Who stole my youth?

When I hired a detective, he discovered the truth. “They were in it together, these two,” he said, passing me their photos.

Father Time showed no remorse, his face kind and gentle.

Mother Nature was unrepentant. “Honestly, darling,” she said when questioned, “what did you expect?”

Kate Fellowes has published six mysteries, most recently A Menacing Brew. Her short stories have appeared in many publications, from Woman’s World to Crimestalker Casebook. Working in a public library, every day is a busman’s holiday for her. She blogs at katefellowes.wordpress.com.

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