Undercover: Crime Shorts.
Benny the Fence handed over the money for the diamonds, no questions asked. He didn't know her name, didn't want to. The sulky blonde had been using him for years and so far things had worked just fine. They spoke little. She always wore huge dark glasses and a navy overcoat with the collar turned up over her face covering her features. In moments she was gone. Picking her out in a line-up would've been impossible. He had protection so she wasn't a threat to him. She knew it too.
Undercover: Crime Shorts.
Benny 'the fence' handed over the money for the diamonds, no questions asked. He didn't know her name, didn't want to. The sulky blonde had been using him for years and so far things had worked just fine...
What lengths would you go to inherit from a will? A will requiring you to fall from grace, to do something against your nature, to do something evil - would you do it, could you do it? Would you consider yourself evil, if you carried out an evil act?
Never a dull moment in my life. In the Music business, or whatever, there was always something to inspire my writing.
Asking someone you don't really know and have never met before to sign their name and write a message for you - wherever they want it - strikes me as an odd thing to do.
I must have a criminal mind.
Writing about Christmas in a 'mince pie and Christmas pudding' way, isn't my style. My mind works strangely. I'd be tempted to poison the pies and pudding before feeding them to the victims in my stories. The only times Christmas appears in anything I write it has been to juxtapose the cosy atmosphere of the season of goodwill, with something horrible about to happen.
Hollywood 1939 and Jazz singer Sweet Sable prepares for her set with Desi Garcia's Syncopators, but first, she has an appointment with a safe and its contents. Undercover Crime Shorts by Jane Risdon
Such a Perfect Spot, she thought. Such an Ideal Place, he thought…They have The Look…Facebook Groups will never be the same…
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Undercover: Crime Shorts is on the global author network, The Authors Show, once more, and I am chatting to my lovely host, Linda, about murder, crime, and the inspiration for my stories in my crime collection.