The Murder of Tom Bombadil by Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. 4490 words.
Published on November 16, 2011. .
Tom Bomdrill was a normal elderly man, until one day, taking one barb too many from his wife, he murders her.
For days he sat with the body in the bedroom, haunted by the sight of his dead wife, and the echoes of JRR Tolkein's poetry in his head.
He decides to walk to the local police station and report the crime, but the simple act does not go exactly to plan...