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When Pigs Fly by Lesley A. Diehl

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The Ghost and Mrs. McClure by Cleo Coyle

The Ghost and Mrs. McClure by Cleo Coyle

October 2, 2018

This episode features an excerpt, specially adapted for this podcast by Cleo Coyle, from her novel The Ghost and Mrs. McClure: Book #1 of the Haunted Bookshop Mysteries Published in 2004 by Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House. It is being read by local actor Max Debbas. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. The latest book in this series, The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller, was released in September of 2018 and both books are available for purchase. To learn more about Cleo Coyle visit CleoCoyle.com and to learn more about the Haunted Bookshop Mysteries visit HauntedBookshopMystery.com.

Murder at the Driskill by Kathleen Kaska

Murder at the Driskill by Kathleen Kaska

September 18, 2018

This episode features the first chapter of the mystery novel "Murder at the Driskill" by Kathleen Kaska, and 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 Kathleen's books and how to purchase "Murder at the Driskill" and others on her website.

Doggy DNA by Neil Plakcy

Doggy DNA by Neil Plakcy

September 4, 2018

This episode features the mystery short story, "Doggy DNA", written by mystery author Neil Plakcy and 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 Neil's writing on his website. This episode should appeal not only to mystery lovers, but also dog lovers!

Players by Dennis Palumbo

Players by Dennis Palumbo

August 21, 2018

This is our fourth episode and it features the mystery short story, "Players", written by mystery author Dennis Palumbo and read by Fresno actor Max Debbas. In each episode we share with you mystery short stories and mystery novel first chapters read by actors from the San Joaquin Valley. Players was previously published in From Crime to Crime, by Tallfellow Press.