All Fiction

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

Sheryl Scarborough Excerpt: <i>To Right the Wrongs</i>
February 23, 2018

Sheryl Scarborough Excerpt: To Right the Wrongs

Sheryl Scarborough
The second book in the Erin Blake series.
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Donald Bain Excerpt: <i>Margaret Truman’s Allied in Danger</i>
February 22, 2018

Donald Bain Excerpt: Margaret Truman’s Allied in Danger

Donald Bain
The 30th book in the Capital Crimes series.
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Seth Patrick Excerpt: <i>The Dead Road</i>
February 21, 2018

Seth Patrick Excerpt: The Dead Road

Seth Patrick
The third and final installment in the Reviver Trilogy.
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John Hart Excerpt: <i>The Hush</i>
February 20, 2018

John Hart Excerpt: The Hush

John Hart
A stunning vision of a secret world, rarely seen.
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Ellen Hart Excerpt: <i>A Whisper of Bones</i>
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February 19, 2018

Ellen Hart Excerpt: A Whisper of Bones

Ellen Hart
The 25th book in the Jane Lawless Mysteries series.
Courtney Alameda Excerpt: <i>Pitch Dark</i>
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February 16, 2018

Courtney Alameda Excerpt: Pitch Dark

Courtney Alameda
A thrilling ride that's equal parts science-fiction, horror, and space adventure.
David Rosenfelt Excerpt: <i>Fade to Black</i>
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February 14, 2018

David Rosenfelt Excerpt: Fade to Black

David Rosenfelt
The second book in the Doug Brock series.
Steven Saylor Excerpt: <i>The Throne of Caesar</i>
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February 13, 2018

Steven Saylor Excerpt: The Throne of Caesar

Steven Saylor
The 16th Novel of Ancient Rome.
Eric Beetner Excerpt: <i>The Devil at Your Door</i>
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February 12, 2018

Eric Beetner Excerpt: The Devil at Your Door

Eric Beetner
The third volume in the Lars and Shaine series.
Kimberly Reid Excerpt: <i>Prettyboy Must Die</i>
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February 11, 2018

Kimberly Reid Excerpt: Prettyboy Must Die

Kimberly Reid
A CIA prodigy's cover is blown when he accidentally becomes an internet sensation.
William S. Cohen Excerpt: <i>Final Strike</i>
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February 10, 2018

William S. Cohen Excerpt: Final Strike

William S. Cohen
The third book in the Sean Falcone series.
Nick Kolakowski Excerpt: <i> Slaughterhouse Blues</i>
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February 9, 2018

Nick Kolakowski Excerpt: Slaughterhouse Blues

Nick Kolakowski
The second book in the Love & Bullets Hookup series.
Paul Goldberg Excerpt: <i>The Château</i>
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February 9, 2018

Paul Goldberg Excerpt: The Château

Paul Goldberg
Go behind the scenes of Miami Beach, petty crime, Jewish identity, and life in Trump's America.
Yrsa Sigurdardóttir Excerpt: <i>The Legacy</i>
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February 8, 2018

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir Excerpt: The Legacy

Yrsa Sigurdardottir
The first in the new Children's House series.
Ausma Zehanat Khan Excerpt: <i>A Dangerous Crossing</i>
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February 7, 2018

Ausma Zehanat Khan Excerpt: A Dangerous Crossing

Ausma Zehanat Khan
The fourth book in the Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak series.
Steve Cavanagh Excerpt: <i>The Plea</i>
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February 6, 2018

Steve Cavanagh Excerpt: The Plea

Steve Cavanagh
An innocent client. A wife in jeopardy. A locked room mystery. Who will take The Plea?
Phillip Margolin Excerpt: <i>The Third Victim</i>
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February 5, 2018

Phillip Margolin Excerpt: The Third Victim

Phillip Margolin
The first in a new series of legal thrillers from the "master of heart-pounding suspense."
Frances Brody Excerpt: <i>Death in the Stars</i>
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February 5, 2018

Frances Brody Excerpt: Death in the Stars

Frances Brody
The ninth Kate Shackleton historical mystery.
J. S. Law Excerpt: <i>The Fear Within</i>
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February 3, 2018

J. S. Law Excerpt: The Fear Within

J. S. Law
A high-octane military thriller.
Mario Vargas Llosa Excerpt: <i>The Neighborhood</i>
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February 2, 2018

Mario Vargas Llosa Excerpt: The Neighborhood

Mario Vargas Llosa
A thrilling tale of desire and Peruvian corruption.
Scott Bergstrom Excerpt: <i>The Greed</i>
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February 1, 2018

Scott Bergstrom Excerpt: The Greed

Scott Bergstrom
Gwendolyn Bloom faces even greater danger from the men who hunt her.
Karen Perry Excerpt: <i>Girl Unknown</i>
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January 31, 2018

Karen Perry Excerpt: Girl Unknown

Karen Perry
Explores family life, the fragile nature of trust, and the tragic inescapability of the past.
Kelley Armstrong Excerpt: <i>This Fallen Prey</i>
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January 30, 2018

Kelley Armstrong Excerpt: This Fallen Prey

Kelley Armstrong
The third book in the Casey Duncan series.
Jane Harper Excerpt: <i>Force of Nature</i>
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January 29, 2018

Jane Harper Excerpt: Force of Nature

Jane Harper
How well do you really know the people you work with?
Michael Jordan Excerpt: <i>The Company of Demons</i>
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January 28, 2018

Michael Jordan Excerpt: The Company of Demons

Michael Jordan
Lawyer John Coleman searches for a possible serial killer and finds a world of trouble.
Tracee de Hahn Excerpt: <i>A Well-Timed Murder</i>
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January 27, 2018

Tracee de Hahn Excerpt: A Well-Timed Murder

Tracee de Hahn
The second book in the Agnes Luthi Mysteries series.
Thomas Pluck Excerpt: <i>Life During Wartime</i>
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January 26, 2018

Thomas Pluck Excerpt: Life During Wartime

Thomas Pluck
Collecting the best stories of Thomas Pluck.
Kate Watterson Excerpt: <i>Crushed</i>
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January 26, 2018

Kate Watterson Excerpt: Crushed

Kate Watterson
The fifth book in the Kate Watterson series.
Lynn Slaughter Excerpt: <i>It Should Have Been You</i>
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January 25, 2018

Lynn Slaughter Excerpt: It Should Have Been You

Lynn Slaughter
Living in her sister's shadow has never been more dangerous.
Shari Randall Excerpt: <i>Curses, Boiled Again!</i>
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January 25, 2018

Shari Randall Excerpt: Curses, Boiled Again!

Shari Randall
The first in the new Lobster Shack Mystery series.