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Answers to the ExQUIZite Murder Mystery Quiz

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Order out of chaos

1. Devil in a Blue Dress (1990), Six Easy Pieces (2003), Blonde Faith (2007), Blood Grove (2021).

2. Postmortem (1990), Predator (2005), Scarpetta (2008), Chaos (2016)

3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2005), The Girl who Played with Fire (2006), The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (2007)

4. Murder at the Vicarage (1930), The Body in the Library (1942), 4:50 from Paddington (1957), At Bertram’s Hotel (1965)

5. Red Dragon/Manhunter (1981), The Silence of the Lambs (1988), Hannibal (1999), Hannibal Rising (2006)

Junior detectives

1. Violet, Klaus and Sunny

2. Reynard ‘Reynie’ Muldoon, Kate Wetherall, George ‘Sticky’ Washington, Constance Contraire.

3. Precious Ramotswe

4. Peter, Janet, Jack, Barbara, George, Pam, Colin

5. Benjamin Ripley

Red herrings

1. Death on the River Cam

2. Dream in Death

3. Dry Heat

4. Fear and Love in Laos

5. The Highlanders

Sleuths on screen

1. Philip Marlowe

2. Midsomer Murders

3. David Suchet

4. 12

5. Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill

Celtic Noir

1. Wait

2. Colours

3. Dead

4. Song

5. Wych

Heroes and villains

1. Bill Hodges

2. Lagos, Nigeria

3. Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock’s elder brother

4. Anton Chigurh

5. Keigo Higashino

Image credits

All images from Pixabay

Sources

· Dunedin Public Libraries catalogue

· Fantastic Fiction

· The Book Lover’s Quiz Book: Novel ConundrumsGary Wigglesworth