Category Archives: Mystery

Historical Fiction for Day #18 of Short-Story Month.

By Jeff Baker I love historical fiction, and there are plenty of short-stories in the genre. Steven Saylor wrote a series of novels and short stories set in Ancient Rome featuring Gordianus the Finder, basically a private detective. The short … Continue reading

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More Mystery for Day #11 of Short Story Month

By Jeff Baker I’m nuts about locked-room mysteries, impossible crime stories, you get the idea. Stories that couldn’t have happened but did! Not just a Whodunnit, but a How-The-Hell’d-He-Do-It? I’ve written a few and even published one http://www.overmydeadbody.com/a307.htm, but I’m … Continue reading

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“A Gentleman Dapper…” Friday Flash Fics for April 5, 2019 by Jeff Baker.

Had a bit of trouble posting the picture prompt; Suffice to say it was a shot of a woman in a red outfit with a red hat topped by a red rose. So, I put my author photo up.  A … Continue reading

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In a Fog with Friday Flash Fics for March 22, 2019 by Jeff Baker

                            McGuffin and the London Peril By Jeff Baker   Delmar and I were waiting on a cab and made the mistake of going back into the … Continue reading

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Who Killed The Mysterious Spy? Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, September 28, 2018

Lust’s Dominion, and Other Bawdy Stories By Jeff Baker   The fog was so thick Kit worried about stumbling into a tree. “This fog, so thick I can barely…Halt! Identify yourself or feel my steel!” “It is I! Ingrim Frizer!” … Continue reading

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“A Traffic In Dollars,” by Jeff Baker. September entry for the Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge.

NOTE: This month’s Flash Fiction Draw results were a suspense story set at a border crossing involving a bag of money. This reminded me of the old radio show “Suspense,” which put me in mind of the old “Radio Mystery … Continue reading

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July’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge from Jeff Baker, July 9, 2018.

The Missing Disc Mystery By Jeff Baker     “Take this down,” Detective McNulty said.” “Yessir,” young officer, Cowell said, pulling out a metal box from the back of the squad car. “Tracked suspect through Benford, Missouri. Lost his trail … Continue reading

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