Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel

Cash-in novel

The following title occurred to me in the shower this morning, probably inspired by the enormous piles of the new Harry Potter sitting slightly forlornly in Blackwells / Borders / Tescos at the weekend. I hereby donate it to anyone wishing to write a cash-in novel and make their fortune....

... "The Sudoku Strangler"

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