Silent End
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Silent End

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews
When Judith discovers a dead body in the kiln of her pottery store, she's convinced it's the work of her ex-husband in an attempt to cause her trouble. After discussing the incident with members of her Scrabble Club, Judith soon learns that her ex may be off the hook, and that sticks and stones may break bones, but words can definitely get you killed. A short story.
ebook, 11 pages
Published September 20th 2012 by Untreed Reads (first published September 19th 2012)
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Roberta Goodman
Arriving at her place of business, Personal Pottery, Judith opens the door and is met with a foul stench. After discovering merchandise smashed all around the kiln, she calls the police to report the vandalism. She’s going through a nasty divorce, which has forced her to take out a restraining order against her husband. Believing he’s the culprit, she’s tired of his sabotaging behavior.

While trying to determine where the odor is coming from, the police officer opens the kiln and finds human ash...more
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Silent End is the second short story I read by Nancy Springer. It is vastly different to the other story I read, The Boy who called God ‘She’ (stay tuned for that review as well) . It is an old-fashioned mystery that introduces us to Judith, the owner of a pottery store who is in the middle of an awful divorce.

She is bitter and it’s clear that the divorce has gotten ugly. The morning we meet her she opens the store to find that someone has broken in and des...more
Katie Parker
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Oct 16, 2013
Nancy Springer
Dec 12, 2012 Nancy Springer rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Sep 26, 2012


Nancy Springer has passed the fifty-book milestone, having written that many novels for adults, young adults and children, in genres including mythic fantasy, contemporary fiction, magical realism, horror, and mystery -- although she did not realize she wrote mystery until she won the Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America two years in succession. DARK LIE...more
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