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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

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Redefining Normal

“Did you eat all the stuffing your little heart desired?” Holly asked as she settled in on her end of their usual bench overlooking the river. Aaron returned the cap to his bottle of Snapple, and placed it on the … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 8

Becky motioned for John to enter the house, and then closed the door behind him.  She had no idea that she was grinning from ear to ear, but she did have a sense that she might be blushing. “What are … Continue reading

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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

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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

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More Stuffing For Me

“I have to ask you a question,” Holly warned him after taking a long sip of her coffee to warm up on a chilly November morning.  “I think I already know the answer, but I’m going to ask anyway…” Aaron … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 7

Becky had grown up as an only child.  As a result, she had come to love the idea of having a big house all to herself. Sure, here parents lived there, too, but make no mistake about it: Becky was … Continue reading

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Close Enough

“Are you sure it’s okay that I sit here?” Holly asked with trepidation as she stood at her end of the bench and waited for his answer. “Yes, Holly, you can sit there,” Aaron replied like he was a bit … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 6

There wasn’t much crime in Lightning Bug Junction, which is one of the reasons why Jake’s misdeeds had sparked so much interest among the locals. The low crime rate also meant that Sheriff Travis Nadeau was almost always available when … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

“Would you like to talk about the events of Friday now that you’ve had time to process them?” Holly asked sweetly after taking a sip of her coffee. Autumn was in full swing in Maine.  It was chilly, the wind … Continue reading

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