Love is in the air at
the Valentine's Day meeting of The Poets Turntable as this group of
amateur and professional writers focuses on amore, liebe - yes, LOVE.
Romance abounds when each member rises, in turn, to thrill the audience
with similes, metaphors and word pictures that make even the coldest
hearts beat faster.
But, in the middle of
this memorable assemblage, one of the poets staggers to the stage, and,
after uttering a few cryptic words, is overtaken by death. Someone has
done in a fellow Turntable member in the midst of one of the year's most
But, it's time for poetic
justice as everyone gathers to investigate the death and to find the
culprit who turned Valentine's Day into a bad rhyme.
One of these poets will die. You'll have to buy the kit to find out which
Florist and flower expert. Her verse has a certain air about
it. Some people would call it an odor.
President of The Poets Turntable. She feels that
some of the members aren't serious enough about their craft.
The president of Sharpe Letter Openers. He's thinking of selling
the family business to seek his fame as a full-time poet.
Knitter and clothes designer. Her elaborate sweaters are sold to
tourists for top dollar. She includes a personalized poem in every sale.
The owner of Won Tun Tree's, the most popular
Cantonese restaurant in the city. He's been known to recite his poetry to
customers between courses.
The poet laureate of the state. He was appointed by
the governor to write verse and rhymes for official events.
Acclaimed poetess. Her works have been published in
seven foreign countries. She's achieved more fame overseas than she has in
her own backyard.
The custodian at City Hall. He has access to all
sorts of official records when no one else is around. They are the
inspiration for much of his poetry.
Sue P. Cooper
The head baker at The Arrow Bakery. She has all of
the ingredients to become a noteworthy poet.
A budding comedienne. Her works take a humorous look
at life and love among the people she knows.
Mechanic and part-time chauffeur. He's been driving
people crazy with his unusual rhymes.
You'll get everything you need, including
. . .
instructions on how to conduct the investigation.
investigation takes place on
the day after
Your guests will be assembling to remember the life of the
deceased poet and to recite the same poems they read on the night of the
- An account in
The Open Book, the local newspaper, will describe what
happened at the meeting of The Poets Turntable that occurred on the
Roles for all suspects that include
family backgrounds and recollections of events surrounding the murder.
An invitation to the event.
for an Undercover
Agent on how to facilitate the investigation. (With only 10
people, one of the suspects can do this.)
A series of written clues that can be
exchanged or revealed.
Key supporting information.
"The Denouement" that is revealed at
the end of the investigation and ties the event together. Remember:
MOTIVE, MEANS and OPPORTUNITY will point to the guilty party.