SPF – The vanishing

Photo Credit MorguefilePhoto Credit Morguefile The policeman walked away from the table, thoughtfully scratching his chin. This was like an old case. Too similar. Even the note in the book was the same. “12:45 PM – Mr Kipper” So many years later and the case had gone cold. It was probable that the girl they [...]

SPF: Never trust a drinking buddy

Photo courtesy of DB McNicol, author Tony came flying into the room, where the great deal of excitement. “I have won a boat, and they told me they will name it after me!” “I don’t remember you entering a competition,” said the ever sceptical wife as she turned to face him. “Who are they?” “Andy told [...]

SPF: Frogs!

Photo courtesy of Paul Howell (Mystery writer Betty Webb‘s husband) Mike was already in a bad mood when he answered the phone to Eric that morning. The pair of them had quite the session the night before and he was very hung over. “What did you want?” “I didn’t know who else to call. I find [...]

SPF: A strange reading

Our neighbours andPhoto courtesy of Wendy Van Hove, writer [ Roadside Wonders ] We finished setting up all the stands for gathered around the campfire to welcome everyone old and new. When I looked around, I could only see one new arrival, which was a young girl sitting a small way from the group. Not wanting to seem [...]

SPF: Display

“That’s very unusual, Cathy,” Lisa said as she indicated that jar on the table. “We only put the clocks back to show the start of wintertime and you have found sunflowers for the table.” “It has not been a normal year, so I just figured they would be a good addition.” Lisa nodded her approval. “I [...]