Mary Welk


Mary V. Welk writes the Readers Choice award winning “Rhodes to Murder” mystery series, including A Merry Little Murder, The Rune Stone Murders, To Kill A King, and The Scarecrow Murders. Her short stories include “Code Blue” in Chicago Blues; “The Case of the Fugitive Farmer” in Missing; the 2007 Lovey Award winner “A Family Affair” in Deadly Ink; “Murder Most Politic” in Blondes in Trouble; and “Hickory, Dickory, Doc” in Mayhem in the Midlands. “Murder Most Politic”, “Hickory, Dickory, Doc”, and “A Family Affair” are also available as Kindle shorts and will soon be available on Smashwords. Mary’s essay “Emma Lathen” appears in the 2007 Anthony Award winner Mystery Muses: 100 Classics That Inspire Today’s Mystery Writers. A member of Sisters in Crime, Mary is a former columnist and feature writer for Mystery Scene Magazine.

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A Family Affair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jack Ramsey knows what it’s like being on the losing end of an arrest warrant; he's already served time for a needless death. Now, when everything seemed to be going right for the ex-con, he’s back in tthe slammer, accused of murdering his father. With the evidence stacked against him, Jack must make a deal with the devil if he’s to prove the mob lawyer’s death was truly a family affair.

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