Mystery Titles
Manhattan Mysteries:
Deadly Tales from the Little Apple
Welcome to a deadly little town on the prairie.

"It is my belief, Watson...that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a
more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside."
Sherlock Holmes, "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches"

Proving Holmes' point are these twelve stories, the winners of The Great Manhattan
Mystery Conclave writing contest.  They take place in Manhattan, Kansas, The Little

In these pages you will meet a murdered professor of agriculture, a biker auntie, two
looters who think a flood is their ticket to riches, and a couple of computer nerds whose
geo-catching games turn deadly.

Add a teen reality show star who is trying to escape the paparazzi, a man hanged on a
sign protesting a dam project, a pregnant woman murdered during a flood, a missing
boy, and a pair of dead flamingoes.

The recipe for suspense continues with a missing hen that provides Sunday adventure
for neighborhood children, a glamourous woman who sets out to con a con man, and
two brave children who face danger when pro-slavery riders come looking for their
father and John Brown.

Mystery awaits in Manhattan, Kansas!