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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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

Friday, April 11, 2014

It's Just Sick!

Not feeling so hot today, so the quiz asks for specific ailments/conditions.

1. "Rockin' _______ and the Boogie Woogie _____" Johnny Rivers
2. Tropic of ________ by Henry Miller
3. "________" by Peggy Lee
4. "________" by Tommy Roe
5. "______ Ivy" by the Coasters

1. Pneumonia/Flu
2. Cancer
3. Fever
4. Dizzy
5. Poison

Thursday, April 10, 2014

What's That Critter?

1. "Dead _____ in the Middle of the Road" by Loudon Wainwright III, covered by the Beatles
2. "______'s in the Cradle" by Harry Chapin
3."_______" Rock" by Elton John
4. "Running ______" by Johnny Horton
5. "Spiders and _____" by Jim Stafford

1. Skunk
2. Cat
3. Crocodile
4. Bear
5. Snakes

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Five More Mysteries & How Could We Forget???

Sorry, yesterday just got away somehow, but here are five mysteries you might like (at right) and today's quiz. We chose memory--and lack of it--as the theme, so match the title with the person/show most associated with it...if you can remember. :)

1. "I Forgot to Remember to Forget Her"  __Woody Allen
2. "Memories"                                           __Elvis Presley
3. "Try to Remember"                                __Cats
4. "I Remember You"                                  __The Fantasticks
5. Stardust Memories                                 __Dorothy Lamour, Frank Ifeild, Glen Campbell, & Skid Row