The Last Laugh

A beautiful woman has been murdered in the swamps
by mbroyles2
The end of alligator season, the start of something deadly
Prologue

An uneasy ending

Posted November 11, 2016
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Nothing is what it seems
Chapter 1

Introducing Matthew Granite

Posted November 15, 2016
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Matthew Granite meets his new client
Chapter 2

The Mysterious M

Posted November 20, 2016
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The killer contemplates his next move
Chapter 3

The Assassin

Posted November 25, 2016
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Matthew Granite learns his fate
Chapter 4

Dead or Alive?

Posted November 30, 2016
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The Assassin receives new orders
Chapter 5

Crossroads

Posted December 4, 2016
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Granite receives a lead
Chapter 6

The Envelope

Posted December 11, 2016
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The Assassin gets unwelcomed guests
Chapter 7

A Deadly Dance

Posted December 17, 2016
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Matthew Granite seeks help
Chapter 8

AKA Brown

Posted December 22, 2016
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The Assassin digs for answers
Chapter 9

Tortured (Part One)

Posted December 27, 2016
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The assassin gets answers
Chapter 10

Tortured (Part Two)

Posted January 1, 2017
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The Mysterious M is indentified
Chapter 11

Identified

Posted January 8, 2017
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Granite seeks help to locate R.J.
Chapter 12

Lost and Found

Posted January 12, 2017
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Granite's team goes into action
Chapter 13

Rescued

Posted January 17, 2017
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Granite updates R.J.
Chapter 14

Get Well Soon

Posted January 22, 2017
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The Assassin looks for clues
Chapter 15

The Break In

Posted January 25, 2017
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Granite's team arrives in Louisana only to find trouble.
Chapter 16

The Abuser

Posted January 29, 2017
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Granite and his team are being stalked
Chapter 17

Followed

Posted February 5, 2017
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Granite's team gathers information
Chapter 18

The Son

Posted February 8, 2017
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Granite finds out about The Chamber
Chapter 19

The Chamber

Posted February 12, 2017
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The Operator meets with his boss
Chapter 20

Mutton Chops

Posted February 16, 2017
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Camille and Granite discuss options
Chapter 21

Late Night Conversation

Posted February 20, 2017
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The Operator gets a lead
Chapter 22

Unit 39

Posted February 26, 2017
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Granite visit the Grilliot home
Chapter 23

Standoff

Posted March 5, 2017
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Marko and Camille find answers and a clue
Chapter 24

The Discovery

Posted March 12, 2017
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Granite finds out more concerning Todd
Chapter 25

More Answers

Posted March 17, 2017
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The Operator explores unit 39
Chapter 26

Granny

Posted March 21, 2017
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Granite learns about the secret box
Chapter 27

The Box

Posted March 26, 2017
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Granite rethinks his plan
Chapter 28

Change of Plans

Posted March 29, 2017
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Granite meets the detectives handling Melody Ozlet's case
Chapter 29

The Detectives

Posted April 2, 2017
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Granite arrives at the Grilliot home
Chapter 30

Beware of Dog

Posted April 4, 2017
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Granite's team is saved by an unlikely source
Chapter 31

The Hero

Posted April 9, 2017
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Granite gives Brown the ledger
Chapter 32

Breakfast

Posted April 12, 2017
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Mutton Chops makes a decision
Chapter 33

Consequences

Posted April 16, 2017
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Granite discovers more about Barbara
Chapter 34

Journey Into Mystery

Posted April 23, 2017
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Marko and Camille search for the box
Chapter 35

The Roosevelt

Posted April 30, 2017
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Marko and Camille explore the vault
Chapter 36

The Vault

Posted May 3, 2017
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Contest Winner
Brown describes what is in the ledger
Chapter 37

The Ghost

Posted May 7, 2017
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The Operator meets his assassin
Chapter 38

Into the Night

Posted May 14, 2017
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Granite battles his emotions
Chapter 39

Hope

Posted May 21, 2017
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Barbara and Brown take the ledger to the police station
Chapter 40

O' Brother

Posted May 28, 2017
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Granite Suspects Alicia White
Chapter 41

The Informant

Posted June 4, 2017
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Granite is sent after the Operator
Chapter 42

The Storm

Posted June 18, 2017
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Marko and Camille hear Granite's plans
Chapter 43

Darkness

Posted June 25, 2017
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Granite arrives at The Operator's house
Chapter 44

Screams

Posted July 9, 2017
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Granite tries to rescue his team
Chapter 45

Run and Shoot

Posted August 20, 2017
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Granite remembers the past
Chapter 46

The Liberty Group

Posted September 24, 2017
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Granite confronts the Operator
Chapter 47

The Showdown

Posted November 27, 2017
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Final chapter in The Last Laugh
Chapter 48

Conclusion

Posted December 24, 2017
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