Write about someone investigating a break-in at a bakery. The only thing missing? A very secret ingredient.
Posted in Mystery on Jul 31, 2021
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“The Case of the Missing _____” by Nainika Gupta
There are chocolates scattered over the marble tile. Each one is a perfect sphere dusted with fine cocoa powder, but several lie cracked on the floor, revealing peaks of caramel or rum truffle in the middle. DI Orson Blair halts halfway through the kitchen so as not to tread on a stray piece of chocolate and stops to take in the scene. An engagement ring of white gold and diamond perches in a small black box, and ...
“Where the Red Trees Turn Blue” by A.R. Eakle
Grover opened his eyes as he always did at four in the morning, peering to the left side of his bed at a now-empty pillow that he still fluffed every night. It always looked the same in the morning as it did the evening prior. He slipped out of bed and grabbed his pants from the weeks before, the thighs thick with flour and sugar and the other stains of a day’s labor. On the dresser was the shirt that was just as il...
“That One Feeling” by Zea Bowman
My arms are wrapped tightly around my family's recipe book, the very one that my great-great-great grandmother made years ago. It holds all of the secret recipes of the Neal family, and each one has the secret ingredient that is included in any food my family makes, whether it be anywhere from pastries to pastas."Ma'am, where were you when the robbery took place?"I shift in my seat, and I can feel the blood rushing to my face. "Uh, I was in the..."The police officer rolls his eyes and ...
“The Pinched Piquancy” by David Brown
The cobblestone streets of the town of Glastonbury bustled with market activity in the late morning Wales sun. Peddlers of every sort sold their wares for coppers, shillings, and quid, or bartered to make fair and equitable trades. The smell of home-fires burning was in the air, mixed with the scents of perfumes, leather, fish, meat pies, and other freshly baked goods. The sheriff’s protuberant nose caught another less appealing odor too, and he stumbled to avoid a mountain of horse manure. He steadied himself and continued striding towar...
“The Break-In At Jullia's Bakery ” by Felicity Longacre
My name is Detective Muller and I've been assigned to a case involving a break-in at a local bakery called Jullia’s. The owner of the bakery claims that yesterday night her bakery was broken into and her secret ingredient was stolen, Miss Jullia refuses to tell me what the secret ingredient is. Without knowing what I am looking for makes my job a whole lot harder, It's like she sent me on a wild goose chase. I am goi...
“The secret Ingredient” by Wirda Bibi
"What we'll do Kim! The main ingredient isn't here! What we'll do this week! You know that everyone is waiting for our new cookie… It was going to be awesome, then this happened… oh Lord, help us…a…""Can you just shut up for a moment, Jane. I'm trying to think of something."They were sitting in their shop. When early morning Jane entered the shop and entered the kitchen she found something mysterious, and when she opened the cabinet… it was all upside down. Most of the things were missing, and when she found out t...
“Spices: a poetry-verse mystery” by Emmie Greensgate 🏗🔚🔚👫
John Kazzer.My foe, my enemy, my worst-friend ever in the history of why, Samantha-Jae, why why why why why why why why. Sick. I feel sick when I see himIt's got to be himIt's got to be.What happened:Ellen's Sweet Treatscame up with a ...
“Peppermint Bark” by The-Burrowing-Owl- Author
This was not the way that Michael’s day was supposed to be going.“Mr Douglas,” He muttered. “I mean no offence... but this is really stupid.”The wizard in question only shushed him. “No it’s not,” Séan corrected him. “This is brilliant, I told you I’d bring you with me if anything peculiar happened. This is your chance to potentially learn something in the field about my… community.” He supplied.“So we’re going to Mrs Cambell’s bakery.” Michael deadpanned.“We’re investigating her bakery.”The hig...
“The Case of the Smiling Baker” by Ray Dyer
Lit by the stark winter sun, the peeling mural of a cheerful Mediterranean girl stretched from sidewalk to rooftop, some three stories. Faded by the passage of years, it still hinted at the treasure chest she held open, from which poured pallid sunlight and spotty loaves of bread with smiling faces that long ago had become ironic. Lettering once tumbled out of the chest with the loaves, but only a portion of the larges...
“Bakers of Busch Avenue ” by F. A.
Zila Babbitt was a 30-year-old kind, caring, woman. She’s been a baker for countless years. Not that she only gave her customers a warm treat, but she also leaves them wondering how a young woman could make delicacies so grandmotherly. She always inspected anyone whose eyes caught her attention.“Hello, Ms. Babbitt! Charlotte is having a birthday party tomorrow. Is it okay if you make pepperoni pizza and some blueberry muffins for the party, please?” asked Mrs. Lily, admiring the cakes in the window freezer. Mrs. Lily was a Wayside ...
“Insane” by Black Raven
"...there's nothing you can do," Was the last thing she said before plunging a knife inside me. And that's where she was wrong. It all had started with a break-in in Clark's bakery. The only thing stolen? A top-secret ingredient they refused to talk about. As you can imagine, you can't really find anything without knowing what it is or at least what it looks like. We tried questioning the staff, yet the only thin...
“'C' sweets” by Priyanka Choubey
In the morning somebody knock on the door, a person gave a packet to Alicia and laughed and said please see the footage. It is hilarious. * ‘I am mad at her’. ‘I will run away from her’. Eddie said to Alicia. ‘Don’t be panic I am also facing the same circumstances.’ Alicia tried to compose him. They are sitting in the balco...
“Breaking News” by Lily Rebecca 🐰🐾
"Breaking news! Breaking news! This just in, a bakery has reported a robbery. Nothing valuable seems to have been stolen, only their secret ingredient," The reporter takes a breath and looks off into the distance. What is he looking at?"What will happen to the Colossal Croissants?" The tv screen goes black. I turn."Now, now Ambar," It's my mother, "You know not to watch the news. It's all negative stuff,""But mum didn't you hear?" She looks at me with half interested eyes, "The Colossal Croissants bakery's secret ingr...
“Cookie Recipe” by Xiao McdonaldsWorker
Cookie recipe~1~“One batch of chocolate chip cookies.” A lady said, sadly. “Why so sad?” Sophie asked, whipping out her secret recipe. “My son always loved chocolate chip cookies but now he’s.…” The lady said. “Oh.” Sophie said, taking out the ingredients. 10 minutes later, Sophie handed the lady some cookies. The lady bi...
“Only the Sweetest” by Lena Johnson
My first day as a police officer began with a stomach ache and a decidedly absent appetite. I put on my brand new uniform, aligning the badge on my jacket and sliding my stun pistol into its stiff holster. As I looked at myself in the holomirror in the living room, my roommate, Ginger, came out, stretching and yawning. “You’re up early,” I said. “I wanted to see you before you headed out.” Yawnin...
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