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All games on this site are written by Mystery Writers Ltd.

New - A Party To Murder. A Seasonal Murder Mystery for 8 to 10 players set at a New Year's Eve party, (Age 13+).

new year fireworks show.
A Party to Murder

A lavish New Year’s Eve party is being held in the banqueting hall in Edinburgh Castle...

A decorated xmas tree
We wish you a Merry Murder

The members of The Tintzel Singers would be delighted if you would join them at a Christmas Concert...

Seats at the panto
Murder At The Panto

Your attendance is requested at the final dress rehearsal of Aladdin. This adult pantomime...

A couple on the dance floor
Strictly Murdered

Join judges Craig Level-Crossing, Bruno Morti and Alicia Gottfrew as they cast a critical eye over the dances...

Are you a fan of who dunnits and crime solving? If so then look no further. Here you will find details of some of the best Murder Mystery Party Games around. The mysteries designed and written by Mystery Writers Ltd. are among the best received by players and reviewers of the genre, and constantly receive rave reviews from fans all over the world.

Make your murder mystery evening into a murder mystery event by choosing one of our games.

What type of Murder Mysteries can you find here?

We have a wide range of murder mystery games available, and even mystery games without a murder for the younger player, (age 8+). Special seasonal and various other themes are available, these range from an Egyptian theme to a Xmas based murder mystery party game.

Many of our murder mysteries are also available for various age and gender groups, including all female, Childrens (age 8+), teen (age 13+) and all female teen versions. So no matter what type of murder mystery party you are planning, we feel sure that we have a murder mystery game for you.

Most of our games are available as "Downloadable Games" only, and are for 6 to 14 players (with scripted games available for larger groups).These games includes party instructions, printable invitations, costume suggestions, menu ideas, character clues and solution. In fact they contain everything you need to host a great murder mystery party.

We also have a number of boxed games available in our "Boxed Games" section.

Online murder mystery games

Whether you’re looking for a murder mystery, Egyptian styled party game or seasonal Christmas festive treat, you can find it all on our website. However if you want to diverge into the spooky world of online games then you may want to visit Online Casino Spin Palace. Their website is packed full of mystery styled games, whether it be the festivities of The Scrooge, the deadly instinct of Hitman or the spookiness of the sensational Osbournes slot game. The games are available to download and play straight away, and are certain to give you that mystery and deadly fright.

For our USA mystery party hosts, why not make your party complete, and remember to buy costumes and Halloween decor at Costume Express to make those murder mysteries all the more engaging.

Some of the games available from "Host-Party.com" also include the latest CSI type on-line fingerprint analysis.

We have also included some hints and tips for a great party, together with some links to other sites which may help to make your party go with a bang, or a stab or a poisoning…

So if you love whodunnits and want a great evening of murder, suspense and intrigue then give our games a try.

Other downloadable murder mystery games, written by Mystery Writers Ltd. are also available from:-

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All murder mystery stories are fictitious, and any resemblance to persons living or dead are purely coincidental.

For our users with a smartphone/mobile, we have a mobile friendly site – at www.mobile-murder-mystery.co.uk

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A-Z of Direct Downloads

The year is 1935 and in the steamy jungles of Guatemala a thrilling race is on. Rival archaeologists, California Bones and Art E. Fax, have been getting closer to the hidden location of Chubbychuppa …
For 8, 9 or 10 female players (Age 13+)

The year is 1935 and in the steamy jungles of Guatemala a thrilling race is on. Rival archaeologists, Colorado Bones and Art E. Fax, have been getting closer to the hidden location of Chubbychuppa, the legendary Mayan statue.
For 8, 9 or 10 players (Age 13+)

Set at a fund raising concert by Big Bill’s Blues Band. Big Bill’s Blues Band is led by Big Bill Blues himself, one of the top blues harmonica players alive today.
For 8 to 10 players, (Age 13+)

Set in 18th century England where highwaymen are terrorising travellers across Hampstead Heath.
For 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 players (Age 13+)

The phenomenal rise to the top has been a whirlwind year for the group, coming hot on the heels of Zak Sabbath joining … Join them backstage, where you’re about to witness Zak’s most shocking performance ever…
For 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 or 14 players (Aged 13+)

St Drinian’s School is proud to announce the 150th Annual Awards Evening. The staff and pupils will be joined by parents to celebrate the achievements of the boys and girls.
For 8, 9 or 10 players (Age 18+)

Over the fifteen years that it has been in existence Mudstuck Festival has grown from … Muddy is having an evening of fun and hospitality around the giant campfire.
For 8, 9 or 10 (Age 13+)

The year is 50, AD and the place is Ancient Rome. The last few days have seen the best Roman athletes, chariot racers and gladiators entertain the vast crowds in the Coliseum and Circus Maximus.
For 8 players (Age 13+)

Rudi Cornificato, famous Italian centre forward, has just played his first game since signing for top English football team, Malechester United.
For 8 players (Age 13+)

