A New Mystery in a New Way

Surprise! I’m sending out a rare mid-week post because I have some exciting news! If you’ve enjoyed my fictional writing in any capacity, and my mysteries specifically, I have a new short story appearing this month in Mystery Weekly Magazine for their special “Sherlock Holmes Double Issue”. It’s called “The Body Pillow” and features a new creation … More A New Mystery in a New Way

The Root of Evil in ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’

Cormoran Strike is a down-on-his-luck private detective in desperate need of money. Just in time a rich acquaintance from his past shows up asking Strike to investigate the death of his adopted sister who was a famous model and died tragically in what was ruled a suicide. The brother does not believe she planned to … More The Root of Evil in ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’

Dancing with the Devil with ‘Cards on the Table’

Agatha Christie’s Cards on the Table opens with her famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, bumping into an interesting acquaintance. The man is known simply as Mr. Shaitana, often described in sinister and demonic forms and giving people the impression they don’t like him though they can’t pinpoint why. Shaitana is a collector and he boasts to … More Dancing with the Devil with ‘Cards on the Table’

Story: Will You Marry Me?

It’s February and that means it’s the month of love! We’ll start off the lovely festivities with a story about a wedding. Yes, it’s time for another College-Time Mystery. The Grungers reunite to celebrate a wedding. But their detective skills are called into play when the bride goes missing! Enjoy! ——————————————————– Will You Marry Me? … More Story: Will You Marry Me?