A Test for Rookies

October 15, 2017

The art gallery owner sat in a folding chair in the interview room. He looked bruised and nervous as Detective Carol Bixby sat across from him and listened to his story. “I just closed up the gallery for the night,” he told her. “We had a lot of cash in the register, very unusual for…

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The Vampire on the Balcony

October 8, 2017

The witch and the young Sherlock Holmes had just left their car in a parking lot and were making their way along Center Street toward the Detective Division’s annual Halloween party. “What if there’s a homicide tonight?” Jonah asked with a chuckle. “Are the detectives all going to show up in costume?” Carol whacked her…

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The Locked Cottage

September 3, 2017

“Watch out for the poison ivy,” Jonah shouted, pointing to the shiny, purple-tinged leaves along the side of the cottage. The man from Central Indiana Power & Gas glanced down at the dangerous weeds, then grabbed a pair of work gloves from his tool belt. “Thanks,” he shouted back. With the gloves on, he reached…

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