The latest production to be put on by the Gusset-on-Navel Amateur Dramatic Society is an adult version of the pantomime Aladdin and the final dress rehearsal is about to take place.
For 8 players (Age 18+)

A great day of motorsport is anticipated when the team from the Top Speed television programme will be hosting an attempt to break the world speed record for a production car.
For 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 players (Age 13+)

Professor Morrie R. Tee, the famous criminologist and master of St. Rumpet’s College, Oxbridge is guest of honour at the graduation of the 1000th student to successfully complete the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Detection (BAD).
For 6 players (Age 13+)

The annual convention of the Magic Ring is being held in Magic Mansion where host Lord David Coppertone will perform his most dangerous stunt yet.
For 8 players (Age 13+)

Cupid and Valentino Streep, the owners of the Red Heart Spa and Cupid Streep’s Dating Agency, are holding a gala dinner dance to invite back a number of the couples …
For 8, 9 or 10 players (Age 18+)

Ovs-Wing Air, the main sponsors of Formula One Racing Team, Team Rex, are hosting a post race party at the inaugural Formula One Grand Prix held at the Brangalinder Ring in Dah, the capital city of Dardar-Dardar.
For 8 players (Age 13+)

Ye be invited on an excitin' treasure hunt to be searchin’ for Captain Morgan’s hidden treasure. Jack Parrot, Captain of the Black Diamond, be ownin’ a treasure map which be showin’ the location of the gold, silver and precious jewels.
For 8, 9 or 10 players (Age 13+)

The year is 1935 and once again the Venice Express will be leaving London on a gloriously decadent trip full of luxury and glamour.
For 8, 9 or 10 players (Age 13+)

Killem Hall Hospital is the venue for a party to celebrate the opening of the new ‘Snife’ Wing Sir John Snife is the guest of honour and is treating the guests to his after dinner stories “Under the Sir John’s Snife”.
For 12 or 14 players (Age 18+)

Lord Harbinger of Doom has spent many years as a demon slayer, fighting evil spirits who have crossed into the human world. He recently found an ancient spell in the Book of Evil which …
For 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 players (Aged 13+)

The members of The Tintzel Singers would be delighted if you would join them at a Christmas Concert in The Tintzel Theatre in Tintzeltown.
A Seasonal Murder Mystery for 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 players (Age 13+)

A children’s mystery game without a murder set at Miss Terry’s School of Magic. A great choice for Halloween and Harry Potter fans!
For 8, 9 or 10 players (age 8+)

The phenomena that is ‘Let’s All Dance’ keeps on growing. This immensely popular show draws large audiences every Saturday night. Some suggest that its popularity is partly due to the bickering and increasingly personal comments dished out by judges.
For 8, 9 or 10 players (age 13+)

A lavish New Year’s Eve party is being held in the banqueting hall in Edinburgh Castle to welcome in 1933. The host of the party is Lord Frederick ‘Freddie’ Farquhar, the owner of The Farquhar Motor Company, the famous car manufacturer also known as Farquhar’s Cars.
For 8 to 10 players (age 13+)

Who put chillies in the cherry chocolates? Join the party to mark the launch of the new Cherry Surprise Chocolates at Billie Bonkers’ Chocolate Factory. (Age 8+)
A children’s mystery without a murder for 8, 9 or 10 girls.

Marshall T. Pott is due to join the lavish party being thrown at the Last Chance Saloon, when shots ring out and he falls dead from the balcony. Host your own party to find the answer to ‘who shot the Sheriff’.
For 8 to 14 players.
Large group teen has a central cast of 8 characters.

A joint party is being held at Thornbury’s Chocolates to launch the new range of Symphony Chocolates and also to celebrate the birthday party of Shopin Channill (That’s pronounced Show-pan) who is the daughter of Thornbury’s owner Cocoa Channill. What could possibly go wrong on such a happy night?
For 8 to 12 players and also available as a large group game

A fancy dress party is being held by Horrorwood Studios to celebrate the success of their latest film ‘Hal O’Ween and the Deadly Shrunken Head’. Owner of Horrorwood Studios, Hal O’Ween, has invited many of the actors, actresses and employees involved in the making of the film. Join them for an evening of fright and horror, some of it intentional, some of it not.
(Age 8+)
For 8 to 12 players

A swashbuckling children’s mystery set in the Admiral Longbow Tavern in Port Royal, Jamaica in 1674. A time of pirates, buccaneers, privateers and gentlemen of fortune. Join the party to see Blake Beard auction off his treasure map as he retires from being the scourge of the seven seas. (Age 8+)
For 8, 9 or 10 boys

To celebrate the opening of the scary new theme park, Vampireland in Transylvania, the guests have been chosen by Jack Ular, the owner of Castle Alucard and Vampireland, to take a frightening challenge. Their challenge, if they choose to accept, is to spend a night in one of the rooms in the haunted West Wing of Castle Alucard in Vampireland. (Age 8+)
For 8 to 14 players

