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  • Aunt Bessie Smail sleuthed out this anarchy.

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  • Jane’s sleuthing efforts had completely failed.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Eventually, and after a great deal of sleuthing, the police got hold of the rumor circulating in Churchill to the effect that I was a Secret Service agent who had been sent to spy on the floating Russian bases at the pole, and they so reported to Ottawa, adding that they did not like being made mock of, and the next time the Department wanted something found, it had better be honest with them.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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