Mel Nicolai

Biography

I am a carbon-based life form.

Where to buy in print


Series

The KR Files
Short fictions from the uncanny case files of private detective Koji Remote.

Books

Sovereign Domains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Chap sisters, Ronda and Wanda, are concerned about their brother, Honda. In an attempt to determine the nature of the problem—a problem that they have not been able to understand in terms more precise than ‘bad vibes’—they enlist the help of Koji Remote, entrusting him to insinuate himself into Honda’s confidence. The results are both comical and revealing.
Hypnotism for Hummingbirds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With incriminating twists and extenuating turns, Hypnotism for Hummingbirds is a diabolically twisted mystery with extraterrestrial ramifications.
The Squiggly Stuff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,280. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Squiggly Stuff is a detective novel. An accurate classification, but a bit like describing a kaleidoscope as a cardboard tube. A kaleidoscope is a cardboard tube, but when you look inside, you discover something colorful, sparkly and non-cardboard with many unexpected dimensions.
The Case of the Blowfish Exit
Series: The KR Files. Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Not only has M. Black chosen a very weird way of killing himself, he’s chosen to conduct this unsavory deed at Koji Remote’s favorite bar, Meme Disposal. With a little encouragement from his friends, Koji feels compelled to investigate.
The Case of the Candy Aisle Smile
Series: The KR Files. Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Koji Remote, private investigator, tracks down the real-world location of a mood discovered in a client’s dream.
The Case of the Nihilist's Daughter
Series: The KR Files. Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ms. S is getting married and naturally wants her wedding to go smoothly. But her fiancé has raised a thorny question: Can she safely invite her father? Private eye Koji Remote deploys his surveillance skills to find the answer.
8 Remote Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The nine stories in this collection chronicle the errant, almost surreal exploits of the case-hardened private eyes, Koji Remote and Brock Meirski. Should a nihilist be invited to a wedding? Can a halfnoid commit suicide? How many ways are there to fail with women? These are some of the enigmas that will, like fireworks from another dimension, entertain...
The Shake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,750. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Curiosity over a coincidence that occurs one night when the vampire, Shake, is taking a woman's blood leads him to investigate the murder of the woman's husband, and from there, the fate of a missing girl. The trail is a labyrinth leading through dirty cops, drug dealers, ex-soviet army thugs, a sentimental private eye, and finally, deep into Shake's own past.

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