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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
  • She hugged her and promised to let her know about the results of her sleuthing.
    Karen Levine  --  Hana’s Suitcase
  • "Good sleuthing takes practice," he continued.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush

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  • Here comes our American sleuth, Mr. Hardman.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • ’Brilliant Danny,’ said Favell: ’becoming quite a sleuth in your old age, aren’t you?
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Thenardier intuitively felt that Javert was still there; the man spied upon has a scent which never deceives him; it was necessary to fling a bone to that sleuth-hound.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • And the sleuth-hounds of the law, the paid fighting animals of society, with telephone, and telegraph, and special train, clung to his trail night and day.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • All the afternoon he sat in the stalls wrapped in the most perfect happiness, gently waving his long, thin fingers in time to the music, while his gently smiling face and his languid, dreamy eyes were as unlike those of Holmes the sleuth-hound, Holmes the relentless, keen-witted, ready-handed criminal agent, as it was possible to conceive.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Like sleuth-hounds too The Fates pursue.
    Sophocles  --  Oedipus the King

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  • After Tepper had revealed all the government’s super sleuthing, I figured they were still spying on me.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • You’re the fashionable private sleuth, aren’t you?
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • Duane had never dreamed of any sleuth-hound tendency in his nature, but now he felt something like one.
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • The boy-sleuth.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Indeed, it continues to this day, as historians and amateur sleuths alike debate a never-ending list of conspiracy theories.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Aunt Bessie Smail sleuthed out this anarchy.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • On it was written: Dear Miss Sleuth, or, to be more exact, Miss Burglar.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Familiarity Too bad the best sleuths avoid familiarity.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • And like all science, the best approach is to learn by sleuthing.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Time to do some real sleuthing.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The population of Great Britain turned itself into an army of amateur sleuths.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • "The truth is, we need to brush up on our sleuthing skills," said Vee.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Highly doubtful, given that if Vee was involved, the sleuthing would likely take an illegal turn.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Not to mention, this particular sleuthing job had nothing to do with biology.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • And after you do some sleuthing tonight, the facts will back me up.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • But Baker is so fond of half-truths and deception that it’s impossible to know if he is traveling to Washington as a sort of super-sleuth, handpicked by Stanton to find Lincoln’s killers, or if he is traveling to Washington to find and kill Booth before the actor can detail Secretary Stanton’s role in the conspiracy.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
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