All Fiction

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

<i>Curried Away</i>: New Excerpt
December 8, 2016

Curried Away: New Excerpt

Gail Oust
The 4th book in the Spice Shop Mystery series.
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<i>Buried in the Country</i>: New Excerpt
December 7, 2016

Buried in the Country: New Excerpt

Carola Dunn
The 4th book in the Cornish Mystery series.
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<i>Don’t Turn Out the Lights</i>: New Excerpt
December 6, 2016

Don’t Turn Out the Lights: New Excerpt

Bernard Minier
The 3rd book in the Commandant Martin Servaz series.
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<i>Above the Paw</i>: New Excerpt
December 5, 2016

Above the Paw: New Excerpt

Diane Kelly
The 5th book in the Paw Enforcement series.
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<i>Onslaught</i>: New Excerpt
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December 4, 2016

Onslaught: New Excerpt

David Poyer
The 16th book in the Dan Lenson series.
<i>Trigger Yappy</i>: New Excerpt
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December 3, 2016

Trigger Yappy: New Excerpt

Diana Orgain
The 2nd book in the Roundup Crew series.
<i>Brazen</i>: New Excerpt
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December 2, 2016

Brazen: New Excerpt

Loren D. Estleman
The 5th book in the Valentino Mystery series.
<i>The Gentleman from Japan</i>: New Excerpt
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December 1, 2016

The Gentleman from Japan: New Excerpt

James Church
The 6th book in the Inspector O series.
<i>Painted Doll</i>: New Excerpt
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November 30, 2016

Painted Doll: New Excerpt

Jonelle Patrick
What would you do if you found out your mother's death wasn't an accident?
<i>Not Just Evil</i>: New Excerpt
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November 29, 2016

Not Just Evil: New Excerpt

David Wilson
A chilling account of a murder that captivated the United States in the 1920s.
<i>Under the Knife</i>: New Excerpt
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November 28, 2016

Under the Knife: New Excerpt

Kelly Parsons
A heart-pounding thriller that will have readers on the edge of their seats.
<i>Normal</i>: New Excerpt
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November 23, 2016

Normal: New Excerpt

Warren Ellis
A smart, tight, and provocative techno-thriller straight out of the very near future.
<i>Storm Rising</i>: New Excerpt
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November 22, 2016

Storm Rising: New Excerpt

Douglas Schofield
A widowed mother tries to clear her late husband's name.
<i>Glow of Death</i>: New Excerpt
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November 21, 2016

Glow of Death: New Excerpt

Jane K. Cleland
The 11th Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery!
<i>Adnan’s Story</i>: New Excerpt
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November 17, 2016

Adnan’s Story: New Excerpt

Rabia Chaudry
The Search for Truth and Injustice After Serial.
<i>The Mayakovsky Tapes</i>: New Excerpt
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November 17, 2016

The Mayakovsky Tapes: New Excerpt

Robert Littell
The tumultuous Stalinist era and the predicament of the artists ensnared in it.
<i>Stone Coffin</i>: New Excerpt
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November 16, 2016

Stone Coffin: New Excerpt

Kjell Eriksson
The 7th book in the Ann Lindell series.
Introducing <i>The Big Sleazy</i>: A Collaborative Caper
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November 15, 2016

Introducing The Big Sleazy: A Collaborative Caper

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It's a Bourbon Street brush-up!
<i>The Next One Will Kill You</i>: New Excerpt
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November 14, 2016

The Next One Will Kill You: New Excerpt

Neil S. Plakcy
Read an excerpt from the first book in the Angus Green Series.
<i>Extreme Makeover</i>: New Excerpt
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November 9, 2016

Extreme Makeover: New Excerpt

Dan Wells
A health and beauty company develops a hand lotion that can overwrite your DNA.
<i>Desolation Flats</i>: New Excerpt
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November 8, 2016

Desolation Flats: New Excerpt

Andrew Hunt
The 3rd book in the Art Oveson Mystery series.
<i>The Collection</i>: New Excerpt
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November 7, 2016

The Collection: New Excerpt

Lance Charnes
An art thriller and the 1st book in the DeWitt Agency Files series.
<i>Bronx Requiem</i>: New Excerpt
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November 3, 2016

Bronx Requiem: New Excerpt

John Clarkson
"Hard-boiled urban noir from the pen of a master." —Lee Child
<i>Under the Midnight Sun</i>: New Excerpt
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November 2, 2016

Under the Midnight Sun: New Excerpt

Keigo Higashino
A complex, psychological novel about crime and its after-effects.
<i>Spirit Mission</i>: New Excerpt
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October 30, 2016

Spirit Mission: New Excerpt

Ted Russ
An illegal mission deep into ISIS-held territory.
<i>The Hanging Club</i>: New Excerpt
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October 29, 2016

The Hanging Club: New Excerpt

Tony Parsons
Hanging Club by Tony Parsons is book #3 in the Max Wolfe Series.
<i>The Lost Girls</i>: New Excerpt
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October 28, 2016

The Lost Girls: New Excerpt

Allison Brennan
The 11th book in the Lucy Kincaid Series.
<i>Inherit the Bones</i>: New Excerpt
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October 27, 2016

Inherit the Bones: New Excerpt

Emily Littlejohn
The 1st book in the Detective Gemma Monroe series.
“A Christmas Tartan: A Scottish Bookshop Mini-Mystery”: New Excerpt
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October 26, 2016

“A Christmas Tartan: A Scottish Bookshop Mini-Mystery”: New Excerpt

Paige Shelton
Just $1.99! A holiday steal!