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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

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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

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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 5

“I knew it!” Wally exclaimed as he sprang out of his seat.  “The Nun did it!” Bruno calmly turned to the rookie.  “Shut the hell up and sit down, kid.  The adults are having a conversation.” The look on Bruno’s … Continue reading

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