A Mystery for You to Solve

Conundrums to Guess

Here’s a mystery for you to solve. Twenty-Six mystery writers in search of their main character. Can you match the author with the sleuth?

The Authors

  1. Nevada Barr
  2. Lawrence Block
  3. Raymond Chandler
  4. G.K. Chesterson
  5. Agatha Christie
  6. Patricia Cornwell
  7. Earl Dere Biggers
  8. Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. Janet Evanovich
  10. Sue Grafton
  11. Martha Grimes
  12. Dashiel Hammet
  13. Joan Hess
  14. P.D. James
  15. John Kellerma
  16. Mary Jane Maffini
  17. Marcia Muller
  18. Sara Paretsky
  19. James Patterson
  20. Dorothy L. Sayers
  21. Georges Simenon
  22. Mickey Spillane
  23. Sarah Strohmeyer
  24. Rex Stout
  25. S. Vane Dine
  26. Susan Wittag Albert

The Sleuths

  1. V.I. Warshawsky
  2. Stephanie Plum
  3. Sherlock Holmes
  4. Sharon McCone
  5. Sam Spade
  6. Richard Jury
  7. Philo Vance
  8. Phillip Marlowe
  9. Nero Wolfe
  10. Mike Hammer
  11. Lord Peter Wimsey
  12. Kinsey Millhone
  13. Kay Scarpetta
  14. Inspector Jules Maigret
  15. Hercules Poirot
  16. Father Brown
  17. Claire Malloy
  18. China Bayles
  19. Charlie Chan
  20. Camillia McPhee
  21. Bubbles Yablonsky
  22. Bernie Rhodenbarr
  23. Anna Pigeon
  24. Alex Delaware
  25. Alex Cross
  26. Adam Dalgleish

Answers after the jump.

Answers to A Mystery For You To Solve

1-W, 2-V, 3-H, 4-P, 5-O, 6-M, 7-S, 8-C, 9-B, 10-L, 11-F, 12-E, 13-Q, 14-Z, 15-X, 16-T, 17-D, 18-A, 19-Y, 20-K, 21-N, 22-J, 23-U, 24-I, 25-G, 26-R

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