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Lydia James Mysteries

Short Mystery Stories by

F. Haywood Glenn

Stories take place in and around the city of Philadelphia.

All stories are fiction and purely from the imagination of this author.


Lydia's Obsession

Lydia James Mystery #1

It had been a really long day. To say that I was tired would be an understatement. I was bone-weary. On the way home I stopped to get a few groceries. A homeless young man was loitering outside of the apartment building. He offered to carry my groceries but he looked a little sketchy, so I declined. 

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The Return of the Mysterious
Sebastian Davies

Lydia James Mystery #3

Detective Hines finally took advantage of a much-deserved retirement and left the agency in my capable hands. Of course, I wasted no time in changing the name on the door to Lydia James, Detective Agency. My dream of running my own Agency was finally realized. Now I needed to use all my energies and the skills that I learned from Detective Hines to make this a successful Agency. 

Twins and the Missing Cord

Lydia James Mystery #2

It had been almost two years since I quit my job at the law firm. My colleagues thought I was crazy, but I felt good about my decision. I had already taken the necessary classes but I needed to have at least three years of experience in a private detective agency before I could sit for the PI Exam. Luckily, Carl knew an agency that he thought would be perfect for me. Hines Investigations was a small agency located in Delaware County. Its owner was, Jeffrey Hines, an ex-police detective. 

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