Hunting for Easter Eggs in "Dance with the Devil" – Can You Spot Them All?
May 12, 2023
For fans of The Deadbolt Mystery Society mysteries, you will find that the DMS universe takes many twists and turns. The more mysteries you solve, the more characters, locations, and references you will recognize popping up in our mysteries. Our mysteries are self-contained and don't require multiple cases to solve the full mystery. But we hope that you've enjoyed exploring the world we've created and will continue to build. You never know when one of your favorite characters, groups, or locations will show up in a future mystery.
Jason Brannon, one of our founders and owners, is continuously adding to the DMS universe's lore through his books.
In "Dance With The Devil," private detective Solomon Sharpe gets wrapped up in a case involving a serial killer called The Angelmaker that takes him to various places in Valley Falls. There are at least 16 Easter Eggs in the book that directly reference people, places, and things from 16 our of past mysteries. Can you find every reference? Here are the mysteries that have connections to "Dance With The Devil" (in no particular order).
- Murder in 3B
- Return to the Hideaway Motel
- Sleight of Hand
- The Wrath of Nero
- The Collector
- The Collector II
- The Jester
- Death at The Lamplight Theatre
- Backstage Pass
- The Strange Case of Mr. Mindgame
- The Secret of Easthaven Forest
Listen to "Chapter One" from Dance with the Devil on our YouTube channel here.
Pick up a copy of the full Dance with the Devil novel on our website here.