Cigarette Butts and Blood Type

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Sunday afternoon I finished the first draft of Justice Delivered. Now, I have 17 days (counting March 1 when the manuscript is due) to edit. Whew. All the time I’m writing a first draft, I keep telling myself: “You can’t edit what you haven’t written.” These next few days will tell if rewriting is easier than writing. 🙂 Now for last week’s …

Luck or Justice? Mystery Question

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According to Punxsutawney Phil, we’re in for 6 more weeks of winter. And my question is…just how hard would it have been for someone to hold an umbrella over Phil so he didn’t see his shadow??? And now onto more pressing business…I am at 76,000 words, closing in on the first draft! Yayay!! Now for last week’s Mystery Question: Which blotter …

The Perfect Alibi?

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Last week was an interesting one here in North Mississippi. On Wednesday and Thursday, the temp rose to 70 degrees. And Friday we received a couple of inches of snow that is still hanging around. I’ve always said, if you don’t like the weather around here, give it twenty-four hours and it’ll change. 🙂 Now for last week’s Mystery Question: The …

Who Did It?

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Working hard to finish the first draft of my fourth Cold Case Novel so I can go to see the Greats who have been born in the last two months! The twins, Ryder and Callie, were born on Monday after Thanksgiving and  Aliyah was born last Friday! I made Aliyah’s blanket and almost have Ryder’s finished. Then I’ll make Callie one! …

And the winner is…

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Things have gotten so crazy at my house, this will be my last original post for 2017…but I’m planning on rerunning one of my favorite blogs next week. Now for last week’s Mystery Question, answer, and winner! Blotter Reports. Three statements are actual blotter reports and one I made up. A Maine police department is warning residents to steer clear of black market …

Crazy Blotter Reports

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On this last blog until after the first of the year, I thought I’d do a funny Mystery Question on Crazy Blotter Reports to give us all a good laugh. But first last week’s Mystery Question and answer: It’s 1982 and a man breaks into a home in Memphis, Tennessee, and takes a fifteen-year-old girl captive. He keeps her prisoner in …

Kidnapped!

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Can you believe it’s the first of December? I love Christmas time. I’ve noticed people are usually kinder and more thoughtful toward others during this season and wish it were so all year round. Now on to last week’s Mystery Question. It’s 1951 in Cleveland, Ohio, and a police officer spots a Lincoln with California tags going the wrong direction on …

How durable are fingerprints?

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The year is 1880. English scientist Sir Francis Galton established that fingerprints are not inherited and that even identical twins had different ridge patterns. Two years later, Galton published a book from his studies, Finger Prints. From this book, a police officer in India established five basic patterns and instructed his forces to start using dactyloscopy — the term used …