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crime fiction

by Lorie Ham



Mystery author Lee Goldberg, perhaps best known for his Monk books, is now one of the owners of a brand new publishing company called Brash Books. We took some time to chat with Lee about this new adventure! Also in this issue, a review & giveaway of Treasure Coast By Tom Kakonis, one of Brash Books first published books just released with their launch this month!

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by Michael Mallory



As I let the cold brew slide down my throat, I gazed up at the trees that stood like sentinels in back of my tent. The last thing on my mind was murder. Right now it was just me and the trees, but I knew that was going to end. I’d been alone here at Tall Pines State Park since Tuesday, and loving it. But it was now Friday, so more campers would be showing up for the weekend.

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by Jack Bates



This week KRL mystery fans get a little bonus with a St. Patrick’s Day related original mystery short story never before published, written by Jack Bates, a 2011 Deringer Finalist for Best Short Story. This story is rated PG-13 for some strong language, violence & sexual content.

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