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3 It's a Mystery by Steve Winter
D&D and mystery don't mix -- or do they?

4 Fantastic Tales of Mystery by Adam Dray
Magic and monsters add unique difficulties to the mystery writer's task, but they’re not insurmountable.

13 Crime Scenes by David Noonan
Here’s a library of useful locations to spice up fantastical murder mysteries and bring the investigation to life.

18 The Inquisitive by Tim Eagon
When crime is afoot, it's time to hire an inquisitive, who finds the guilty party through skill, intuition, magic, and old-fashioned doggedness.

23 Urban Intrigue by Alexander Gersh
Adventurers born and bred in cities bring unique skills to a life of danger. We add the courtier, the spy, and the vigilante to your library of character themes.

28 The Improviser's Cheat Sheet by David Noonan
Players have a knack for asking surprising questions and toppling the DM’s best-laid plans. The improviser's cheat sheet helps to smooth out those rough moments.

33 Bold Folk of Baldur's Gate by Ed Greenwood
The highborn Patriars of Baldur's Gate draw the most attention from newcomers to the city, but the shopkeepers, artisans, and dock hands of the Lower City conduct the bulk of the Gate's business.

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Crime Scenes
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The Inquisitive
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When crime is afoot, it’s time to hire an inquisitive. They’ll find the guilty party through skill,

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Urban Intrigue Themes
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