And here is my last “Five Sentence Mystery” for #MysteryWeek

The Hunting Accident

The hunter lay in the tall grass, a crimson river of blood flowing from the new hole in his chest across the yellow of his not-so-safe, safety vest.

His wife stood beside him, her hands crossed over her mouth to hold in her screams, while his two business partners ran into the clearing, rifles dangling limply in their grasp while they gaped at their deceased friend.

Could they have fired the fatal shot?

But another rifle lay on the grass of the campsite, next to a ripped open cache, most of the food gone, only wrappers and shreds of packaging behind.

No, this time the human went down, at the paws of his intended victim, the grizzly bear.

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#MysteryWeek: Cat Clue #7

Here it is, my last cat clue on the final day of #MysteryWeek. Also it’s your last chance to win $25 Amazon money. Ask me a question at Goodreads (be sure to include your email address) and you’ll be entered in a drawing for an Amazon Gift Card. But hurry, the contest ends at midnight Hawaii time, yes I want everyone in the US to have a chance!

Paying off a judge, to ensure a desired outcome: “Why you two-timing cheater.” Abigail’s eyes honed in on her rival. “I know you’re bribing those judges. No one cat could win every competition without help.”

“There’s no payoff involved,” Vargas scoffed. “Peyton just processes superior bloodlines, that’s all.”

Superior bloodlines my ass!” Abigail spit out. “You’re cheating and I’m going to find a way to prove it.”

Was the vow to expose the cheat behind Abigail’s murder?

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#MysteryWeek: Cat Clue #6

Here’s the second to last cat clue for #MysteryWeek. And you’ve got two more days to get a chance at $25 Amazon money. Ask me a question at Goodreads (be sure to include your email address) and you’ll be entered in a drawing for an Amazon Gift Card. It’s a purffect plan. Also look for a new Five Sentence Mystery tomorrow.

 

Tissue to catch a runny nose, or a killer: The guy sneezed again, then hauled a pack of tissues out from under his poncho. “That guy’s obviously allergic to cats yet he had the courage to walk into a building full of them,” I said. “That takes courage.”

Why would someone allergic to felines attend a cat show? Suspicious much?

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#MysteryWeek: Cat Clue #5

Three more days of #MysteryWeek. Here’s the latest cat clue.

A sparkling sapphire worth millions: “Wait!” My brain finally caught up with the conversation. “Are we talking about the famous sapphire that’s worth fifteen million dollars? And Edith Eddington’s wearing it around the house with her nighty?”

Well, wouldn’t you?

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#MysteryWeek: Cat Clue #4

Read a clue about a kleptomaniac cat, star of Murder Most Yowl. Also don’t forget to ask me a question at Goodreads (be sure to include your email address) and you could win a $25 Amazon gift card.

A kleptomaniac cat: My cat’s claw shot out, taking another stab at snagging that oh-so-tantalizing glittery bracelet. He brushed so close I was surprised my sister didn’t feel the cartilage of the claw brushing against the skin of her wrist. Edgar’s aim was getting better.

Could Edgar’s bad habit of stealing other people’s jewelry help solve a murder?

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#MysteryWeek: Cat Clue #3

Here’s the latest cat clue to my sequel to Murder Most Yowl. Also don’t forget to ask me a question at Goodreads (be sure to include your email address) and you could win a $25 Amazon gift card.

A protective covering, or something else: “A poncho?” Jake leaned back forward for a better look. “I suppose it could be rain gear.”

“Half the people upstairs were wearing a coat or slicker to keep their clothes dry. And look at this.” I pointed to a red streak, halfway hidden underneath the plastic. “That could be blood.”

Is it the victim’s blood?

 

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#MysteryWeek: Cat Clue #2

Here’s today’s cat clue to my sequel to Murder Most Yowl. Also don’t forget to ask me a question at Goodreads (be sure to include your email address) for a chance at a $25 Amazon gift card.

Tuna/Salmon Bites: I held a box full of cellophane bags. Each contained a handful of my signature Tuna/Salmon Bites, cat treats that I made at my shop, guaranteed to please even the most finicky of cats.

While treats are tasty to the feline set, could they become valuable tools for law enforcement?

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