Jim Doherty's precise account of a suspicious vehicle investigation with "Cap Device" provides a dilemma: he was a brother policeman, so Dan Sullivan was inclined to give him a break, to extend some professional courtesy.
Head to "Black Bear Country" with Rosemary McCracken's caper about an elderly couple that has rented a cabin in the Canadian wilderness for their vacation, and the ravenous blackflies prove to be the least of their worries.
"Rock On The Rocks" is a weaving tale of murder by Lance Dean: the Head of Security and a homicide detective investigate the disappearance of a road crew member from a concert in a Reno casino.
"No Quarters" by Leslie Elman is an intriguing mystery set late at night in a Laundromat, where an unusual encounter occurs.
Peter DiChellis brings us "Locked Tight", a locked-room mystery: a forgetful sheriff leads an eccentric group of characters trying to solve three puzzling murders.
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