All Fiction

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

May 5, 2016

Vostok: New Excerpt

Steve Alten
A crossover novel uniting two popular series!
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May 4, 2016

Against the Paw: New Excerpt

Diane Kelly
The 4th book in the Paw Enforcement series.
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May 3, 2016

Kill Switch: Audio Excerpt

Jonathan Maberry
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May 3, 2016

The Girl I Used to Be: New Excerpt and Video

April Henry
Read the excerpt and watch a video of April Henry talking about her newest thriller!
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May 2, 2016

Sayonara Slam: New Excerpt

Naomi Hirahara
The 6th Mas Arai Mystery.
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May 1, 2016

An Old Fashioned Murder: New Excerpt

Carol Miller
The 3rd Moonshine Mystery.
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May 1, 2016

The Defense: New Excerpt

Steve Cavanagh
Eddie Flynn, a former con artist-turned-lawyer, realizes the two aren't all that different.
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April 30, 2016

Assassin’s Silence: New Excerpt

Ward Larsen
The 3rd David Slaton novel.
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April 30, 2016

Fatal Thunder: New Excerpt

Larry Bond
The 5th Jerry Mitchell novel.
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April 29, 2016

Over Your Dead Body: New Excerpt

Dan Wells
The 5th installment of the John Cleaver series.
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April 29, 2016

Bloodroot: New Excerpt

Cynthia Riggs
The 12th Martha's Vineyard Mystery.
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April 28, 2016

Night Life: New Excerpt

David C. Taylor
The 1st Michael Cassidy novel, nominated for the Edgar Award for "Best Novel."
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April 28, 2016

Redemption Road: New Excerpt

John Hart
Edgar Award Winner John Hart returns after 5 years!
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April 28, 2016

The Infidel Stain: New Excerpt

M.J. Carter
The sequel to the Edgar-nominated The Strangler Vine
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April 27, 2016

City of the Lost: New Excerpt

Kelley Armstrong
The 1st Casey Duncan Novel.
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April 26, 2016

Better Dead: New Excerpt

Max Allan Collins
The 15th Nathan Heller Thriller.
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April 25, 2016

Mission Hill: New Excerpt

Pamela Wechsler
The debut novel from a former criminal prosecutor and television writer (LAW & ORDER).
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April 25, 2016

After the Fire: New Excerpt

Jane Casey
The 6th Maeve Kerrigan Novel.
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April 24, 2016

That Darkness: New Excerpt

Lisa Black
A forensic investigator and a vigilante cross paths on an investigation in Lisa Black's latest series. Read an excerpt!
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April 23, 2016

Hide Away: New Excerpt

Iris Johansen
World-class forensic sculptor Eve Duncan returns, and the stakes are higher than ever. Read a new excerpt!
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April 22, 2016

Kill Switch: New Excerpt

Jonathan Maberry
Military scientist Joe Ledger investigates a deadly arcane terrorist plot. Read a new excerpt!
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April 21, 2016

True Crime Addict: Audio Excerpt

James Renner
James Renner investigates Maura Murray's disappearance. Listen to a new excerpt!
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April 21, 2016

HEX: New Excerpt

Thomas Olde Heuvelt
The English language debut of the bestselling Dutch novel.
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April 20, 2016

Murder at the 42nd Street Library: New Excerpt

Con Lehane
This first book in an irresistible new series.
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April 19, 2016

Poisonous: Audio Excerpt

Allison Brennan
Max Revere is back! Listen to our new excerpt now!
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April 19, 2016

Wraith: New Excerpt

Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens
A no-holds-barred adrenaline rush.
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April 18, 2016

Daughter of Albion: New Excerpt

Ilka Tampke
The clash of cultures and the tenacity of belief.
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April 17, 2016

Design for Dying: New Excerpt

Renee Patrick
The 1st in the new Lillian Frost & Edith Head series.
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April 16, 2016

Dust Up: New Excerpt

Jon McGoran
The 3rd Doyle Carrick ecological thriller.