Wealthy oil tycoon J.G. Hewitt has invited his friends, family, and business associates for a weekend party at his sprawling ranch in the Texas Hill Country to celebrate his 60th birthday. Champagne is poured, dinner is served, and J.G. and his guests retire for the evening. The celebration turns to tragedy, however, when J.G.’s bloody corpse is found in the sitting room the next morning. It soon becomes obvious that a number of people had motives to want J.G. dead, but only one of them is the murderer! Could it be his wife? His former business partner and mentor? His secretary? It’s up to you to question the suspects, unravel the clues, and unmask the killer of J.G. Hewitt…it may just end up being you!
It is July 15, 1935. The elderly Lady Edytha Kemp has invited several close friends and family members to her spacious English estate in Hampshire for a festive celebration of St. Swithin’s Day. Kemp Mansion becomes a swarm of activity for a day, including light cocktails, card games, and dancing to phonograph records until 4:00 arrives, when Lady Edytha leads her party into the garden to raise a cup of tea and snack on biscuits. However, the raucous celebration turns to dismay when Lady Edytha keels over in a most undignified manner. She has been poisoned! Who amongst her guests is guilty of the dastardly deed? It could be anyone…even you!
It is 1925 in Chicago, Illinois. Prohibition is in full force, and some of the city’s less savory citizens have taken advantage of it by selling booze on the black market. The city’s most wealthy businessman is Johnny Costello, a suave restaurateur who is rumored to have his hands deep in the illegal hooch network. Costello’s powerful grip on Chicago ended this morning. As he was leaving the Drake Hotel, several shots were heard and Costello fell to the sidewalk, killed by an unseen murderer. Costello’s men have “invited” some of his closest friends and associates to the Stolen Hearts Club in hopes of solving his murder. Johnny Costello’s murderer is in your midst, and it could be anyone…even you!
Infamous scientist and inventor Dr. Jacques DeRapier has invited his friends and family to the spacious and ancient Kirkoswald Keep to a weekend party to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve. Kirkoswald Keep has a reputation almost as big as that of Dr. DeRapier himself, and there are rumors that its corridors are haunted by vengeful spirits. To begin the weekend, a sumptuous Halloween feast has been planned, and as the guests assemble in the dining room in anticipation, the spooky merriment takes a foul turn when Dr. DeRapier’s body is found on the floor of his study in a massive pool of blood, a knife in his throat. Which of his guests is guilty of killing their host? Did the secrets of Kirkoswald Keep catch up with its owner?
It is Christmas Eve, and B.B. Blitzen, president and founder of Blitzen Toys, Inc., is hosting his annual party for his family members and employees at his luxurious New York brownstone. An hour into the evening, the cocktails have been flowing freely and the conversation has been excited, and everyone seems to be in a festive mood. The cheerful atmosphere quickly becomes pandemonium, however, when an explosion from B.B.’s study rocks the brownstone. B.B., who was alone in his study when the explosion occurred, has been killed in the blast, and it quickly becomes obvious that he was murdered. It seems like everyone on the guest list has a motive to kill their host, but which one of them masterminded this very merry murder?
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