A short story from awardwinning mystery author Mary Anna Evans--
Imagine you're the security chief at the world's largest theme park. Imagine that a mafioso succumbs to rat poison sprinkled on his breakfast apple strudel. Imagine that Peter Pan plummets to his death from a castle tower by lunch. If you fail to find the killer, company stock will be in freefall by dinner. Where can you turn for help? Fortunately, the sweet old hag in the basement sees all...
Mouse House is a short story. Its author, Mary Anna Evans, is the recipient of many awards for her work, including the Benjamin Franklin Award, the Mississippi Author Award, the Florida Literature Award. More of Ms. Evans' short works are available in her collection, JEWEL BOX.
Availability: eBook editions.
This contemporary mystery is drenched with Florida history and with gothic elements that should appeal to a broad range of readers.
"Evans's fifth series mystery…reveals her skill in handling the details of a crime story enhanced by historical facts and scientific discussions on the physical properties of water. Along with further insights into Faye's personal life, the reader ends up with a thoroughly good mystery."
in Evans's fine fourth archaeological mystery...the story settles into a comfortable pace that allows the reader to savor the characters.
the national association for independent booksellers, has recommended Effigies to their readers as a Book Sense Notable Book
Mary Anna Evans mixes mystery and archeology in a book that's hard to resist. Entertaining and educational, Relics is a great read.
…a compelling read…”
Merry Band of Murderers
...A Merry Band of Murderers is a winner....Three [stories] are particularly noteworthy: Mary Anna Evans' Land of the Flowers, Jeffrey Deaver's The Fan, and Val McDermid's Long Black Veil.... A Merry Band of Murderers is an admirable anthology of short stories by a skilled company of mystery authors.