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The whole damned city had changed

“Me?” I said. No one comes to see me. Not anymore.

“You are Mr. Pyrus,” she said. It wasn’t a question.

“Just Pyrus will do. My friends call me…” 482 more words


Yeah, yeah, yeah

It’s a bad idea, going after the woman. It’s already cost me a sport coat and pair of pants. Nice pants. If I think about it I’m already invested in this case. 495 more words


A Shade Too Strange

– Anoushka Fernandes, I BBA

Sitting at his desk Homer looked around the office. Each cubicle encompassed its own world. The smoking cigarettes and ringing phones were deaf to his ears, background noise. 1,387 more words

The Case Of The Missing Pipe part Three

Parts One and Two are available in earlier posts. If you haven’t read this yet, check them out!

The Case Of The Missing Pipe, part Three… 1,896 more words


A Glimpse Into 'Semblance of Guilt'

Today I’m featuring an excerpt from a new amateur detective novel, Semblance of Guilt, by Claudia Reiss.

Here’s the publisher’s summary of the story: 1,583 more words

Crime Novel

Dandy Gilver & A Most Misleading Habit an extract by Catriona McPherson


24th December 1932

There was not a sound to be heard, nor a creature abroad to hear it. The village lay still and cold in the moonlight, the long street a pale ribbon, the cottages on its either side no more than inky smudges, their windows set too deep to gleam. 1,176 more words


The mystery of the jewelled moth

This is a sequel to the mystery of the clockwork sparrow.

A long time ago in a place far away from the west end of London a diamond was stolen and never recovered. 260 more words