The Malice Anthology Collection...

Click on the covers to see lists of included stories and authors. 

Announcing Malice Domestic 15:

Mystery Most Theatrical

The fifteenth Malice anthology will be presented by Ellen Hart and published by Wildside Press in time for Malice Domestic 32 (May 1 - 3, 2020) 

Selection of the stories to be included in Malice Domestic 15 will be made by a panel of three award-winning members of the Malice Domestic community, none of whom is a member of the Malice Domestic Board of Directors. The names of selection panel members will remain anonymous until the selection process is complete.

Submissions will be accepted between May 4 - August 31, 2019

Malice Domestic 14: Mystery Most Edible

Brown Recluse by Marcia Adair
A Slice of Heaven by Laura Brennan
A Death in Yelapa by Leslie Budewitz
Pie Sisters by Richard Cass
Too Many Cooks Spoil the Murder by Lynne Ewing
Pig Lickin' Good by Debra H Goldstein
Quiche Alain by Marni Graff
A Cup of Tea by Parnell Hall
Snowbirding by Kristin Kisska
The Blue Ribbon by Cynthia Kuhn
Up Day Down Day Deadly Day by Ellen Larson
Sticky Fingers by L.D. Masterson
The Extra Ingredient by Joan Long
Carne Diem by Sharon Lynn
Sushi Lessons by Edith Maxwell
Killer Chocolate Chips by Ruth McCarty
Dining Out by Rosemary McCracken
Bad Ju-Ju by M.A. Monnin
The Cremains of the Day by Josh Pachter
The Missing Ingredient for Murderous Intent by Elizabeth Perona
Just Desserts by Adele Polomski
Diet of Death by Ang Pompano
Gutbombs 'N' Guinness by Lisa Preston
Turn the Sage by Stephen Rogers
Death at the Willard Hotel by Verena Rose
Deadly In-Flight Dining by Sara Rosett
Honor Thy Father by Harriette Sackler
Bring It by Terry Shames
The Gourmand by Nancy Cole Silverman
The Last Word by Shawn Reilly Simmons
Bull Dog Gravy by Mark Thielman
Morsels of the Gods by Victoria Thompson
Mrs. Beeton's Sausage Stuffing by Christine Trent
First Day of the Year by Gabriel Valjan
Murder Takes the Cupcake by Kate Willett
The Secret Blend by Stacy Woodson

Submission Guidelines: 

  • The editors are seeking prevoiusly unpublished stories in the Traditional Mystery genre (no graphic sex or violence).
  • Stories must not exceed 5,000 words.
  • The stories must adhere to the theatrical theme, and the theatrical element must be a main element of the story.
  • Stories from both published and unpublished writers will be considered.
  • All stories will be read blindly, so all information identifying the author of the story must be removed from the document before submitting.
  • Please include the title of your story and page numbers in the header of your document (remember, no author names!), and either "THE END" or ### at the end of your story.  
  • Stories must be submitted via our online submission form to be considered. 

Follow this link to our Online Submission Form