WorldCat Identities

Blanc, Nero

Overview
Works: 17 works in 110 publications in 2 languages and 5,651 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.L365, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Nero Blanc
A crossworder's delight by Nero Blanc( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While helping decorate a local inn for Christmas, Belle finds a handmade book of dessert recipes written in the form of crosswords, dedicated from mother to daughter. While she tries to puzzle out how such a treasure could have been abandoned, a precious poem belonging to the inn goes missing and the owners call Rosco to help. At first, Belle and Rosco think the case is a piece of cake, and gently roll their eyes at the fantastic scenarios that an eager young boy is cooking up to explain the theft. But his wild story might just measure up to the truth."--Publisher description
Death on the diagonal by Nero Blanc( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossword puzzle editor Belle Graham comes to the aid of her husband, Roscoe, as they investigate a devastating fire at the Collins family stables--a fire being blamed on the hard-drinking barn manager who somehow managed to rescue the horses--and discover a dysfunctional family made of an aged patriarch, his grown children, and his much-younger bride. This ebook includes six crossword puzzles that can be downloaded as PDFs, with answers in the back of the book
The crossword murder by Nero Blanc( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Rosco Polycrates is hired to investigate the murder of the editor of a crossword puzzle. The man, who worked on a newspaper in Newcastle, was found strangled in bed. Polycrates finds a clue in a puzzle
A crossworder's gift by Nero Blanc( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irrepressible crossword editor and amateur sleuth Belle Graham and her private detective partner, Rosco Polycrates, return in five crossword puzzle mysteries, which are accompanied by five crossword puzzles
Corpus de Crossword by Nero Blanc( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosco Polycrates and Belle Graham must figure out the nasty puzzle linked to the skeletal remains of a young woman discovered on land slated for development
A crossworder's holiday by Nero Blanc( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An antique dealer finds a crossword hidden in a recent purchase and needs a solution quick or his reputation and his life are at stake."--Jacket
The crossword connection by Nero Blanc( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wedding plans of private investigator Rosco Polycrates and crossword editor Belle Graham are put on hold when two murder victims are found with a crossword puzzle under them, and Rosco suddenly disappears
Two down by Nero Blanc( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a famous Hollywood actress and her friend set sail off the coast of Nantucket and never return, everyone assumes they were victims of an accident. But when their dinghy suspiciously washes up in a cove where the tide can't reach, it sounds more like foul play."--Back cover
Anatomy of a crossword by Nero Blanc( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belle Graham, the crossword-puzzle editor who has solved five previous mysteries, is headed to Hollywood where a TV movie is being made based on a crime she previously solved. But as soon as Belle arrives, things start going wrong. The writer of the movie is killed, and others involved with the project also begin to drop. Then there's the puzzle she's supposed to construct for the film. The clues have been changed, and she keeps getting puzzles that demand answers
Wrapped up in crosswords by Nero Blanc( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The townsfolk of Newcastle, Massachusetts, are disturbed by the arrival of three Santas in their town, when they realize that the three men bear a striking resemblance to three escaped prisoners from a nearby jail, and crossword editor Belle Graham and her private detective partner, Rosco Polycrates, follow a trail of crossword clues to catch the costumed crooks red-handed. This ebook includes four crossword puzzles that can be downloaded as PDFs, with answers in the back of the book
A crossword to die for by Nero Blanc( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Belle's deadbeat father drops dead of an apparent heart attack, she and Rosco become suspicious about the timing of his demise and set out to investigate her late father's strange past
Another word for murder by Nero Blanc( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossword editor Belle Graham's new friend Karen Tacete is in trouble. Her dentist husband has been kidnapped without a trace-and her daughter is the victim of strange verbal threats that mirror a series of nursery rhyme-themed crosswords being sent to Belle. When Karen's husband turns up dead, Belle's P.I. hubby Roscoe investigates, and learns that the dead man had a dark side. Now, even as Karen's own past is revealed, Belle must wonder: Just who are the Tacetes-and who wants them dead?
A Crossworder's Gift #7 by Nero Blanc( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sagittarius 2003 : november 23-december 20 by Nero Blanc( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Crimes cruzados by Nero Blanc( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Conexão Caribe by Nero Blanc( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The conjurer by Nero Blanc( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Death on the diagonalThe crossword murderA crossworder's giftCorpus de CrosswordA crossworder's holidayThe crossword connectionTwo downAnatomy of a crossword