Small Kingdoms by Charlaine Harris is one of the bestselling author’s short stories.
It was originally published in the November 2013 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and was later included in The Best American Mystery Stories 2014.
Small Kingdoms book description
(Description is for The Best American Mystery Stories 2014)
“With so many great authors contributing to this fiction collection… it doesn’t take detecting skills to discover the gem. And every story dazzles… These stories, in prose both elegant and compelling, get to the heart of why people do what they do.” — USA Today
The Best American Mystery Stories 2014 will be selected by “writing powerhouse” (USA Today) Laura Lippman. With her popular Tess Monaghan series and her New York Times best-selling standalone novels, Lippman has greatly expanded the boundaries of modern mystery fiction and psychological suspense.