MystereBooks is pleased to feature A Singularly Unsuitable Word by Mary Anna Evans as today's free mystery ebook short story. We don't know how long it will be offered at this special price (typically for a limited time only or until a certain number of downloads have been completed), so we urge you to download it while it is still available for free.
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A Singularly Unsuitable Word by Mary Anna Evans
We rarely list short stories as our featured free mysterebook, but we're making an exception for Mary Anna Evans, author of the Faye Longchamp mystery series, the books of which regularly make our annual "best of" lists. Simple but elegant prose and intricately crafted plots are the hallmarks of her writing.
About A Singularly Unsuitable Word (from the publisher): Bootleggers. Prohibition. The primeval Florida swamp. And eight-year-old Lila cowering on the riverbank as a drunken man hauls her teen-aged sister Iris away at gunpoint. If Iris fades away into the night with Jeb Gibson, Lila will never see her sister again. Gibson has every reason to think that he can get away with murder and more. But Gibson doesn't know little Lila …
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