The Case of the Pilfered Painting (A Henrietta Huddleston Mystery) by Amanda Brenner
Approx. 6,550 words.
Published on December 2, 2013.
“Yes, yes,” Henrietta said impatiently, fingering the pince-nez that hung from her neck on a black braided cord, “but it’s really just too intriguing. It has all the ingredients of a first-rate crime novel, if you ask me. Think of it: a young heiress alone and grief stricken after the mysterious death of her aunt; a painting, a treasured legacy, missing; the police baffled.”