All Fiction

Short stories and book excerpts published on CriminalElement.com, including original and reprinted material.

<i>Make Them Pay</i>: New Excerpt
February 27, 2017

Make Them Pay: New Excerpt

Allison Brennan
The 12th book in the Lucy Kincaid series.
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<i>Bel of the Brawl</i>: New Excerpt
February 24, 2017

Bel of the Brawl: New Excerpt

Maggie McConnon
The 2nd book in the Bel McGrath Mysteries series.
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<i>The Lioness Is the Hunter</i>: New Excerpt
February 23, 2017

The Lioness Is the Hunter: New Excerpt

Loren D. Estleman
The 26th book in the Amos Walker series.
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<i>Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal</i>: New Excerpt
February 22, 2017

Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal: New Excerpt

Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski
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<i>The Fifth Element</i>: New Excerpt
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February 21, 2017

The Fifth Element: New Excerpt

Jørgen Brekke
The latest book in the Odd Singsaker series.
<i>Beautiful Broken Girls</i>: New Excerpt
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February 17, 2017

Beautiful Broken Girls: New Excerpt

Kim Savage
The latest novel from the author of the critically acclaimed After the Woods.
<i>The Murder of Willie Lincoln</i>: New Excerpt
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February 16, 2017

The Murder of Willie Lincoln: New Excerpt

Burt Solomon
An exciting historical fiction debut.
<i>The Undesired</i>: New Excerpt
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February 15, 2017

The Undesired: New Excerpt

Yrsa Sigurdardottir
A chilling Icelandic thriller.
<i>Under the Knife</i>: Audio Excerpt
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February 15, 2017

Under the Knife: Audio Excerpt

Kelly Parsons
<i>The English Agent</i>: New Excerpt
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February 15, 2017

The English Agent: New Excerpt

Phillip DePoy
The 2nd book in the Christopher Marlowe historical mystery series.
<i>Stolen</i>: New Excerpt
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February 14, 2017

Stolen: New Excerpt

Carey Baldwin
The 5th Cassidy & Spenser Thriller.
<i>I See You</i>: New Excerpt
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February 13, 2017

I See You: New Excerpt

Clare Mackintosh
A dark and claustrophobic thriller.
<i>Among the Ruins</i>: New Excerpt
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February 11, 2017

Among the Ruins: New Excerpt

Ausma Khan
The 3rd book in the Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak series.
<i>A Divided Spy</i>: New Excerpt
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February 10, 2017

A Divided Spy: New Excerpt

Charles Cumming
The 3rd book in the Thomas Kell series.
<i>Testament</i>: New Excerpt
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February 9, 2017

Testament: New Excerpt

David Gibbins
Learn how to win the latest Jack Howard historical novel!
<i>Into Oblivion</i>: New Excerpt
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February 8, 2017

Into Oblivion: New Excerpt

Arnaldur Indridason
An Icelandic thriller.
<i>Six Four</i>: New Excerpt
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February 8, 2017

Six Four: New Excerpt

Hideo Yokoyama
A dark and riveting plunge into a crime, an investigation, and a culture like no other.
<i>Long Time Lost</i>: New Excerpt
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February 7, 2017

Long Time Lost: New Excerpt

Chris Ewan
A fast-paced, standalone thriller.
<i>Presidents’ Day</i>: New Excerpt
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February 6, 2017

Presidents’ Day: New Excerpt

Seth Margolis
A twisting political thriller.
<i>What You Don’t Know</i>: New Excerpt
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February 5, 2017

What You Don’t Know: New Excerpt

JoAnn Chaney
A gripping, terrifying debut novel.
<i>Swiss Vendetta</i>: New Excerpt
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February 4, 2017

Swiss Vendetta: New Excerpt

Tracee de Hahn
A mesmerizing debut, is an emotionally complex, brilliantly plotted mystery.
<i>The Cruelty</i>: New Excerpt
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February 3, 2017

The Cruelty: New Excerpt

Scott Bergstrom
An action-packed debut thriller.
<i>A Darkness Absolute</i>: New Excerpt
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February 2, 2017

A Darkness Absolute: New Excerpt

Kelley Armstrong
The 2nd book in the Casey Duncan series.
<i>Three Years with the Rat</i>: New Excerpt
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February 1, 2017

Three Years with the Rat: New Excerpt

Jay Hosking
A mind-twisting mystery that plays with the very nature of time.
<i>Amberlough</i>: New Excerpt
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January 31, 2017

Amberlough: New Excerpt

Lara Elena Donnelly
A gay double-agent schemes to protect his smuggler lover during the rise of a fascist government coup.
<i>Snowed In with Murder</i>: New Excerpt
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January 30, 2017

Snowed In with Murder: New Excerpt

Auralee Wallace
The 3rd book in the Otter Lake Mystery series.
<i>To Catch a Killer</i>: New Excerpt
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January 27, 2017

To Catch a Killer: New Excerpt

Sheryl Scarborough
A teenage girl uses forensic science to solve the cold-case murder of her mother.
<i>Death, Taxes, and Sweet Potato Fries</i>: New Excerpt
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January 26, 2017

Death, Taxes, and Sweet Potato Fries: New Excerpt

Diane Kelly
The 11th book in the Tara Holloway series.
<i>Behind Her Eyes</i>: New Excerpt
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January 25, 2017

Behind Her Eyes: New Excerpt

Sarah Pinborough
A modern-day love triangle reinvented in a way that will leave you reeling.