All Fiction

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

<i>And Into the Fire</i>: New Excerpt
May 28, 2017

And Into the Fire: New Excerpt

Robert Gleason
A character-driven, page-turning thriller that brings nuclear terrorism to life.
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<i>Wolf on a String</i>: New Excerpt
May 27, 2017

Wolf on a String: New Excerpt

Benjamin Black
A mesmerizing portrait of a lost world and a riveting tale of intrigue and suspense.
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<i>Only the Dead Know Brooklyn</i>: New Excerpt
May 26, 2017

Only the Dead Know Brooklyn: New Excerpt

Chris Vola
A tale about a vampire who must choose between immortality, love, and revenge.
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<i>Killing for You</i>: New Excerpt
May 25, 2017

Killing for You: New Excerpt

Keith Elliot Greenberg
A shocking and authoritative account of a brutal double murder.
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<i>Blood of Tyrants</i>: New Excerpt
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May 24, 2017

Blood of Tyrants: New Excerpt

Ken Shufeldt
A thriller that explores the devastating effects of unlimited political funding.
<i>Becoming Bonnie</i>: New Excerpt
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May 23, 2017

Becoming Bonnie: New Excerpt

Jenni L. Walsh
The untold story of how wholesome Bonnelyn Parker became half of the Bonnie & Clyde duo.
<i>Come Sundown</i>: New Excerpt
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May 23, 2017

Come Sundown: New Excerpt

Nora Roberts
A novel of suspense, family ties, and twisted passions.
<i>Tom Clancy’s Op-Center: Dark Zone</i>: New Excerpt
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May 22, 2017

Tom Clancy’s Op-Center: Dark Zone: New Excerpt

George Galdorisi and Jeff Rovin
The latest in the Tom Clancy's Op-Center series.
<i>The Fact of a Body</i>: Audio Excerpt
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May 19, 2017

The Fact of a Body: Audio Excerpt

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
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<i>The Fact of a Body</i>: New Excerpt
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May 18, 2017

The Fact of a Body: New Excerpt

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
A murder and a memoir.
<i>Price of Duty</i>: New Excerpt
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May 17, 2017

Price of Duty: New Excerpt

Dale Brown
An action-packed military techno-thriller.
<i>You Were Here</i>: New Excerpt
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May 17, 2017

You Were Here: New Excerpt

Gian Sardar
A suspenseful and haunting debut novel.
<i>Perish the Day</i>: New Excerpt
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May 16, 2017

Perish the Day: New Excerpt

John Farrow
The 3rd book in the Storm Murders Trilogy.
<i>G-Man</i>: New Excerpt
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May 15, 2017

G-Man: New Excerpt

Stephen Hunter
The latest Bob Lee Swagger novel.
<i>Two Lost Boys</i>: New Excerpt
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May 13, 2017

Two Lost Boys: New Excerpt

L. F. Robertson
A debut novel and an intelligent legal thriller.
<i>The Run-Out Groove</i>: New Excerpt
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May 12, 2017

The Run-Out Groove: New Excerpt

Andrew Cartmel
The 2nd book in the Vinyl Detective series.
<i>The Love Interest</i>: New Excerpt
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May 12, 2017

The Love Interest: New Excerpt

Cale Dietrich
A debut novel and an enthralling YA spy thriller.
<i>Tower Down</i>: New Excerpt
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May 11, 2017

Tower Down: New Excerpt

David Hagberg
The 21st book in the Kirk McGarvey series.
<i>Shallow Grave</i>: A Polis Books Twist
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May 10, 2017

Shallow Grave: A Polis Books Twist

Alex Segura and Dave White
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<i>The Finishing School</i>: New Excerpt
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May 10, 2017

The Finishing School: New Excerpt

Joanna Goodman
A suspenseful novel of friendship, secrets, and deceit.
<i>Sticks and Bones</i>: New Excerpt
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May 10, 2017

Sticks and Bones: New Excerpt

Carolyn Haines
The 17th book in the Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery series.
<i>The Last Iota</i>: New Excerpt
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May 9, 2017

The Last Iota: New Excerpt

Robert Kroese
A dystopian adventure novel full of wit and intrigue.
<i>It’s Always the Husband</i>: New Excerpt
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May 8, 2017

It’s Always the Husband: New Excerpt

Michele Campbell
A suspenseful novel that examines the complexities of friendship.
<i>The Good Assassin</i>: New Excerpt
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May 4, 2017

The Good Assassin: New Excerpt

Paul Vidich
A suspenseful tale of Cold War espionage set in 1950s Cuba.
<i>Silent Rain</i>: New Excerpt
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May 2, 2017

Silent Rain: New Excerpt

Karin Salvalaggio
The 4th book in the Macy Greeley Mystery series.
<i>Your Killin’ Heart</i>: New Excerpt
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May 1, 2017

Your Killin’ Heart: New Excerpt

Peggy O'Neal Peden
A witty debut full of Nashville charm and generous heart.
<i>Love & Death in Burgundy</i>: New Excerpt
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April 28, 2017

Love & Death in Burgundy: New Excerpt

Susan C. Shea
An atmospheric mystery novel filled with good Chablis, french cheese, and murder.
<i>Incendiary</i>: New Excerpt
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April 27, 2017

Incendiary: New Excerpt

Michael Cannell
The search for a serial bomber who stalked the streets of 1950s NYC.
<i>The Fallen</i>: New Excerpt
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April 26, 2017

The Fallen: New Excerpt

Eric van Lustbader
The 2nd book in the Testament series.