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It's A Wonderful Death
"Someone had gone to a lot of trouble to stuff a special Christmas turkey. Henry Potter was sitting behind his desk. His mouth was open and he was facing the ceiling. A few fistfuls of greenbacks were stuffed down his gullet. He was dead." Death comes to Bedford Falls, in a murder mystery that affectionately satirizes noir fiction. Richard Incles works for the DA's office ...more
Kindle Edition, 185 pages
Published December 1st 2013 by Nick de Blegny Publishing
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E N McMahon has a Master's degree from the London School of Economics, and a PhD in French literature from Duke University. She has worked as a reporter, television researcher, bagel maker (briefly), and (even more briefly) in encyclopaedia sales. She divides her time between England and America.
“Mrs. Bailey twisted the window cord around her finger. She looked better than any wife whose husband had just been carted off for murder had any right to look.”
“Just inside the door, the dogs were barking. There were at least two of them. I went to the side of the house nearest the garage. The house was completely dark. There was a pair of windows above my shoulder. I used my hat for a glove and smashed the glass. Then I hoisted myself on to the ledge, and jumped off it, into the house of Henry Potter.”More quotes…