Alice Webb


Alice Webb can be found writing mysteries, eating cake or doing both at the same time.


The Fallen Swann
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alma Easter is invited to a lavish Christmas party hosted by her old celebrity friends. It has imported champagne, delicate nibbles and a death in the middle of the welcome speech. While guests leave and family mourns, Alma suspects this death is more than just tragic misfortune.
The Crooked Angel
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: British English. Published: November 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A village Christmas party is tainted with tragedy after a man fell to his death when straightening the tall tree’s angel topper. But why did he care it was crooked? What made him try it without a ladder? And why did no one cancel the party? Luckily Alma Easter is on hand to explain what happened, right after she finishes some chocolate yule log.
The Candy Cane Killer
Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A merry bit of Christmas shopping takes a more sinister turn when a man is found dead – stabbed to death with a candy cane. Who was the masked assailant who attacked him? And why did they choose a candy cane as a weapon? Luckily Alma Easter, the cake-loving old lady detective, is on hand to investigate.
The Dead Elf
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Tragedy befalls a jolly December day when a Christmas elf falls from the top floor of a department store to the icy pavement below. But why was he up there and not on his shift? And could it be related to a string of thefts from the store? In this short story, Alma Easter, the cake-loving old-lady detective, thinks she knows the answer.
Beaten to the Punch: And Other Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The small talk at a summer barbeque is rudely interrupted by a baffling murder. It looks like poison, but how can that be when everyone has shared the same food and drink? Alma Easter, a cake-obsessed old lady, knows the answer. With this and other intriguing mysteries, Beaten to the Punch contains a variety of entertaining short stories for anyone who loves a cosy read.