Murder and Mittens

      Anne Wrightwell
Murder and Mittens

NaNoWriMo 2015. 1st draft. Etta and Jen Astley crash their car going to a weekend mystery novel seminar. Waking up, they discover they are trapped inside one of Winifred Warlock's murder mysteries while in the real world, they lie in comas. The only way to escape from the novel, is to solve the murder before the murderer kills them... Their only help is Miss Margaret Mittens, the amateur detectiveFirst draft of novel written during NaNoWriMo 2015. A young woman, Etta Astley and her mother Jen. are driving to a weekend seminar at a country house about the Golden Age of Crime and especially, the famous murder mystery writer, Winifred Warlock. On the way, they crash the car and are knocked unconscious. On waking up, they find themselves at a country house where Etta is a guest and Jen her lady's maid. They discover that they are trapped inside one of Winifred Warlock's murder mysteries while in the real world, they lie in comas in a hospital. Then the murders start to occur and they realise that the only way to escape from the novel, is to solve the murder but the murderer has got them in his or her sights.... Their only help is Miss Margaret Mittens, the amateur detective. COMPLETE FIRST DRAFT .
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