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“You really need to give yourself a total break, my dear. Why not try the sea spa at Trouville? It would be perfect for you. They do thalassotherapy, there’s a spa and a Michelin ... [+]

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4 April 189...

The Devil take Jack the Ripper! His bloody exploits have taken over all the newspapers in London. My meticulous enquiry into the pawnbrokers of Soho has gone ... [+]

83 likes   1937 readings 5 min
There is no such thing as a perfect crime! Because they think a perfect crime is a crime without any clues. There’s no beauty in that! It’s not up to the police to define what makes a perfect ... [+]

98 likes   1668 readings 5 min

The Bag

DFM, ago

She was walking calmly along, glancing abstractedly at the shop windows. There were few people on the pavements. Her bag was over her shoulder, her hands in her jacket pockets.
They could not ... [+]

84 likes   796 readings 5 min


Muriel Meunier, ago

The wind was blowing in gusts, buffeting the car, which swerved dangerously towards the precipice. Down below, the waves broke with deafening noise on the rocks. It was magnificent but terrifying.... [+]

91 likes   935 readings 5 min

The Hunt

Alone, ago

People usually think it is men, hard men, the sort who are in the nick at the age of sixteen and get out at thirty, who do this kind of thing.
Well, I am a girl, I have been fifteen for ... [+]

101 likes   1537 readings 5 min
For a long time he kept his finger pressed to his victim’s pulse. Right there, where the life within you beats, tickling your thumb. At least, when it is still there, life. After which he ... [+]