The Lie Detective – Armed Robbery

“Help!” Cried a woman’s voice through the phone. “I’ve been robbed!” – Can you solve this mystery before Detective Lance does?

The Lie Detective – Sunken Jewelry

Detective Lance works at a busy police office. Recently, there have been a lot of false reports. His main job is to listen to witnesses and decide if they are telling the truth or lying. A beautiful woman in a red dress swung open the door to the police station. Her heels clicked loudly asContinue reading “The Lie Detective – Sunken Jewelry”

What is Mystery? All About the Genre and Sub-genres.

A guide to mystery for English learners. What is Mystery? A mystery story asks, “Who did it?” The story starts with a crime, such as a murder or theft. Then, the main characters investigate to find out the truth. The reader often has a chance to “play along” and try to figure out the clues.Continue reading “What is Mystery? All About the Genre and Sub-genres.”

Detective Nanny – The Broken Window (Story 1)

Today, Nadine starts a new job – a nanny for a rich American family. But before she starts, she needs to solve a mystery: Who broke the kitchen window? It was a warm autumn morning. The neighborhood had big houses and shiny cars. The houses were close together, so the yards were small. But someContinue reading “Detective Nanny – The Broken Window (Story 1)”

The Neighbor’s Scream

A wife and husband eat dinner together. Suddenly, they hear a scream. Their neighbor is in danger. “You are my hero,” Mary says to her husband. “Be careful!” Mary looks up at her husband. He is standing on a chair. “Oh no. I can’t watch!” she says. She covers her eyes with her hands. HerContinue reading “The Neighbor’s Scream”

The Rice Cracker Thief

This story is about a woman and a little boy. Does the little boy steal rice crackers? I like to travel. I have a ticket to Paris. I wake up early. I brush my teeth and wash my face. I get my suitcase. I put it in my car. I drive to the airport. WhileContinue reading “The Rice Cracker Thief”