At Edgar-winner Art Taylor's blog, several writers (including me) pick apart their stories' First Two Pages to see what works and what maybe doesn't. In my case, it's a Washington story, "Marley's Mistress," in which a female FBI agent was spying on a Congressman before she died. You can also read Art's prize-winning story from Ellery Queen's magazine.
The stock market is murder!
Stockbroker John McCarthy and his actress wife set out to crack the murder of a hedge fund manager.
"Snappy mystery. Ross generates an enjoyable noir vibe with his snarky hero. He has also crafted a fine puzzle that doesn't require a deep understanding of high finance to appreciate."