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Tweet the Police

4.43  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Rick thought being a sheriff's deputy in the small New Mexico town of Ultima would be a quiet job--but that was before he met Mrs. Pendergast, the local busybody who fancies herself an amateur sleuth.

When Mrs. P sees a tweet asking for help on her new smartphone, she's determined to find out if the "tweep" is okay; and it's all Rick and her granddaughter, Sylvie, can do to
Published August 2012 by Smashwords Edition
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Nov 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
Mrs.Marjorie Pendergast is a retiree who thinks its her job to help protect the citizens of her tiny town. The police are pretty familiar with her, but when she comes in claiming that someone might have been murdered well that's new even for her. She tells them that she has received a tweet saying that someone had been murdered. The chief of police doesn't really believe her but assigns Deputy Ricky Valdez to the case. Mrs. Pendergast is determined to stay in the middle of the investigation and ...more
Ruth Hill
Nov 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mystery
This is truly a clever short story with some interesting tweaks along the way, but I just felt that the short story was not developed well enough. Writing a short story mystery is always a difficult thing to do. The concept behind the story is absolutely brilliant, and this is a short, entertaining read. I just wish there had been a little more development to it. There is a sickening scene (but it is necessary), and there is some profanity. But if you just need a little story to rev up your myst ...more
Oct 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
Some short stories feel rushed, but even with only 26 pages Tweet the Police was just right. This is an entertaining mystery set in a small town, where the sleuth is a pint-sized granny with a Smartphone. Even though there isn't a lot of time to develop characters, I really liked Mrs. P. It's hard not to like spunky grandmas.

As far as content goes there are a few swearwords, and (view spoiler).

*I received this eBook in exchange for a review.
Sep 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is my favorite book by the author yet. I can't wait to see more mysteries with Mrs.P in them.
Becky R.
Sep 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Fast read with some quick action! Especially fun & interesting if you enjoy using twitter. ...more
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