"In the French mountain village of Eze, Cassiopeia visits an old friend who owns and operates the fabled Museum of Mysteries, a secretive place of the odd and arcane. When a robbery occurs at the museum, Cassiopeia gives chase to the thief and is plunged into a firestorm. Through a mix of modern day intrigue and ancient alchemy, Cassiopeia is propelled back and forth through time, the inexplicable journeys leading her into a hotly contested French presidential election"--Back cover.
A mathematical mystery of Numbers. It's a race against time to solve the clues and save the Golden Hoard. If you fail, the treasure will be lost forever! Make your way through these thrilling adventure, using your math skills to decide how the plot unfolds. Complete your mission and become a math whiz at the same time! Finding the answers will enable readers to advance through an exciting adventure story.
Cassiopeia Vitt takes center stage in this exciting novella from New York Times bestsellers M.J. Rose and Steve Berry. In the French mountain village of Eze, Cassiopeia visits an old friend who owns and operates the fabled Museum of Mysteries, a secretive place of the odd and arcane. When a robbery occurs at the museum, Cassiopeia gives chase to the thief and is plunged into a firestorm. Through a mix of modern day intrigue and ancient alchemy, Cassiopeia is propelled back and forth through time, the inexplicable journeys leading her into a hotly contested French presidential election. Both candidates harbor secrets they would prefer to keep quiet, but an ancient potion could make that impossible. With intrigue that begins in southern France and ends in a chase across the streets of Paris, this magical, fast-paced, hold-your-breath thriller is all you’ve come to expect from M.J. Rose and Steve Berry.
When the plans for the Bat-Wing, a historical aircraft, disappear from the Capitol City Air and Space Museum, eleven-year-old Amal Farah's father is blamed, and it is up to the four young friends to solve the mystery and save her father's job.
Somebody is vandalizing exhibits at the Capitol City Museum of American History, and it is up to twelve-year-old Raining Sam and his friends to find the culprit before irreparable damage is done.
When a series of accidents and other strange happenings at the Capitol City Natural History Museum lead to rumors that the museum is being haunted by the ghost of a Pterosaur, ten-year-old Wilson Kipper and his friends set out to solve the mystery.
Art and mystery collide in this fascinating look at the secrets behind some of the world's most important masterpieces and their creators. Traveling across centuries and continents, this collection of 40 enigmatic artworks and artists examines secrets that have confounded experts and amateurs alike. Presented in beautiful color spreads, each work or artist is profiled in an absorbing and accessible commentary that draws on the latest research.
A local politician and millionaire is donating the money for a new wing for the Capitol City Air and Space Museum, which will exhibit some of the earliest devices for astronomical observation; but Amal Farah, daughter of one of the Museum's scientists, discovers that the crates supposedly containing the telescopes are empty, and she and her friends set out to investigate.
When the spacesuit of famous astronaut Sally Ride disappears from a traveling exhibit, Amal Farah, daughter of the Air and Space Museum's archivist, and her three friends, are determined to find the culprit before the exhibit is cancelled.
When a priceless sculpture disappears from the Capitol City Art Museum, thirteen-year-old Clementine Wim, daughter of an assistant curator, and her three friends set out to solve the mystery and recover the Statue of Gudea.
LONDON’S FAMOUS MUSEUM HOLDS A DEADLY SECRET... 1894, London. Professor Lance Pickering had been due to give a talk on the British Museum’s Age of King Arthur exhibition, when his brutally stabbed body is discovered. Having forged a strong reputation working on the infamous Jack the Ripper case, Daniel Wilson is called in to solve the mystery, and he brings his expertise and archaeologist Abigail Fenton with him. But it isn’t long before the museum becomes the site of another fatality and the pair face mounting pressure to deliver results. With their investigation hampered by persistent journalists, local vandals and a fanatical society, Wilson and Fenton must race against time to salvage the reputation of the museum and catch a murderer desperate for revenge.
The Museum of Mysteries Thesis Project illustrates the research, development, testing, implementation and evaluation of an object-based outreach program for high school students. The outreach program was developed for use by the staff and volunteer interpreters at the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts (METC) in Madison, New Jersey. This hands-on program uses material culture and primary source material to explore how everyday objects can be used to better understand past cultures.
It's a race against time to solve the clues and save the Golden Hoard. If you fail, the treasure will be lost forever! Make your way through this thrilling adventure, using your maths skills to decide how the plot unfolds. Complete your mission and become a maths whizz at the same time!
Fun with mining mysteries set in the western state of Colorado! Seven writers from the Chaffee County Writers Exchange contributed these six short fictional mystery stories in this book MYSTERIES FROM THE MUSEUM to help raise funds for the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, Colorado. Put on your sleuthing hat and see if you can solve the mysteries within! Support the museum at https://mininghalloffame.org/ with your generous donations.
