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What was the best Clue book/book series?

Clue Mysteries by Vicki Cameron
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Post by boddysattorney » Sat Feb 25, 2006 12:58 pm

I recently ordered More Clue Mysteries (and I'm holding my breath since the first one was terrible) and was wondering, has anyone purchased any of the books - or either read - the Vicki Cameron mysteries or the original book series by AE Parkers and other assorted authors.

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Post by Michael » Sat Feb 25, 2006 3:23 pm

I used to have a negative review of them on my page in the "In Print" section. Vicki Cameron had the gall to send me a nasty email about it. I've since changed it to be a little less biting. But, I too, think they suck. There are a few good lines, though.
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Post by MrBoddy2003 » Sat Feb 25, 2006 4:27 pm

GOD Those Things Suck. I Bought Both Copies In Peddler's Village
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Post by cluegirl104 » Sat Feb 25, 2006 7:46 pm

never read them!
are they that bad?!
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Post by PrinceAzure33 » Sun Feb 26, 2006 5:29 pm

I liked them better than the horribly punned series by AE Parker
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Post by CluedoKid » Sun Feb 26, 2006 5:43 pm

I loved the AE books!! The puns are what made them funny! :P
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Post by alwaysPeacock » Tue Feb 28, 2006 12:12 pm

I always loved the AE book series, but after reading both of Cameron's books, I found the original series to be kind of...juvenile. Now, choosing between one of the two Cameron books, I had to go with More Clue Mysteries. The first one was great, but then I got the second one and found myself laughing a bit more than I had originally. It's like the VCR games: you might laugh at the first one, but it's very soap opera-ish, but the second one will make you laugh in almost every scene and is more of a comedy than the first.

So, while I will most likely give my kids the AE books to read (after they've read the Jr. series) I'll give them the Cameron books and *hopefully* they will feel the same.
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Post by Colonel Gray Poopond » Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:41 pm

The orginal Clue series with the quirky suspects and strange but funny puns was the best. They were enjoyable to read.

Clue Mysteries. Snore. One of the worst book I have read. Mystery-0 Characters-0 Humor-0. BLAH!! I oculdn't finsih it it was so boring and idiotic.

I have never read more Clue mysteries though.
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Post by boddysattorney » Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:45 pm

the second one i found to be - of all things - intriguing
while the mysteries were easy and the dialogue repetitive (how many crosswards did Plum do??), they provided excelent backing to the storylines of

Mrs. Peacock
Col. Mustard
and Prof. Plum

I do, however, wished that there had been some mention of Mr. Meadow-Brook's death/murder

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