Hunt A Killer expands entertainment offerings with interactive puzzle, YA novel and puzzle book
Hunt A Killer launches a number of firsts for the company, including an immersive puzzle titled, Whodonut?, a YA novel published by Scholastic titled, Perfect Score, and Hunt A Killer: The Detective’s Puzzle Book, published by Ulysses Press and distributed by Simon & Schuster.
May 17, 2022
Hunt A Killer, the creators of the popular mystery, sci-fi and horror games, has officially announced an expansion to its portfolio of immersive experiences. Hunt a killer publishes a number of firsts for the company, including an immersive puzzle titled, Whodonut?, a YA novel published by Scholastic titled, Perfect Score, and Hunt A Killer: The Detective’s Puzzle Book, published by Ulysses Press and distributed by Simon & Schuster. The Puzzle and YA Novel release in May, and the Puzzle Book releases in June.
“Great storytelling is our passion and these new launches promise fun and unique puzzles to solve,” said Yasmin Moorman, Business and Operations Director at Hunt A Killer. “We live to create new experiences for our fans. This is our first-ever puzzle, novel, and thought-provoking book, and we’re excited for customers to piece together our mysteries in new ways and formats. There is nothing ordinary about these products.
Here are details on each of the new Hunt A Killer releases:
- Whodonut? – With this unique puzzle, players will take on the role of an assistant detective to uncover the truth behind the mysterious death of the co-owner of Do Not Not Donut. Along the way, players will put the puzzle pieces together to reveal the crime scene, answer lingering questions in the detective’s notebook, and fill in the blanks to solve the case. Unlike other murder mystery puzzles, Whodonut? has six hidden pieces, each essential to identify the killer, which the player will need to uncover during their investigation. Included with the puzzle is a detective notebook filled with important details, as well as an answer chart. Detectives will have to analyze the details of the notebook and the puzzle to open the correct boxes on the answer board, with each box containing a piece that fits into the puzzle, revealing an important detail about the case. The game is now available to order on https://store.huntkiller.com/whodonut-jigsaw-puzzle.
- Perfect Score: A Hunt A Killer Novel – This is the first Hunt A Killer children’s novel published by Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company. The book, written by AM Ellis and published May 17, 2022, tells the story of aspiring PI Jolene Kelley as she opens her own investigation into the death of her guidance counselor at North Shore Prep. This is an original young adult novel featuring mind-bending mystery, a collection of compelling characters, and intriguing clues characteristic of Hunt A Killer games. For more information and to order, go to https://www.huntkiller.com/perfect-score.
- Hunt A Killer: The Detective’s Puzzle Book – Put your crime-solving mind to the test with codes, numbers and other mind-bending puzzles from the groundbreaking creators of Hunt A Killer. In Hunt A Killer: The Detective’s Puzzle Book, you’ll meet private detective Michelle Gray who needs you to uncover the books and hone your investigative skills before the next big murder case. The Puzzle Book is published by Ulysses Press, distributed by Simon & Schuster, and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or wherever books are sold, and will also be available on the Hunt A Killer website to order . The book is scheduled for release on June 28, 2022. For more details and to pre-order, please visit https://ulyssespress.com/books/hunt-a-killer-the-detectives-puzzle-book/.
“We love a great mystery and are thrilled to provide so many opportunities for people to enjoy and let their inner detective out,” Moorman said. “From immersive and fun stories that encourage youngsters to pick up a book, to fun and interactive games and puzzles that keep minds of all ages active, we love that we have options for almost everyone!”
For more information on Hunt A Killer, please visit http://www.huntkiller.com.
About Hunt A Killer:
Since 2016, Hunt A Killer has disrupted conventional forms of storytelling by delivering physical objects, documents and puzzles to tell immersive stories that bring people together. What started as an in-person event has now grown into a thriving entertainment business. Hunt A Killer strives to create meaningful experiences that are not tied to traditional mediums or genres and redefine the way stories are told. Find out if you have what it takes to huntkiller.com.
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