Three Perfectly Proper Murders… When highflying Maddie Kosloski is railroaded into managing her small-town’s paranormal museum, she tells herself it’s only temporary… until a fresh corpse in the museum embroils her in murders past and present. If you love quirky characters, a cat with an attitude, and laugh-out-loud reads, you’ll love this special boxed collection of the first three books in the series, including: The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum, Pressed to Death, and Deja Moo. Perfect for fans of Jana DeLeon, Laura Childs, and Juliet Blackwell. Buy the first three books in the Paranormal Museum mystery series and experience these charming cozy mysteries today.
A shipment of dinosaur bones meant for a new exhibit at the Capitol City Natural History Museum has disappeared, and so have the five paleontologists who were working late at the museum, including Wilson Kipper's mother--so Wilson and his museum friends set out to solve the mystery.
The “spellbinding” (People, 4 stars), New York Times bestseller from the author of The Dovekeepers: an extraordinary novel about an electric and impassioned love affair—“an enchanting love story rich with history and a sense of place” (USA TODAY). Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a Coney Island freak show that thrills the masses. An exceptional swimmer, Coralie appears as the Mermaid in her father’s “museum,” alongside performers like the Wolfman and the Butterfly Girl. One night Coralie stumbles upon a striking young man taking pictures of moonlit trees in the woods off the Hudson River. The dashing photographer is Eddie Cohen, a Russian immigrant who has run away from his community and his job as a tailor’s apprentice. When Eddie photographs the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, he becomes embroiled in the mystery behind a young woman’s disappearance. And he ignites the heart of Coralie. Alice Hoffman weaves her trademark magic, romance, and masterful storytelling to unite Coralie and Eddie in a tender and moving story of young love in tumultuous times. The Museum of Extraordinary Things is, “a lavish tale about strange yet sympathetic people” (The New York Times Book Review).
Dastardly deeds, daring deceptions and a dress to die for… Epiphany Bloom is back on the case! Epiphany ‘Pip’ Bloom, would-be detective and London’s unluckiest woman, finds herself in a real costume drama when she unearths a theft at a fashion museum. The missing dress is a proper piece of Hollywood history, worth a fortune. And as Pip investigates, she finds the museum staff all had reasons to want the garment gone. From fancy boutiques to sketchy back alleys, Pip discovers the fashion world is not all glitz and glamour as she hunts down her prize. As if she doesn’t have enough on her plate, Pip also has her growing feelings for her housemate Tim to contend with, a family of cats to feed and her mother keeps phoning about a shipment of llamas arriving any day now from South America. But there’s no time for distractions because Pip’s not the only one after the dress. And for the most dedicated collectors, a piece like this is worth any price – even murder… A laugh-out-loud, light-hearted cozy mystery for fans of M.C. Beaton, T.E. Kinsey and Joanne Fluke, that will have you reading late into the night. Readers are loving the Epiphany Bloom Mysteries ‘Epiphany Bloom is my new favourite female sleuth!... What a wonderful character… I am looking forward to more from this author!’ Netgalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A great escapism read, funny, entertaining and easy to read. It reminded me of younger Agatha Raisin who I love and Pip is a genuinely warm and comical character… Great fun, I loved it!’ Karen Reads and Recommends ‘It’s a giggle a minute joining Pip in her adventures… addictive and amusing… I just loved Epiphany Bloom. She’s a fabulously funny, frivolous character who can make the sun shine even on the most gloomy of days… Fans of cozy mysteries should find this book a sheer delight!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I laughed out loud over just about every one of Flis and Pip’s conversations. There was extremely clever writing and the plot points that came out of them were unique and interesting. Consider me a fangirl, avidly awaiting additional adventures for Pip.’ Fireflies and Free Kicks ‘I really loved this book! Pip is such a likeable character, she is such an accident prone woman but her heart is in the right place… Such a quirky story that keeps you gripped, making you want more and more… Highly highly recommended.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Refreshing when you discover a new series where you can’t decide which character you adore more’ Books ’n Whatnot ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Tremendous fun!... this book has a proper and thoroughly developed mystery plot… It’s a very definite yes from me for Pip Bloom and her fledgling investigative career – I can’t wait to read more!’ It Takes a Woman ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘What a great read… [Pip] really grew on me and by the end I was a complete fan… The writing style was funny and assured and the storyline moved at a great pace. I can’t wait to read more.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
London, 1896. Madame Tussauds opens to find one of its nightwatchmen decapitated and his colleague nowhere to be found. To the police, the case seems simple: one killed the other and fled, but workers at the museum aren’t convinced. Although forbidden contact by his superior officer, Scotland Yard detective John Feather secretly enlists ‘The Museum Detectives’ Daniel Wilson and Abigail Fenton to aid the police investigation. When the body of the missing nightwatchman is discovered encased within a wax figure, the case suddenly becomes more complex. With questions over rival museums, the dead men’s pasts and a series of bank raids plaguing the city, Wilson and Fenton face their most intriguing and dangerous case yet.