Tag Archives: detective

The Vanishing Santa, Part 6

“You mind if I put on some Christmas music?” Wally finally asked. The silence was killing him, but he was afraid to ask Bruno about what revelation he’d had from Viv’s stories.  So he figured music was better than nothing. … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

The Vanishing Santa, Part 2

Captain Marc Hamel was a notorious workaholic.  He rarely left his office, but he knew about everything going on with everyone under his command. He also had a well-known superpower.  He had the uncanny ability to sense Detective Bruno’s presence … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Vanishing Santa, Part 1

Detective Arturo “Chip” Bruno chose the day after Thanksgiving to do something that was extremely out of the ordinary for him. He smiled in public. It surely had something to do with his current company.  Bruno walked hand in hand … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Vanishing Turkey

“What do you mean there ain’t no turkey?  How the hell do you lose a turkey?” Bruno demanded angrily as he stared at the spot on the counter where the turkey should have been. “I don’t know,” Wally replied with … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

The Vanishing Corpse, Part 14

Big Tony’s Garage was “down by the river” in so much as you could catch a glimpse of the water if you were tall and really craned your neck. The place was dead when Bruno and Wally entered.  Two guys … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

The Vanishing Corpse, Part 13

The two Heathens stood on a corner outside the entrance to a small park.  They looked about 19.  One was much taller than the other, and the short guy had a mustache.  They both had purple bandanas tied conspicuously on … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

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

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

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

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

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

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments