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The Wrong Girl by Donis Casey

The Wrong Girl by Donis Casey

May 25, 2020

This episode features an excerpt from The Wrong Girl by Donis Casey. It is read by local actors Maxwell Debbas and Brianne Vogt Debbas. You can learn more about Donis on her website doniscasey.com. The Wrong Girl is the first installment of a new series published by Poisoned Pen Press. It came out in November of 2019 and is available for purchase. In each episode, we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. Maxwell Debbas has also read past podcast stories for us and they too are available here, and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and most places where you listen to podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate it as that helps more people be able to find us! Also, consider subscribing so you never miss an episode-both to this podcast and to the podcast newsletter. You can find more mystery fun on our websites Kings River Life Magazine and KRL News and Reviews.

Busted At the Book Sale by Margaret S. Hamilton

Busted At the Book Sale by Margaret S. Hamilton

May 11, 2020

This episode features the mystery short story "Busted At the Book Sale" by Margaret S. Hamilton and read by local actor Donna Beavers. You can learn more about Margaret and her writing on her website margaretshamilton.wordpress.com. In each episode, we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. Donna Beavers has also read a past podcast story for us and it too is available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and others. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate it as that helps more people be able to find us! Also, consider subscribing so you never miss an episode. You can find more mystery fun on our websites Kings River Life Magazine and KRL News and Reviews.

They Tell Me You Are Cunning by David Hagerty

They Tell Me You Are Cunning by David Hagerty

April 27, 2020

This episode features the first chapter of They Tell Me You Are Cunning by David Hagerty. It is read by local actor Thomas Nance. They Tell Me You Are Cunning was published by Evolved Publishing in June of 2019 and is available for purchase. You can learn more about David Hagerty on his website davidhagerty.net. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate the episode as that helps more people be able to find us! Thomas Nance has read several stories for us and all are available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and other places that you listen to podcasts.

Staging is Murder by Grace Topping

Staging is Murder by Grace Topping

April 13, 2020

This episode features the first chapter of Staging is Murder by Grace Topping. It is read by local actor Ariel Linn. Staging is Murder was published by Henery Press in April of 2019 and is available for purchase. The next book in the series, Staging Wars, comes out in April of 2020. You can learn more about Grace Topping on her website gracetopping.com. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate the episode as that helps more people be able to find us! Ariel Linn has read several stories for us and all are available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and others.

Two Hundred Miles by Margaret Lucke

Two Hundred Miles by Margaret Lucke

March 30, 2020

This episode features the mystery short story "Two Hundred Miles" written by Margaret Lucke and  read by local actor Teya Juarez. You can learn more about Margaret Lucke and her writing on her website margaretlucke.com. In each episode, we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. Teya Juarez has also read a past podcast story for us and it too is available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and others. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate it as that helps more people be able to find us! Also, consider subscribing so you never miss an episode. You can find more mystery fun on our websites Kings River Life Magazine and KRL News and Reviews.

The Body in Griffith Park by Jennifer Kincheloe

The Body in Griffith Park by Jennifer Kincheloe

March 9, 2020

This episode features an excerpt from the first chapter of The Body in Griffith Park by Jennifer Kincheloe. It is read by local actor Casey Ballard. The Body in Griffith Park is the third book in the Anna Blanc mystery series, published by Seventh Street Books in July of 2019 and is available for purchase. You can learn more about Jennifer Kincheloe and her writing on her website jenniferkincheloe.com. We have something a little different with this episode, the intro to the chapter is read by one of the members of the It Was A Dark and Stormy Book Club podcast. You can learn more about them on their website itwasadarkandstormybookclub.com. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate the episode as that helps more people be able to find us! Casey Ballard has read several stories for us and all are available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and others.

The Five Manners of Death by Darden North

The Five Manners of Death by Darden North

February 24, 2020

This episode features the first chapter of The Five Manners of Death by Darden North. It is read by local actor Ariel Linn. The Five Manners of Death was published in 2017 by WordCrafts Press and is available for purchase. You can learn more about Darden North and his writing on his website dardennorth.com. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate the episode as that helps more people be able to find us! Ariel Linn has read several stories for us and all are available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and others.

Sand Dollar Secrets by Maggie Toussaint

Sand Dollar Secrets by Maggie Toussaint

February 10, 2020

This episode features the mystery short story, "Sand Dollar Secrets" by Maggie Toussaint, read by local actor Leigh Ratliff. This story has some romance mixed with the mystery in honor of Valentine's Day. You can learn more about Maggie Toussaint on her website maggietoussaint.com. In each episode, we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate it as that helps more people be able to find us! Also, consider subscribing so you never miss an episode. You can find more mystery fun on our websites Kings River Life Magazine and KRL News and Reviews.

Bark Simpson and the Scent of Death by Alan Orloff

Bark Simpson and the Scent of Death by Alan Orloff

January 27, 2020

This episode features the mystery short story, “Bark Simpson and the Scent of Death” by Alan Orloff, read by local actor Sean Hopper. This story was published in Chesapeake Crimes: Fur, Feathers, and Felonies in March or 2018. You can learn more about Alan Orloff and his writing on his website alanorloff.com. In each episode, we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate it as that helps more people be able to find us! Also, consider subscribing so you never miss an episode. You can find more mystery fun on our websites Kings River Life Magazine and KRL News and Reviews.

A Legacy of Murder by Connie Berry

A Legacy of Murder by Connie Berry

January 13, 2020

This episode features the first chapter of A Legacy of Murder by Connie Berry. It is read by local actor Ariel Linn. A Legacy of Murder was published by Crooked Lane Books in October of 2019.This book, and the first book in the series, are available for purchase. You can learn more about Connie and her writing on her website connieberry.com. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. If you enjoyed this episode please review or rate the episode as that helps more people be able to find us! Ariel Linn has read several stories for us and all are available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and others.