About a Book – Undercover, Crime Shorts by Jane Risdon

Thanks to Karen J Mossman for this feature. I hope everyone enjoys the taster from Undercover: Crime Shorts – and one of my stories from there called Sweet Sable, the Red Siren, which is set in Hollywood in the late 1930s. Every story in my collection is stand-alone.

Karen J. Mossman

Introducing Jane Risdon


Where did the idea for the story come from?

I’ve been writing short stories for many years, and I’ve written approximately 100 to date. Many have appeared in various anthologies. It occurred to me that I should create my own collection of short stories under one cover.

Give a quote from the books, one that says little but speaks volumes.

Gripping yarns with more twists and turns than Spaghetti Junction

Give a short summary of what the book is about.

.There are 6 short stories and a taster from my latest novel – a series called Ms. Birdsong Investigates. My stories cover many methods and reasons for murder.

For example: Sweet Sable, The Red Siren, was inspired by my husband’s Great Aunt, movie, and stage actress. Elizabeth Risdon, who appeared in over 140 movies before she died in the 1950s. I researched her…

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