Short stories and book excerpts published on CriminalElement.com, including original and reprinted material.
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.
July 14, 2014
DCI Kate Simms turns to a forensics expert for help in solving a string of suspicious deaths.
July 11, 2014
When his mentor is attacked, Mike Bowditch starts tracking the predator.
July 9, 2014
A plot to assassinate the shogun comes to light in 16th Century feudal Japan.
July 7, 2014
The past is shaping the future for Kate Burkholder. Comment for a chance to win a copy!
July 1, 2014
Nameless jets to Nevada to help an old lover, but the locals won't stop harassing the iconic P.I.
June 29, 2014
A serial rapist is hunting one of Chief DI Andrew Fenwick's sergeants.
June 20, 2014
This original novel from TV's The Killing!
June 19, 2014
A father is convinced his returned-to-home daughter is a terrorist.
June 18, 2014
A family's legal inheritance battle for a California vineyard turns deadly...
June 16, 2014
A missing person complicates what seemed to be a simple breaking and entering.
June 15, 2014
Wrongly convicted for her sister's murder, Toni is finally out and trying to find the truth.
June 11, 2014
A scrapbook found on a dead girl offers up clues to who killed her.
June 10, 2014
Can Elouise catch the killer that eluded her 30 years ago?
June 7, 2014
It's 1959 in Hollywood, and the only way to keep working is to testify.
June 5, 2014
It's 1886 and Nellie Bly heads to Mexico to prove she can be a foreign correspondent.
June 4, 2014
A London DI is forced to find a killer who seems likely to target his daughter.
June 3, 2014
China has invaded NYC and it's up to two Texans to save the country.
June 2, 2014
How far would you go to avenge someone you love?
June 1, 2014
P.I. Mac McKenzie investigates a man who seems more like a ghost.
May 31, 2014
Every game warden was once a rookie...
May 30, 2014
Officer Megan hunts a bomber with her new K-9 partner, Brigit.
May 29, 2014
Lucy Kincaid is back, and this time a Texas cartel is her target.
May 28, 2014
A 32-year CIA spymaster tells all...
May 20, 2014
Terrorists are turning hospitals into breeding grounds for a deadly virus.