Short stories and book excerpts published on CriminalElement.com, including original and reprinted material.
August 22, 2014
Running around the woods is an elusive killer. Can Bell Elkins save the day again?
August 21, 2014
An albino liger is dead. Can Foxtrot, and her paranormal pets, sniff out the murderer?
August 20, 2014
Chief Inspector Gamache is pulled back into duty once again...
August 19, 2014
Got a problem? Odds against you?
August 18, 2014
Amid WWI, Holmes is pulled from retirement...
August 16, 2014
A few injuries couldn't keep freelance operative Daria Gibron from taking this case...
August 15, 2014
After being bailed out of debt, a London man must venture to a remote island...
August 14, 2014
Eve's outdoor adventures were never supposed to include running for her life...
August 13, 2014
A movie mogul's daughter is kidnapped, and in comes U.S. Marshal Simon Fisk...
August 12, 2014
Tink Elledge is back in the saddle—and in more danger than ever.
August 7, 2014
The sheriff doesn't know art, is sure he hates complaints about it...
August 6, 2014
Getting to the bottom of this Hollywood mystery will test every bit of P.I. apprentice Juniper Song.
August 5, 2014
While hunting murderous aliens, Flynn must face his greatest mystery: who, or what, is he?
August 4, 2014
Never bet against Jack Bauer.
August 2, 2014
When your fiancee is kidnapped, it helps to be a highly trained hostage negotiator.
July 31, 2014
A new genetically modified bee hides a terrifying secret...
July 30, 2014
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July 29, 2014
MI6 agent Tom Kell returns hoping to rid the Western intelligence of a murderous mole.
July 28, 2014
From San Francisco to Reno, Miranda's journey includes murder, Nazis and her troubled past.
July 25, 2014
IRS Special Agent Tara Holloway is head over heels...in trouble.
July 23, 2014
A historical retelling of the reign of the ruthlessly violent Boston mafia.
July 21, 2014
The body might have burned in the fire, but she had already been stabbed to death.
July 18, 2014
An attempted assassination sends Fidelma into enemy territory.
July 16, 2014
Andy Carpenter arrives at a crime scene to find a 4-year-old boy, a basset hound, and a new client.
July 15, 2014
In Ancient Rome, when a master was murdered, slaves were put to death, guilty or not.
July 14, 2014
Armageddon is upon the world, and its only hope lies in a group in disarray.