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Previously published Worldwide Mystery titles by
THE BERYLLIUM MURDER
THE LITHIUM MURDER
THE HELIUM MURDER
THE HYDROGEN MURDER
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THE CARBON MURDER
The last piece of first-class mail had no return address. A small off-white envelope of good quality, postmarked REVERE. I slit it open and pulled out a plain sheet of matching paper.
My throat tightened as I scanned the neatly typed lines, then reread every word.
KEEP OUT OF POLICE WORK. TAKE UP SEWING. END YOUR NEW POLICE CAREER, OR I WILL.
My fingers gripped the note. I looked around quickly, as if the author might be standing over me with a coatrack, ready to push me out the door and down my own staircase.
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THE BORIC ACID MURDER
A Worldwide Mystery/June 2004
First published by St. Martin’s Press LLC.
First eBook Edition : March 2011