It’s ironic perhaps, but true. Mystery lovers love a good puzzle.
So I was intrigued when reader Becky A. sent me an email suggesting that the Detective Emilia Cruz covers would make great puzzles on jigidi.com.
I took her advice and now CLIFF DIVER, HAT DANCE, DIABLO NIGHTS, and KING PESO are all online puzzles you can find here. The puzzles increase in difficulty. Will you be the first to finish the KING PESO puzzle with 216 pieces? If you solve it, let me know!
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