Richie Narvaez

Vote for Shamu!

Please consider my story “Shamu, World’s Greatest Detective” for a Macavity for Best Short Story. The story appeared in Killin’ Time in San Diego: Bouchercon Anthology 2023 (Down & Out Books), edited by Holly West. In my story, “Shamu: World’s Greatest Detective,” the killer whale has been outfitted with a device that lets AI translate and transcribe her thoughts. With the aid of land-based assistant, Angie Gomez, Shamu investigates crimes

On Raúl and Rita

Please check out my essay “The First Two Pages: ‘Raúl and Rita in It’s a Wonderful Wife!’” about my new short story for Crippen & Landru, kindly hosted at Art Taylor’s blog. Read the essay here:…/the-first-two-pages-raul…/ FYI: The story itself is due out January 2024! Please consider subscribing to Crippen & Landru, or buying a few books from the publisher to receive the chapbook publication of my story. Learn