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Mr. Borden Does Not Quite Remem… by Ana Brazil

Mr. Borden Does Not Quite Remem… by Ana Brazil

October 7, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, “Mr. Borden Does Not Quite Remem…” written by Ana Brazil and read by local actor Kelly Ventura. You can learn more about Ana Brazil and her writing on her website anabrazil.com. This is another story that is perfect for Halloween, but of course fun to listen to any other time as well. 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. Ariel Linn has read several of our other episodes as well!

The Mystery of the Jade Cats by Sharon K. Garner

The Mystery of the Jade Cats by Sharon K. Garner

September 23, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, The Mystery of the Jade Cats (As Told by a Cat Who Is Also a Player), written by Sharon K. Garner and read by local actor Ariel Linn. You can learn more about Sharon K. Garner and her writing on her website sharonkgarner.com. What could be more perfect as we near Halloween month, than a story featuring a black cat! 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. Ariel Linn has read several of our other episodes as well!

Spirit Wind by Marilyn Meredith

Spirit Wind by Marilyn Meredith

September 9, 2019

This episode features the first chapter of Spirit Wind by Marilyn Meredith, read by local actor Julia Reimer. Spirit Wind is the latest Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery by Marilyn, and came out in 2019. You can purchase this book, and other books in the series, and learn more about them and the author on her website. 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! Julia has also read several other episodes for us, including Boxes in the Basement, Evening Call, Iced Blonde, and What A Little Cinnamon Can Do.

Murderous Lies by Peter DiChellis

Murderous Lies by Peter DiChellis

August 26, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, Murderous Lies by Peter DiChellis, read by local actor Rene A. Ponce. You can learn more about Peter DiChellis and his writing on his website shortwalkdarkstreet.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. 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 High-End Finish by Kate Carlisle

A High-End Finish by Kate Carlisle

August 12, 2019

This episode features an excerpt from A High-End Finish, the first Fixer-Upper Mystery by Kate Carlisle, read by local actor Casey Ballard. A High-End Finish was published in 2014 by Berkley. You can purchase this book, and other books in the series, and learn more about them and the author on her website. 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 has also read Murder Gone Missing and Murder at the Driskill.

Cracking the Case of Humpty Dumpty by Chelle Martin

Cracking the Case of Humpty Dumpty by Chelle Martin

July 29, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, Cracking the Case of Humpty Dumpty, written by Chelle Martin and read by local actor John Masier. You can learn more about Chelle Martin on her website. 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.

Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber

Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber

July 15, 2019

This episode features the first chapter of Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber, and for a different twist, Daryl happens to be an actress herself so she is also doing the reading. Sifting Through Clues was published by Beyond the Page Publishing in April of 2019 as a part of her Cookbook Nook Mystery series. It is available for purchase and you can learn more about Daryl and her books on her website. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters (usually) 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, especially on iTunes/Apple Podcasts! You can find more mystery fun on our websites, Kings River Life and KRL News and Reviews-including book giveaways!

The Wrong Coffee Shop by Sharon Marchisello

The Wrong Coffee Shop by Sharon Marchisello

June 24, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, The Wrong Coffee Shop by Sharon Marchisello, and it is read by local actor Ariel Linn. This story was published in Shhhh... Murder! an anthology published by Darkhouse Books on September 11, 2018. You can learn more about Sharon Marchisello on her website sharonmarchisello.com. Ariel has been featured in several podcast episodes. 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!

A Baker Street Wedding by Michael Robertson

A Baker Street Wedding by Michael Robertson

June 11, 2019

This episode features the first chapter of A Baker Street Wedding by Michael Robertson, read by local actor Kelly Ventura. A Baker Street Wedding was published by Minotaur Books in December of 2018 and is part of the Baker Street Letters series. It is available for purchase, and you can learn more about Michael's writing on his website. 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!

What We Found by Kris Bock

What We Found by Kris Bock

May 27, 2019

This episode features the first chapter of What We Found by Kris Bock, read by local actor Ariel Linn, with the male lines read by actor Sean Hopper. This is the first time we have ever tried using more than one actor on an episode. What We Found was published by Pig River Press in 2012 and is available for purchase. You can learn more about Kris Bock and her writing on her website. Ariel has been the reader on several episodes of our podcast, and Sean most recently read Liquor Store Holdup. 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!