Good Saturday evening everyone! This is my final Friday Fictioneer post here. Next week I will making my first official writing post on my new writing blog with a Friday Fictioneer post! Thanks again to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for her continued leadership and, for this week, the photo prompt.
You may wish to acquaint yourself with two previous posts as a set of characters have emerged in my previous posts. One of them appears in this post. You do not have to do so as it is a stand-alone post without needing to be referenced to the previous ones.
Here are the previous posts:
Enjoy and feedback welcome!
A Dogged Pursuit
Jim Kane ©
“Really? … How long ago?…. Just him you say?”
Giselle Noire hung up the phone and gave her temporary partner, Jacque Lemond, a raised left eyebrow.
“Qui, yes, him…here…”
Suddenly she realized an explanation was needed. “I am talking about Francois Mercer, the prime suspect in the Moreau case. He disappeared five years ago…”
(Twenty minutes later)
The winded gendarme breathlessly explained the situation at the foot of the forbidden staircase.
“Is he armed with a gun?”
“Oui, yes, mademoiselle, He is armed with a PPK, a silver on….
She bounded up the stairs.
Shots rang out.