. Unfortunately, the seco
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