In: Novel Excerpt 3 reviews
A group of volunteer citizen patrol members and a three-legged dog investigate supernatural events in order to save their dying town from complete ruin.
In: Novel Excerpt 1 reviews
Two childhood best friends and retired NBA players Kadir and Mike were living their best lives. Then Kadir’s estranged wife Shorena is murdered. Kadir is accused of the homicide and go to trial.
In: Short Story 3 reviews
With two weeks left on his sentence, a young inmate makes his escape only to turn himself in the next day. Was it for love? Money? Kicks? No one knows until he is released six months later.
In: Short Story 1 reviews
Tom was a financially broken man whose life turned upside down after knowing the true nature of the house on the Lynch Street and things happened there.
EB Eames
In: Short Story 4 reviews
An aging cold case detective tries to solve a 20 year old child abduction case. His investigation takes him to the plains of Wisconsin, where a retired county sheriff may hold the key to solving it.
Chesney McDonald
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Margot is a master sommelier living in the angelic shadow of her detective brother Stephen. When Stephen needs her bloodhound nose to help solve a crime, she must decide who's side she's really on.
In: Short Story 7 reviews
A successful businessman journeys to a hostel in an Indonesian jungle to repay his debt for twenty years of good fortune.
In: Essay 9 reviews
a glimpse of artistic impotence: Risk and power, and the balls to talk back.
In: Novel Excerpt 3 reviews
It's the hottest summer on record and fifteen-year-old Cassie learns hard lessons about life, love and friendship.
In: Novel Excerpt 3 reviews
Dirt Nap in Santa Barbara is a cheerful mystery, as close to the noir detective genre as any mystery set in Santa Barbara can expect to be.
Luke Schamer
In: Short Story 4 reviews
Dave and Debbie Ryan recently arrived at their lake house for an annual vacation. However, Dr. Dave Ryan has gone missing. A bloody sedan, oysters, and a black jeep -- a mystery in paradise.
Jenn Collins
In: Novel Excerpt 5 reviews
This excerpt is from a larger steampunk-themed murder mystery. This chapter introduces the main character, private investigator Jack Dagon.
Young Buck Reezy
In: Novel Excerpt 4 reviews
A magical PI wakes from an awful dream and seeks out a friend to help him decipher it's meaning.
Ashley Sevier
In: Short Story 4 reviews
A popular cheerleader is missing and the boy next door may be the culprit.
In: Novel Excerpt 6 reviews
Targeted at the YA market. Opening chapters. Eighteen year old Leah receives some shocking news about her beautiful, clever, older sister Jenna. Leah determines to find out what happened to her.
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Citizens of the town of Middleton reflect on the strange lives of Hal Burkhart and his estranged father, Lance Peyton.
Jose F. Diaz
In: Short Story 5 reviews
She Wore White is a short work that follows a veteran through a suspenseful moment in his life. A situation that is familiar yet stressful. This is what happens when he follows the girl in white.
Todd Sullivan
In: Short Story 2 reviews
1st line:
In: Flash Fiction 4 reviews
Epistolary short story with hints of deception and the occult. (got enough reviews for now)
In: Novel Excerpt 5 reviews
This is the first chapter of a standard mystery novel with a detective, sidekick, and a MacGuffin. Everyone is introduced.
In: Novel Excerpt 11 reviews
In a three act structure, this is winding down Act 2. Protagonist is a cop who has fallen from grace. 1400 Words
Jose F. Diaz
In: Short Story 8 reviews
Mentally unstable man finds that his insanity can be a good thing. A little luck doesn't hurt either.
Chester Pane
In: Short Story 4 reviews
A girl disappears from a high school and a boy is afraid to come forward.