The Black Sapphire by Ruth Pettite
Approx. 7,040 words.
Published on June 28, 2012 by
Short Story Press.
Short Story Press Presents The Black Sapphire by Ruth Pettite
"The Black Sapphire" was a concept that Ruth toyed with for a few years. She studied dialect to help enhance one of the main characters, "Mattie." In the story, an unsolved crime shows its ugly face when Detective Adam Reynoir starts investigating.