Super Sleuth Challenge Answer – Deadly Jealousy

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Happy Thursday, Super Sleuths! Today is the announcement of our May Super Sleuth of the Month. Prizes this month for the Super Sleuth of the month are a $10 Amazon Gift Card and a copy of Liz Johnson’s new book Stolen Memories.


The May Super Sleuth of the Month is Patricia Bradley! Is it any wonder my Romantic Suspense Author Buddy guessed so many right? Check out her book for a great read: Shadows of the Past!

Congratulations, Pat!


Now for a peak at the answer to yesterday’s Super Sleuth Challenge.

Yesterday’s Solved Cold Case:

The year is 1986. The victim had been married for three months when she was discovered dead with three bullet wounds to the chest. The victim’s BMW and purse was stolen from the scene. Some electronics were left askew on the floor.

Investigators believed it was a case of a robbery gone bad, but the victim’s family never believed it.  The family stated their daughter had been the victim of a stalker. Although they didn’t know the stalker’s identity, the family was convinced the stalker killed their daughter.

A 23 year old saliva sample and a bite mark on the victim, led to the case being reopened in 2009. The evidence proved overwhelming, even in the absence of DNA once the profile narrowed down the suspect pool.

Who do you think killed the victim?

A. A jealous ex-boyfriend had been stalking the victim. When she got married, he was so angry that he chose to take her life.

B. A jealous ex-girlfriend of the victim’s husband had been stalking the victim. When the victim got married, she was so angry that the stalker took the victim’s life.

C. A thief interrupted in the act of the crime killed the victim.

There were so many smart sleuths yesterday! Read more about this story here. Stay tuned next week for another Super Sleuth Challenge.

What surprises you most about this case?



About Michelle Lim

Author Michelle Lim is the Brainstorming/Huddle Coach with My Book Therapy Press and the Midwest Zone Director for American Christian Fiction Writers. Michelle’s romantic suspense is represented by Karen Solem of Spencillhill Associates and has gained contest recognition in the Frasier, the Genesis, and the Phoenix Rattler, winning the Genesis in 2015 for her genre. Michelle writes devotionals for The Christian Pulse Online Magazine and Putting On The New. Since her nonfiction book release, Idea Sparking: How To Brainstorm Conflict In Your Novel, through public speaking and online chats Michelle helps writers discover the revolutionary power of brainstorming to bring new life to their stories.

2 thoughts on “Super Sleuth Challenge Answer – Deadly Jealousy

  1. I was surprised it took so long! And Thank you for the gift card. I’ve already bought another book. lol

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