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Mystery – November 11

Belle Gunness, after her birth on this date in 1859, immigrated to the United States in 1881 and proceeded to murder more than 40 people — mostly wealthy lovelorn men she lured to her farm through personals ads — and then disappeared without trace.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers an elderly person against whom a crime has been committed is a long-sought criminal suspect.

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