The Dark Epigram

The Dark Epigram

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Kimberly Tanith Marie By KimberlyTanithMarie Completed

Heinrich had an eye for picking up details that most people missed. It's why the Chief had chosen him to lead this investigation. If anyone could come close to solving this, Heinrich was the perfect person to do it.

Grey eyes slowly scanned the room, his breathing came in slow shallow breaths, as his brain tried to process everything. The room smelled of blood and Heinrich made a note not to touch anything, even though he was itching to. He had his own special procedures to follow, observe first, touch later.

            * ᴀ ᴍʏꜱᴛᴇʀʏ/ᴛʜʀɪʟʟᴇʀ ꜱʜᴏʀᴛ-ꜱᴛᴏʀʏ *

In the late 19th century German Empire, Heinrich Hofrichter is a detective attached to the Berlin Police Headquarters. His job is to assist in criminal cases that are deemed too complicated for the average, every day policemen to figure out.

There have been complaints about a prankster who has been causing disorder and mayhem about the city. What started out as a few practical jokes, soon turns into something more sinister.

🔅Contains thematic issues and mild violence. 

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🥇1st Place in Mystery/Thriller category in:
▫️The 5th Ohana Awards 
▫️The Disco Awards 2019 

🥈2nd Place in Mystery/Thriller category in:
▫️The Chaos Awards 7
▫️The Extraordinary Awards 2019
▫️The Winter Rose Awards 2019

🥉3rd Place in Short Story category in Writer's Choice Awards 2019

🏅Categories won in The Dreamland Awards:
▫️Best Characters 
▫️Best Prose 

Story inspired by the #justwriteit April 2019 Prompt

#4 19thcentury (July 10th 2019)
#6 Jester (June 26th 2019)
#39 Psycho-Thriller (July 10th 2019)

Cover Photo: Edited by @KimberlyTanithMarie using an image from photographer JR Korpa

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