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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 19

They were all flabbergasted by Bruno’s revelation.  A silence came over the booth as they digested what he had just told them. “What do you mean he knew he was dying?” Wally finally broke the silence. Bruno smiled smugly and … Continue reading

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Where Has The Eagle Landed?

“That was awesome!” Aaron gushed as he sat down on their usual bench with the amazing view of the Penobscot River. “Agreed,” Holly concurred as she took her seat on her end of the bench. “I just wish I could’ve … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 18

Maggie McGee’s was always packed after dinner, but Bruno had used his pull with the owner to secure a booth in the back corner of the establishment. He sat across from Wally and ADA Ambrose.  There was a half full … Continue reading

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Vacating Reality

It was an overcast Sunday morning along the Penobscot River.  For the first time in what seemed like an eternity, the temperature had dipped below 60 degrees. Holly reacted to this temperature change by wearing a wind breaker and ordering … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 17

The Real Estate Offices of Miles Fitzpatrick were located in the tallest glass building on the other side of the river. Most residents thought of that side of the river as the good part of the city.  Detective Bruno did … Continue reading

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It’s Hard To Die With The Sixth Sense

“I have a new movie mash-up to share!” Aaron declared with all the pomp and circumstance worthy of such important news. Holly clapped enthusiastically, and eventually rose to make it a standing ovation. She loved Aaron’s movie mash-ups.  Her best … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 16

Detective Bruno knew his way around the station house so well, that he could walk with his head down, and his mind on a million other things, and still find his way to his desk without incident. Anyone stupid enough … Continue reading

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The Mayor of Crazy Town

“You know how I’m always saying I should run for office?” Aaron broke the silence with quite the conversation starter. “Yes, I do,” Holly replied with a smile, “because every time you say it, I reply by stating that it … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 15

Bruno’s face lit up, and he took in a deep breath of fresh air, as he led Wally down the path that led to the river walk. “What are we doing here?” Wally asked in confusion. “You got something against … Continue reading

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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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