Death Among Us

An Anthology of Murder Mystery Short Stories
Narrated by: Ralph Scott, Kendra Murray
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

Audible Premium Plus

$14.95 a month

1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $19.95

Buy for $19.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Who knew death could be so eclectic?

Relish this mesmerizing murder mystery mash-up of short stories.

Murder and mystery have been the staple of literature and films for years. This anthology of short stories will thrill and entertain you. Some will also make you laugh out loud. Others will stop and make you think.

Think of this murder mystery short story anthology as an audiobook version of appetizers or starters, hors d'oeuvre, meze, or antipasti. It can be enjoyed as fillers between books or, as is the case in some countries, as a bookish meze - in its own right.

There’s murder mystery styles and locations to suit all tastes: detective fiction, serial killers, scifi, histfic, England, Los Angeles, San Francisco, the Great Lakes, Las Vegas, the Nevada desert, Mexico, and more in an exquisite exposition of the art of short story telling.

These stories come from an international cast of authors: some with best-selling books, others emerging or new talents. Their roots, cultures, and life experiences are as diverse as their writing styles.

But one thing binds them together: They know how to tell a story.

The 10 authors who have contributed to the anthology are:

Stephen Bentley

Greg Alldredge

Kelly Artieri

Robbie Cheadle

Michael Spinelli

L. Lee Kane

Kay Castaneda

Aly Locatelli

Justin Bauer

Posthumously by "G"

The stories include the 2019 SIA Award-winning murder mystery short story "The Rose Slayer" by Stephen Bentley.

Each author introduces his or her stories and the theme that lays behind them. By the time you finish the audiobook, you will agree the result is a mesmerizing murder mystery mash-up.

Get it now.

©2019 Stephen Bentley (P)2019 Stephen Bentley

What listeners say about Death Among Us

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    5
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    6
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    4
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

A fun mix of murders, characters and locations.

The narrators, Ralph Scott and Kendra Murray, did an excellent job performing this book. I especially enjoyed the voice of Ralph. He reminded me, at times, of Rod Sterling of the Twilight Zone and sometimes Sergeant Friday of Dragnet. (Guess that dates me.) Because of that, I expected there to be more of a twist at the end of these short stories. I felt let down and cheated that they were over so soon! It was very fun to have such a mix of murders, gore, characters and locations. I plan to hang on to this Audiobook and listen to the stories more individually and ponder over them. I had to listen to the whole book so I could leave this voluntary review.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Awesome Anthology

This is a 5 star Anthology with some fine writers, if short stories are your thing, you have to check this book out, you will like it..A few of my favorite stories were Eleanor Rigby, Diva, Hello World, Goodbye World and Bad Bones

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars

Outstanding!

These are wonderful short, short stories!! The authors have such great ideas and really put a lot into each story. I liked the first, but then I liked the second better, and so on!! Each one is great!! MUST READ!! Great narrator, loved all the different voices, each one so well done!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

A little bit of something for everyone.

I really like short stories. This book is full of them. Perfect for starting the book and taking extended breaks in between stories.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Interesting collection

Interesting collection of murder mystery short stories. Several different authors brings a variety of styles, locations, etc., to the mix. Great narration for this audiobook.

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars

Some good short stories

There was definitely a good mixture of short stories. Some of them I liked more than others. It was nice seeing the different styles each author used.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for miss
  • miss
  • 02-16-20

great

love the variety of short stories, they are all totally different and superb, thank you for putting these together xxxx

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Simon Gibson
  • Simon Gibson
  • 11-21-19

Superb Crime Mystery Anthology.

Ten authors have created a collection of crime and mystery short stories of the very highest calibre to wet the appetite of the most discerning ofisionado of the genre. The locations and styles are diverse as are the twists and turns of the crimes and mysteries set before the listener. The two wonderful narrators enhance the listening pleasure ensuring this really is an anthology worthy of the highest accolades.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Fair Play
  • Fair Play
  • 02-17-20

Fantastic Narration

Good stories made even better by this team of narrators. There's such a wonderful mix of styles.
Highly recommended!