The Boddy in the Snowbank

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Just for fun... a short story based around the game Cluedo/Clue. When Mr. Boddy is found dead in a snowbank, his loyal housekeeper, Mrs. White, must give a statement to the police about the case. It's the Clue characters like you've never seen them before! More
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Published: Nov. 23, 2011
Words: 1,880
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465806734
About Jenna Bennett

Jenna Bennett AKA Jennie Bentley is the New York Times bestselling author of the Do It Yourself home renovation mysteries from Berkley Prime Crime, as well as of the Savannah Martin Southern Real Estate mysteries. A former Realtor® and home renovator, she lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with a husband and two boys, a hyperactive dog, a killer parakeet, two goldfish and two African Dwarf frogs. A native of Norway, she's spent the past twenty years in the US, and still hasn't been able to kick her native accent. You will not, however, notice it when you're reading her books.

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Review by: kari cook on Nov. 22, 2012 : star star star star
This is a cute quick short story mystery. It is based on the board game Clue. The mystery takes place during a dinner party and there are plenty of suspects. Enjoy
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Review by: Margaret (Literary Chanteuse) on Feb. 29, 2012 : star star star star
If you were a fan of the game Clue you will find this story delightful. Brings back all the original players and adds a very interesting twist to the question who killed Mr.Boddy?
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Review by: New Publisher's Review on Feb. 09, 2012 : star star star star
Really great idea and really good writing in evidence throughout. A very stylish effort and a neat and polished book. Recommended.
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Review by: Susan Dahl on Nov. 25, 2011 : star star star star star
Such fun, who would have thought.....
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Review by: GlennAndSasha Gabriel on Nov. 25, 2011 : star star star star star
Hi Jenna
OUTSTANDING! Okay... so, truth be told, I was writing everyone's name down with arrows drawn from one to another, thinking I could figure out the conundrum that way... uh... not quite! LOL!
Simply great and I loved your final take on it all.
Wonderful writing!
Sasha
glennandsasha gabriel
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Review by: Bella McGuire on Nov. 25, 2011 : star star star star star
I discovered THE BODDY IN THE SNOWBANK after I read Dru's review over at her blog. I don't read many e-Books, but since this novel was free on smashwords I thought I would give it a try.

THE BODDY IN THE SNOWBANK tells the story of Mr Boddy's demise, after he is found dead in a snowbank, following a very interesting dinner party.

For such a short story (only 8 pages) this story is so much fun. For me, it was very reminiscent of early Agatha Christie, with the country estate and the intriguing characters, with oh so many secrets!

With an ending full of surprises and one that I didn't see coming, it sure was a great way to spend a few minutes of reading on a winter's day.

THE BODDY IN THE SNOWBANK is free at Smashwords right now. I highly recommend you try out this fun little mystery. It's a definite must for fans of classic mystery novels, and anyone that has ever played Cluedo/Clue.
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Review by: Dru on Nov. 24, 2011 : star star star star star
What an enjoyable short story with a surprising ending that I didn't expect that. This was a great read.
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Review by: GlennAndSasha Gabriel on Nov. 24, 2011 : star star star star star
Jenna, Glenn here. This story made me smile. Loved it! Wonderful ending. Gosh... I don't remember the game being this interesting. I better have another look.
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Review by: Layden McKinney on Nov. 24, 2011 : star star star star star
Jenna. This was a great short story. Very well thought out. Great ending too!
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