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anything that arouses curiosity or perplexes because it is unexplained, inexplicable, or secret

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something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie

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Exploring girls' friendships and mysteries in Austria, Thailand, and Mexico are these other exciting Pack-n-Go Girls: "Mystery of the Secret Room (9781936376032, $5.
Regarding mystery language within the prophetic discourse, Thomas points especially to the Qumran pesharim as examples in which the mysteries of God revealed in prophetic literature are properly understood by authoritative interpretation, in this case by the Teacher of Righteousness, and are understood as God's continuing revelation.
Wilson has won an Edgar and three Lambda Literary awards for his Benjamin Justice mysteries.
As a testament to its value, Unsolved Mysteries received the Digital Dozen Award from the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse in March 2005, an honor given to exemplary websites for educators that feature current, accurate math and/or science content, that support school improvement efforts, and that have useful multimedia features or helpful navigation.
Next, we focus on six paradoxes or mysteries that point us to the nature of Jesus' identity in Mark: the mystery of baptism, the mystery of teaching, the mystery of power, the mystery of suffering, the mystery of boundaries, and the mystery of absence.
Unlike most mysteries for this age, realistic and sometimes violent events occur (eight-year-old Lupus is ready to slash a helpless enemy's throat); like many mysteries for this age, the children are better at solving the problems than the adults.
Two more excellent Agatha Christie murder mysteries add to and enhance the Christie routines.
Scripture scholar and professor Gray presents the Mysteries of Light through biblical passages and meditations from the Church Fathers--John Chrysostom, Origen, Augustine, +and Hippolytus.
He grew up listening to the Beatles, Bob Dylan and 78s of Count Basie, and reading the mysteries of Erle Stanley Gardner and Ellery Queen - the latter because Queen, like Holmes, wore glasses.
Fans of the Hayle mysteries will not be disappointed as they follow along in the investigation.
MURDER mysteries start at the end of the story--with a murder.
And like Potter, Langdon's adventure draws us into a magical and parallel universe of secret societies, mystical rituals, and ancient texts with indecipherable codes protecting mysteries long kept secret from ordinary folks.
Unlike most metaphysical detective stories, in which we often are not even certain if a crime has been committed, PaPa LaBas does appear successful as a detective in that he actually discovers the identity of the murderers, and even thinks he has located Jes Grew's Text, all of which he reveals at a party held at the Villa Lewaro, fittingly, a country-house reminiscent of those in Agatha Christie mysteries.
Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley, Daphne Blake and Fred Jones, invariably have solved mysteries involving crime and the supernatural, for over thirty years.
The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient Worm draws on modern science and the latest research to explore some of archaeology's most baffling controversies and enigmas, from our origins to the mysterious collapse of powerful civilizations.