Crime Story Scenes

Obsessive Compulsive Amateur Sleuth, Scene 11

"Obsessive Compulsion" Scene 11 Bennington tied his shoes under the blanket of the hospital bed. A shadow rode the curtain separating his ICU from the nursing station. He snapped his body to attention beneath the sheets. The ridiculous image of a mannequin under...

Obsessive Compulsive Amateur Sleuth, Scene 10

"Obsessive Compulsion" Scene 10 Bennington recognized the missed stop sign when Gloria laid her palm on the dash. She shrieked. “Slow down before your hurt someone!”   “It’ll be okay, Dear.” He slipped past a moving van and hit the brakes to prevent a kiss with the...

Obsessive Compulsive Amateur Sleuth, Scene 9

"Obsessive Compulsion" Scene 9 Bennington pulled out a fistful of socks and grabbed a pile of briefs. He shoved the drawer closed with his elbow. Gloria gaped while he stuffed the satchel.  “You’re getting them all wrong, Benny,” she said in a shaky voice. She made...

Obsessive Compulsive Amateur Sleuth, Scene 8

"Obsessive Compulsion" Scene 8 It was bright outside, and the sun appeared friendly. Bennington drove ten prolonged minutes to the hospital. Previous surveillance efforts paid off, because Erin was just reaching her automobile in the parking lot when he arrived...
Amateur Sleuth Goes Back In Time

Amateur Sleuth Goes Back In Time

This is a rewrite of the rewrite. It contains the entire first chapter, making it obnoxiously long. I'll do better. I promise. Murder of the Prodigal Father - Opening ChapterThere are probably a million things that could send a  commuter airplane hurtling to the earth...

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