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Silent End

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  6 Ratings  ·  1 Review
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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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
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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
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