Tag Archives: Mysteries

Brat Farrar

In this tale of mystery and suspense, a stranger enters the inner sanctum of the Ashby family posing as Patrick Ashby, the heir to the family’s sizable fortune. The stranger, Brat Farrar, has been carefully coached on Patrick’s mannerisms, appearance, … Continue reading

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The Dark Room

Jane “Jinx” Kingsley emerges from a coma in an exclusive private clinic, unable to remember the previous two weeks. She doesn’t believe the doctor when he tells her she attempted suicide–twice–after her fiancé announced he was canceling the wedding and … Continue reading

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Lying Dead

The silence of the deep forest is broken by the insistent ring of a cell phone. The forester who investigates is horrified by the discovery of a dead woman–not only because she’s been murdered, but also because he knows her, … Continue reading

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The Darkness and the Deep

Completely by chance, I discovered a new writer I really enjoy, Aline Templeton. I was trying to recall a book I read years ago, and only had a few pieces of information, which is why I was searching lists of … Continue reading

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The Ice House

A body has been found in the ice house on the grounds of Streech Grange, and the citizens of Streech Village are eager for that witch, Phoebe Maybury, to finally get what’s been coming to her. Phoebe’s husband disappeared ten … Continue reading

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My Little Book Problem

We ran errands in the Hollywood district today: post office, farmers’ market, antique shop. A pleasant, and common, Saturday morning for us. I’ve been craving kohlrabi in much the way I imagine Rapunzel’s mother craved that rampion, and I had … Continue reading

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