Saturday, 4 January 2014

Murder Drabbles - Keeping Cool

The latest in the Murder Drabbles series has been posted in the Indie Book Bargains newsletter (check out www.indie-book-bargains.co.uk to sign up for their newsletter) and is copied below.

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Keeping Cool

My heart stopped when I saw the two officers standing on my doorstep. I faltered for a moment; I almost succumbed to the urge to flee, but that calm voice deep within me counselled against making any rash decisions.

I listened to it, but my hand still trembled a little as I opened the door. They greeted me with officious politeness and asked if they could come in. In a voice that wasn’t my own I asked them why.

Nothing to worry about, just some routine enquiries, a few minutes of my time and they would be gone.

They lied.

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