Death Will Tank Your Fish by Elizabeth Zelvin
by Barb Goffman
From the anthology Murder New York Style – Fresh Slices (L & L Dreamspell 2011)
Pet sitting can be a bitch. You think you sign up for something simple, like feeding a guy’s fish for a few days. And then you end up smack in the middle of his murder investigation. Sheesh.
This story is a finalist for this year’s Derringer Award in the short-story category.