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The Nosy Neighbor

“I keep rare giant spiders here,” explained Darcy to Detective King. She pointed at a web. “That’s my Silver Spider. I used to have far larger Giant Huntsmen and Goliath Birdeaters. The Silver killed and ate them.” “Uh huh. We’ve … Continue reading

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Guns and Old Lace

Gilbert found his three elderly aunts in the garden, drinking tea. “Aunties!” he called. “Is everything alright?” “Why of course, Gilly,” said Gertie. She shoved a bowl into his hand. “Have some strawberries.” Gilbert ate the fruit with relish. They … Continue reading

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Punitive Measures

“Wow,” sighed Detective Yarborough. “The most popular fast-food mascot in history is dead.” “My kids adored Chevy Chicken,” noted Sergeant Jones. “So what happened?” “Chevy Chicken’s producer, Mr. Potts, walked in to find his marketing creation with his wife.” “And?” … Continue reading

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Why She Did It – Friday Fictioneers

Why She Did It Detective Hobart looked at the stained sidewalk. “What do we know?” Sergeant Purcell said, “Victim was a musician. Had a bad breakup with his girlfriend. She lives there.” He pointed to a window four stories above … Continue reading

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