The Birth of M. E. Meegs by Robert Bruce Stewart
Series: Emmie Reese Mysteries, Story #1.
Approx. 10,540 words.
Published on July 20, 2012.
Part mystery, part parody, The Birth of M.E. Meegs is the first Emmie Reese short story. Set in Brooklyn at the turn of the 20th century, this story follows Emmie Reese, an aspiring journalist. Our heroine becomes involved with a death in Lancashire when one of her stories is found in the dead man’s pocket. Over several months, she solves the case through correspondence with Scotland Yard.