Silmaja C. The Name Of The Game Was Murder Joan Lowery Nixon
A girl named Sam wants to visit her uncle, Augustus Trevor. He is having celebrities stay at his house. With him being and old grump he doesn't want her to stay. Thea Trevor convinces her husband to let her stay. Augustus Trevor finds out about secrets in each guest's life and threatens to show them to the whole world when he puts it into a manuscript. Augustus says he will not show that person's secret to the world if they solve where the manuscript is hidden. Only one problem, that night Augustus was murdered! Who killed him? Sam has got to find the manuscript and discover who the murderer is before another person gets killed. pg. 1-7
1.Burnished--A Burnished gold vase with a rounded lid stood on a pedestal. pg.14 Burnished-verb-polish something by rubbing. 2.Ornamented--It was graceful and curved and heavily ornamented with designs and markings that looked scrunched-up little faces. pg.15 Ornamented-noun-A thing used to make something look more attractive but usually having no practical purpose 3.Unhandy--I know it's small and unhandy. pg. 17 Unhandy-adj-not easy to handle or manage 4.