avant-garde

The doorbell rang, he stepped inside with a smile.

She sipped her latte, carefully examining her work, paintbrush in hand.
‘Next time, something earthier.’

Her wallpaper designs were widely acclaimed. Made from colors that dripped like blood.

avant-garde /ˌavɒ̃ˈɡɑːd/ noun
new and experimental ideas and methods in art, music, or literature.

Workaholic

‘Black coffee,’ she mumbled groggily, placing her laptop on their bed.
She could hear his gentle snores as she walked towards the kitchen.

They found clumps of human hair and teeth arranged in what looked like columns and rows.  Forensics was largely unclear as to source.

The laptop battery was 100% charged.

The bed was unused, it was determined no one had slept in.

‘She quit her job, left town.  It’s a prank,’ they said.

Workaholic /wəːkəˈhɒlɪk/ noun
a person who compulsively works excessively hard and long hours.

 

Camouflage

 

‘I’m Myra,’ she smiled at him flirtatiously.

The pink turtle-neck she wore turned ginormous, sinewy muscles visible through the arms.

‘What the …??’ he gasped.

‘Come home honey. Stop pretending.’

They found a pair of high-heels with untraceable DNA.
And the mortal remains of Paul Fitzgerald.

 

Camouflage /ˈkaməflɑːʒ/ noun
concealment by some means that alters or obscures the appearance