What Is MysterEbook?

NOTE OF EXPLANATION: Books listed at the right are books we've actually read and liked. No "helping" author friends out with promotion, no taking money to put a title in front of readers' eyes. It's simple: We read it, we liked it.
These are mid-range mysteries, meaning they won't be black noir or just plain silly. Mystery, well-written, well-plotted.

Yeah, yeah, yeah. You're a member of GoodReads, Kindle-whatever, and a dozen other readers' sites.
But where can you find info ONLY on good mysteries that are available in e-format?
Right here!
Besides lots of other fun content, we'll list mysteries each week that somebody at MysterEbooks has read and recommends.
You can help, too! Recommend great mysteries you read, and we'll take a look.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Cleanup on Aisle Six!

Today, in honor of spring, we need words that relate to or need cleaning.

1. "_____ Doll"  by the Four Seasons
2. "Another One Bites the _____" by Queen
3. ______ Harry, Clint Eastwood movie
4. Bedknobs and __________, movie with Angela Lansbury
5. "__  __  __  __, __ __ __ __" spelling song by the Ames Brothers, redone by the Muppets
6. "I'm Gonna _____ That Man Right Out of My Hair" song from South Pacific 
7. "______ Me Mama with a Boogie Beat" by the Andrews Sisters

1. Rag
2. Dust
3. Dirty
4. Broomsticks
6. Wash
7. Scrub (politically incorrect cartoon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UacUR7bPnMM)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Everywhere a Sign + 5 Mysteries

Fill in the word relating to commonly seen signs and check out five more recommended mysteries at right.

1. "____ in the Name of Love" by the Supremes
2. "____ Twisting" by Chubby Checker & Dee Dee Sharp
3. "_____ Dead or Alive" by Bon Jovi
4. "____, ____, ____" by the Byrds
5. "Take it to the ____" by the Eagles
6. "_____o" by the Cadillacs

1. Stop
2. Slow
3. Wanted
4. Turn, Turn, Turn
5. Limit
6. Speed

Monday, April 21, 2014

It's Not Easy Turning Green!

A trip interrupted last week's posts, so if you're suffering trivia withdrawal, here you go. Today's titles are associated with green, which Mother Nature is finally starting to get the hang of in Michigan.

1. "The Green, Green ______  ____ ______" song by Tom Jones, et al
2. "____  Green" money song by the Fireballs
3. "Green-____  _____" money song by the Kingston Trio
4. The ____ is Green old Bette Davis movie set in Wales
5. How Green Was _____  ______ old Roddy McDowall movie set in Wales
6. The Green ______ Stephen King story, Tom Hanks movie

1. Grass of Home 
2. Long
3. back Dollar 
4. Corn
5. My Valley
6. Mile

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Bodies of Water + Five Suggested Mysteries

1. Old song: "A Sleepy _______"
2. '60s song "Indian ______"
3. Old song: "Up a Lazy _______"
4. Old song: "By the Beautiful ______"
5. Old song: "Down By the Old Mill _______"

1. Lagoon
2. Lake
3. River
4. Sea

Monday, April 14, 2014

Rain, Songs, and Movies

Name the movie and/or song from the movie described that has "rain" in the title:

1. Henry Thomas is out on parole in a small Texan town and, in the evenings, he is the lead singer in a band.
2. Two carefree outlaws take on the Pinkertons in the old west.
3. A young man with musical talent begins a promising career but finds out that talent isn't enough.
4. Brothers, one brain-damaged, the other emotionally flawed, begin an odyssey together and find understanding.
5. A popular silent film star is linked romantically with his shallow leading lady by their studio to increase their popularity.


1. Baby, the Rain Must Fall
2. "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
3. Purple Rain
4. Rain Man
5. Singin' in the Rain

Sunday, April 13, 2014


1. "Sunday Will _____  _____ _____ _____" song by Spanky and Our Gang
2.  Any Given Sunday: Movie about _________   _________
3. On Any Sunday: Movie about ________   ______
4. Never on Sunday: Movie about a Greek _________
5. Tell Me on a Sunday: Musical by ______  _______  ______ & Don Black

1. Never Be the Same
2. professional football
3. motorcycle sport
4. prostitute
5. Andrew Lloyd Webber

Saturday, April 12, 2014

You Should Be Locked Up!

Fill in the word that completes the title:

1. "Tijuana _____" by the Kingston Trio
2. "Folsom ______ Blues" by Johnny Cash
3. _________ Redemption by Stephen King
4. The Birdman of _______ by Thomas E. Gaddis
5. ________ 17 by Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski

1. Jail
2. Prison
3. Shawshank
4. Alcatraz
5. Stalag