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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 12

“What’s this?” Wally asked innocently as he pulled up a chair from a vacant desk. “Jeez, kid.  You ain’t never gonna make it as a detective if you can’t deduce that the item on that paper plate is a chocolate … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 11

Bruno went for a long drive whenever he needed to think.  Or clear his head.  Or couldn’t sleep.  Truth be told, long drives were something of a cure all for the detective. After the meeting with ADA Ambrose, he’d congratulated … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 10

“This is the District Attorney’s Office,” Wally pointed out as his voice echoed down the long, wide corridor with incredibly high ceilings.  “You said we were going to one of the most dangerous places in the city.” Bruno stopped short, … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 9

“What did the Captain mean when he said we could be called the Jock Squad?” Wally asked full of wide eyed innocence.  “Did you used to play ball?” Bruno sat at his desk, intently reading a very detailed text from … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 8

Corny Star Wars jokes aside, Captain Hamel did seem to have a sixth sense for knowing whenever Detective Bruno was near. “Bruno!  And bring the rookie!” he bellowed from his office the second Bruno stepped into the squad room, even … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 7

The apartment building looked like it was supposed to have two members of law enforcement climbing its front stairs. Bruno tried the front door, and to his surprise, it opened.  The same held true of the door in the lobby. … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 6

Maggie McGee’s was a dark, quiet bar just far enough from the station house to not be a cop bar, and close enough to Bruno’s house that he could walk home should he ever enjoy one too many after a … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 2

Detective Bruno had barely enough time to get comfortable at his desk, and think bad thoughts about the piles of paperwork that littered it like annoying house guests that couldn’t take the hint it was time to leave, when he … Continue reading

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A Sobering Day In The Neighborhood

One of the things I most love about living in Maine, Modern Philosophers, is that life here is nothing like it used to be in New York and Los Angeles. In the 18 years I’ve lived here, I’ve felt relieved … Continue reading

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Man Arrested For Assault After Hitting The Bottle

Rough days.  We’ve all had a few, Modern Philosophers. Maybe not as rough as Ryan Doyle, a Milford resident, who was arrested for assault this afternoon after police were called to the local Hannaford. Doyle, a lifelong Mainer, who other … Continue reading

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