A Suicidal Murder

December 28, 2017

Detective Bixby sighed and looked across to her son. “You like impossible crimes. Why don’t you take a look at this?” Jonah and his mother were sitting across from each other at the kitchen table, both of them working on their homework for the evening. In Carol Bixby’s case, the homework was a homicide investigation….

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Frankie and the Telescope

November 26, 2017

It was early August, one of the worst days of the heat wave, as Jonah and Sally Smith stood in the sweltering tree house in the Smiths’ backyard. They were staring at the spot by the window where the rusty telescope used to be. “Someone stole it,” Sally repeated for the third time. “My little…

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Death at the Door

November 3, 2017

Detective Carol Bixby did her best not to bring Jonah to murder scenes. But sometimes it couldn’t be avoided, like today. They had been at the mall, happily buying supplies for the new school year, when the call came in. Judge Roberta Morton had been found shot to death in her home. “This is really…

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