This book features ten short mystery and suspense stories sure to entertain, surprise, and intrigue the reader. In the short story, Murder in a Country Town, the narrator, an avid hunter, is obsessed with killing the sheriff of a small country town. What is at the root of the narrator's hatred toward the sheriff? In a high stakes game of cat and mouse, exactly who has the upper hand? Will the narrator be successful, or will the hunter become the hunted? In another story, a young accountant is working late in the office on a Friday night. Living alone, he calls home to leave himself a simple reminder message. Instead of hearing his answering machine, someone answers the phone. When he asks to speak to himself, the familiar voice says, "Speaking." He quickly comes to a startling realization. The voice sounds identical to his.