Motel of the Mysteries
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

Motel of the Mysteries


  • Author : David Macaulay
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1979-10-11
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0547348622


Motel of the Mysteries Book Description :

It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossing the perimeter of an abandoned excavation site he felt the ground give way beneath him and found himself at the bottom of a shaft, which, judging from the DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging from an archaic doorknob, was clearly the entrance to a still-sealed burial chamber. Carson's incredible discoveries, including the remains of two bodies, one of then on a ceremonial bed facing an altar that appeared to be a means of communicating with the Gods and the other lying in a porcelain sarcophagus in the Inne...

Old Motel Mystery

Old Motel Mystery


  • Author : Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Publisher : Albert Whitman & Company
  • Release Date : 1991-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807596708


Old Motel Mystery Book Description :

The Boxcar Children offer to help Aunt Jane's friend, Kay, fix up her run-down motel....

Heartache Motel
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Heartache Motel


  • Author : Terri L. Austin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-12-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1941962009


Heartache Motel Book Description :

THREE TIMES THE FUN AND MYSTERY... Elvis has left the building, but he's forever memorialized at the Heartache Motel. Filled with drag queens, Rock-a-Hula cocktails, and a vibrating velveteen bed, these three novellas tell the tales of three amateur sleuths who spend their holidays at the King's beloved home. DINERS KEEPERS, LOSERS WEEPERS by Terri L. Austin A Rose Strickland Mystery Novella (follows DINER IMPOSSIBLE) When Rose and the gang head to Graceland right before Christmas, they get all shook up: the motel is a seedy dump and an Elvis impersonator turns up dead. Rose discovers missing jewels tie into the death and her suspicious mind flips into overdrive, questioning her fellow guests, the staff, and even a cute impersonator who keeps popping...

The Sun Down Motel
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

The Sun Down Motel


  • Author : Simone St. James
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780440000181


The Sun Down Motel Book Description :

Something hasn’t been right at the roadside Sun Down Motel for a very long time, and Carly Kirk is about to find out why in this chilling new novel from the USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls. Upstate New York, 1982. Viv Delaney wants to move to New York City, and to help pay for it she takes a job as the night clerk at the Sun Down Motel in Fell, New York. But something isnʼt right at the motel, something haunting and scary. Upstate New York, 2017. Carly Kirk has never been able to let go of the story of her aunt Viv, who mysteriously disappeared from the Sun Down before she was born. She decides to move to Fell and visit the motel, where she quickly learns that nothing has changed since 1982. And she soon finds he...

Baaa
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Baaa


  • Author : David Macaulay
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1985-09-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 054734676X


Baaa Book Description :

After the last person has gone from the earth, sheep take over the world, make the same mistakes as humans, and eventually disappear as well....

Ghost Town Mystery

Ghost Town Mystery


  • Author : Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Publisher : Albert Whitman & Company
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807597194


Ghost Town Mystery Book Description :

Grandfather's new land in the Rockies comes complete with an abandoned town and old silver mine. There is even a ghost floating through the streets!...

Great Moments in Architecture
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Great Moments in Architecture


  • Author : David Macaulay
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1978-04-19
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0547348649


Great Moments in Architecture Book Description :

A wonderous portfolio that has to be seen to be savored-or even believed for that matter. Here are the plans for the Tower of Pisa-on a skewed drafting table, the Eiffel Tower tipped over across from the Seine, the ruins of a McDonald's stand following some future Vesuvius, the disastrous meeting of the Great and Lesser Walls of China, and many other gems....

Kurtain Motel  The Sin Series Book 1
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Kurtain Motel The Sin Series Book 1


  • Author : A.I. Nasser
  • Publisher : Scare Street
  • Release Date : 2016-08-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Kurtain Motel The Sin Series Book 1 Book Description :

Patrick Lahm is down on his luck. Late for his book signing, out of gas and stuck in a storm. He hitches a ride to the Kurtain Motel where he is forced to spend the night. The small motel seems harmless enough at first, but as the night drags on, Patrick and the other guests slowly begin to realize there is a lot more to their temporary lodging than meets the eye. Something evil is at work at the Kurtain Motel; something that creeps into the deepest, darkest corners of your mind and tugs at the chords of sanity until they finally break. On the longest night of his life, Patrick soon finds out that there is a reason why skeletons are kept in closets. He realizes that your sins always find a way to catch up with you, no matter how hard you try to run. ...

The Pink Motel

The Pink Motel


  • Author : Carol Ryrie Brink
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
  • Release Date : 1993-01-01
  • Genre: Detective and mystery stories
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 068971677X


The Pink Motel Book Description :

When Kirby, Bitsy, and their parents inherit an unusual and very pink motel in Florida, they find it filled with eccentric characters, mystery, and adventure....

Dead Calm
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Dead Calm


  • Author : Annelise Ryan
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2018-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496706706


Dead Calm Book Description :

As deputy medical examiner and homicide detective respectively, newlyweds Mattie Winston and Steve Hurley are dispatched to a grisly crime scene at the Grizzly Motel, a seedy joint for illicit liaisons on the outskirts of Sorenson, Wisconsin. A man and woman are found dead next to each other in bed in what initially appears to be a grim but straightforward murder-suicide. An affair gone sour? But as the forensic evidence is gathered and autopsies are performed, Mattie and Hurley realize the scene has been staged. They have a double murder on their hands. The spurned spouses of both victims top the list of suspects, but as more is revealed, the case becomes increasingly complex. Dividing their time and resources between the crime and an ongoing invest...