Short stories now available on Amazon

AgitatedElocutionistThe Agitated Elocutionist by author Richard Behrens is now available in e-book format on  This is the first release of five short stories in the Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective series of mini-mysteries including The Forlorn Maggie, The Purloined Curio, The Sculling Boat and The Melancholy Scion.  Each story will be available in its own e-book.  All five should be up by the end of next week.  Coming soon in the summer of 2015 are three brand new stories and a full-length novel, The Minuscule Monk.  Check back here for more details, updates, and exclusive new material.

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Amazon Review Call

To those of you who have read Richard Behrens’ book Lizzie Borden: Girl Detective, we invite you to review it on

There is a new service on Amazon that looks for reviews to select a book to be sold on their site in other formats:

“AmazonEncore is a new program whereby Amazon will use information such as customer reviews on to identify exceptional, overlooked books and authors with more potential than their sales may indicate. Amazon will then partner with the authors to re-introduce their books to readers through marketing support and distribution into multiple channels and formats, such as the Books Store, Amazon Kindle Store,, and national and independent bookstores via third-party wholesalers. Browse our books below, and check out AmazonEncore titles available on Kindle.”

If you read the book and loved it, please visit and offer up your opinions. It might help Richard get chosen for this honor!