Everybody Wanted Room 623 by Cecil Murphey
Approx. 62,630 words.
Published on January 9, 2012 and represented
When Julie West arrives at the prestigious Cartledge Inn in response to an urgent call from Stefan Lauber, a near-hysterical desk clerk tells her that Lauber has been murdered in his room—room 623—and, according to the clerk, everybody keeps asking for that room.