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sleuth

s loohth

  • n  a detective who follows a trail
  • v  watch, observe, or inquire secretly

  • In such books as The Moving Target, The Gallon Case and The Chill, his sleuth Lew Archer roamed Southern California through false fronts and cracked surfaces to unearth his .
  • Izzy was a most determined and efficient Prohibition sleuth.
  • Besides Maddox, the Nature group included James ("the Amazing") Randi, the scourge of clairvoyants, faith healers and spoon benders, and Walter Stewart, a free-lance fraud sleuth .
News & Articles

  • Prep For The Perfect Summer With The Season's Beauty Essentials
    NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT THEY ARE: Glamour "beauty sleuth" and author of the new book How to Look Expensive , Andrea Pomerantz Lustig's personal beauty picks for summer, all ...
    June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Take-Two registers '2K Golf Links' domains
    EA's Tiger Woods series may have some competition. It would appear Take-Two is preparing to tee off with a golf series of its own, Internet sleuth supererogatory discovered. A pair of Take-Two domain registrations for "Links2KGolf.com" and "2KGolfLinks.com" were recently made through a third-party company called Network Solutions. Now Take-Two could be making a brand-new series or the publisher ...
    June 10, 2013 - Joystiq
Quotes

  • Michael Caine in Telegraph.co.uk
    Sir Michael said: "I would never have done a remake of Sleuth and Anthony Shaffer's script because there would be no point, but this is a completely different take on the whole thing."
  • Bobbie Ann Mason in Washington Post
    Nancy manages the almost impossible feat of being wholesomely 'feminine' -- glamorous, gracious, stylish, tactful -- while also proving herself strong, resourceful, and bold,novelist Bobbie Ann Mason wrote in "The Girl Sleuth."
  • Shane Warne in CricInfo.com
    Warne told The Australian: "It doesn't take a sudoku expert or a Da Vinci Code sleuth to work out who 'those people' are."

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