Two Men On, One Man Dead by Jack Bates

March 18, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, Two Men On, One Man Dead by Jack Bates, and is read by local actor Ariel Linn. This is a baseball mystery, which seemed perfect with the baseball season nearly here! This story has never before been published or recorded. In each episode, we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Jack Bates and his writing on his website.

Fostering Death By KM Rockwood

March 5, 2019

This episode features the first chapter of the mystery novel Fostering Death by K.M. Rockwood, and it is read by local actor Thomas Nance. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about K.M. Rockwood's books and how to purchase Fostering Death, on her website. Thomas has also done the readings for Mercy Killer and Doggy DNA.

Murder Gone Missing By Lida Sideris

February 18, 2019

This episode features the first chapter of the mystery novel Murder Gone Missing By Lida Sideris, and it is read by local actor Casey Ballard. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Lida's books and how to purchase Murder Gone Missing, on her website. Casey also did the reading for Murder at the Driskill.

The Way to a Man’s Heart by Merrilee Robson

February 5, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, The Way to a Man's Heart, written by mystery author Merrilee Robson, and read by local actor Sean Hopper. This story seemed perfect for a twisted take on Valentine's Day. The Way to a Man's Heart was published in October of 2017 in Over My Dead Body mystery magazine. Merrilee also wrote the story for another podcast episode, The Mercy Killer. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Merrilee's writing on her website.

When Pigs Fly by Lesley A. Diehl

January 21, 2019

This episode features the mystery short story, When Pigs Fly, written by mystery author Lesley A. Diehl and read by Fresno actor Cyndle Cee. This story is a bit whimsical and is the kind of story the whole family can enjoy! In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Leslie's writing on her website.

Ice Blonde by Elaine Viets

January 8, 2019

This episode features the first chapter of the mystery novella Ice Blonde by Elaine Viets, which features death investigator Angela Richman, and it is read by local actor Julia Reimer. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Elaine on her website. Ice Blonde, and other books in the series, are all available for purchase and were published by JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. Julia Reimer has read several other Mysteryrat's Maze podcast episodes.

Ruined Stones by Eric Reed

December 3, 2018

This episode features the first chapter of the mystery novel Ruined Stones written by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer as Eric Reed, and it is read by local actor Paddy Myers. This podcast episode is set around Christmas time. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Eric and Mary's books and how to purchase Ruined Stones, as well as other books by them, on their website. Paddy Myers is also the reader for our podcast The Deepest Grave.

What a Little Cinnamon Can Do by L.D. Barnes

November 20, 2018

This episode features the mystery short story, What A Little Cinnamon Can Do, written by mystery author L. D. Barnes and read by Fresno actor Julia Reimer. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about the writing of L.D. Barnes on  her website.

 

 

The Plunge by Nancy G. West

November 6, 2018

This episode features the first chapter of the mystery novel "The Plunge" by Nancy G. West, read by local actor Ariel Bennett. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Nancy's books and how to purchase "The Plunge" and other books by her on her website.

The Mercy Killer by Merrilee Robson

October 16, 2018

This episode features the mystery short story, The Mercy Killer, written by mystery author Merrilee Robson and read by Kingsburg actor Thomas Nance. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. You can learn more about Merrilee's writing on her website.