Carrie Baggs and her friends are heading for a night out at the opening of Drew Picture’s ‘Well Hung Gallery’. The girls will all be wearing their party best and there are rumors of an impromptu performance by top rap artist Essanem. What could possibly go wrong on such a star studded night.
For 8, 9 or 10 players

There is an exciting climax to the ski jumping competition at this year’s Winter Olympics. The world champion for the past 12 years has been the American ski jumper Watt A. Landing. This year’s event has been turned into a real battle between Watt and a British challenger, Eddie D Ostrich. Eddie burst onto the scene some years ago with his unsuccessful attempts to win a medal. However … (Age 13+)
For 8 to 12 players

A party is being held to celebrate the wedding of top secret agent James Bland and Honor Majesties, secret agent and now Mrs Bland. The party is being held at Miss Funnymunny’s Health Spa and you are invited to attend. The other guests will include many of James Bland’s former adversaries who, in the new spirit of reconciliation and friendship, have been invited to celebrate the big day. (Age 13+)
For 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 players.

The year is 1959 and a great night is in store for all of our guests when Dan Soff hosts the latest round of the National Dancing Competition. The best Rock’n’Roll dancers will be gathering at Bonnyville High School and hoping that they will win through to the National Finals with big money prizes and tickets to fame and fortune. (Age 13+)
For 6 or 8 players

Archie Ollogist, the famous archaeologist and Egyptologist is getting close to his quest, For many years he has believed the the tomb of Rameses II in the Valley of the Kings was a false tomb. Even the supposed mummy of Rameses II, found in the Royal tombs at Deir el-Bahri, only had a small piece of papyrus with the name Rameses II on it … (Age 13+)
For 8 players

A swashbuckling pirate murder mystery set in the Admiral Longbow Tavern in Port Royal, Jamaica in 1674. A time of pirates, buccaneers, privateers and gentlemen of fortune. Join the party to see Blake Beard auction off his treasure map as he retires from being the scourge of the seven seas.
For 8, 9 or 10 players

Carrie Bean, owner of the proposed new all-inclusive resort, “Flip-Flops”, has invited her guests to a house party at The Cliff House Hotel & Restaurant on the beautiful West Indian island of Paradise. (Age 13+)
For 8 players

Matt Finish, the interior designer star of the TV show Changing Homes and Gardens, was to be the guest of honour at a party to celebrate the final days filming of the weekend makeover of Mr and Mrs Tipp’s house by the C.H.A.G. team. He didn’t make it to the party … (Age 13+)
For 10 players

The year is 1929 and Prohibition is at its height. Until last week Chicago was run by four big players. Tommy Gunn, who runs booze and girls, Al Kohol, who runs booze and protection rackets, Spits Feathers, who runs booze and gambling dens through his bakery business cover and, until his murder last week … (Age 13+)
For 6 to 10 players

A party is being held at Effingham Hall, the new home of rock legend, Roland Stone. The party is to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the formation of Roland’s group ‘The Falling Rocks’. However tragedy strikes and Roland is electrocuted in his new hot tub. The guests at the party are now all suspects. (Age 13+)
For 8 to 12 players

A fancy dress party is being held by Horrorwood Studios to celebrate the success of their latest film ‘Ghouls just wanna have fun’. Owner of Horrorwood Studios, Hal O’Ween, has invited many of the actors, actresses and employees involved in the making of the film. Join them for an evening of fright and horror, some of it intentional, some of it not.
For 8 to 14 players

To celebrate the opening of the scary new theme park, Vampireland in Transylvania, the guests have been chosen by Jack Ular, the owner of Castle Alucard and Vampireland, to take a frightening challenge. Their challenge, if they choose to accept, is to spend a night in one of the rooms in the haunted West Wing of Castle Alucard in Vampireland.
For 8 to 14 players

The year is 1952 and retired US Admiral, Perry Scope, has invited his family and friends to join him for a house party at his villa in Eastern Sicily.The guests are arriving on the train from Siracusa to Lentini having come from all corners of the globe by air and sea. Perry’s trusty secretary, Miss Elaine Fischent will be organising everybody and everything with her usual ruthless efficiency. What could possibly go wrong? (Age 13+)
For groups of 16 upwards

Join Sue Perr-Nattrell and the cast and crew of top TV show ‘Really Haunted’ as they stage a grand feast in the Great Hall of Spooky Castle. Who knows what apparitions and spectral visitors they might have. Could the night end in tragedy for one of the guests as they try to spend the evening in one of the most haunted rooms in the Castle? (Age 13+)
For 8 to 10 players

The night is 31st October and the cream of the world of witches and wizards are gathering at the studios of WIZ TV in Magic World for the Merlins, the fifty first annual awards of the Academy of magic. The ceremony will be presented as usual by Wizard Oscar Winner, the founder and owner of WIZ TV and the creator of the Merlins. (Age 13+)
For 8 to 14 players